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Are you A Pretend Tennis Player?

There’s always been a contingent of folks who masquerade as passionate tennis players.  They have great clothing and gear, attend lots of socials, play in leagues and ladders;  they even take lessons and clinics. Somehow their game remains stuck in…

Your Pro Is Not Your Savior

There is nothing wrong with recognizing the need to get help improving your tennis game.  It is commendable you are willing to seek a tennis pro’s feedback to help you address these less adequate parts of your game.  You’re humble…

#4. Adjust Your Attitude On-Court

Too many times I’ve seen novice and advanced players enter competition fully prepared to hit serves, returns, some backhands, some forehands, some movement, maybe some approaching the net;  but they’re absolutely clueless of the psychological prowess tennis requires. It’s typical…

#3. Relax, Already!

I can’t count the number of times I’ve attempted to guide a student’s racquet head to model a stroke, and the student was holding that racquet with a vice grip.  White knuckles, and all.  I see others grunting, attempting to…