Breathing is taught in so many other activities such as yoga and martial arts, so why is it not taught as being important in tennis? I feel that breathing properly is a huge part of the bigger issue of being relaxed when we play and very important in the search for playing in the zone. […]
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Playing Tennis in the Zone: How Do You Get There?
It’s been said by just about everyone that tennis is a mental game. So in order to play your best, your mind and body must be connected properly. Just as your body alternates between action and rest, your mind has an active and inactive component. Here I will discuss how to play the mental game […]
Improve Your Tennis Game By Asking Yourself These Questions
How many of the following questions will you answer yes to? Do you want to be more mentally tougher? Are you enjoying playing less and less because you get frustrated thinking you should be playing better? Are you looking for another (easier) way to play so that you can improve your game? Do you feel […]
How Do You Return A Really Fast Serve In Tennis?
Have you ever played against someone with a really big serve? It is really hard just to get the ball back, isn’t it? Do you just pray that the serve doesn’t go in? Or do you have some techniques or tools that will help you return these fast serves? Here, I’m going to give you […]
Tennis Lesson: Changing Unproductive Thoughts
When unproductive thoughts come into your mind, do you know what to do to recover from them? Maybe the first question should be, “Are you even aware of your unproductive thoughts?” Because, only when you are aware of them can you begin to deal with them. Here are examples of unproductive thoughts. I just need […]
Elena Demetieva’s Perfect Two Handed Backhand
If you have ever seen Elena Dementieva hit a two handed backhand, you have seen what I think is the most perfect two handed backhand ever. Think I am wrong? Tell me where. Here she is hitting it. Elena Dementieva’s two handed backhand.
Tennis Instructor In Anacortes, WA
Through his books and his coaching, David Ranney guides tennis players to a place where they learn to play up to their potential. With coaching the boys and girls tennis teams at Anacortes High School to doing Peak Performance Seminars private lessons and holding tennis camps in the summer, David’s passionate approach has his students […]
4 Easy Steps To A Winning Tennis Singles Strategy
When I ask a new student what strategies they use in tennis when they are playing singles, I am surprised at how few of them have any clear ideas on what to do. Unless you are a very advanced player, there are some very simple yet very effective and very easy singles strategies that you […]
A Tennis Lesson To Make Your Stroke Consistent And Perfect
The way to tell if a tennis player is good, is to ask the question, “Do they take the same stroke every time?” Below is one terrific way to make your stroke consistent. You will do this by taking a proper shadow stroke. When you do a shadow stroke, it is critical that you do […]