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720 Degree Tennis: NorCal Tennis Profiles - Riaz Shivji

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Guest: Born in Tanzania and raised in London, England, Riaz grew up playing his first love football (soccer), before finding and embracing the sport of tennis. He is the founder and owner of the RS Tennis Academy, which has created and developed dynamic and engaging junior and adult tennis programs on the SF peninsula since 1995. Riaz has coached and mentored players of all ages and abilities for over 25 years and throughout his coaching career has spent time studying and researching unique and fun training methods to challenge his students daily. Riaz is certified by the USPTA, PTR and the Sanchez Casal Academy. Currently Riaz has a squad of committed full-time students and is also the Head Coach of the Nueva Boys Tennis Team. 

720 Degree Tennis is hosted by Bill Patton, a 26 year career Tennis Professional certified by both USPTA and PTR.  He has been honored to learn from some of the greatest coaches in the world and is reaching out, so that you can get to know them, and learn from them. 720 Degree Tennis also looks out for the little guy, and gives voice to topics in Tennis that affect many of us Tennis Players.  Contact Bill at 510-909-3662, @BillPatton720 on Twitter, 720degreecoaching@gmail.com.  Find him on the web at 720degreecoaching.org

Bill's lifetime study is in The Brain / Body connection, Psychology, Education, and self discovery. Much of the wisdom from these great coaches has guided that discovery.