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The Rafa Swinging Forehand

Do you ever wonder what to do with those high floaters in the middle of the court? I mean should you volley it in to be safe or whale away? Today I am going to show you what Rafa Nadal would do and how you can use this shot in your game.

So choice A is to volley it with a punch. Do you think Rafa would choose choice A? Maybe sometimes but most of the time he would…

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Added by Peter Freeman on February 18, 2014 at 5:00am — No Comments

Le Backhand- One Small Detail Nobody Has Taught You That Will Transform Your One-Handed Backhand

The one-handed backhand even though not as popular and not as widely taught as the two-handed backhand is a shot that when executed well can become a player’s biggest weapon. Now, in a different blog, I will discuss the reasons most tennis coaches choose to teach the two-handed backhand over the one-handed variation, but today I want to reveal to you a…

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Added by VasMaz Tennis on October 10, 2013 at 1:30pm — 4 Comments

First Reaction

Many players react by separating the hands and moving the racquet first, losing valuable time to reach a distant ball.

It is best to keep the…

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Added by Oscar Wegner on August 28, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

How (and when) to Serve & Volley for Easy Points

Pat Rafter just put his 4th free video lesson online.  He teaches us how to serve and volley... like a BOSS!
 
Earlier Pat taught you how to turn your serve into a consistent and reliable weapon by hitting a kick serve.  Today you will learn how to back that serve up by coming to net for easy points.
 
You don't want to hit a great serve but then take your foot off the gas.  Why get into a rally when you can end the point in the next few…
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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 29, 2013 at 4:00pm — 4 Comments

2-step Process for Returning Serve Effectively

Your weak return of serve is costing you matches.…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 26, 2013 at 3:30pm — 5 Comments

Pat Rafter Teaches You to Fix Your Toss

Do you struggle with your toss?  If the answer is yes, then you’re not alone.  I'd say roughly 3/4 of Tennisopolis members do.

In Pat Rafter's second free video lesson, he shares a story about his struggle to develop a consistent & reliable toss.  He also tells us how he solved the problem, confused his own dad, and the rest is history - winning the US Open twice.…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 24, 2013 at 9:00am — 6 Comments

Pat Rafter Teaches You the Kick Serve

How to Hit a Kicker...

and why it is the Best Serve at the Recreational Level…

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Added by Mark / The Mayor on April 18, 2013 at 11:00am — 1 Comment

How to Prepare Like a Gunslinger: Lesson on Forehand Topspin

Do you want a forehand like Rafa, The Djoker, or Federer? Well I have some good news for you! If you truly want a strong forehand like the pros you can develop one. Of course I can't promise you that your shot will be as strong as their shot, after all they are some of the greatest players of all time.

What I can promise however, is that with hard work and a lot of…

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Added by Peter Freeman on December 20, 2011 at 5:31am — 2 Comments

tennis lessons at a great price for all skill levels...!!!

Hi,I have just started playing tennis for a few months and of course was not that great.

 I started looking for tennis instructors or lessons but most of them are high priced.

Just a month ago i was looking thru a magazine and found  a deal, four, once a week classes for 100$.

These classes are two hours each lesson, and there are two instructors that are real polite and have a lot of experience.

I learned alot already, and started playing more frequently since i…

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Added by Roland Jays on June 2, 2011 at 7:30pm — No Comments

A lesson on taking lessons

Instruction, coaching, and lesson taking are factors that should not be taken on a whim. I can’t stress enough the need to plan out each step of your instructional method. Lessons are the cornerstone to improvement in tennis.…

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Added by Steven White on June 5, 2010 at 11:40am — No Comments

Using the Lob



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Added by Steven White on June 4, 2010 at 4:09pm — No Comments

Keep the Ball on the Strings

Make contact with the ball just in front of your forward foot and keep the ball on the strings as long as possible. The racquet face should travel on a straight upward line through the hitting zone in the direction you want the ball to go. If you’re trying to hit the ball crosscourt, make contact a little farther out in front. But if you’re trying to send the ball down the line, make contact a…

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Added by Steven White on May 19, 2010 at 7:32pm — No Comments

How to Build a Tennis Player Step Two: Add the Backhand

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 16, 2009 at 8:52pm — No Comments

Counter the Low Slice to your Backhand

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 11, 2009 at 8:50pm — No Comments

Tennis Lesson: How to Teach the Reaction Volleys

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 25, 2009 at 10:01pm — No Comments

Volley Lesson: Improve your Volley Through Soft Toss

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 23, 2009 at 2:23am — No Comments

How to Beat Lobbers

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 17, 2009 at 7:38am — No Comments

Tennis Lesson: Secret Sakuma Rocket Drill for Volleys

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 13, 2009 at 12:30am — No Comments

Tennis Lesson: Doubles First and Second Shots

First Shot at the Net





Second Shot in… Continue

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 1, 2009 at 7:48am — No Comments

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