Recently I had one of those moments where I caught the suckers off guard. Its a great idea to hit a completely unpredictable low percentage shot, just to make them think. It was doubles, and I had been lobbed. When lobbed 99% of the time I lob back. My opponents began to drift forward cautiously so they could come to the net, but still be in position to hit an easy overhead if I did not lob perfectly. I had looked over my shoulder to see them on my way back. So I.... turned and ripped…Continue
This does not happen for me too much, because I peaked at a 5.0 level during my playing days, but I was invited to play in a Pro-Am as a Pro, presumably with 3.5 players and lower. Either way, serious training has commenced today! Got out for some hits with a 3.5 lady I know who is friendly, available and always ready for a hit.
I told the promoter of the event, that I would be a standby in case he could not find someone else, but I have to get ready just in case. Tomorrow the…Continue
In a short while I am going to post two videos. Radha aged 9, is going to attempt the first serve of her life. As a coach who really values teaching beginners, its great when you can start a kid properly. When you inherit a player who was not taught well, or simply struggled for whatever reason with the serve, it takes a bit longer for them to learn the ideal pattern. It's ok, its what we do. Videos coming soon!