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Ryan Sweeting - Windshield Wiper Forehand - Slow Motion

Ryan Sweeting at U.S. Clay Court Championships in Houston, Texas.

 

 

 

I'll try to get some footage of Isner v. Karlovic edited and posted soon.

 

Todd

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Added by Todd Scott on April 13, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

How to Develop Bone Crushing Serves.

 

There are many different muscles that contribute to the velocity and power of your Tennis Serve. And not only does each muscle deserve specific attention, but as a whole the muscles should be trained in a way that together they produce power that begins in your toes and is transferred up your body and out to the ball.



Below is an image that displays specific pivot points during your serving motion and is labeled as each of the main muscle groups are activated in…

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Added by Todd Scott on January 26, 2011 at 8:00pm — 5 Comments

Tennis Elbow more than just a pain in the Arm?

It's a pain in the butt, too.



To make matters worse, for a tennis player, the cause

can be from a number of things:



1. Weak forearm muscles (either pronating or supinating)



2. Stiff Tennis Racquet



3. Too Stiff Strings



4. Too Loose Strings





Fortunately, if we get tennis (or golfer's) elbow from playing

tennis, we can usually pinpoint how to fix it dependent upon

which "stroke" causes the pain



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Added by Todd Scott on September 6, 2010 at 6:30pm — 2 Comments

Tennis Court Drills to Improve Quickness

One of the easiest ways to improve your tennis game is to work on your footspeed and movement on the court with Tennis Court Drills. We don’t have to spend a TON of time working on this, because a little

each week will dramatically improve our movement.



Here’s a simple but very effective drill we can do either on the court or at our homes that takes just a few minutes to complete. It’s called the Tennis T-Shuffle Drill:…



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Added by Todd Scott on August 2, 2010 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Sucking air in your latest tennis match? Try this.

There's no mistaking the fact that when we're winded during a match our opponents have a slight advantage for the next 2-3 points at least.



And if they notice we're winded, chances are they may try to run us even more as soon as the ball is back in play.



That is, if they're smart.



But what can we do?



As my friend over at http://FatsosTennis.com suggests, there are a few immediate actions we can take to slow

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Added by Todd Scott on May 12, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Overlooked Tennis Stretch

Here’s a great stretch I found that’s often overlooked in tennis. It’s great for hip flexibility, and it actually feels good too. You can do this before and/or after a match. And it works really well the next day, too, if you’re sore… here’s how to do it.



1. Walk over to the fence and place both hands on the rail



2. Slightly bend both knees



3. Place your right ankle on your left knee



4. Slowly bend your left knee and Lower… Continue

Added by Todd Scott on January 6, 2010 at 11:30am — 2 Comments

Top Tennis Elbow Racquets

Hey Everybody, if you're anything like me, you might get tennis elbow from time to time... here are some of the top racquets to use if you're sensitive to elbow… Continue

Added by Todd Scott on January 5, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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