Be Flexible Try An Option

Be Flexible Try An Option

Most players think there are only two options when playing tennis and that is, to go for a winner by hitting the ball away from the opponent or by playing consistent by only hitting the ball at their opponent.

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Tennis Hot Shots

Early experiences are critical for future development and learning. The first five to six years of life are particularly critical for the development of fundamental motor skills: notably walking, running, jumping, hopping, galloping and skipping. Also ball handling skills, throwing, catching, kicking and striking.

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Tennis Backboard Practice

Taking tennis lessons is one of the most important factors for any player first trying to learn the game.

A good tennis coach can give you an invaluable foundation on which to base your game upon, he will teach you the fundamentals of technique and the basics in tactics. However there are things that a student can do to help himself, playing regularly is one and practicing drills is another.

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Drills To Help Your Tennis Game

Drills To Help Your Tennis Game

A great deal of tennis technique depends on repetition, that is repetition of the physical movement and shot, and repetition of the brain so it retains the information.

That is why tennis coaches favour tennis drills so much, they get you to practice the same thing over and over again until it becomes second nature.

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Volley Drills

Volleys are slowly being phased out of the professional game due to the ever changing tactic of baseline playing. This is due to two factors, the athletes now are playing much quicker and the game has got so fast,and players can play powerfully with shots down the line it is difficult to play at the net.

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Volley Tips

Focus On Your Feet Not Your Arm

Many players playing their shots focus on their arm hitting the ball. When it comes to volleys there is no difference, especially when players are at the net.
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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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