“I want to get better. I am trying to get better. I play almost everyday. In fact, unless I quit my job or set myself up for divorce, I really can’t play any more than I am playing now. But I don’t seem to be getting better. Maybe a little better, but not a lot […]
In an ideal world, every tennis instructor would come into every tennis lesson knowing exactly where students are coming from and exactly where they are heading so that he can adjust his lesson plan accordingly.
After reading my blog entry earlier this week — Tennis Lessons: How to Play, Practice, Improve — Gwen wondered about the following: “How is it possible to practice tennis serves while standing at the service line? Shouldn’t serves be practiced from the baseline?” Good questions. Let me answer them by saying that beginners who are […]
Contrary to popular belief, serving with power is the not the most important characteristic of a tennis serve. In fact there are four things that matter more than power. 1st Priority: Serve the Ball In It doesn’t matter how hard you can hit your serve. If your serve doesn’t land in, it hurts you. The […]