Category: Coaches Corner

Tennis Parents

  JTCC Coach Dimitry Bigun gives some advice based upon first-hand experience about how to handle being a tennis parent: The title alone will grab your attention.  I know it! It is one of the most difficult and controversial subjects in junior tennis.  Now, like never before, an enormous amount of research is done on ...

Stress and Energy Management Part 2

A great deal of stress can be put on a student-athlete, as they must balance many aspects of their lives to succeed both academically and athletically. While it is important to map out your goals, it is just as important to manage the time and energy a student-athlete is putting into everyday tasks. If you ...

Stress & Energy Management

Stress is extremely present in competition, before learning to deal or resolve your stressors, it is important to understand what factors may cause stress. -       Competitive stressors: those that are associated with competitive performance (performance expectations) -       Organization stressors: those that are directed with sport organizations (sport relationships, interpersonal demands) -       Personal stressors: those that are directly with ...

Setting Your 2018 Goals

Happy New Year, I hope you are excited for your training in 2018!  How many of you have New Year's resolutions?  How many of you have New Year's goals? Do you know the difference between a resolution and a goal? A goal is a systematic series of action or steps that leads you to your ...

College Tennis Recruitment and Selection Process

JTCC College Recruiting Director Mike Vann gives an insight into the how to approach the college recruitment and selection process:  College tennis recruiting can sound like an intimidating, overwhelming and complex process. However, JTCC players are provided with college recruiting advice as part of their Champions Program package. Students who are rising Juniors and Seniors in ...

JTCC FALL FITNESS NEWSLETTER

Written by TC Costello Director of Fitness Edited by Mackenzie Clark The Green & Gold Editor-in-Chief The start of the fall is an important time for our athletes at JTCC. They are coming off a busy summer tournament schedule so it is nice to have some consistency. It is a time for us to get our athletes in peak condition ...

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