Tuesday Tennis Tips: Five keys to the slice backhand
This week's version of Tuesday Tennis Tips is all about the slice backhand. This is a very effective shot & has many benefits such as to keep the ball low, take the pace off the ball, you can be aggressive by hitting an approach shot or dropshot which can get your opponent off balance. It is also used defensively on a return of serve or by hitting a defensive lob. It's a challenging shot to execute properly especially if you are used to hitting two handed backhands so I hav
Tuesday Tennis Tips: Poaching Exercise
Here's a fun poaching exercise I use with many of my clients trying to improve their doubles pacohing. As Coach Steve and Michaela help me demonstrate, the net player should be moving quickly between three positions that make a triangle shape. Think of it like a traffic light. Position #1 Yellow Star (Get ready) Stand in this position when your partner is serving or when the baseline opponent is going to hit the next ball Position #2 Green Star (Attach/Poach) Take off to thi
Get after it with hurdles
Working to improve your tennis fitness? Hurdles are a great tool to prepare your body for tennis and help your tennis-specific movement. In this short video I will show you a fun set of hurdles and what you can do with them.