October 9, 2012

Stages of a Match: Understanding How a Match Progresses

Understanding how a match progresses and adapting to events is crucial to being a consistent winner. The following gives guidelines on how to approach the match […]
August 16, 2012

The Third Set Tiebreak, 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

The Aggressive Margin

Two key statistics that are required to fully understand match outcomes: the Forced Errors/Winners and Unforced Errors. Let’s review what they are and why they are […]
May 11, 2010

Character – The Foundation of Excellence

On a regular basis, athletes are required to study, practice, compete, and train with great effort and concentration to fulfill their potential. Rarely do we take […]
February 5, 2010


The best athletes in the world can raise their game when the stakes are highest. As competitors, we romanticize and yearn for the opportunity to play […]