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Developing a Winners Mentality

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Developing a Winners Mentality

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Ultimate Serve Toss Drill
By: Ian Westermann - 17 December 2014 - 38 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 [...]

Federer Forehand Secrets
By: Ian Westermann - 24 November 2014 - 19 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 [...]