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Your ‘bad’ days are what define you as an athlete

Posted in: Allistair McCaw, Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News   |   By: admin on November 12, 2012

Your ‘bad’ days are what define you as an athlete I remember having a chat with former Wimbledon Champion Richard Krajicek a few years back about what makes the successful career of an athlete. Obviously staying

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Dimitrov Trick Shot

Posted in: Something for the weekend!, Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News, Video of the week   |   By: admin on October 26, 2012

After producing the “shot of the year” in Basel, Grigor Dimitrov seems to have proved that it might not be luck! We found this clip on you tube of the incredibly talented Bulgarian doing a trick shot that we have not seen before

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Federer Training Video

Posted in: Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News, Video of the week   |   By: admin on October 25, 2012

We found this short video of Federer training. As you can see it was filmed a while back, Roger looks quite a bit younger! The description says that he was a junior when it was made, and contains drills for footwork, plyometric exercise, co-ordina

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Coaching series 1 – “Whatever advice you give, be brief.”

Posted in: Allistair McCaw, Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News   |   By: admin on October 18, 2012

Coaching series 1 - ”Whatever advice you give, be brief.” Allistair McCaw One of the most important things about being a good coach is communicating well. I’ve always believed tha

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The PAS Principle

Posted in: Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News, Uncategorized, Video of the week   |   By: admin on October 14, 2012

Here is a video from Tennis Canada outlining the P.A.S Principle. If you have not come across this before it an interesting approach to teaching based on 3 main principles, Path, Angle and Speed of the racket. This video breaks down what controls

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The McCaw Method

Posted in: Allistair McCaw, Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News   |   By: admin on September 27, 2012

Here at the Tennis Coach Network we are always on the lookout for coaches who are sharing their thoughts and ideas using websites or social media. Pages like Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube are a great way to get your methods, philosophies or just

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How to be a great coach

Posted in: Court side, Tennis, TTCN News   |   By: TTCN on March 28, 2012

How to be a great coach An article has been put forward by a fan website called ‘The Tennis Space’, written by the very experienced Olga Morozova. Throughout the article, ‘How to be a great coach’, she lays out param

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Trying to appeal to U.S. Under-10′s

Posted in: Tennis, TTCN News   |   By: TTCN on February 22, 2012

Trying to Appeal to U.S. Under-10 Generation by Shrinking the Game’s Scale The USA claimed to have a “duh moment” (an official term by the U.S.T.A chairman) when they realised that they needed to “kid-size the game̶

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Posted in: Tennis, TTCN, TTCN News   |   By: TTCN on February 17, 2012

You can keep up to date with what’s going on with The Tennis Coach Network by signing up to our pages on Facebook and Twitter.  You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel.  The links to these pages can be found at the top of every page in t

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Is Tennis getting too soft?

Posted in: Tennis, TTCN News   |   By: TTCN on February 8, 2012

  The introduction of new balls for mini tennis in America has been faced with mixed emotions. They claim it’s “part of an international plan to save tennis, which has struggled to compete, with sports like soccer, football

 

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