What if I told you the reason so many players struggle at the net is not because they do too little, but because they do too MUCH? Most volleys should be a calm, smooth guide – extra movements introduce volatility that destroys a reliable net game. Here's how to simplify
What are you supposed to do with your feet on a volley? There are many different options, but if you want to TRANSITION through your volley, you need to be doing THIS! Just like the pros, follow these easy tips to step up your volley's!
Sick of standing at the net and watching all the balls fly past you? Be a THREAT at the net (even when your opponent's trying to avoid you) by using this proactive footwork pattern – ensuring you're in the right place at the right time and your team wins more
There's some BAD advice that's prevalent in the tennis world: that a successful volley requires a certain footwork pattern – whether that's stepping forward, stepping in or stepping across. It might sound nice, but it's a load of BS. Here's why...
STOP rushing the net and trying to hit your first volley inside the service line! The trick to navigating no-man's land effectively isn't to get out of it as fast as possible, but to comfortably and calmly respond to whatever comes your way as you're moving forward. Here's how...
Want to play tennis? All you need is a racquet, a court and 10 minutes! Getting into tennis for the first time doesn't have to be intimidating – we've laid out how to hit EVERY stroke you need to play the game, and thrown in super super-useful tips to help
After months or even years of taking regular tennis lessons, do you feel STUCK at the same level of play? If so, it's highly likely that the lessons you've been taking are just a bad fit for you and your tennis goals. Here are the top 5 SIGNS that you
If you've been there, you know it's one of the most frustrating things in the world: pouring blood, sweat and tears into improving your tennis game but ending up STUCK. No matter how lost you might feel, there IS a way out, and it starts with addressing the problem. This
Which grip you use in tennis either sets you up for success or failure from the very beginning! That’s why we’ve create this ultimate guide to tennis grips. We explain EVERY stroke in detail including which grips work well, which do not, and which we officially recommend for our students.
Ready to take your volley consistency to the next level? Check out the Pinpoint Volleys series featured inside Essential Tennis Academy: www.essentialtennisacademy.com So you've watched all the videos, you've simplified your technique, you've reduced your tension, and your volleys still STINK. What gives? There's a nasty little bug that can