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Coach & Dad Talk Development Pathways with Todd Widom & George Opelka

Opelka

Click on the white arrow below to listen to this week's podcast: http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingaces/Todd__George.output.mp3   How lucky are we to have both Coach Todd Widom and Tennis Parent George Opelka together in one podcast?!?!?! These two gentleman offer their wisdom on everything from the different developmental pathways to college vs. pro tennis and everything in

Learning from Those Who Came Before Us

Learning

Click on the white arrow below to listen to this week's episode: http://traffic.libsyn.com/parentingaces/QA_with_Hohmanns.output.mp3   Several months ago, Tennis Parent (and now, Podcaster!), Robert Garrett called and asked me if I would ever consider doing an episode where he could ask questions of a top junior player, parent, and coach. Of course, I said

Waco ITF – The Outcome

Day 1 of Qualies, ITF Tournament 1, Waco, Texas Coach Julius (via text message to me): Game on! Me: What's that mean???? Coach: He just started. Me: Ah, thanks!  Keep me posted! Coach: Very rough start.  Nerves.  Lots of unforced errors.  0-4. Me: Uh oh Coach: 0-6.  Playing scared.  Poor shot selection and too many short balls

Waco ITF – The Decision

A huge thank you to everyone who took the time to comment here or via Twitter or via Facebook or via email - I knew y'all would have some great suggestions for me!  I love hearing about your experiences with these different tournaments and how you weigh cost vs. value. 

ITFs – Got Info?

My son has been asking to play an ITF tournament for over a year.  Since there are very few even played in the US these days, it wasn't hard to deter him.  However, a friend's mom told me I should sign him up for the one in Waco, Texas, because

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