In this article we will look at playing the game of tennis and how to improve our abilities through match play and by just playing!
How often do we teach our juniors on percentage tennis tactics and when should we start teaching them how to win?
In this article we give you a glimpse of the SYSTEM-9 lesson plan which I use and which will help you to create great lessons, but also great players!
When working with elite players we need to ensure that we create a little more pressure in the practice environment.
This week Andy looks at how you manage working with different level players and the tactics coaches can use to make sure everyone learns.
With an annual income of £52M from the Championships plus a staff of around 300, how good are the LTA at growing tennis?
In this article, Andy looks at how you manage working with different level players and the tactics coaches can use to make sure everyone learns.
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.