All eyes are glued to the television. The days, and unfortunately the nights, are spent watching the first big tournament of the year. The Australian Open is always the favorite in our household, it marks the beginning of the season and warms the cold January evenings with the hopes for the upcoming tennis season. My […]
Once again I find myself amazed at the benefits my son receives from being a tennis player. As a parent we should never forget how many extra opportunities are given to our children simply because they are a tennis player. When you get discouraged because of lack of progress in their game, poor performance in […]
Tennis outfit $50, tennis racket $225, tennis lesson $65, learning how to hit a tweener…priceless. Why should you dedicate an entire tennis lesson to the “tweener”? Because it’s fun! Qualifiers are just around the corner. Everyone is anxiously trying to get those last few points on their rankings to get the higher seeding and better […]
It’s the end of the school year and final exams are just a few days away. The last-minute assignments, AP exams, College Credit Exams, are all piling up not to mention that he would like to occasionally practice tennis. I can hear the stress in my son’s voice every time I talk to him. Late nights, […]
How many times have you come out of the gate digging in, grinding out points to win the first set only to see the next two sets go down the toilet? I have seen this scenario far too many times. It was much more common when my son was younger but I still get a […]
A message we all need to remember. It doesn’t matter if it is in our relationships, the work force, school system, , or on the tennis court, the message is the same.
We are all looking for the magic button that will make the difference in our tennis game. We want something that will give us more power, accuracy, better balance. We look at new rackets, strings, shoes, you name it we buy it hoping it will be the secret to becoming the elite tennis player. I […]
Coach Billmore from coachbillmoore.wordpress.com posted an incredible blog today that I would like to share. It is a portion of the Commodore Creed that he feels is the most important part for all athletes to remember. Although Coach Billmore isn’t a tennis coach I think the advise holds true for all tennis players as well. If you have a […]