November 13, 2012
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Levels of Competing

During the course of a player’s career, they will have to go through a number of mental levels. It is important to let players experience all […]
October 9, 2012

Stages of A Match

Understanding how a match progresses and adapting to events is crucial to being a consistent winner. The following gives guidelines on how tio approach the match […]
August 16, 2012
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The Third-Set Tie-Break, by Chuck Kriese

View from the Chair Not So Super: The Third-Set Tie-Breaker by Chuck Kriese, 10 August 2012 At junior tournaments throughout the country, it has become common […]
January 24, 2011
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The Aggressive Margin

Two key statistics that are required to really understand match outcomes: the Forced Error/Winner and the Unforced Error. Let’s review what they are and why they […]
May 11, 2010
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Character – The Foundation of Excellence

On any given day, a player is asked to study, practice, compete, and train with great effort and concentration in order to fulfill his or her […]
February 5, 2010
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Great Tennis Performers

Great performers in any arena have the ability to perform best WHEN IT REALLY COUNTS. How do we develop this ability ?   Get physically in […]