HENRI CHARLES SCHMID
Henri Charles "Hans" Schmid is a Certified Tennis Professional. He graduated in The Netherlands with degrees in Athletics, Tennis, Badminton, Conditioning Training and as a Sports Equipment Technician. Hans has been involved in Sports and Athletics in, among others, The Netherlands, Australia, Canada and the USA. Working with youth around the world in Tennis & Athletics. While on the job, Hans developed a listening ear to them & apart from Sports & Athletics, many matters, problems & issues were put before him, that were part of developing & growing up youth. Topics they often chose not to discuss with parents, other confidants & the likes. It gave him a reason to get better educated in the Psychology of Teen agers & Adolescents. Listening to & at times counseling them, he developed a Format & System that created the foundation of his "3S" approach he divided in three parts; Physical, Mental & Emotional. He came to the conclusion that each child was special & a unique personality. In his opinion and experience, a one fits all approach would not suffice. Each child needed a customized approach based on a solid foundation, the "3S Format" and a individualized mix of that Format. He is the founder and lead program director of "3Skatter Youth Fitness." While working as a tennis professional and teacher, Hans has written numerous articles about tennis, athletics and youth in general. Examples, among other venues, shown on the Blog page of this site. He has just finished writing a book and is in the process of finalizing the second book that will be based on his many years of experience dealing with teen agers and young adults. Born in the former Dutch East Indies, (Indonesia) Hans became a US Citizen, lives with his wife Hedy, whom he married in Canberra ACT Australia, in Mesa, Arizona.
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