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ONcourt Interviews NGTL Co-Founder Yves Boulais

30. July 2020

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ONcourt Interviews NGTL Co-Founder Yves Boulais

It does not matter that you get your rating playing locally or that you had spent an insidious amount of money playing the ITF junior tour tournaments. Your rating is your level of play (you get no bonus for playing more or playing far away). This allows us to break free of the ITF competitive structure potentially saving us time, money, and headache. We see this as a great opportunity to improve the logistic of our sport.

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Cooperation Between Coaches

15. June 2020

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Cooperation Between Coaches

Cooperation between a tennis coach and a fitness coach among teenagers. A tennis coach and a fitness coach working together is a concept that many of us probably take for granted. However, in reality, it is a concept that is more important than ever and is worth further clarification.

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Community Clubs Re-Opening Meeting

19. May 2020

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Community Clubs Re-Opening Meeting

We would like to invite all interested community club executives to attend a Zoom meeting we are hosting on May 20th where we will be sharing information regarding re-opening. We hope this will be of assistance to community tennis clubs in Ontario. Details for the meeting can be found in the email sent last week to our community club partners below.

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Message from Coach Séverine

7. May 2020

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Message from Coach Séverine

They have to work on being fit physically and they also need to work on the aspect of confidence and be anxious to return to play because they will not be at the same level from when they stopped in March and that will be difficult for them in the beginning. They need parents and coaches support.

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Tarek Merchant: NCAA Coaches Panel Webinar

20. April 2020

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Tarek Merchant: NCAA Coaches Panel Webinar

This interactive presentation is geared towards all coaches, parents and players interested in more info on NCAA scholarships, the process, and insight from NCAA coaches. There will be 3 college coaches joining the panel; Matt Hill (Arizona State), Ryan Carney (Missouri Valley NAIA) and Avi Kiegel (Barry University)

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Mike Meaney: Resiliency is The Order For The Day

27. March 2020

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Mike Meaney: Resiliency is The Order For The Day

This life-changing event will test our mental fortitude, you’ve trained for this most of your Tennis lives. As coaches it’s our job to instil a strong belief in an athlete’s mind that they are capable of overcoming big deficits in matches. Well, this deficit may last for months. But, as other top Canadian coaches have expressed in their letters to you all, it’s time to keep the fitness and mental base by working out at home, in your yard and to practice the visualization skills taught to you by your coaches or sports psychologists. These qualities will be tested on a big scale once you return to action and it will be obvious who did the work while fighting this deficit off. Don’t get left behind!

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