28 Feb Tuesday night coaching We had a rowdy Briefing having to share the room with the opti sailors, forecast for the day 5-12 knots WNW wind direction shifty off the cliffs. ·
Aim: work on starting skills. ·
Philosophy: intense focus on doing homework on start line and gathering information to fo..
I have talked about this quite often but it hit me again when one of my coaching groups said their team was on the court for almost four hours because they could not finish the points off. There is a fine line between patience when waiting for the right ball to "have a go" and making sure you keep every ball in the court. Playing matches and tryin..
I just love looking at good footwork. Again from my old film files. This film is Jimmy Arias playing Boris Becker. Jimmy Arias was credited as the start of the new breed of forehand in about 1978 as a fourteen year-old. Coached by Nick Bollettieri at the time but unfortunately for Arias illness intervened and he never really showed his full potent..
The drop shot is a must for you add to your game ·
A close relation to the slice or lob the drop shot has many advantages. ·
The shot can be high risk but think if you pick the right time to execute it, you can win a lot of points. Put the shoe on the other foot also, how do you like having to sprint forward when you ar..