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What Does Being a Certified Coach Really Mean with Sid Newcomb

To listen to this week's podcast, click the white arrow below: Welcome to Season 8, Episode 24 of the ParentingAces Podcast! In this week's conversation, I chat with Sid Newcomb, lead tester for the USPTA. For those unfamiliar with USPTA, it is one of the most highly-regarded certifying organizations for tennis coaches,

Traits of Great Coaches (Part 2)

Here is Part 2 of a series written by contributor, Aleksey Zharinov. Click here for Part 1. Click here to listen to my 2018 podcast with Aleksey. 2. Precise error detection and effective methods of fixing it “Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter if you are basketball player, a tennis player,

What We Can Learn from 14 Great Coaches with Chris Trieste

  Listen to this week's podcast by clicking on the white arrow below: Just because you're an experienced coach yourself doesn't mean you can't learn from the Great Coaches who came before you. Former college player Chris Trieste has learned that lesson first hand as he researched then wrote his book, 14 Great

The Russian Tennis System with Aleksey Zharinov

Click the arrow below to listen to this week's podcast:   Siberia isn't really the first place I think of when I think "Tennis Hotbed." However, there have been some incredible players coming out of that ice-packed region of the world, including this week's guest, Aleksey Zharinov. Aleksey considers himself a product of

Development: Business Behind the Coaching Business Pt. 3   In Part 3 of my series with Todd Widom, we discuss the importance of choosing a coach who has a long-term development plan for your child. Unfortunately for us parents, there are many coaches and academies out there who just want to keep giving your child - and charging you! -