Kirby Bridges managed to turn her love for tennis into a unique career path through vision, persistence and sheer hard work. Join me on this entertaining interview to find out how Kirby turned her passion into a career, how she made it through some tough times and, ultimately, what makes her tick.


  • 0:35 Kirby’s self-described job description

  • 1:33 Where did the passion for tennis start?

  • 3:31 Why Kirby fell in love with tennis

  • 4:25 Essential Tennis and a day in the life of Kirby Bridges

  • 8:28 Making a career out of something you love

  • 13:09 Kirby’s advice on finding your passion

  • 15:13 Dealing with setbacks, depression and anxiety

  • 18:36 Tennis and tough times

  • 22:30 What helped shape some of Kirby’s beliefs?

  • 25:28 Pop tennis quiz

  • 28:26 Kirby’s tennis game

  • 29:27 Best memory on the tennis court?

  • 30:16 Most embarrassing moment on the tennis court?

  • 35:19 How to contact Kirby and Essential Tennis

  • 36:39 Kirby’s 10 Questions

Contacting Kirby
@kirbybridges on all the usual social media platforms

Contacting Essential Tennis
@essentialtennis on all the usual social media platforms