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Welcome to Courtside

My name is Andy and more often than not I'm to be found courtside watching my son Elijah playing the sport he loves; tennis. It's this weekly pilgrimage, coffee in hand, which led me to create the Courtside Podcast.

Courtside is a series of conversations exploring the journey sport-parents go on as we support our children in the sport they love.

Through Courtside you’ll hear from Players, Parents, Coaches and experts in the fields of sports science and adolescent development in order that as Courtside Parents we can create a positive courtside environment, meaning that our children flourish through the culture we create around the sport that they love.

So, how's your courtside culture?

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Oct 30, 2018

Cici, Paige and Tabatso are 3 exceptional young tennis players whose passion and dedication to their sport, led them to leave family and friends at home and become fulltime players at Barcelona Tennis Academy 

This is the first of what we hope will be many podcasts hearing from young players talking about their sport...

Oct 10, 2018

Welcome to the start of a new addition to Courtside; Courtside Mini Podcasts where each month coaches reflect on one question you've asked. 

This month Jo Ward, former professional tennis player and current consultant, coach educator, speaker and PhD researcher reflects one month on from the...