One of the biggest challenges facing tennis in Britain is the weather. As the winter seems to go on forever, tennis clubs and coaches are gearing up for the new season, but that’s quite hard to do when it’s snowing! I have nothing but respect for coaches who earn their living coaching outdoors twelve months of…
As Roland Garros is in full swing, what are the benefits to our young players of playing on clay courts?
If tennis is a business then who are the sales people? Who was the person that got you into tennis? Who was the person that made you love the sport?
What makes a great tennis coach? What qualities are you looking for as a player or a parent in your coach? What do you need from the other coaches in your team?
How do you develop your team at your tennis venue? How do you make sure you have enough coaches and volunteers? Where do we find more coaches for our programmes?
Getting tennis played in school is crucial to growing the game and this is a challenge for many tennis venues and coaches across Great Britain.
Should our priority be to get more people playing tennis or should we be focussed on producing future Wimbledon champions?
To have the opportunity to see firsthand the impact that tennis can have on people’s lives in Africa was one of the most enjoyable and powerful experiences of my time in tennis.
Tennis is an inclusive, adaptive, life-long, family sport and we have started on our journey to turn this into a reality in Liverpool.