THE ACE OF CLUBS I recently had a spare day of time and decided to use this time to go and visit a place and person I had heard was great. I had met the coach several times and he always struck me as someone who knew his mind and didn’t conform (my favourite types). […]
Kyrgios as Kyrgios can be
Kyrgios as Kyrgios can be Its been just under two days since Nick Kyrgios sat in the press room at Wimbledon and answered truthfully the questions that were fired at him. There has been some support for the Aussie kid but in the main he appears to be getting a ridiculous amount of grief. I’ve […]
Tennis Identity On Monday I watched James Ward take on defending champion, Novak Djokovic. Tim Henman was in the commentary booth and was asked what he felt James Ward would have to do to develop his ranking. His answer……….. ‘he needs to have a tennis identity’ His point was that the individual parts of James’ […]
The numbers game
The numbers game Does Scotland have the luxury of having performance tennis programmes? As things stand Scotland has one tennis coach dedicated fully to junior performance tennis, take a bow Toby Smith! I feel a change coming…. In my opinion Scotland does not need talent ID programmes or specific performance programmes. Just so we’re clear […]
Could we farm tennis out a bit more….
Could we farm tennis out a bit more…. Last Sunday I spent several hours at a local farm with my family and friends. We arrived, had a lovely lunch then played with the children in a huge playground which included trampolines, toy houses, bikes, cars, a huge fort, a go kart track and excellent pedal […]