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Changing the Game Project: “Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Instead of Talent Identification”

20. December 2013

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Changing the Game Project: “Our Biggest Mistake: Talent Selection Instead of Talent Identification”

Many youth sports coaches claim to be great talent identifiers, and point to the results of their 11 year all star team as proof. Yet they are not talent identifiers. They are talent selectors. The difference could not be more striking, or more damaging to our country’s future talent pool in many sports.

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Wayne Elderton: “Fluid Movement in Tennis”

4. August 2011

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Wayne Elderton: “Fluid Movement in Tennis”

Written by: Wayne Elderton __________ ***Wayne Elderton is acknowledged as one of Canada’s leading coaches. He is Head of Tennis Canada Coaching Development and Certification in British Columbia. In this role, he has provided coaching training to over 1500 coaches. He is a main contributor to the Tennis Canada Coaching Certification program and has also written [...]

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Oscar Wegner: “Switching Court Surfaces”

30. June 2011

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Oscar Wegner: “Switching Court Surfaces”

Written by: Oscar Wegner __________ ***World-renowned coach, author and educator, and a tour player in the 1960s, Oscar Wegner created Modern Tennis Methodology to contribute to the advancement and popularity of tennis worldwide. He modeled the strokes after the best examples of all time, encouraging applying the techniques in a simple, natural, and idiosyncratic way. Oscar is [...]

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“The Power of Positive Feedback” by Wayne Elderton

1. June 2011

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“The Power of Positive Feedback” by Wayne Elderton

Written by: Wayne Elderton __________ ***Wayne Elderton is acknowledged as one of Canada’s leading coaches. He is Head of Tennis Canada Coaching Development and Certification in British Columbia. In this role, he has provided coaching training to over 1500 coaches. He is a main contributor to the Tennis Canada Coaching Certification program and has also written [...]

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Are You Learning to Play the Game-Based Way?

18. February 2011

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Are You Learning to Play the Game-Based Way?

Written by: Wayne Elderton __________ ***Wayne Elderton is acknowledged as one of Canada’s leading coaches. He is Head of Tennis Canada Coaching Development and Certification in British Columbia. In this role, he has provided coaching training to over 1500 coaches. He is a main contributor to the Tennis Canada Coaching Certification program and has also written [...]

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