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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...

Are you a Smart Player?

The difference between smart players and the rest is that every smart player does the following things every time they compete: Warm up correctly Smart players are ready mentally and physically for...

What you can learn from Nadal

Learning from Rafael Nadal

Rafael Nadal is a great role model for any competitive player. Here are 5 pieces of advice based on the way he approaches the game: 1) Tennis has only one Gear: All out! A few points decide most ma...

A Mental Ride on a Razor Blade

Dominik Koepfer had an incredible run in Rome. Three, 3-set matches coming from behind, a match point against him saved, the unexpected success against Monfils, ranked in the top 10 in the world...

On Watching the Ball

“Watch the ball” is probably the most common instruction in tennis, and one would think that after hearing it over and over, lesson after lesson, a player would at some point become proficient ...