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Mental toughness in tennis is a player’s ability to maintain an optimal psychological state under competitive pressure. It includes resilience, focus, and emotional management. Mental toughness training helps players stay composed, focused, and confident, improving concentration, reducing mental errors, and enhancing performance during high-pressure situations.

The Mental Toughness Program is designed for tennis players at various levels who aim to enhance their psychological resilience and performance under pressure. Ideal candidates include junior, collegiate, and professional players who wish to develop a stronger mental game. This program is particularly beneficial for those who face challenges in maintaining focus, managing stress, and staying confident during critical moments in matches. It is suited for athletes who recognize the importance of mental strength in complementing physical skills and are committed to improving this aspect of their game.

The 12-Week World Class Program is a comprehensive training regimen designed to enhance physical and mental performance in athletes. Key components of the program include:

  1. Elite Match Play: Bi-weekly matches against advanced-level players to sharpen competitive skills.
  2. Comprehensive Team Support: Access to a dedicated team for enhancing match-winning capabilities.
  3. Fitness Evaluation: Personalized assessments by a certified personal trainer.
  4. Nutritional Guidance: Tailored advice from a sports nutrition expert.
  5. Strategic Recovery: Weekly sessions focusing on physical rejuvenation.
  6. Performance Analysis: Detailed post-match analysis for continuous skill improvement.
  7. Autonomic System Training: Techniques to leverage the autonomic nervous system for enhanced performance.
  8. Tactical Intelligence: Development of strategies to outsmart opponents.
  9. Skill Development: Goal-oriented improvement.
  10. Pressure Performance: Skills for excelling under high-pressure situations.
  11. Mental Toughness: Advanced mental training to build resilience.
  12. Customized Training Plans: Personalized training regimes complementing the core program.
  13. Enhanced Recovery with Experts: Weekly sessions with physiotherapists and/or massage therapists.

The benefits of this program include improved match performance, enhanced physical fitness, strategic game planning, and increased mental resilience, crucial for excelling in competitive sports.

Stewart Whicker brings a wealth of experience and qualifications to the program, making him highly relevant and beneficial. With over 25 years of experience in tennis coaching, he holds the status of a Tennis Australia Master Club Professional. His expertise covers high performance, statistical match analysis, team management, and mental toughness training. Stewart’s long-standing experience in coaching and program direction, particularly at the Marconi Tennis Academy, equips him with comprehensive skills in developing and implementing effective training programs. This background is instrumental in providing athletes with advanced and well-rounded training, ensuring their success in competitive tennis.

Stewart Whicker, a highly accomplished tennis coach, has an impressive track record of training players who have achieved significant milestones in their tennis careers. His expertise has guided players to junior Grand Slam finals, national titles, and world ATP and WTA rankings. Additionally, his trainees have attained the number one ranking in Australia and have been awarded full scholarships from prestigious institutions like the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) and the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS). Notably, Stewart is currently working with the first deaf female athlete to gain a WTA ranking, marking a significant achievement in promoting inclusivity and diversity in the sport.

The program addresses the physical and nutritional aspects of tennis by incorporating a holistic approach to athlete development. Key elements include:

  1. Fitness Evaluation: Participants receive personalized assessments from a certified personal trainer, ensuring that physical training is tailored to their specific needs.
  2. Nutritional Guidance: The program includes expert advice on sports nutrition, helping players understand and implement diet plans that enhance their performance and recovery.
  3. Strategic Recovery: Emphasizing the importance of recovery, the program incorporates weekly sessions focusing on optimal physical rejuvenation, including techniques and practices for effective rest and muscle recovery.
  4. Enhanced Recovery with Experts: Inclusion of physiotherapists and/or massage therapists in weekly sessions assists in injury prevention and improved flexibility, crucial for maintaining peak physical condition.

Through these components, the program aims to optimize the physical well-being and nutritional health of tennis players, contributing significantly to their overall performance and longevity in the sport.

Progress in the program is measured using a variety of methods to ensure comprehensive tracking and analysis of player improvement. These methods include:

  1. Performance Analysis: Detailed post-match analysis is conducted to assess and improve specific skills and strategies.
  2. Fitness Assessments: Regular evaluations by a certified personal trainer monitor physical progress and adaptations.
  3. Mental Toughness Assessments: Mental game coaching and exercises help in evaluating and enhancing mental strength and resilience.
  4. Goal Setting and Review: Setting specific, measurable goals and regularly reviewing progress towards these goals.
  5. Visualization and Reflection Techniques: Encouraging players to visualize and reflect on their performance for self-assessment.
  6. Statistical Tracking: Keeping records of key performance indicators such as match results, error rates, and improvement in specific techniques.

These diverse methods collectively provide a holistic view of a player’s development, encompassing physical, mental, and tactical aspects of their game.

The money-back guarantee is structured as follows:

  1. Consultation Fee Refund: If you do not notice a significant improvement in your game, including winning matches against previously challenging opponents, you are eligible to request a refund of my consulatation fee which is 50% of the total fee.

  2. Program Cost Structure: The 12-week Pro-Level tailored program is divided into two parts: 50% as my consultation fee and 50% for program expenses (including advanced training partners, personal trainers, sports nutrition expert, court hire, etc.).

  3. Satisfaction-Based Guarantee: I offer a satisfaction-based guarantee. If, within one week after completing the 12-week program, you are dissatisfied with your progress, you can request my consultation fee back as a refund.

  4. Dedicated to Success: my commitment is to the success of the participants, and the refund policy underscores this dedication, ensuring that the focus remains on helping you become the smartest player on the court.

This policy emphasizes our commitment to the quality and effectiveness of the program, ensuring that your satisfaction and improvement are of utmost priority.

To sign up or learn more about our mental toughness program, you can follow these steps:

  1. Contact Stewart Whicker: Reach out to me directly for a personal consultation. My contact information, including my phone number (0412 571 963), is provided in the request a consultation section below.

  2. Book a Free Consultation: Utilise the option to book a free consultation to discuss your specific needs and expectations from the program.

  3. Review Program Details: Familiarise yourself with the program’s content, including the 12-week schedule, the various aspects of training, and the support provided.

  4. Enrollment Process: Follow the enrollment instructions provided during the consultation.

These steps will provide you with all the necessary information to make an informed decision and help you embark on your journey towards improved mental toughness in tennis.

Who is this program for?

  1. Aspiring Professional Players: Ideal for male and female tennis players who frequently find themselves defeated by the same competitors and are eager for a change.
  2. UTR Improvement Seekers: Tailored for players who are determined to significantly enhance their Universal Tennis Rating (UTR).
  3. Frustrated Intermediate/Professional Players: Perfect for those at an intermediate or professional level who are close to giving up, struggling to break through to the next tier of their tennis careers.
  4. Dedicated and Strategic Players: Suited for serious individuals committed to not only hard work but also smarter, more strategic approaches to training and competition.
  5. Mental Toughness Development: Beneficial for players seeking to build mental resilience and toughness, key attributes for enduring the psychological challenges of competitive tenni​s.

12 Week World Class Program

  • Elite Match Play: Engage in bi-weekly matches with advanced-level players, sharpening competitive skills.
  • Comprehensive Team Support: Access to a dedicated team aimed at enhancing match-winning capabilities.
  • Fitness Evaluation: Receive personalised assessments from a certified personal trainer.
  • Nutritional Guidance: Benefit from tailored advice from a sports nutrition expert.
  • Strategic Recovery: Weekly recovery sessions focusing on optimal physical rejuvenation.
  • Performance Analysis: Detailed post-match analysis for continuous skill improvement.
  • Autonomic System Training: Learn techniques to leverage your autonomic nervous system for enhanced match performance.
  • Tactical Intelligence: Develop strategies to outsmart opponents on the court.
  • Skill Development: Focus on goal-oriented skill improvement for effective learning.
  • Pressure Performance: Acquire skills to excel under high-pressure situations, emulating top athletes.
  • Mental Toughness: Participate in advanced mental training to build resilience during matches.
  • Customised Training Plans: Receive personalised training regimes to complement the core 12-week program.
  • Enhanced Recovery with Experts: Weekly sessions with physiotherapists and/or massage therapists for injury prevention and improved flexibility.

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Expert in Tennis and Mental Toughness Training

Hello, I’m Stewart Whicker, a Tennis Australia Master Club Professional, with over 25 years of experience. My expertise encompasses High Performance, Statistical Match Analysis, Team Management, and Mental Toughness Training. My dedicated team and I have a track record of consistently achieving remarkable results in the world of tennis.

Our clients have achieved significant milestones, including:

  1. Attaining number 1 junior rankings in Australia.
  2. Winning multiple national titles.
  3. Reaching Grand Slam junior finals.
  4. Earning scholarships from the New South Wales Institute of Sport (NSWIS) and the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS).
  5. Gaining ATP and WTA rankings.

My Roles –

  • Head Coach/Program Director Expert Racquet Academy – Marconi Tennis.
  • Head Tennis Coach – Westfields Sports High School. (Olympic Pathway School)
  • Head Tennis Coach  – Thomas Hassall Anglican College
  • Youth Director – Rotary Club of Wetherill Park.

Our commitment to excellence and comprehensive training methods have propelled our clients to success on both national and international stages.

Mental Toughness Training

My deep-rooted passion for mental toughness training has allowed me to help athletes harness their inner strength, manage stress, build confidence, and perform at their best under pressure. I firmly believe that mental strength is the foundation of athletic success, and I have a track record of instilling this crucial trait in my students.

Holistic Approach

In addition to my work in tennis and mental toughness training, I collaborate closely with local educational institutions, striving to generate positive outcomes and open up enriching opportunities for the youth in our community. I’ve also developed innovative tools, including an app for clear skill evaluations, to support athletes in their journey toward excellence.

Join Me on This Journey

I invite you to join me on this incredible journey of self-discovery, growth, and achievement. 

To learn more about my expertise in mental toughness training and how it can benefit you, please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Your success in tennis and beyond is my utmost priority.

Stewart Whicker

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Stewart & Riley Whicker Australian Open 2023

Money Back Guarantee*

  • I’m committed to your success. If you don’t see a noticeable improvement in your game, including winning matches against previously challenging opponents, I’ll refund my 50% consultation fee.
  • The 12-week Pro-Level tailored program is divided into two parts: 50% being my consultation fee and 50% being for program expenses including advanced training partners, court hire, and other associated costs of your training.
  • With 25 years of experience running my tennis academy and elevating players to the pro level, it’s not about money—it’s about helping you become the smartest player on the court.
  • This intensive program is tailored for dedicated athletes who are ready to put in the work for success.
  • I offer a satisfaction-based money-back guarantee. If, within one week after completing the 12-week program, you’re dissatisfied with your progress, you can request my consulation fee back as a refund. Your satisfaction is my top priority.

Book a free Consultation

Got any questions? feel free to reach out to me.
Stewart Whicker 0412 571 963

Our Location: 121-131 Prairievale Road, Bossley Park 2176

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