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Strategy

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 adult programs won back to back city championships. In 2000, became Head Pro a…

Concentration

Total Awareness

Nov. 6, 2020

Learn how to be aware of everything on the tennis court. Stop trying to block things out because it won't work. Discover how you can keep your focus by accepting what tennis is. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world no.19 doubles. Won 7 ATP titles. Bio: Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP To…

Emotion

Dealing With Anger

Nov. 4, 2020

Managing your anger on the court is essential if you want to progress from 'good' to 'great'. Discover how you can manage it. Coach: Ashley Weinhold, current professional American tennis player. Bio: Winner of Girls 18 National title in 2007. Highest singles WTA ranking was World Number 181 on Octo…

Confidence

Positivity Is Unique

Oct. 30, 2020

Positivity is unique. Be prepared to create the right environment. You need to grow a positive mindset in life and on the tennis court. Learn to embrace the losing experiences to grow for success. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitne…

Concentration

When Parents Can Be Helpful Or Harmful

Oct. 29, 2020

As a parent, are you going to be helpful or helpful to your junior players' development? Discover how to ensure you can have the most positive impact. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better athletes, better people. Bio: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA) is a national non-profit organization with …

Emotion

Trust Your Doubles Partner

Oct. 28, 2020

Learn about the importance of trusting your partner in good times and bad. Keep that positive attitude and don't blame your partner when you lose. Win and lose as a team. Coach: Chris Haggard, former world no.19 doubles. Won 7 ATP titles. Bio: Turned pro in 1993. Spent 15 years on the ATP Tour. Exc…

Confidence

Winning Ways

Oct. 27, 2020

Discover a plethora of great tips from decades of playing with multiple coaches that can help you create winning ways on the court. Coach: Beverly Bowes, Former WTA top 50. Five-time all-American. Bio: Earned top WTA 50 world ranking. Five-time All-American at the University of Texas (UT). Inducted…

Motivation

Don't Give Up

Oct. 26, 2020

Don't give up on the opportunity to shine. Don't get distracted by things that hinder you. Be prepared to be a winner. Own the moment before you. Coach: Coach Pain, fitness trainer, and motivational speaker. Bio: 26 years of experience in the fitness industry. Competed in American Ninja Warrior (20…

Concentration

Don't Look Around

Oct. 25, 2020

Hear about concentration through a powerful story about Dennis playing at Wimbledon as a 17-year-old in 1960 and what he discovered. Coach: Dennis Ralston, American tennis legend and Hall of Famer. Bio: Right-handed, former American tennis legend whose playing career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. NC…

Emotion

Watching From The Sidelines

Oct. 24, 2020

Are you a parent watching your son or daughter from the sidelines? Discover the impact of your actions. Coach: Trey Hildebrand, next-generation American tennis player. Bio: Born May 15, 2000, in San Antonio, Texas. Reached No. 2 Junior ranking in USA and No. 5 by Tennis Recruiting Network. In doubl…

Concentration

Routines

Oct. 23, 2020

Learn how you can increase your level of focus on the court by concentrating on the items that enhance your performance. Discover the differences between practice and matches. Embrace routines to take your tennis to the next level. Coach: Aleks Szymanski, Founder of Tennisletics, and Certified Ment…

Emotion

Baggage

Oct. 22, 2020

We hoard mental baggage as we go through life. Learn to let go with proven techniques that can help you reset when baggage gets in the way on the tennis court. Coach: Aleks Szymanski, Founder of Tennisletics, and Certified Mental Coach. Bio: Founder of Tennisletics and tennis fanatic. Started work …

Emotion

The Ride Home

Oct. 21, 2020

Juniors hate the ride home from a match or tournament. Learn how you can navigate this car journey and make sure (as parents) you turn it into a positive experience for both you and your junior. Coach: Positive Coaching Alliance, better athletes, better people. Bio: Positive Coaching Alliance (PCA)…

Strategy

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, where both junior and adult programs won back to back city championships. …

Emotion

Maintain Your Cool

Oct. 19, 2020

The are several different strategies that can help you keep your cool on the tennis court. They involve mental training habits and routines that work. Coach: Kendall Brooks, head tennis coach Bio: Former head women’s tennis coach for the St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas for six straight seasons. In 20…

Confidence

Doubles Chemistry

Oct. 18, 2020

The chemistry of a doubles team is a key component in the success of your partnership. Learn tips on how to successfully play with different partners. Coach: Kendall Brooks, head tennis coach Bio: Former head women’s tennis coach for the St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas for six straight seasons. In 20…

Motivation

Changeovers

Oct. 17, 2020

In a match, what do you do on changeovers? What should you think about? How do you handle the negative voice inside your head? Discover tools that can help. Coach: Estevam Strecker, head tennis coach Bio: Former head men’s tennis coach at St. Edward’s in Austin, Texas. Second-straight Heartland Con…

Motivation

All The Little Things

Oct. 16, 2020

Tennis is won or lost over a few points. Learn how all the little things add up and can change the course of a match or career. Coach: Dennis Ralston, American tennis legend and Hall of Famer. Bio: Right-handed, former American tennis legend whose playing career spanned the 1960s and 1970s. NCAA ti…