I'm a big supporter of quick start tennis for young players. It brings more kids into the game, helps develop their strokes properly, improves confidence through successful rallying and keeps them engaged with lots of fun! In this video I walk you through the basics of quick start tennis, particularly racquets, balls and court dimensions. Enjoy!
Do you have access to a backboard but aren't quite sure what to do with it? Backboards are available at many clubs and even public tennis facilities. Using one is a great opportunity to get some extra practice in at a moment's notice - no need to make any plans, find a partner, or anything. Here are some fun activities you can do to improve your game with a backboard. 13 different drills to improve your game. 1, Forehand Volley 2, Backhand Volley 3, Alternate between Foreh
Do we need to play tennis matches to improve our tennis? Most of us, quite naturally, believe that it is only when we are put to the test in lots of competitive club matches that we really improve. Or we believe, again quite naturally, that we can only improve when we spend hours on a practice court hitting with friends or a coach or by trying to beat the ball machine.
But have you thought how you might improve your tennis when you are away from the court? After all, we hav
One of the most improved players on the WTA Tour in the last few years is Briton Johanna Konta. Johanna seems likely to be a fixture in the WTA top 20 for years to come and one of the reasons is her strong serve. In 2016, Konta ranked seventh on the tour for percentage of service games won, at about 75%. She ranked first in percentage of second serve points won, at over 52%. In this post I take a close look at the Konta service motion from a practice video taken at Indian