Coaching During the Era of COVID-19

Precautions First, tennis is considered to be a low risk of transmission with COVID-19 which makes coaching easier. Still, my school and team have been rightfully insistent about players and coaches wearing masks when not playing and maintaining distancing. We check temperatures, limit court rotations for possible contact tracing, and have all players and coaches…

Rousseau Solves the Back to School Counundrum

I would as soon, said a wise man, that my pupil had spent his time in the tennis court as in this manner; for there his body at least would havegot exercise.– Jean-Jacques Rousseau, The First Discourse The translation from my first semester of college read “court tennis” instead of just tennis. Court/Real/Royal Tennis existed…