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Bill Patton's Articles – October 2012 Archive (2)

Invited to Pro-Am, as the Pro

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…


Added by Bill Patton on October 29, 2012 at 1:48pm — 2 Comments

The Total Serve

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!

Added by Bill Patton on October 15, 2012 at 9:13am — No Comments

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