May 24, 2020

Episode 18: Calvin Betton: Train with purpose

Calvin Betton has been a tennis coach for more than 20 years, working at all levels. He has developed a passion for purposeful practice and skill acquisition and we attack both subjects with live examples from his career. Con...

Coaches Junior Tennis Grass Roots LTA

May 24, 2020

Episode 17: Euan McGinn- GB University Tennis

Euan McGinn is Head of Tennis at the University of Stirling. After growing up in Scotland, Euan went to the University of Arkansas in 1990 on a tennis scholarship. In his senior year he gained All American Doubles status befo...

High Performance Former Players Coaches

May 20, 2020

Episode 16: Emily Webley-Smith - The comeback queen.

Emily Webley-Smith has been competing on the ITF/WTA tour for the past 18 years. She has reached a career high of 240 in singles and 113 in doubles. Emily has overcome 7 major injuries during her career, but she continues to ...

High Performance WTA Current Pro Players Singles Doubles LTA

May 19, 2020

Episode 15: Will Herbert - Tour Physio

Will Herbert is currently Kyle Edmund’s physio. He´s previously worked with pro players Alexander and Misha Zverev and Ana Ivanovic to name a few. Will Herbert was a top UK Junior player funded through the LTA system. He´s us...

High Performance Junior Tennis S&C

May 14, 2020

Episode 14: John Hicks - A British Coaching Legend

In this episode we speak to 87-year-old British coach John Hicks about his tennis story. From the early days, to his favourite Wrexham squad, the British players such as Tim Henman and Andy Murray who he helped shape, to what...

High Performance Coaches ITF Junior Tennis

May 10, 2020

Episode 13: Jamie Murray - From Dunblane to the top of the world!

In this episode you will hear how Jamie & Andy grew up as one, the reason behind Jamie taking to doubles so early in his career, how he chooses his doubles partner carefully and the impact of his Mum, Judy on himself and Andy...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles

May 08, 2020

Episode 12: Lee Childs- Life is one big competition.

Head Coach of the prestigious Queens Club in England, Lee Childs discusses his tennis journey. Lee had a very successful junior career and was the Under 18 European Champion in singles and doubles in 2000. He also won the US ...

High Performance ATP Grand Slams Former Players Coaches Singles ITF Junior Tennis LTA

May 06, 2020

Episode 11: Ali Collins- You cannot be (too) serious!

WTA player Ali Collins talks candidly about how tennis is taken too seriously at a young age and the effects it can have on a players mental health, if we are not careful. The 20 year old from Dunblane, Scotland is a former j...

High Performance Elite Sport WTA Current Pro Players ITF Junior Tennis LTA

April 30, 2020

Episode 10: Gordon Reid- Turning challenging times into opportunity

Multiple Grand Slam Champion, Paralympic Gold Medalist and the first ever Wimbledon Wheelchair Champion in 2016, Gordon Reid. Gordon tells his story from the beginning to being the champion he is today. Gordon Reid on Twitter...

High Performance Elite Sport Grand Slams Current Pro Players Wheelchair Tennis

April 29, 2020

Episode 9: Coach Life on the ATP Tour with Mark Hilton

From talented British junior, to a successful playing career before moving onto the ATP Tour as a coach, Mark Hilton has an amazing story. As well as helping GB´s Liam Broady reach World Junior number 2 in 2012, Mark has also...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Former Players Coaches Junior Tennis LTA

April 19, 2020

Episode 8: Dr Anthony Ross - Emotional Fitness

We get a chance to get inside the mind of one of the worlds best sports psychologists. Dr Anthony Ross, Director of Mentally Tough Tennis and a former top 150 ATP player shares his own personal and professional journey with u...

High Performance Sports Psychology Mental Health

April 16, 2020

Episode 7: Eden Silva & Evan - From Heathrow to Wimbledon Quarter Finals

Eden Silva and Evan Hoyt discuss their unexpected run to being the longest standing British tennis players at Wimbledon in 2019. After being given a wildcard into the Mixed Doubles, they reached the quarter-finals going furth...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP WTA Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles Junior Tennis LTA

April 11, 2020

Episode 6: Liam Broady and Josh Ward-Hibbert. ‘Care Free Juniors to Real Life adulthood’

Liam Broady and Josh Ward-Hibbert were the 2012 Australian Opens Boys Doubles Champions and had successful junior careers. How have they transitioned into the pro game of tennis.. or is it basketball? Liam Broady on Twitter: ...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Former Players Doubles Junior Tennis

April 09, 2020

Episode 5: The Skupski Brothers

Two lads from Liverpool who realise their dream and both make it into the top 45 ATP doubles players in the world, and doing it together. But not all things happen so easy, listen to brothers Ken & Neil Skupski chat to Contro...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Doubles

April 06, 2020

Episode 4: Freddie Nielsen & Jonny Marray Part Three - What’s next?

Part Three of our chat with 2012 Wimbledon Mens Doubles Champions Freddie Nielsen & Jonny Marray. Freddie and Jonny take us through their journeys post Wimbledon 2012 and look at the impact of their new found fame and ranking...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Former Players Doubles Junior Tennis

April 05, 2020

Episode 3: Freddie Nielsen & Jonny Marray Part Two, Wimbledon 2012 - The fortnight

Part Two of our chat with 2012 Wimbledon Mens Doubles Champions Freddie Nielsen and Jonny Marray. Freddie and Jonny get into Wimbledon Men’s Doubles as wildcards, and go onto lift the winners trophy. Go on their incredible 2 ...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Former Players Doubles Junior Tennis

April 04, 2020

Episode 2: Freddie Nielsen & Jonny Marray Part One, Pre Wimbledon 2012

In this episode Freddie Nielsen and Jonny Marray talk about their journeys into pro tennis, and it’s not as traditional a route as you may think. Did they always believe they would become Wimbledon Champions? Listen to Part 1...

High Performance Elite Sport ATP Grand Slams Current Pro Players Former Players Doubles Junior Tennis

March 30, 2020

Control the Controllables Episode One

Former British number one Doubles player Dan Kiernan and current Irish Fed Cup Captain John McGahon introduce their new podcast which will aim to entertain, educate and energise the tennis community through this difficult per...