Tennis Illusions – Roger Federer’s Forehand Technique

Nov 20

Tennis Illusions – Roger Federer’s Forehand Technique

As you observe tennis strokes of top pros in slow motion, in this case Roger Federer’s forehand, your goal is probably to copy his movements so that you’re able to hit a good forehand too. But there’s a catch and because of it most players copy the technique incorrectly. Take a look at the video below… Special thanks to Will Hamilton from FYB...

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The Basics of Tennis Footwork: Less (Steps) is More (Time)

Oct 20

The Basics of Tennis Footwork: Less (Steps) is More (Time)

While there are many different footwork patterns in tennis, it is very common for players to do too much with their feet and, in the process, make playing tennis more challenging than it should be. The foundation of proper tennis footwork is keeping it very simple and taking away all the unnecessary steps. Top 3 Common Footwork Mistakes The most common mistakes when...

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The Secret To Developing Fluid Strokes – Sweeping The Ball

Sep 18

The Secret To Developing Fluid Strokes – Sweeping The Ball

When you see the fluid tennis strokes of someone who can play tennis well, you may wonder how you can achieve that. The usual tennis instruction of being more relaxed when hitting may help, but often times it doesn’t. The secret lies in how you imagine hitting the ball, and the answer to how you hit the ball with a fluid stroke lies in the idea of...

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How To Develop A Deep Drop / Loop In The Serve

Aug 09

How To Develop A Deep Drop / Loop In The Serve

As you work on your tennis serve, you will very likely spend some time improving the drop behind your back where the racquet makes a loopy movement. This is where the racquet starts to accelerate, and a deep drop usually translates into a powerful serve, while a shallower drop produces a weaker serve or at least a less efficient one. To tackle the serve drop...

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How To Hit Accurately Cross Court And Down The Line

Jul 10

How To Hit Accurately Cross Court And Down The Line

Since even a tennis beginner can direct the ball left and right after a few tries, you may think that hitting the ball cross court and down the line is something fairly simple to do and that there’s no need to learn anything more about changing directions in tennis. But, as with everything in tennis, there are better ways and worse ways of hitting and...

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The Serve Pronation Technique And 7 Drills To Learn It

Jun 24

The Serve Pronation Technique And 7 Drills To Learn It

The pronation in a tennis serve is the key move that produces a lot of power if you time it right and do it right. Yet, learning how to pronate is often times a very challenging task. The following 7 drills and additional tips will help you develop a proper pronation and improve your overall tennis serve technique. Why Is It So Hard To Pronate Properly? There are...

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Correcting the Waiter’s Serve – The Complete Guide

Jun 12

Correcting the Waiter’s Serve – The Complete Guide

The so-called waiter’s serve is a common error in tennis technique, and it’s usually not easy to correct. The name comes from the very open racquet face in the backswing which resembles a waiter carrying a tray. The video below shows you 5 reasons why the waiter’s serve happens in the first place and the drills to correct it. The Disadvantages of...

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