Players are hitting the ball harder and more aggressively then they used to. This means that coming to the net can be a losing proposition unless you’re smart about it! In today’s show you will learn four main keys to attacking the net successfully even against a big baseline hitter. Also learn about handling high
After missing a first serve should you go right back to the same spot with your second serve or mix it up? Ian talks about three things to keep in mind when making this decision. The second question is all about seeking for approval from a coach, what is a good balance so that you’re
Is it possible that you could work super hard at your tennis game but never get beyond a certain level? What level would that be? In today’s show Ian talks about different ability levels for different people, and how much natural athleticism plays a role in your improvement. He also answers a question about missing
Being comfortable at the net can introduce a whole new world of options and opportunities to you in singles. Having more solid volleys can obviously improve your doubles game as well! Listen to this episode of the podcast to learn what drills Ian uses to help his students improve at the net, 4 cooperative drills
I so often hear doubles teams complain about opponents that put up lob after lob in a winning effort against them. If this sounds familiar then you absolutely have to listen to today’s show as I outline the four most important aspects of covering behind you correctly after closing into
Have you ever played an opponent in singles that hits incredible passing shots against you every single time you approach the net? What types of strategies or tactics can be used to be more successful? I also discuss the exact timing of the split step in tennis. Should it be before contact, as contact is
Do you have problems hitting the ball much past the service line using your groundstrokes? If so this episode is a must listen as I give three different ways to generate more depth on both forehands and backhands. After that I give advice on improving all aspects of your overhead including your anticipation,
Coming to the net is something that every tennis player should become comfortable doing, even singles players! If you're not already confident in approaching the net, this podcast will help you understand what's important to improving your net play.
Podcast 27: How to build confidence approaching the net in singles, discussion of kick serve technique, what racket and strings are good for a 3.0 player?
Would you like to improve your confidence approaching the net in singles? Today we talk about how. I also discuss the technique of hitting a kick serve, and answer an equipment question about strings and frames for a 3.0 player.