To make it easier for coaches when assessing and planning their groups we’ve developed the SYSTEM-9 Tennis: Group Planning Booklet.
Tennis is a journey which all players will progress, but are they journeying through each of the stages in order to build a solid foundation in tennis?
How do you talk to your child after a match? Phil Vivian gives us his advice!
Phil Vivian takes a satirical look at the tennis family… do you recognise them?
Who wants us to run one-day SYSTEM-9: Mini Red course at their club.. FOR FREE?
Some families would love to have a talented player in the family…But what if you have 3 of them? How do you split your time and give each of them a balanced approach to their sport?
Watching your own child play tennis tournaments is one of the most emotionally charged experiences that anyone can go through Edgar Giffenig shares his tips on how to make the experience more enjoyable!
Allistair McCaw give us 6 tips which will help you succeed and set a great example as a sports parent!
Andy Dowsett tells us how he came to develop SYSTEM-9.
Phil Vivian looks at the different types of tennis parent: the logical parent, the tennis playing parent and the coaching parent.
Edgar shares his “Straightforward, Uncomfortable Truths that Every Parent of Competitive Tennis Players Should not Forget”:
How can you improve your focus and refocus during your match when there are distractions? See what Dr Michelle Cleere says to be truly in the moment.
Many players are invited to play Junior International Tennis Federation (ITF) events. Read Phil’s advise on the admin you have to do BEFORE you travel.
Dr Cleere believes you can consciously learn what role you play in the world… and can consciously choose to change it..
Andy guides parents on what to look for in a good coach by using our Tennis Parents Lesson Plan as a guide.
Andy explains his three easy steps to help your child develop their match awareness.
Andy guides parents on what they can do to be more supportive at matches with a FREE Match Report.
Andy Dowsett shows parents and coaches FOUR steps in teaching the single-handed backhand.
Undertraining and overtraining can lead to the opposite of what an athlete is striving for and can hinder performance.
So what do you think… Who puts more returns in the court?
Kids need to learn that winning and losing exist, why they both exist and how to deal with them. Why?
One thing parents or even coaches should learn to adjust is using appropriate language when teaching children. I have heard many coaches tell clients that the hardest shot in tennis to learn is the serve. In fact, they are all as easy as you make them! Although this...
I got an email from a parent the other day and my heart broke for the parent and the child. Parenting is so complex and being a child is so complex. When everything is going good, it’s all good but things start heading in the wrong direction, it can certainly be tough...
As parents whose child undertakes an activity, whether that is a sport, instrument or endeavour; we pay for that coach to teach our child to improve, and we would also hope that they also teach some life-skills along the way, not as a bonus but as a part of the...