Fake it till you BECOME it!
Over the years the coaching staff and I have compiled a nice little list of mantras that we use on-court and one of those is 'Fake it till you make it' and this mantra explains the complexities of where confidence comes from. You know the chicken or the egg thing, do you have to be great before you believe you are great or do you have to believe in yourself to make yourself great? When we tell players it's the latter (because if you wait until you are great before you believe
Junior Tennis update
The 2016-17 Tennis season at Barrie North Winter Tennis features four Under 10 House league teams that compete every weekend, plus 6 Under 18 teams, as well as 3 select teams that travel across the province and even south of the border to compete. With each team featuring anywhere from 5 players to 15 each there has never been more kids competing on a regular basis. The sport of tennis has now reached a point that is somewhat comparable to team sports play:practice ratios tha