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
Success. There is not one proven formula to achieve own dreams. When we look at great tennis champions it is clear that there are different ways to get to the top. Your body, environment, family status and many more factors can have an influence on your career but they can’t have the final decision whether… Continue reading Care about your goal – not about others’ opinions
Tennis development is a roller coaster. It is not a surprise too see players perform really well one day, just to experience total breakdown the next day. There are many factors that have influence on player’s performance but on the other hand we know that the better we practise the bigger chances we have to… Continue reading Should we look for more bad practice sessions?
Coaching is a responsible job. Many coaches even say that coaching is not a job – it is a passion and mission at the same time. This profession gives incredible opportunity to teach way more than just tennis skills. The most successful coaches are also great friends, mentors and supporters to name just a few… Continue reading The type of coach you don’t want to hire