Monte Carlo and San Remo

It won’t be long before I will be in Monte Carlo and on the courts in Solaro, San Remo. There is nothing better than 07.45 and finishing the day with some of the players on a short lesson. Bob Brett […]

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Improving talents in Japan

The last days here in Yokohama, Japan, with the Challenger event beginning have been “rather cold I must say”. Finger tips and feet almost frozen. But once in their matches the players have been in their sleeves.  Yosuke Watanuki will be ready to play this afternoon…. I hope the sun will stay bright and relatively […]

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12 to 14: what a change

Many parents wonder about the tennis future of their children at the age between 12 and 14. The issues are quite sensitive with the child’s ability, improvement, coaching both on and off the court and the overall costs. One parent walked near me and spoke about some of their concerns especially financial issues. Their child […]

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The ages 13-14

Now it’s the time to begin for 13/14 year olds. Of course every age requires passion, attention and dedication but the u-14 age group is always fascinating to watch their changes in growth, emotions and game style. Some players started playing at a very young age and had more years and hours under their belt […]

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My first steps into Tennis

I decided to write about my experience and understanding of the sport of Tennis on my website. I’m planning to publish short blog posts highlighting key fundamental aspects of the game and how they impacted me on my coaching style and player development.  I hope the players, parents and coaches may be inspired and benefit […]

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