„Perfect shot”. „It was a perfect match”. „The conditions were perfect”. These and many more sentences we can hear during practice sessions or while being on the tournament. What is the one word that connects all these examples? The word is „perfect”. For many of us hearing this word is a motivational boost of energy… Continue reading No need to be perfect
All coaches know that there are 2 crucial factors in developing successful tennis players. These factors are: match game and training session. Each factor has own supporters and opponents so it is important to take a closer look at both aspects while preparing effectice periodization plan. Should we play more matches than we train? Is… Continue reading Match game vs Training session
There is nothing more rewarding than great vacation with family or friends. We work hard every day, give our best, chase own dreams and spend life in a really quick pace so it is important to sometimes slow down and let our bodies recover and get additional boost of motivation. Vacation is what we really… Continue reading Improve during vacation time
People start playing tennis because of many different reasons. Some people want to add another activity to their lives so tennis looks like a good choice. Other human beings choose tennis because it is popular and they want to be up-to-date with seasonal trends. There are also people who step on the tennis court because… Continue reading Tennis can be your life-teacher!
The role of the parent is crucial in developing successful tennis players. If parents cooperate with the coach the chances are really big that player will develop in the fastest possible way. Tennis career is a long-term process so it is important to take care of all details because one small thing can result in… Continue reading Parents – Don’t do it!
Practice sessions are crucial. During training sessions players can work on their strengths, improve weaknesses, add new skills and build good habits to get ready for tournament performance. It is always great to watch and learn from others but when you have an opportunity to watch practice sessions of professional players during US OPEN this… Continue reading My experiences from US OPEN
Tennis has variety of strokes. We can hit the ball with forehand, backhand or volley to name a few. It is really hard to say which stroke is more important than the other but the fact is that all points start with serve and return. If you know how to use your serve to create… Continue reading Put more pressure on opponent’s return