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March 28, 2017
Find your tennis rating using National Tennis Rating Program (NTRP) categories. This is the most accurate rating system available and was developed by the U.S. Tennis Association in 1979. Player levels are based on a scale from 1.0 to ...more
January 23, 2017
In order to be more aggressive and take control of the point, you must move forward in the court to take more approach shots, volleys and overheads. Here are some things to look for that will help you anticipate a short ball and get you to ...more
April 13, 2016
Poaching in doubles is an aggressive play that surprises and puts pressure on an opposing team. If done correctly, it can be a major factor in the outcome of doubles matches. This tip will give you the 5 guidelines for becoming ...more
September 7, 2015
In the Match Play tips, the focus will be on a few different challenges of match play, and how to overcome them. These should help you approach matches with more confidence and better understanding of certain situations.
A big challenge ...more
August 4, 2015
Do you have a shot that always seems to be a problem?
One of the things I hear most when teaching tennis players is "I always…,” for example:
"I always swing down on my volleys” or “I always hit my serve return ...more
July 21, 2015
The third stage and last challenge of learning a new shot is the Competition Stage. After learning the concept and practicing during a rally, you are now prepared to incorporate into point play.
The challenge to overcome in ...more
July 7, 2015
After practicing and attaining muscle memory in the first stage of learning, it is now time to move on to second stage, which is the Live Ball Hitting, or Rallying Stage. By now, you will have a acquired the necessary muscle memory for ...more
June 30, 2015
There are three stages that players must go through when learning a new tennis concept. First is the muscle memory stage, second is the rally stage, third is the competition stage. This tip will focus on the first stage of learning and ...more
June 15, 2015
Last week's tip focused on group lessons. This week I will give you some insight into how to maximize your improvement during a private lesson.
In order to take full advantage of a private lesson, the tennis professional and the ...more
June 9, 2015
This week's tip will focus on group classes and how to take full advantage of practice in these settings. These can include team practices, private group lessons, drill clinics, junior clinics, etc.
Often, during ...more