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Practical Mental Training

The following video provides a summary of the mental game along with several simple yet very effective tips and ideas to help you play more relaxed, confident and focused....

Approaching the Net Successfully

Playing tactically solid tennis requires you to understand the odds and constantly hit the shot that will give you the best chance of winning the point. Here are a few ideas to help win more...

Beating a Pusher

No one likes to play a pusher. It is frustrating to face a player that keeps sending the ball back, back and back. Pushers do not play to win the points, they just keep returning your shots...

Passing Shot Fundamentals

Facing someone charging the net can be intimidating, but understanding the following tactical concepts will help you win more points against net rushers. Here are some important fundamental...

Practicing to Win

One of the greatest mistakes players make is practicing to hit the ball better instead of practicing to win. For many players learning to play tennis means learning to hit the ball, so they...

Anticipation

Most people think of anticipation as knowing in advance where the opponent will hit the shot. However, that is a very simplistic and incomplete definition....

Forehand contact point

The Greatest Drill in the World

Payer-development coaches are obsessed with finding new drills, but in reality, the greatest drill in the world has already been discovered. It is the only drill where players can practice every si...