I hope you had the chance to watch both the WTA Championships in Istambul two weeks ago and the ATP World Tour Finals in London last week.
Although it looked like a superb mastery of the game, all performances showed brilliance interspersed with unforced errors galore.
Why is it that…Continue
Added by Oscar Wegner on November 13, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments
I remember hitting a lot as a junior. The majority of the time was dedicated to reinforcing things I learnt in lessons during hitting, being inspired by older players in camp and mimicking them. We could not hit enough!
Added by TennisWithD on November 12, 2013 at 4:30pm — No Comments
Rafael Nadal is a fierce competitor. Just before he serves, he often gives his opponent a look reminiscent of a snarl. But contrary to what some of us might be thinking, that doesn’t mean he’s about to try to serve that opponent off the court. More often than not, he’s just looking for an effective…Continue
All he needs to do is fix a few mishaps on his forehand and regain the confidence in what was at one time the best forehand in…Continue
This video is all about giving yourself inspiration for your tennis.
The video includes training clips from the following players-
When you want to succeed as badly as you want to breathe-then you will be successful.…Continue
Added by Tony Nedialkov on October 20, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments
It is usually thought that to control the ball you need to slow down your game.
That is, if you lack topspin.
With topspin, you can exert your power without any doubts of your shot landing on the court.
You may hit some balls short, but they are still uncomfortable…
Added by Oscar Wegner on October 9, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Tennis is easy to learn, to play, to teach and to enjoy. The shocking truth is that tennis has been made difficult. So ingrained is the false data accepted as truth about a century ago that it has affected, to this day, coaches, commentators, sports writers, even pros.
Added by Oscar Wegner on October 2, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
I lost a dear friend to pancreatic cancer and now I am on a mission to help fight againt this terrible disease. Please watch and share this video I created far and wide. It would really mean a lot and make a difference in so many people's lives!
if you are in the LA area, please come out to our 5K 10K run and walk Sunday Oct 27, 2013 @…Continue
Added by phillip k. on September 26, 2013 at 3:44pm — No Comments
In modern tennis you approach the ball with the racquet’s frame, the upper edge,…Continue
Added by Oscar Wegner on September 25, 2013 at 12:00am — No Comments
Tennis is usually a reflection of the emotional tone level and the technical knowledge or “feel” of the individual. Learning from the emotional “tone scale” research by L. Ron Hubbard, we can see where the individual places himself to play tennis. Anger or fear, apathy, interest, enthusiasm, anxiety;…Continue
Added by Oscar Wegner on September 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
Tennisopolis has been invited to join Billie Jean King, Mary Carillo, Pam Shriver, and many other tennis greats at the 2013 Billie Jean King & Friends Event! And your invited too!
This year’s event will include a special presentation of the Joe Shapiro Award to Billie Jean King’s tennis coaches at Cal State L.A., Dr. Joan Johnson and Cameron “Scotty” Deeds. Johnson, as coach of the women’s team, and Deeds, as coach of the men’s team, ran…Continue
Added by phillip k. on September 16, 2013 at 3:23pm — No Comments
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Have you ever used a sponge ball (those oversized orange/yellow now sold for kids) and played it back and forth over the net with your hand?
This is perhaps the most basic and most helpful drill of all.
If you don't have a partner, you can do this drill against a wall or your garage door. Once…Continue
” If one really wishes to be master of an art or sport, technical knowledge of it is not enough”, from Zen in the Art of Archery by Eugen Herrigel
The story of the big fish in the little pond is an all too common one, and more often than not has a negative impact on many players; especially for those juniors who experience a degree of national or international success and recognition during their early developmental years. During my career I have worked…Continue
Added by Randall Scott on August 31, 2013 at 8:36pm — No Comments
VIDEO Happy Birthday Andy Roddick Fan Video! : Here it is!! We love you Andy! Happy 31st Birthday! ...
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Added by phillip k. on August 30, 2013 at 8:00am — No Comments