“Get off the Courts!” she screamed

The last 16 weeks has flown by. The year started at the Hopman Cup, then VIC/NSW Tour, then Busselton, then home to Albany, Esperance, then Perth and now home again. It has been a long time since I played competitively, I think Esperance in March 2014. I am quite...

Game for life!

Tennis really is a game for life.  My January has been full on, Hopman Cup, Private Lessons, NSW/VIC Tennis Tour, Busselton Tour and various other tennis activities and one thing for certain as I look around clubs: Tennis is a Game for Life. Having started out...

Meeting Nick Bollettieri

Since I started following tennis I have been amazed in the name NICK BOLLETTIERI.  Every time I hear it, I am thinking high performance, a visionary, an absolute legend of the game and a very worthy inductee to the Hall Of Fame! The first things that comes to mind...

2015 – What a year

Wow what a year - was having a quick look back over results, social media and photos on New Years Eve and 2014 was an amazing year!. We have had players compete in 4 states We have had tennis at over 18 schools We have happy clubs with lots of kids playing We have...

What is Important?

Apparently it is the end of the year, and I've just checked and time flies when your having fun. It has been over a month since my last blog. I seriously don't know where the last 5 weeks have disappeared to. We lost my wifeys Mother (my MIL) to a very sudden stroke,...

Where did those 3 weeks go?

The last I blogged I had just finished a very successful Camp Kretschy and was about to get ready for the start of the season......well it's certainly here. Over the last 3 weeks we have started our Hot Shots programs, Cardio Tennis programs, Advanced Squads, Super...

What a mad Boot Camp

100 push up entry, sit ups, runs, sprints, climbs, jogs between servings, hill climbs, ice baths, hill crawls, swims, beep tests, fitness sessions, scorpion crawls, jumping up hills, sand dune running.  You name it, we said do it, the athletes did it. I have to take...

Quality over Quantity

I was contacted by two new clubs within 24hrs - keen for ATA to start conducting our programs a few times a week at these new clubs.  Normally this is great news, but there is only so much we can do.  With a waiting list of clients for Private Lessons, and our coaches...