Strategy MINDBOX

Strategy

Why Mistakes Are Good

Jan. 4, 2021

Mistakes and failure will always happen when your juniors are playing hard. They need to be encouraged as making mistakes through effort are a critical part of personal development. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better …

Strategy

Prepare Like A Pro

Dec. 27, 2020

Why is the preparation at the pro level so much better? Learn to get the mind and body ready. Visualize to relax and prepare and give yourself the best chance of achieving your potential. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world n…

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Post-Match Analysis

Dec. 15, 2020

Reflecting post-match on what worked and what didn't can be useful. Get three key things to consider to get the most out of this activity. Coach: Kendall Brooks, head tennis coach Bio: Former head women’s tennis coach for th…

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Best Of Five Sets

Nov. 23, 2020

Hear epic Davis Cup stories to understand the true value of playing best of five sets and what you can learn from longer matches. Coach: Dennis Ralston, American tennis legend and Hall of Famer. Bio: Right-handed, former Ame…

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Warm Up Analysis

Nov. 16, 2020

What can you do in the first five minutes to better understand your opponent? Discover practical tools that you can use every time to assess the player on the other side of the net and help you win more. Coach: Beverly Bowes…

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Getting Two Steps Ahead

Nov. 14, 2020

Tennis can be like a game of chess. Discover how you can outwit your opponent and get two steps ahead. Coach: Mark Hildebrand, high performance (parent) coach Bio: Began as Head Pro at the Green Tree Tennis Club in 1997, whe…

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Coaching Your Own Child

Nov. 7, 2020

Hear the ins and outs of coaching your own son or daughter at the highest level. Coach: Mark Hildebrand, high performance (parent) coach Bio: Began as Head Pro at the Green Tree Tennis Club in 1997, where both junior and adu…

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Raising A Champion

Oct. 20, 2020

What does it really take to raise a tennis champion? Find out from a parent coach that has done just that. Coach: Mark Hildebrand, high performance (parent) coach Bio: Began as Head Pro at the Green Tree Tennis Club in 1997,…

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Achieving Success

Oct. 12, 2020

What does it take to be a successful tennis player? Get some tips that you can take into your next game. Coach: Cliff Drysdale, the voice of ESPN for 30 years. Bio: Cliff Drysdale has been ESPN’s voice of tennis for more tha…