Match Day Rituals

1.) Start the day right: It is a good idea to get up early and warm up early in the day. Even if you have a later start time for your match. Warming up early in the day will ensure that you are not rushed and have plenty of court time. After the warm up, you could...

Between Point Routines

1.) Post Point Reactions (4 outcomes of the point) You hit a winning shot: post point reaction = positive emotion or take a deep breath Your opponent hits a winning shot: post point reaction = tell your opponent good shot You miss a shot: post point reaction = take a...

Continental Grip Technique Guide

Backhand Slice 1.) Ready Position Continental grip Racquet face angled slightly up Left hand on the throat 2.) Unit Turn (turning of the major muscles) Shoulders turn Arms turn Elbows turn Hands turn Hips turn 3.) Set: Racquet face higher and towards the net on higher...

Groundstroke Technique Guide

All Strokes Have: Proper space = proper distance between hands, elbows, and shoulders in relation to the racquet Proper racquet head speed Proper contact point Extension Proper follow through Shot Mechanics for Groundstrokes: 1.) Ready position: Proper grip with top...

2018-2019

1.) What was your best tournament in 2018 and why? 2.) What tournament did you struggle the most at in 2018 and why? 3.) What are 3 things you want to do outside of regularly scheduled practiced in 2019 and when are you going to do them? 4.) What is your best tennis...

Correct Mental Approach to Tennis

1.) Formula for a successful practice: Extreme Effort (Players) + Super Specific Focus (Coaches) = Perfect Practice. Extreme effort is supplied by the players. Even if the focus of practice is not your favorite — extreme effort is required. Specificity of the...