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How to Communicate with Your Partner image

How would you like to be able to talk with your partner? This is an under-appreciated skill:  it is often the difference between winning and losing as this winning/losing margin is often 1-2% of points played. Or, I might also add, the difference between enjoying competitive matches, or NOT! I

Let's Talk Turkey on Rally Length image

Having a firm grasp of what’s happening on the court in terms of rally length is one of the building blocks of success in tennis. Players should be aware of whether or not they are winning or losing the shorter or the longer points. And, coaches need to be making their students aware of how their most effective style of play translates into …

Thiem vs. Medvedev 2020 US Open: What Happened? image

Thiem vs. Medvedev 2020 US OpenWhat Really Happened? This match set up as the most compelling of the 2020 US Open men’s singles. Dominic Thiem, playing as if he truly believes in winning the championship versus Daniil Medvedev, last year’s finalist and yet to lose a set in this year’s Open. …

Mental Toughness: What Is It? image

During this difficult time, I, like many other coaches and players, have looked for online information to keep building my expertise. In my case, it’s as a coach, but for many of you making progress in your tennis, it can come from a new understanding of how to approach the game. I was very excited when I got an invitation to an online live …