How To Tennis Blog

How To Toss The Ball In Tennis
The toss in tennis should always remain simple and not include a lot of moving parts. In this blog post, I share with you the keys to a consistent service toss.

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How To Become A Leader On and Off The Court
In this How To Article I breakdown what makes a true leader. There are many characteristics the greats share. Whether it's Federer, Nadal, Ronaldo, Lebron or Rizzo, they all have similar traits that elevate them to the upper echelons of their craft. I use the example of Mike Rizzo, the World Series winning first basemen for the Chicago Cubs in the this article. 

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How To Integrate The 3 P's In A Player's Development
How crucial is the parent, player and pro dynamic? Do you feel that the communication is sufficient and to your liking with your child and his/her pro/coach? In this article, I looks at the 3 P's (player, parent and pro) and how communication and among all three is crucial in the success of your child.

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How To Hit A Slice Backhand Like Stan Wawrinka
Stan Wawrinka is known for his bludgeoning of the ball on his one hand topspin backhand. Few give him credit for his low, penetrating slice backhand. In this article, I breakdown the key points to this underrated shot.

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How To Load And Launch On Your Forehand In Tennis
Would you like to generate more power and spin on your forehand? How is it that Roger Federer, not the biggest player on the tour but one of the biggest ball strikers is able to get so much mph on his shots?  In this article I share with you some of his secrets and how you too can hit the ball like the pros.

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How To Hit A Great One Hand Backhand Volley In Tennis
Want to learn how to hit a great one hand backhand tennis volley?  What do tennis pros do time and time again that the average player doesn't? What are commonalities among the great volleyers that many of us are not aware of?

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How To Play Tennis Doubles Deep To Deep Close To Close
What are three tactics or rules of tennis that all great doubles teams understand?  How do they play percentage tennis and insure the best shot possible according to the ball they receive and their opponent's court position.  In this article I break down these three tactics and how they can help you in tennis.
How To Play Tennis With High Deep Topspin
The name of the game in tennis is play as aggressive as possible and limiting your errors at the same time.  Learning How To Play With High Deep Topspin can assist in limiting errors and tallying up more wins for you.  I break down how to play this shot and what the keys are are to hitting it.

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How To Play Tennis In The Wind
I hear many players complain about windy conditions when playing a tennis match. What players seem to forget is that their opponent is playing in the same conditions. Only one player can win the match. So what are the secrets to making the wind your friend? 

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