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Our Amazing Prize to the Australian Open - What an Inspiration for the Junior Tennis Players!

Back in December I wrote about how my daughters tennis pennant team won a once in a lifetime trip to the Australian Open.  Well we are now back from this trip and what an amazing one it was! It all started early on Friday 20 January when we met the rest of the tennis team and one of their parents at Perth airport. You just needed to look and listen to the kids (and to be honest the parents as well) to see just how excited they all were. This...

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Use Your Mind to Improve Your Tennis Game

Psychology plays an important role in tennis and pretty much every other sport. It takes not only physical but a lot of mental effort to reach your pinnacle performance level. Sport psychology is a science, well researched and established. It draws on a wealth of knowledge from a variety of fields and disciplines such as physiology, biomechanics, kinesiology and psychology. Sport psychology looks at many factors that affect performance, and how taking part in sport can have an impact on the mental and physical level of the participant. Sports psychology...

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5 Minutes with our Brand Ambassador - Junior Tennis Player - Jayla Tran

5 Minutes with our Brand Ambassador - Junior Tennis Player - Jayla Tran

To celebrate the end of the first tennis grand slam for the 2017 tennis season, this is our final interview with one of our Brand Ambassadors, junior tennis player, Jayla Tran. We hope you enjoyed the first tennis grand slam for 2017 as well as our interviews with our Brand Ambassadors.  Introducing Jayla Tran How old are you? 10 Where do you live? Lives in Point Cook, Melbourne. Trains in Maribyrnong at the Rosamond Tennis Club. How many years have you been playing tennis for?Has been active in tennis now for 4...

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Importance of Practice Matches

How many times have you seen a junior with perfect strokes losing to someone who has less than perfect technique? I have been in tennis for over 25 years as both a player and coach and if I had a dollar for every time I saw a good “hitter” lose a match to a good “player” I would be a rich man. The difference between the two usually comes down to practice matches. During the past 12 months I have attended most of the big U12 tournaments in the U.S....

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5 Minutes with our Brand Ambassador - Junior Tennis Player - Tessa Kongras

5 Minutes with our Brand Ambassador - Junior Tennis Player - Tessa Kongras

To celebrate the start of the first tennis grand slam for the 2017 tennis season, we have interviewed some of our Brand Ambassadors. Throughout the next  2 weeks keep an eye out to read why our Brand Ambassadors play tennis and why they love wearing Honoré Activewear. Introducing Tessa Kongras How old are you? 12 Where do you live? Bunbury, WA How many years have you been playing tennis for?6 years How many hours/days per week do you train? 4 days per week What tennis competitions do you play (tournaments, pennants etc)?Southwest...

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