Category Archives: Groundstrokes

When to Slice

I recently received a very good question regarding when to slice, so here is my short answer. First I would like you to refer to the shot selection chart that I used for one of my posts some time back. … Continue reading

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How to beat players who slice everything

Almost every day, my players tell me about how they played a person over the weekend who sliced everything and they felt like they couldn’t do anything to counter these super low and short shots. Although this can be very … Continue reading

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Just go for it!

Jimmy Connors, who was formerly ranked as the number 1 tennis player in the world once said, “Tennis is 90% mental” and he is for the most part spot-on. Of course, when you are in the beginning stages of the … Continue reading

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The Inside Targets & Beyond

As promised from my last post, I will be extrapolating on what I call the “inside targets.” Please refer to the images that I have included for a visual (Please forgive me in advanced, as you can see I am … Continue reading

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Quick Tip! When to “close” your racket

Did you know that you are supposed to “close” your racket face during your take-back, and not when you are impacting the ball? Watch Wawrinka’s racket face during his take-back and contact point. What part of the ball you impact … Continue reading

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Why Trusting Your Technique is Critical

This week’s tip is simple, but frequently overlooked thanks to our competitive spirits. Many players strive for proper technique when it comes to their strokes, regardless of which style they play. There is a reason why proper technique exists, and … Continue reading

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