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Tennis IQ at home

Develop your Tennis IQ

Over the coming weeks we will continue to add information onto this page with will help players develop their tennis IQ from home. We will tap into resourses from the Vida Team as well as industry experts. The areas we will focus on with be game analysis, tactical awreness, movements, decision making, patterns of play, doubles […]

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COVID-19 Tennis

COVID-19 Update – Vida Tennis

* Correct as of 19/03/2020. This page will be updated as more information comes to hand or any changes in the situation. Tennis Lessons are currently continuing. . We all know tennis is a unique sport with many benefits – the main one being health and wellbeing. The very nature of our game ensures there […]

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strength and conditioning for tennis

Launching the new Strength & Conditioning for Junior Tennis Players Program

Over the past years at Vida, we have been asked numerous times about strength training for junior tennis players. Working with young players, it is important to get the right balance of training on and off the court. Strength is the key building block for physical development and in turn tennis development eg. Speed, power, […]

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Vida Hot Shots

How do I get my child started with Tennis?

We often get asked a number of similar questions from many parents who are looking to get their children into playing tennis. This article will cover some of the most frequently asked questions that relate to starting your child’s journey through Vida. If you have a question that is not covered in this article, feel […]

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Why Box Hill Tennis Academy

Box Hill Senior Secondary College (BHSSC) has been an innovator and pioneer in the provision of specialized sport development programs in secondary college settings in Victoria. The College provides a unique environment where athletes are able to combine their goals in their chosen sport with a comprehensive and stimulating education. The sport development sessions are […]

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Children and Failure

Teaching Children About Failure

Parents will always have a need to protect their children. It’s part of the job. It is important in many aspects of life to be able to protect your children from potential dangers. Protecting children from failure, however, can negatively impact their development. Failure is a part of life. Children need to be able to […]

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Footy Season Over? Give tennis a go

Tennis is the sport for life, and you can play all year round! So now the junior footy season is coming to an end, why not try tennis! Start Tennis Today with a Free Intro lesson At Vida, there is a program for all ages and abilities at all of our venues, with lesson options […]

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What life lessons does sport teach kids?

Recently I came across a social media post from a sporting parent which I thought was interesting. It made me think about why sport is so important as a child grows up; the life lessons learned, the shared experiences had with friends and family, the habits it creates, and the health benefits. Below is the […]

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Pleasure in Pressure

Do you love the nervousness? Pete Sampras was asked by Inside Tennis after his retirement what he missed the most about the game? He said, “I miss feeling so nervous that I would throw up before the finals of Wimbledon.” Embracing Pressure Skill and training naturally play a big part in the ability to execute […]

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