We apologise for the audio-feedback! This clip was filmed live in possibly the worst audio setting ever; an echoing gym hall! However, we thought the content was still worth sharing. Early November Mark was working with coaches in Romania on teaching the serve. He looked specifically at the importance of having the weight transfer onto the…
Whilst working with the Romanian Tennis Federation in Bucharest Mark demonstrated 5 ways to develop the serve when a player moves from your red programme into your orange programme. The key points are a great summary of the points in our Developing the Serve Masterclass (enrolments are now open) and our full Developing the Serve Series.
In this video Mark looks at a few key features of how you can further development the serve from the red court to the orange court.
The junior player is now older and a bit taller, stronger and importantly, more coordinated, than they were on the red court. These changes mean that the player can start to use a bit more of their body than they did on the red court.
Mark’s focus of this video is to highlight some key areas where we can add the next layer on to the serve.
Feeding is a really important skill for a coach! Watch Mark talk through some feeding progressions, some of which you will have seen if you have attended an inspire2coach Level 1 & Level 2 tennis coaching course . . . Oops! This content can’t be accessed with your membership. Visit the membership page to learn more about our…
This week I summarise the physiological challenges that a we need to consider for players when they move from red to orange!
As a coach, you know that the move from red to orange is a big deal. It isn’t not only the children themselves that are keen to move along; parents love to see their children making progress! But the issue is, are we rushing to move players from red to orange before they are ready?