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Why League Play is Vital to Tennis | Jane Forman

Conventionality is a word that has simply never been a part of Jane Forman’s vocabulary. After finishing an illustrious collegiate and professional career, Forman made the natural transition into coaching. However, she quickly realized that continuing strictly on the...

Building a Strong Foundation |Nathan Martin

When Nathan Martin first began his career as a strength and conditioning coach, he never envisioned that he would enter on a path solely dedicated to training tennis players. In actuality, it was his wife Giselle who had a vision to work with players on the Tour. The...

Introducing Problem-Solving skills in training for tennis

The best way to introduce this topic is by sharing with you a story which changed my coaching vision and will probably impact yours. About two years ago in Melbourne I met Emma Doyle, the most energetic coach I have ever seen, and we discussed about what a player...

Tennis Takes A Village | Anni Miller

Tennis is an individual sport, but there is no denying the importance of teamwork within the inner-workings of both coaching and preparing an athlete to succeed on and off the court. According to USPTA Hall of Fame coach Anni Miller, teamwork is the essence of success...

Developing the Complete Tennis Player | Howard Green

Reaching potential as a tennis player is not only about developing skills on the court. In fact, you would be hard pressed to find a top-level tennis player who does not excel in other areas of athleticism. Howard Green, Head of Strength and Conditioning at USN Bolton...

The Art of Anticipation | Freddie Rodriguez

Anticipate. In the eyes of venerated tennis coach Freddie Rodriguez, it’s the most important word in a tennis player’s vocabulary. Anticipation is also the reason Rodriguez began playing tennis in the first place and can largely be attributed to why he is still on the...

Catch up with a legend this summer

In Melbourne for the Australian Open and looking for a great way to kick of day one of the first Grand Slam of the year? Join us as we spend time talking to WTA tour founding 9 member, former world number 7 singles player, 9 time Grand Slam champion and 2 time Fed Cup...

The Fierce Competitive Edge | Cynthia Doerner

What do all great players have in common? If you ask former Australian tennis star Cynthia Doerner, the X-factor for separating the good from the great is the way the great players compete each time they step on the court. Doerner first started playing tennis...

Marketing for Coaches | Mark Wylam

With the demands of being a tennis coach, it’s all too easy to get caught up in what is taking place on court and forget about the off-court factors that also contribute to a successful coaching career. If you ask Mark Wylam, the brains behind ‘Sports Pros Connect,’...

Engaging Athletes in a Large Group Setting | Emma Wells

Tennis is an individual sport, but that does not mean coaches will never encounter large groups of students. In these situations, how are coaches able to keep each and every athlete engaged? According to Emma Wells, it’s about tailoring your coaching techniques to...

Why Coaches Should Invest in Education | Jenny Robb

There is more to coaching than meets the eye. In fact, coaching tennis is arguably one of the more demanding professions. Pros spend hours upon hours on the court teaching their students, however, one of the most overlooked aspects of coaching is the educational...

Our Community Rallied Big Time | A Special Thank You

The WTCA is proud to announce that we have raised over $5,000 through our #GivingTuesday campaign, which will be used to advance our mission by creating educational opportunities for coaches in order to keep more girls in tennis. We could not have reached this goal...

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