I have been doing a quite a bit of research on this topic and have found mixed reviews from everyone. I personally think it can work but the individual has to be committed to reaching their goals. I have found that online trainers become more than a personal trainer but more of a life coach… Read More Online Personal Training
I wanted to remind all of those who are playing this summer to make sure they are consuming enough liquids due to the hot and humid conditions in the area. If you follow the guidelines listed below it may decrease the chance of you becoming dehydrated. 1) Consume 16 oz. of fluid two hours prior… Read More Hydration Tips for the Summer
This may seem at first to be a very easy question to answer however you soon find that most of us cannot seem to define who we are. First know yourself and your values before you can be successful at sport. What I mean by this is take time to really think about the answers… Read More Defining yourself to become a better tennis player
Single Leg Hop to Balance in 3 planes of motion. 1st raise up one foot and hop forward land on foot that was raised and balance, hold for 3 seconds then hop back to starting position. Repeat this 10x each leg 2nd raise one foot up and hop out to the right (lateral) landing on… Read More Balance and Stability Exercise for the knee and ankle
I had an opportunity a few weeks ago to attend a tennis conference for the USPTA (United States Professional Tennis Association) and was fortunate enough to listen to some great speakers. Each speaker touched on various aspects of coaching tennis and I think the underlying theme was understand the why behind everything we do. This… Read More The Importance of Asking Yourself “WHY” as a Coach
Are you putting yourself into a position to win? By Kristopher S. Shumway, M.Sc., NASM-PES, iTPA-CTPS, USPTA-Elite Professional Tennis is a game of tenths and hundredths of seconds in which a player must anticipate, interpret, move, prepare, balance, choose a shot, recover and then repeat again and again throughout the entirety of a match or… Read More Are you putting yourself into a position to win?
Life lessons I learn from my 2 year old and the positive Influences we can have on them We are living in an era where youth obesity seems to be steadily increasing as are the number of activities which involve staying at home and using some type of technological device. It is time we come… Read More Life Lessons I learn from my 2 year old and the positive influences we can have on them