Fail to plan and plan to fail.

In my last article I wrote about the top ten things a tennis player should have in their tennis bag. Preparing your equipment is only part of a great players preparation however. I have found in my experience that the best players also prepare themselves mentally and strategically for their matches. They visualize their opponents,…

How elite players build points

  Both elite players and club players understand the importance of planning for their matches. Scheduling practices, fitness sessions, coaching sessions, equipment and pre match warm-ups are the obvious parts of tournament/match preparation. But what often separates club players from reaching the next level is the way they play their points. Watch the top players…

A Pro Tip to add Serving Power!

(Pete Sampras: Fastest Serve 216 km/h 135 mph) What would you say is the most key element in serve power? The forward toss? Strong wrist snap? Leg drive? As a junior player I had the great fortune to be able to train at many leading tennis academies and receive coaching from some true legends of…