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How to help your child develop better as a tennis player

There is advice for tennis parents who want their kids to become tour professionals as soon as possible. Parents and tennis players need to remember that the real success in tennis not how kids play in age 6-14.  Times when 12 years old tennis players won Junior Grand Slam (Martina Hingis), 16 years old Olympic […]

Tennis advice for parents

Junior tennis players are influenced by the actions, opportunities and feedback received from their parents. It is sometimes difficult for tennis parents to know what and how they should communicate with their child to best support them. This article will help give some advice on the best way to help your tennis junior so that […]

How to recognize talent in tennis

How to Recognize Tennis Talent This article Talent Identification in Tennis was written by Dave Samuels. I hope you will find it interesting and useful. Spotting talented junior athletes who might have an aptitude for tennis is part art and part science. In addition to speed, strength, power, coordination and balance, tennis players need a variety of […]

The value of kindness

Kindness matters more than one might think. Developing into a good person is even more important than developing into a good athlete. No matter how gifted, skilled, or accomplished you may be, you will be remembered by how you made others feel. In the world of top level sports, there are many highly-skilled athletes, some […]

10 tips for coaching kids

1) Keep it fun. 2) Keep a good level of discipline. 3) Mix it up in your sessions so that kids stay interested. 4) Teach sportmanship and fairplay as these will not only help your students in tennis, but also in life. 5) Comparing kids with eachother is one of the worst things you can […]