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Volley Attitude

A player needs to commit to a strategy. Obviously, you would keep a winning tactic, and you would change a losing one. 

If you are losing, and you see your opponent is better than you on groundstrokes, there is something you can try. Volley…


Added by Oscar Wegner on October 15, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Players and Coaches: There are two games going on out there...

One is - what 99% of the people that hold a racket play. That one is to try and hit the ball over the net. The other is what most pros and some college players are capable of, and that is utilizing the entire body and playing an effortless, precise, powerful and "natural" looking game. It's time for all of us to elevate our teaching and playing and get more players in that second category. Everyone can play the game utilizing their entire body to stroke the ball - on all strokes! Help…


Added by Jack W. Broudy on May 27, 2012 at 9:47am — No Comments

Tennis Parents Beware

Tennis-Parents Beware

When I was teaching in a club atmosphere I controlled the development of my students on a weekly basis, now teaching at a resort I don’t have that luxury, but the weather is great. Most of our patrons are here for long periods of time or back two to three times a year, so I do have input.

My concern is primarily with the juniors. I can’t tell you how many kids I work with have a solid baseline game but no clue how to hit a formidable serve, not to mention…


Added by Bill Longua on May 18, 2012 at 5:00am — 1 Comment

How to use the Half Volley

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 14, 2009 at 7:39pm — No Comments

How to hit the Backhand Slam

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 13, 2009 at 11:32am — No Comments

Serve and Volley: Serve the Middle, Finish in Two

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 8, 2009 at 9:02pm — No Comments

Caught in No Man's Land

Added by Gary Sakuma on November 3, 2009 at 7:49pm — No Comments

The Second Shot in the Serve and Volley Play

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 27, 2009 at 8:13pm — No Comments

Volley Lesson: Improve your Volley Through Soft Toss

Added by Gary Sakuma on October 23, 2009 at 2:23am — 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

Secret Sakuma DRILL: LIVE BALL Attack and Close angle

This is a necessary skill if you're attacking the net

another secret sakuma drill that I'm releasing to improve your…


Added by Gary Sakuma on September 18, 2009 at 4:40am — No Comments

One On One Doubles -- New Singles Game Concept

I attended the USTA Tennis Block Party on Saturday at the HCC Campus in Tampa, Florida. One of the events at the block party was One on One Doubles..... this is a new concept in singles play that is highly competitve, fast paced and a great workout!

Basically you play a cross court singles match using the doubles court. Serve and volley or you lose the point! (Good volley work for baseliners like me!) The founder, Ed Krass, is a Blues aficionado and pumps out the tunes during… Continue

Added by Chrisje on May 12, 2008 at 8:33am — No Comments

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