Many players aspire to be better tennis players, however, how does the process look and feel, and how is it measured to know if you are on the right track? Above all, the most important reason for making any change is the WHY. Sound familiar? Here are some processes that must be brought to the table with parents/players/coaches when considering making changes to a player’s game…
The agony of never performing in a tennis tournament in the same way you practice is an all too common feeling most of us try to understand without too much success. Trying to prepare physically and mentally on the day of competition for a match of great importance is the inevitable challenge for many parents, coaches, and players of all ages. However, the answer is not what to do and how to do it on the day, but rather lies in the preparation day in and day out for weeks or months prior on the practice court.
Never seem to find enough time for tennis lessons or available court time? Perhaps the answer to reaching elite level tennis is not how you think it is.
I have spent most of my life pursuing tennis excellence with myself and my students and at some point or another I am confronted with the question from parents and players. ‘Do you have any extra time to give me a lesson?’ I always answer this question with the same reply…’The answer does not lie with more time, but better time’.