By Nick Jacques, Jacques Tennis Seminars, New Zealand Questioning to enhance learning during fundamental movement skills activities The following are some examples of the type of questions you could ask during activities Skill questions- Develop feedback and skill awareness eg “what did you notice when you pushed off the ground?” or “what was the fastest part…
What can an Innocent smoothie teach us about how we can get better at packaging our courses to appeal to kids? Plenty!
Innocent Smoothies are packaged to appeal to kids, but inside is great content that appeals to adults – exactly the blend that you try to achieve when you develop your courses for kids.
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.