How To Use The Ground Force For More Powerful Groundstrokes

Feb 19

How To Use The Ground Force For More Powerful Groundstrokes

You’ve probably heard the expression “using the ground” or perhaps “drawing power from the ground” to get more power in your strokes – but what does that exactly mean? While you may intellectually understand the concept, you might not really know how that feels. Here’s how a simple weighing scale can help you develop that feel and...

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Why Your Balls Land Short – Depth Perception And Gravity

Jan 26

Why Your Balls Land Short – Depth Perception And Gravity

As you play the game of tennis, especially for points, you quickly realize that hitting the ball deep is very important. A short ball and a fairly good opponent mean that you’ll be instantly on the run and scrambling in defense while your opponent dictates the play. But, as it turns out, hitting deep is often more challenging than it seems. In my experience,...

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The Next Stage In Tennis Technique Training: Adjusting

Jan 05

The Next Stage In Tennis Technique Training: Adjusting

As you start your journey of improvement in tennis, you undoubtedly start playing with fairly poor technique. You then take lessons, buy video courses and start improving your technique which in turn helps you play better shots. But, there is a stage in tennis where the approach of mechanical corrections of your strokes actually creates more problems than it solves....

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How To Deal With Fast Balls In Tennis And Not Be Late (Again)

Dec 05

How To Deal With Fast Balls In Tennis And Not Be Late (Again)

When you’re receiving a low fast ball off your opponent’s side and you’re late on the shot again, you may think that tennis is very challenging (true) and that there’s not much you can do about controlling such fast balls (not true!). While I can’t claim you will never be late again on a fast ball after watching this video, I can show...

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Why You’re Late On Deep Shots And How To Fix That

Nov 30

Why You’re Late On Deep Shots And How To Fix That

You may have noticed that you’re often late on your forehand or backhand when the ball lands deep in the court on your side. You may also believe that this is just part of tennis as it is a challenging game and that there’s not much you can do about it. But, there is a solution to this – although not that easy to achieve. You’ll have to learn to...

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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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