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Serving Tips

Serving is the first shot played in a game, and therefore it is the most important shot, because if you cannot execute it correctly then you will lose every game love-forty.

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Non-Competitive Tennis Training

The idea of non-competitive training is to help improve areas of your game that you don’t normally get a chance to work on in competitive situations.

There are two basic ways to achieve this, firstly by not keeping score and secondly just to enjoy playing shots and getting the feel of what is correct.

Your tennis coach can help you out in both situations, but mostly playing fun games socially with friends or other club members.
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Roger Federer – Game Analysis

Studying footage of the pro’s playing can really give you tips and advice on how the top players manage to produce certain shots, and how they control their temperament.

Perhaps one of the masters of the modern game is an ideal candidate for this. Roger Federer is one of the greatest tennis players of all time, his movement about the court is graceful and his shot selection ideal.

A good idea to study Roger is with your tennis coach, and you can both discuss what are the biggest fundamental differences between Roger’s game and your own.

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Serena Williams – Game Analysis

Serena Williams – Game Analysis

Breaking down Serena Williams game will give a lot of pointers to many aspiring tennis players. A good idea is to go through footage of her game with your tennis coach and see if there are any aspects of Serena’s game that you too can utilise.

Amazingly Serena did not play a great deal of junior tennis, her father encouraging her to focus on her academic school studies.

Once she got on the professional ladder things progressed quickly. After only her second year on the pro circuit, she finished 4th in the world. Subsequently she has become one of the best female players of all time.

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Tennis Statistics

Win With Statistics

You don’t have to be an expert to know that post match analysis and comparing statistics about your games does highlight elements of your performance.

Where you played well and the parts you made mistakes. Often your coach will study your performance in a match situation and go through it with you soon after the game.

Detailed statistics can tell you almost the entire story about a tennis match. Improving your game requires much practice and drills however, simple ideas can be a boon.

The particular statistic we focus on in this blog is to do with serving. When you win the toss in Tennis you get to choose whether or not you want to start the first set as the server or receiver.

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April 2017 Holiday Camps

We have all of the holidays covered, with plenty of tennis, sports and excursions! Camps are 9am – 3pm, however we can provide care from 7.30am – 6pm!

The dates for our camps are…

Camp 1: Monday 10th April – Thursday 13th April 2017

Camp 2: Tuesday 18th April – Friday 21st April 2017

Camp 3: Monday 24th April 2017

 

Click here to visit our Holiday Camps page

ANZ Tennis Hotshots

Hot Shots Challenge

Our Term 1 Hot Shots Challenge has been set for Sunday the 26th March 2017.

Come and join us on this awesome afternoon of tennis.

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Tennis Emotions

Controlling Emotions On Court

How many times have you been told by your coach or by tennis partners to calm down between points or when you have had a bad call against you. However, this is far easy to say than to do.

There are two main reasons why you should remain calm.

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Justine Henin Game Analysis

Watching and studying the pro’s as they play and trying to replicate their shots, strategies and game plan is a good way of developing your own game. You can go through a video of games with your coach, study great players like Justine Henin and focus on what they are doing.

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The Importance Of Physical Intensity In Your Game

Good tennis players practice optimising their technique which on average is the most important component that hold players back from progressing. But another way of becoming a better player is to practice with your coach playing with a great deal of physical intensity.

Watching pro’s practice you will see what physical intensity really is, these players constantly challenge themselves physically by drilling over and over game. When you practice, you must break sweat and put effort in, concentrate on the details of your game and work hard.

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