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What have you learnt from working with the Bryan Brothers? q&a Jul 27, 2020

I've been fortunate enough to spend a bit of time with the greatest doubles team of all time, Bob and Mike Bryan (The Bryan Brothers). They're just a remarkable doubles team who have rewritten all...

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Get Limber with Lauren technical analysis Jul 27, 2020

The Limber with Lauren Package has everything you need...

At The Tennis Menu, we've joined forces with a number of specialist experts to put together a complete holistic program for coaches,...

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Kids are Not a Reflection of You slice of motivation Jul 21, 2020

Are you the parent of a promising young tennis player?

Are you taking your kids and driving them to training and tournaments and forking out money and everything that is needed for this game, this...

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What can I do to increase my training effectiveness? q&a Jul 20, 2020

Increasing the effectiveness of training is a really important topic to talk about because with any athlete, we need to make sure that we are focusing on our goals and our long-term plan. So with...

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US Open a must play for O’Connell news Jul 20, 2020

By Val Febbo

While some are apprehensive about the upcoming US Open amidst the disastrous Covid-19 pandemic, many are seeing it as an opportunity to progress their rankings. One of those players is...

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Getting to Know Marc Sophoulis - The Tennis Menu Head Coach coaching philosophy Jul 17, 2020

Where it all began...

Marc has been a full time tennis coach since 2001 after injury and a lack of financial support cut his tennis playing career short. Working alongside his former coach and...

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Environments Shape Behaviour slice of motivation Jul 14, 2020

Kids are a product of their environment and we've all grown up as products of our environment. I used to wonder as a player why I was so negative. I was a very negative player. I'd get upset on the...

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Top 5 Tennis Drills to Correct Ball Toss Height [2020] technical analysis Jul 13, 2020

By Marc Sophoulis

Are you or a player you coach struggling with a consistent ball too height on the serve? These five drills will help get you on the right path to success.

When analysing a...

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Kids Are Not Young Adults slice of motivation Jul 12, 2020

Kids are not young adults. Although we like to think that when kids make mistakes that they knew that was going to happen. But as a parent myself, I know that kids don't mean to make a mistake....

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Match Day slice of motivation Jul 12, 2020

Hey tennis parents, I just wanted to have a chat about the match day of your child. When your child is playing on the court and you're standing behind after you've taken a day off work to go and...

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The Drive Home slice of motivation Jul 12, 2020

Hi to all the tennis parents out there. Hopefully I can give you another tip to help you assist your child in becoming the best player they can be. We're going to talk about the drive home.

We all...

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Strengths vs Weaknesses slice of motivation Jul 12, 2020

I often get asked a question from coaches I mentor and teach, "do you work on somebody's strengths or somebody's weaknesses more?"

That's a great question, it all depends on your student's...

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