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Developing a Winners Mentality

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Federer Forehand Secrets
By: Ian Westermann - 24 November 2014 - 11 Comments

Trying to analyze and figure out how to copy the pros can be a daunting task so I’ve boiled down one of the most deadly swings of all time into 6 simple elements! In this [...]

Tennis Elbow Causes – Podcast #234
By: Ian Westermann - 20 November 2014 - 0 Comments

What causes tennis elbow and why don’t professional players ever seen to get it! Find out in today’s podcast episode. [...]

No Strings Power Drill
By: Ian Westermann - 17 November 2014 - 12 Comments

In trying to create more power on their forehand or backhand most tennis players make the big mistake of try too hard. They try to swing hard which results in a lot of tension and tightness [...]

Crushing Annoying Players – Podcast #233
By: Ian Westermann - 13 November 2014 - 0 Comments

Learn how to crush annoying tennis players. Find out in today’s podcast episode. [...]

By: Elizabeth Eckhart - 10 November 2014 - 0 Comments

The Fed Cup, the national team competition in women’s tennis, has been taken home most often by our very own USA players (17 times). However, the USA’s last win was in 2000, and other [...]

Myth Busted – Racquet Head Up
By: Ian Westermann - 10 November 2014 - 55 Comments

I’ve heard coaches tell their students to keep their “racquet head up” on low volleys over and over again. Please don’t try to execute a low volley that way! The most important factor is [...]

Art of the Backspin Lob
By: Ian Westermann - 31 October 2014 - 23 Comments

Having a great defensive lob is crucial to your success on the court – especially if you play mostly doubles! In this video lesson I’ll show you the three most important things to have [...]

2015 Davis Cup Draw Announced as France and Switzerland Advance to 2014 Finals
By: Elizabeth Eckhart - 22 September 2014 - 1 Comment

The Davis Cup, a competition initially conceived by members of the Harvard University team wishing to challenge British players, was founded in 1899. Initially called the “International Lawn Tennis Challenge”, it expanded in 1905 [...]

Myth Busted – “Carve” For Slice
By: Ian Westermann - 11 September 2014 - 39 Comments

The phrase “carve the side of the ball” is constantly used to describe what should be done to create slice on a serve but it does NOT happen in reality! If people want to [...]

Winners Mentality Tennis: The Underdog Mindset
By: Pete - 08 September 2014 - 0 Comments

This is a guest post from Pete at Winners Mentality Tennis. Check out his website to learn more about improving your mental game to win more matches. For the first time since Marat Safin [...]