Mastering the Return of Serve

Mastering the Return of Serve

By Jamie Kirkman How often do you as tennis coaches work on return of serve with your players? I hope your answer to this question is that you work on the return of serve very frequently, considering that the return of serve is the most important shot next to serving....
A Legacy Beyond the Court | Rosie Casals

A Legacy Beyond the Court | Rosie Casals

A few times in a generation, we are lucky enough to be introduced to athletes who not only transcend their sport, but transform it. Among those athletes is Rosemary “Rosie” Casals. Casals’ tennis career was illustrious not only on the court, but also through her fight...
How to avoid coach burnout

How to avoid coach burnout

Burnout. It is a concept that we often hear applied to athletes who have been pushed passed the point of exhaustion, leading them to hate the sport that they once fell in love with. However, we often neglect the fact that coaches can also experience the extreme state...
The Transition from College Tennis to Wimbledon

The Transition from College Tennis to Wimbledon

I have been working with Francesca Di Lorenzo since she was 10 years old. When I first began working with her, I drafted a mental plan on how we would mold her into the type of player that she needed to be in order to make it to the next level. Everything didn’t...