Some interesting quotes from Mourinho on the quality of Drogba's character as he stood up to make the difference last night in a wet, soggy cup tie away v Shrewsbury Town.
Great job Sophie Drakeford-Lewis in winning the U18 Winter National Tour event at Gosling today with a 6-1 6-3 win over Olivia Noble. Coach Jemima King described her win as a 'professional and confident performance. Top effort.'
Movement work inspired by much admired Lennie Heppell. Great job Erika Dodridge in taking on board some of these different ideas today.
Over 30 singles players and 20 doubles pairs already signed up for our adult box leagues! Still time to sign up - just email Mike James today at firstname.lastname@example.org! Test your mettle against similar standard players, whatever your standard! The court awaits...leagues will start 29th October, run through to the Spring with a leader board and Box Leagues finals day.
See Fed staying on the ball and 'taking care of his stroke' (nice quote from Sophie D-L last week). Best of luck to all EBT players competing today and this coming week at various events throughout the country! His right hand will be level with his left eye before he goes to 'follow through' phase.
Space and the illusion of space is a good concept for players and coaches to work with. Develops perception skills, shot selection, recovery and anticipation. Simply, there is ‘space’ when opponent has not recovered from their last shot sufficiently. There is an ‘illusion of space’ when a player has initially created space by moving opponent out of position but opponent recovers well (with choice of shot and by beating bounce of outgoing shot) and closes that space down.
WTA World Championships in Istanbul, Men in Valencia and Basel - plenty of opportunity to see this in action over the weekend!