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Paul Dent
Paul has a BA. (Hons) Sport Science degree from Loughborough University and has been coaching for 25 years. During this time in tennis he has been fortunate to have had a range of experiences:
He has presented at two International Tennis Federation World Coaching Conferences:-
Mexico – User Friendly Biomechanics
Portugal – Practical Mental Skills Training
He has also presented at two ITF Regional workshops; Pretoria, South Africa and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Paul was instrumental in the development of, a website for tennis parents along with Judy Murray and Dan Thorpe and in collaboration with the LTA. He also authored a chapter of 'World Class Tennis Technique' published by Human Kinetics and three chapters of 'Psychology for Football' for the Football Association.
Paul has coached several junior and senior international players, two of which have been the number three ranked male and female players in Great Britain.
Formerly the Coaching Excellence Manager for the LTA, he is responsible for the coach Education and training of ‘High Performance’ coaches and also worked as a National Coach for the Lawn Tennis Association, for three years, based at one of the LTA’S Academies. He is currently responsible for the Performance Coaches Award course.
Paul is currently in his final stages of BASES Supervised Experience, working and training as a Sport Psychologist.

Keith Reynolds
Keith was educated at Millfield School, Somerset where he had gained a tennis and football scholarship and Downing College Cambridge where he graduated with a Degree in Economics and played tennis and football for the University.In 1979, with his business partner Ashley Broomhead, he bought the Watchorn Tennis Club. It was awarded Club of the Year in (1991) for its pioneering work in laying clay court surfaces, low cost indoor structures, community tennis programmes and producing over 20 National Champions of all ages. Keith continued his interest in playing and coaching at performance level by captaining the country at Seniors Level as well as having held the positions of Junior National Team Coach, Senior Tutor LTA Performance Coach Award and International Tennis Federation Level II Performance Award Tutor. He has tutored courses in Africa, Asia and Europe as well as developing a very large coach mentoring scheme.
He presently coaches on the ATP tour and works at Tennis Midlands as a The International
Coaching Director when not traveling as their tour coach with Britain’s number two Davis Cup
player, Jamie Baker.



Articles & Videos By P.Dent K.Reynolds
Coaching Mental Effort and Motivation
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 07/11/11

These 2 DVD's help coaches develop their players on court effort and motivation.

Views: 4853
Best Ways to Motivate
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 17/05/11

Motivation represents the why behind a player’s behaviour in tennis and is therefore closely linked to sources that drive the player towards tennis, as well as what personal needs they satisfy through tennis.

Views: 10208
'Tennis- best played one point at a time'
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 25/11/09

Learning Outcome: Learning to play one point at a time

Views: 3418
The Tennis Tool Kit methodology
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 29/10/09

In an effort to illustrate our methodology let’s work through a very short story….

Views: 3953
Mantal Skills - Engagement
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 29/10/09

Learning Outcome: To help players to be more actively involved in their own learning

Views: 2828
What is the Tennis Coaches Toolkit?
By: P.Dent K.Reynolds
Added: 21/10/09

Paul Dent through his journey to become the successful coach and coach educator, he now is, has increasingly specialised in the primary factor of the four performance categories, namely mental skills.

Views: 4066
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