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The 6-Step Serve Guide
The serve is the most important shot in tennis.
We've broken it down into 6 easy steps. Learn the right grip, stance, and how to hit a flat, slice, & kick serve.
Then go to the court to practice our beginner & advanced serve drills.
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Singles Strategy: 8 Winning Tactics
Are you a singles player?
In this lesson, we cover 8 tactics you should be using on the tennis court. With each tactic, we've included drills to practice.
If you're not using all 8, then you're missing out!
Improve your singles strategy below...
Hit the Perfect Forehand
We break down the forehand groundstroke into everything you need to know.
With video, images, and text, we cover the proper grip, technique, and drills to practice.
Then we show you a slow-motion breakdown of Roger Federer's forehand.
Click below to improve your forehand...
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#1 US COLLEGE 2016, ATP PRO (ATP TOUR 83 Career High 2019.11.04)
"As a player, the TennisGate Tennis and Ball School in Villingen was my home since I was a little boy until I left for college. There I developed the fundamentals that my college coach Marc Booras build upon to help me become the player I am today. I still use many of the videos on the site and even appear on some of the clips."
WORLD NUMBER 1 DOUBLES PLAYER
"Bob and I travelled the world with Edgar when we were juniors and he helped coach us to become the players we are today. The input and advice he gave us during these crucial years was invaluable. Edgar is not only a technical and strategic genius, but is incredibly hard working and dedicated to his profession. And most importantly, he is one hell of a guy and a great friend!"
HEAD COACH, TENNIS TEAM OF TULANE UNIVERSITY
"TennisGate has been a fantastic resource to help me develop my current players, such as Dominik Koepfer, who's excellent foundation was built by these coaches. All of the tools on TennisGate, with their attention to detail and variety of options are perfect for assisting me in designing my collegiate practices."
NHL-STANLEY CUP WINNER WITH THE BOSTON BRUINS (2011), APPEARED 859 TIMES IN THE NHL
"For many years I played ice hockey and tennis in my youth. Although I did not become a tennis professional in the end, the coaches in the TennisGate tennis school provided me with important basics that were valuable for my career as a professional athlete."
Learn from Experienced Tennis Coaches
Our coaches have over 120 years of combined experience coaching tennis. They have coached at all levels of the game from juniors, to club players, and even tour professionals.
We're not just going to improve your serve! Our coaches include experts in tennis technique, of course, but also physiotherapy, mental training, functional movement, sports science, and more!
Oliver Heuft is the CEO of TennisGate. He has produced the official online training platform for the German Tennis Federation which currently has over 12,000 coaches enrolled. Oliver also helped coaching Dominik Koepfer (current top 100) as a junior.
Edgar Giffenig is a tennis speaker, author, and national coach for the USA, German Federation, and Mexican Federation. He's been coaching for over 30 years.
Jürgen Müller specializes in tennis player development. He helped transition juniors in their teenage years like Dominik Koepfer, Philipp Kohlschreiber, and Nicolas Kiefer, all of whom have had success on the pro tour. He won 2 World and 5 European Championship titles with junior teams of the German Tennis Federation.
Silvester Neidhardt is an expert in athletic and mental training. He has worked with several top 20 tennis players, and olympic athletes. Silvester is also a speaker on mental training for athletes.