There is so much that I could say about this article! Working with the young tennis athletes on their Strength and Conditioning presents many opportunities for these athletes to face both victory (overcoming physical discomfort and reaching new levels of fitness) AND defeat (unable to complete a physical challenge or
So, as coaches, we have a wonderful opportunity and a great responsibility to our young student athletes. I recently came across this, and I believe it says it all. So they call you Coach, huh? Have you ever stopped to consider what that means? You have taken on one of
Hitting the Wall to Improve Your Game and Conditioning By LaRue Cook Certified Tennis Performance Specialist Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist The tennis wall or backboard is an unbeatable opponent and tireless hitting ‘partner.’ In fact, when we compete against human opponents who get ball after ball back, we say
When Training for Tennis ‘Train the Chain!’ By LaRue Cook, Certified Tennis Performance Specialist, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist Tennis requires the coordination, cooperation and synchronization of several body parts and muscle groups in order for you to be effective on the court. Yet, many tennis athletes who workout treat
Enjoyed Bill Patton’s article; he did a nice job of showing that the responsibility of fair play belongs to all; especially in high school tennis. I agree Bobbie, and as the high school tennis coach it is his or her job to bring everyone together. Another article in that issue
Best at, is a tough question, maybe it will be taken up during the Round Table discussion. If I had to chose three, they would be: I expect you to be the best son or daughter. I expect you to be the best student you are capable of being. I
WHAT SHOULD A HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS POLICY LOOK LIKE? Good question asked on Facebook; I suggest similar to any sport program. Please fell free to ad or delete from below; we want to hear from you. 1. The purpose of being on the tennis team at FHSTCA High School: a.