This simple speed & reactions baseline drill mirrors the skills needed to reach a drop shot from the baseline and control the ball for a short return.
A simple drill to build speed, ball/racket control & reaction time – includes variations to increase the level of difficulty to challenge different players.
A lot of parents are confused about the different grades of tournament available for kids to register in. It can be hard to know which tournament is the right one for your child, what determines whether your child will be accepted and the rewards for performance at the event. i2c’s Head of Performance coaching, Adam Wharf, explains the ins and outs of tournaments in the UK.
In my experience, what many parents aren’t aware of is that there are plenty of opportunities aside from LTA tournaments for kids to compete and play tennis competitively. Since you don’t know, what you don’t know, it can be difficult to find these events so the goal of this article is to provide a snapshot of non-LTA tennis opportunities for children to compete and enjoy their tennis.
As Wimbledon begins again, and particularly when Andy Murray isn’t there to play for UK tennis glory, we start soul-searching about why we don’t have more juniors coming thru. Inevitably we ask, “Why haven’t we got more players in the top 50-100?
i2c’s Head of Performance coaching, Adam Wharf, is the ideal person to dispel the myths and talk about the talent pipeline in the UK and abroad.