The first topic in today's show is safely creating big angles from the baseline by creating more topspin. How exactly should we hit these shots without them sailing wide? I give two practice drills to get a better feel for how vertical you should be swinging. The second topic has to do with
Being able to hit a soft, delicate drop volley can often be extremely useful both in singles and in doubles. Unfortunately most recreational players complicate this shot by trying to chop at it and add a ton of spin, don’t make that mistake! In today’s episode of the podcast I
It’s always the worst playing a long point, getting to the net, being rewarded with a high volley or overhead and then making an unforced error! On today’s podcast you’ll learn what the best technique is to hit high volleys firmly and consistently and also how exactly to move back for a tough overhead. Download
Through out the countless hours that I’ve spent teaching recreational level tennis players how to improve I’ve definitely seen patterns in the mistakes that they make. Today I talk about the three biggest, most common mistakes that rec players make in their technique. Find out what they are and make sure that you’re on the
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
Today I talk about how and when to corrently run around a backhand groundstroke, and use your forehand as well. Also discussed is the swinning volley, is it a smart shot to use?
Podcast 26: Our Focus Topic of the Week is Volleys! How to make more volleys and when to go for volleys in doubles.
Are you coming to the net in your doubles play but missing too many volleys deep, or setting them up for easy shots to your opponent? Today we talk about good volley technique, and also when to cross for volleys in doubles.
Podcast 19: Hitting up on the tennis ball during different strokes, feeding balls correctly and setting up basic practice drills.
Did you know that on serves, volleys, and ground strokes you should be making the ball go up most of the time? I discuss this in depth on todays show. After that I talk about how to feed balls correctly, and also how to set up basic practice drills with a parther.
Podcast 13: One handed backhand volley technique, split step timing, use of video analysis, hitting an inside out angle forehand groundstroke.
One handed backhand volley technique, split step timing, use of video analysis, hitting an inside out angle forehand groundstroke.