Daniel McCain E-book - The I Formation: A journal on tennis, goals and life

Dan McCain - The I Formation
SKU: 2013-03-EBDM03


The I Formation: A journal on tennis, goals and life

by Daniel McCain


From the bestselling author of Building A Champion, Daniel McCain, comes the ultimate journal about tennis, goals, & life. The I Formation is a diary that guides the users to toward self-discovery through expression in specific areas in a tennis player's game & life.

Appropriate for all levels of tennis players, this journal contains sections of notebook-like pages with tennis art &                photo-sequences of the pros regarding school, off the court life, parents & family, friends, & travel to name a few. The book also can be used as a goal setting workbook for players & coaches to record progress & plateaus. Pages in the book serve as a goal setting map of each aspect of a player's tennis game, with pages containing the biomechanics & parameters of technique of a sound stroke listed with guided open space.

The journal guides players to express their goals, fears, confidence, & progress by date & year. Pages regarding strategy, tactics, game style, emotional awareness, momentum, & more also are included, encouraging players to evolve, simplify & solidify their tactical & technical goals, & understand what it takes to reach them. The book also contains pages where players & coaches can record strengths & weaknesses of their opponents at tournaments for reference at future events for developing strategies on the fly. The I Formation is the ultimate journal for tennis player development.

About Dan McCain

Born in 1979, Dan McCain has tennis in his blood. His father was Director of Tennis at Saddlebrook in Tampa and Dan and his sister both became College coaches. As a player he had career wins over players like James Blake, Taylor Dent and Robert Kendrick, but considers the highlight of his playing career to be winning the Boy’s 18 and Under US National Indoor title, just weeks after signing for a scholarship to play at the University of Michigan, where he graduated in Journalism and Psychology. His highest junior world ranking of 126 was achieved in 1998.

As a coach, Dan has travelled and helped players on the ATP and WTA tours. He has been a Division 1 College Coach, Tennis Academy Director, and USTA Manager of Player Development.

Dan is currently the Head Tennis Professional at the Cavalier Golf & Yacht Club in Virginia Beach. His proudest coaching accolades include being awarded the 2012 USTA Virginia Teaching Professional of the Year and the 2013 PTR Mid Atlantic Pro of the Year.He contributes to numerous magazines and is the author of  Building A Champion: The Fundamentals of Playing & Coaching Tennis, as well as a goal setting journal called The I Formation: A Journal for Tennis, Goals & Life. Momentum on the ATP Tour is his third book. For more information visit DanMcCain.com.