Originally Posted by tennisconsultcom
I have written a lot about an active rest and periodization. Active rest is a vital part of a training process. Serious players and coaches know that. Overtraining is a huge problem for good and talented junior players.
Totally agreed.Too many juniors are overtrained on court at a young age & burn out mentally & physically. The coach has to look after this, Making sure they have periods or blocks of rest after 2, 3 tournaments.
Active rest where they shoot baskets, swim & then build a base with a physical training block. Athletic & mental change breeds champions not just mindless