Many of us look into the modern day of Pro tennis and the power that many players such as Djokovic, Serena, Wawrinka and other possess. However, what many players do not realize is that there is unfortunately a huge training level difference between these players and many club players. The advantages that pros have over […]
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Pro tips on choosing a tennis racquet
As a teaching pro, I am constantly asked by competitive and social tennis players which racquet they should switch to. In today’s world of significantly advanced technology, this is not such a simple question to answer as much of the decision-making has to do with a particular player’s abilities. Most racquets with thick beams are […]
Want to improve your tennis game? A pro can help develop a personalized plan.
There are many tennis players that want to improve their tennis game simply for fun or match play. In many of the tennis lessons I teach, I hear “I want to learn topspin!” or “I want to change my grip!” Some important things that you and your pro should consider when you are looking to […]
Tennis Match Strategy: Add the Lob to your arsenal of winning shots
The lob is one of the most boring, yet most tactically efficient shots in club tennis. I will talk about ways to use the lob offensively, defensively, and how to defend the lob as well. Offensive lobbing is something that most people do not usually consider. Whether you are playing singles or doubles, lobbing while […]
How important is footwork to the game of tennis?
There is a distinct difference between speed and footwork. The quickest players in the NFL are measured by a 40-yard dash and Novak Djokovic would certainly run a speedy 40-yard dash. However, speed in tennis is measured in a shorter distance than 40 yards that is why technical footwork is one of the most important […]