The elusive “Zone”...what is it and how do we achieve it? The Zone is a state of mind that allows for optimal performance. Contrary to popular belief, it is possible to actually practice this state of mind so that we can achieve it every time that we play or perform.
While the age old advice to “watch the ball” is good, it’s not completely comprehensive. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say “watch the ball...some of the time.”
What if instead of chasing the ball down you had the ability to move where the ball was GOING to be? How many more POINTS would you walk away with? How many more MATCHES? It's a skill every player can develop... Here's how. Learn how to anticipate your opponent's shots with this $1
If you aren't picking out your opponents' weaknesses and attacking them, you are losing more matches than you should! Here's how to exploit the warmup to gain an early advantage... Learn how to put away short sitters with confidence with this $1 coaching series - Click Here! Comments? Questions? Leave them down below.
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 few main reasons which I'll be covering in today's video. If your target, positioning, and anticipation aren't all on
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 picking out just one or two patterns that you know are effective and then hammering on them over and
Serve and volley can absolutely still be an effective tactic to use in singles. Even in 2014 :-) The key is knowing when to use it and what targets to chose which is exactly what I'll be covering in todays video tennis lesson. Both serve and volley targets are key so be sure to pay
Ever play against an opponent in singles who is incredibly fast and hits only forehands? It seems like no matter how good of a cross court backhand you hit they run around it and hit an offensive forehand. Frustrating! Today's lesson will give you my top three tips for dealing with that type
Today's lesson topic is all about singles strategy. Specifically, which style of play is best to use during a match? John wrote in and told me that he was having an "identity crisis" because he has two very different styles of play that he enjoys using. What should he do? Well, you'll find
You won't face a whole lot of net rushers in your singles play but when you do it's extremely important to have the skills necessary to defeat them! In today's strategy lesson we're going to be talking about keeping the ball deep during your baseline exchanges, the topspin and backspin lob, and down