Annual Tactical Training Plan

ONcourt: Parents are often unaware that their sons or daughters are following a specific curriculum for their development over an annual period. Understanding the basic principles of periodization is essential in developing training sessions which maximize the practices of the players. This type of planning and management is essential in giving order to the over 35 weeks of winter training intertwined with a variety of competitions, which have various levels of importance. The management of such a plan is essential to maximizing the development opportunities for all players. Click here to view the tactical training plan of ACE tennis for its top international program, which is based on its ACE Tennis Mantra.

A deeper dive into second serve statistics

The two most widely reported second serve statistics in professional tennis are the number of double faults a player hit, and their second serve winning percentage. If we’re trying to understand the effectiveness of a particular player’s second serve, relying only on those statistics has significant drawbacks. Article by Michal Kokta.

Yves Boulais: No Excuses… Get Working

Yves was proud to work with players including Greg Rudsedski, Patricia Hy, Oliver Marach, Eugenie Bouchard and Rebecca Marino, who achieved excellent results on the world stage. He was an Olympic Coach in Barcelona 1992 & Atlanta 1996, and Captain of the Canadian FedCup Team 1998 – 2000.

Update on UK Tennis Situation with Master Louis Cayer

I would like to share a mindset I instil in all the players I coach, one I believe has greatly influenced all of the player’s performances; “whatever happens, I can handle it.” This mindset is achieved through a systematic, tactical development process, so that whoever the opponent, whatever the surface, regardless of the environment, or scoring, the players can, and will rise to the challenge as it is presented.