Breakthrough

Breakthrough

By P.J. Simmons Last week my coach said, ”You’ve been on fire the past month… you’re making tremendous progress and executing on everything we’ve been working on.” I sense it too. In fact, I got a little emotional during yesterday’s practice after an hour of...
A Great Champion’s Legacy

A Great Champion’s Legacy

By P.J. Simmons Early this morning, my dear friend and hero Ollie Stephens passed away after a heroic battle with cancer. My heart is aching with sadness and with empathy for all of Ollie’s family and friends. All of our lives were forever changed for the...
Back on the Road!

Back on the Road!

By P.J. Simmons Just over two years ago, I had a freak accident at a gym that sidelined me from training. I fell backwards on my wrist and tore the cartilage (my “TFCC”) pretty badly—ironically, while doing tennis-specific agility training when I was traveling....
When Your Coach Believes in You

When Your Coach Believes in You

By P.J. Simmons “A lot of people have gone further than they thought they could because someone else thought they could.” –Zig Ziglar I love spending time over holidays with my Dad and stepmother, two remarkable people who exude life-affirming, positive energy...