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The importance of being mentored as a tennis coach

By Mark Tennant, Director of inspire2coach What’s the best way to learn as a coach? Is there a perfect way to learn new ideas, develop new philosophies and strategies? Since i2c started in 2007, we have qualified more than 7000 coaches in the UK; that’s 7000 coaches who have attended one of our Level 1, […]

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The Progression of change from Social Tennis to Sports Pros Connect

Socialtennis.com Its been a tough ride working on Socialtennis.com. We have had our ups and downs and it will certainly be sad to have to let Socialtennis.com go after so many years in existence. The business has been active since the 1990’s in some capacity and was a legacy given to me by my late […]

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Dante Luchetti discusses his career and the newly formed GPPCA

Dante Luchetti, welcome and thank you for taking time out of your busy schedule to be with us all today. Tell us a little about yourself and your achievements in Padel so far! Thank you very much for the interview. I started in Argentina, after leaving tennis about 28 years ago. We started in a […]

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Gregor Ficko talks about his world and the newly formed GPPCA

Hi Gregor Ficko, thank you for joining me here today…  Firstly could you please introduce yourself to our readers?  A little about your tennis background and what you are doing at the moment in tennis? Hello dear colleagues out there.  I am very happy to have help from Mark Wylam of socialtennis.com to connect worldwide […]

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Mark Tennant talks about the employability of a tennis coach in modern times

          Welcome back to the Socialtennis.com blog, Mark Tennant.  Many of our readers will know who you are, but for the benefit of other readers, please just give a brief introduction as to who you are and what have you done in the tennis world to date? Thanks Mark ! I’m a Level […]

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The Importance of Strength & Conditioning for a Tennis Player

                     The Importance of Structured Warm Ups and Cool Downs in Tennis for Everyone! Tennis is a sport which when played at any level places massive demands on the body and in players of any level can expose them to overuse injuries and the creation of […]

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Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy – Paphos, Cyprus

          It was back in November 2017, at the BTCA Coaches Conference in Northampton that I met Head Coach of Aphrodite Hills Tennis Academy, Scott Wakefield.  Scott was exhibiting his Academy in Cyprus, and we were doing the same trying to promote Socialtennis.com.  So, as the presentations were going on, all […]

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Ken DeHart tells all about the Annual PTR Symposium 2018

              Good morning Ken DeHart.  Its a pleasure speaking to you today. Could you please spend a few minutes telling us viewers a little about yourself and your career in tennis as a player and coach? My name is Ken DeHart. I am the Director of Player Development at […]

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Order Order! How chronological and biomechanical order relate to efficient and effective technique

Order! Order! How chronological and biomechanical order relate to efficient and effective technique Maybe you’ve heard the Speaker of the House of Commons, the man who maintains discipline and order during parliamentary debates at The Houses of Parliament in London, shout Order! Order! When the debate becomes rowdy! I frequently find myself talking to coaches […]

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Josh Whiteman Talks about the Teddy Tennis Franchise

        Good morning Josh Whiteman, could I ask you to introduce yourself and a little about your history in tennis? Morning Mark, thanks for having me. A brief history of my coaching experience is this: I started coaching on the AELTC’s Wimbledon Junior Tennis Initiative. It is a fantastic scheme that visits […]

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