Halloween is one of the few times a year that we are encouraged to be someone, or something, different. The chance to put on a costume and momentarily disengage from our current reality. From zombie crawls to haunted houses, we like to be scared and seemingly helpless. On the tennis court, we can experience that […]
Tennis Tips and Advice - Day in the Life of a Tennis Player
Below you'll find tennis tips and advice for tennis players. I highly recommend you read each of them if you're serious about improving your tennis game.
If you're new to tennis, I'd recommend visiting the following tennis sections to receive the tennis fundamentals and get in "ship-shape" for your matches:
- Tennis Technique and Instruction – Free Online Tennis Lessons
- Tennis Strategy and Tactics – Smart Players Win More Matches
- Tennis Training and Drills for all Players
- Tennis Psychology – Keys to Mental Toughness & Entering the Zone
Additionally, while not aimed specifically at being a tennis player, I'd highly recommend reading my start here page regarding Tennis Nation Racquet Sports before jumping in to ensure you find what you are looking for in the beginning.
If you have suggestions for posts you'd like to see me do or information you'd like to see provided, please feel free to contact me and let me know.
You Get What You Give
Too often as sports enthusiasts we focus on what makes a coach, or a lesson, “great.” Maybe it was the fitness portion. We had a high intensity workout, our heartrate was up and we were sore the next day. It could be something that was said, or demonstrated in the lesson that “clicked,” allowing us […]
Why Playing High School Tennis is a Good Choice
As we head into the final weeks of the high school tennis season, it’s a good time to consider the importance of athletics, both in school, and out. Sports are a powerful force that go beyond the realm of fitness, and become the basis for bringing people together; empowering one’s sense of self, and providing […]
6 Simple Ways to Be a Better Tennis Coach
We have all either had, or have heard, about that overbearing coach that yells at their students when they make mistakes. Maybe they used negative reinforcement throughout their instruction. Some people might defend the coach by praising their knowledge and expertise. However, teaching tennis technique, and proper form, is actually the easiest part of being […]