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As coaches we are told from told from day one that the key to our success is planning. Here, coach and author Anne Pankhurst, shares her top tips for planning an effective coaching session:
- the warm-up
- recap on the previous session
- one or more new coaching points that help the participants improve a particular skill or tactic
- some different, progressive practices
- and finally, a cool-down.
About the Author
Anne Pankhurst, until recently, worked as Manager of Coaching Education for the United States Tennis Association. Working with national and high-performance coaches, and young talented players, she provided them with information and resources to help develop future champions.
Prior to working in the US, Anne was the Coach Education Director for the Lawn Tennis Association.
Anne is the author of three tennis coaching books and has written many articles on tennis coaching and the development of young athletes. In addition, she works as a technical editor for coach education resources, the most recent being sports coach UK’s An Introduction to the FUNdamentals of Movement.
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