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Rob Antoun
Tennis Coach

Rob Antoun - Tennis Coach

Rob Antoun is co-founder of Pro Tennis Solutions Ltd – a company that provides resources, training, and consultancy for tennis coaches. Rob is a former ATP world-ranked tennis player who has coached at an international level over a 16-year period, including two British Senior No.1-ranked players. From 1996 to 2001, he coached Hannah Collin, a British No. 1 junior who reached a top 15 junior world ranking and played Federation Cup for Britain. He also served as a national coach for the LTA from 1994 to 2002. Antoun is a PCA-qualified coach and is a Tennis Europe and LTA coach education tutor. Rob holds a degree in psychology (University of Arkansas 1992), and in 2007 had his first book called ‘Women’s Tennis Tactics’ published by Human Kinetics.



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Articles & Videos By Rob Antoun
Singles tactics for tennis
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 05/04/11

Establishing a clearly defined game style by using specific tactics is a key goal for every tennis player. As a coach, in order to help shape this game style, it is important to be familiar with the most commonly used tactics in tennis and how they apply to each of your players.

Views: 6617
Tournament planning and goal setting
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 05/03/11

Maximising your player’s potential is a long-term process. To help you and your player through this process it helps to plan your tennis programme using training cycles.

Views: 3539
Doubles tactics for tennis
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 05/03/11

Establishing a clearly defined game style by using specific tactics is a key goal for every doubles team

Views: 2624
Tennis Technique
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 05/03/11

This resource sets out the technical fundamentals for the forehand groundstroke, backhand groundstroke, serve, and volleys.

Views: 4597
Communication Skills for Coaching
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 04/03/11

Good communication is the most important skill that a coach possesses – no matter what level of player they are working with.

Views: 5006
Biomechanics for tennis
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 04/03/11

A sound knowledge of biomechanics enables the coach to understand how the body can work most efficiently to achieve a desired outcome.

Views: 5922
Preparing for a match
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 26/09/10

Confidence is everything in tennis. It is important to increase confidence levels in the build up to matches and players need to be aware of how to maintain their confidence no matter what

Views: 2967
Dealing with bad line calls
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 27/05/10

As a player, coping with a cheating opponent is about the most difficult thing that you have to deal with in tennis

Views: 3573
Buliding and attacking
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 29/06/09

Many baseline tactics involve the serve or return being used as the first shot in a winning pattern of play. However, there are many times when these two shots are neutralised completely and a longer baseline rally continues. When this happens, it is vital that your players maintain a specific purpose to their play.

Views: 8218
5 Great Returning Tactics
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 15/05/09

Working on the return is incredibly important, however, it is one of the most under practised shots. Read this article for some great tactical advice on making the return more effective.

Views: 6115
10 Ways To Create Realistic Match Practice
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 30/03/09

One of the most important things you need to do as a coach is to make your match practice as realistic as possible

Views: 5134
World Class Serving Tactics - Part II
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 04/03/09

This article discusses various tactical choices players have when stepping up to the line to hit their serve.

Views: 3790
World Class Serving Tactics
By: Rob Antoun
Added: 01/01/09

Establishing a clearly defined game style by using specific tactics is a key goal for every tennis player.

Views: 6206
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