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Developing a Winners Mentality

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Developing a Winners Mentality

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Ultimate Groundstroke Power Drill
By: Ian Westermann - 01 March 2015 - 46 Comments

The vast majority of tennis players simply don’t get the as much out of their groundstrokes as they put into them. Why? They don’t use their body effectively or efficiently. Today’s video tennis lesson [...]

Hate Getting Passed In Singles?
By: Ian Westermann - 27 February 2015 - 9 Comments

Nothing is more frustrating than coming up to the net in singles to try and pressure your opponent only to be cleanly passed over and over again! In my experience this happens for a [...]

3 Return of Serve Techniques
By: Ian Westermann - 05 February 2015 - 34 Comments

In today’s video lesson I’m going to show you three different techniques to use in different situations for the return of serve. It’s vital to your success on the court that you adjust your [...]

How To Watch The Ball
By: Ian Westermann - 02 February 2015 - 25 Comments

Here’s a link to the first video that I referenced above: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eW_iHszB1Ck Nothing could possibly be more important than watching the ball effectively. After all, even with perfect swing technique if you don’t hit the [...]

Ultimate Kick Serve Drill
By: Ian Westermann - 26 January 2015 - 83 Comments

Many players try for years to develop a good kick serve with no luck at all. If that sounds familiar don’t be frustrated, it’s a tough swing to get a feel for! That’s exactly [...]

Top Drop Shot Tip
By: Ian Westermann - 22 January 2015 - 40 Comments

Do you struggle hitting an effective drop shot consistently? Most players do and in my experience it’s due to people thinking that they need a TON of spin to hit a solid dropper. That [...]

Crush Lobbers In Doubles
By: Ian Westermann - 19 January 2015 - 25 Comments

Do you get frustrated by doubles opponents who lob over and over again? You don’t have to be, and you won’t be if you work on the three simple elements that I outline in [...]

Ultimate Serve Toss Drill
By: Ian Westermann - 17 December 2014 - 41 Comments

The service toss seems like it should be simple – but executing it consistently definitely it not! That’s why I’m really excited to share the drill in today’s lesson with you. It’s hands down [...]

The Ultimate Tennis Strategy
By: Ian Westermann - 16 December 2014 - 9 Comments

Most tennis players make strategy much more complicated than it should be! Fact of the matter is the most effective, winning strategies are usually extremely simple. Rather than trying to be “sneaky” or unpredictable [...]

By: Elizabeth Eckhart - 12 December 2014 - 0 Comments

Tennis brought chills, chuckles, scandal and awe to the world in 2014. The Russian Nikolay Davydenko announced his retirement. So did Asia’s beloved wonder girl, Li Na. Newcomers like Marin Cilic vied for a [...]