The thing about sports is despite how fast the world spins, the fundamental driver behind sports doesn’t change! It’s about meeting fundamental human needs through play! Some people suggest that play is when you don’t have a score and so
Are you tracking the right numbers?
We work with programs all over the world and no matter where we are there are five measures that tell us which way a program is heading!
Developing a great kids tennis program is a challenge
When you open your mouth on a tennis court what comes out?
It has been an interesting months reviewing lessons with coaches from around the world, sometimes via video and sometimes in real time. Reflecting on what we say and how
Ok before we start here are a few confessions.
I love tennis! It has given me a life that I could not have imagined, that I am grateful everyday. Tennis people are amazing (for the most part) and as a sport
Having spent the last week up until the early hours of the morning watching the open I left the Women’s final with an unexpected message. I have always been a huge fan of the Women’s Tour. The unpredictability of matches
Being a child means that you come with a range of needs that are individual to you. Being secure means that you will be prepared to express yourself, be creative and start to connect. If you are a young girl
The words of a child are a gift and their value should not be underestimated. They help us to develop a greater understanding of who they are and what motivates them. They allow us to open the door to learning
Understanding the Participation Pathway
As part of the GTN Workshop we discuss the participation pathway. As we don't like to badge children at a young age it's something we are big believers in, and it's particularity relevant to girls. We
There are many reasons that we started the journey that led us to creating Girls Tennis Network. Being a coach, father of a daughter, and boyfriend, I have come to realize that the only thing I am 100% sure of