i2c’s Head of Performance Coaching talks about non-LTA opportunities for competing in tennis, to help kids enjoy playing tennis competitively.
Waiting around between tennis matches is nearly unavoidable at tournaments so, at some point, your child will need to re-prepare ahead of their next match. Preparation is key.
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.