There is a lot of YouTube videos out there.  I view 1000s of tennis help videos and I have picked a few of the ones here that I would endorse.  The crew at Essential Tennis does an excellent job.  I would highly recommend subscribing to their channel.  

May 23, 2020

Here is another explanation of how to hit some of the modern strokes.  I teach the palm down during the serve and I listen for the "POP" the comes from the result.  Try this and send in your questions. 

May 31, 2018

I see many rec players playing mixed doubles and the serves are coming at you at different paces.  Here is a great way to practice and think about the return of serve.

September 12, 2016

Ian gives a good explanation of how to prep for a tough match.

My suggestions:

1) Know your game and what you like to hit.

2) How do I get my opponent to hit me a ball to my strengths?

3) Catalog mentally how you win points.

4) Placement is more effective than power.

Give me...

March 9, 2015


Watch Pat explain spring loading a first serve and a second serve.  Try it on the court and give me your feed back.



February 9, 2015

I just had the pleasure of meeting and learning from Brad.  He is now helping player development for the USTA in Florida.


"The Move" may help you win more points.


February 2, 2015

A must see video that Will has posted.  I preach a lot of these ideas, but here is another way to explain it.



Let me know if you have any questions.


December 30, 2014

Watch and listen to Yann explain some great footwook tips and skills.



September 25, 2014

I see alot of players show up to the courts and just hit tennis balls back and forth.  Then when it comes to game time.  They do the same.  


Getting it back is NOT good enough.  


Have purpose everytime your on the court.  Weather is be a game or pract...

September 15, 2014

The Return Of Serve-   Why is the secend most important?  

Because it is the second hit in a tennis point. If you can't serve and return it the rest just doesn't matter.


I see most people practice baseline hits, volleys, and everything inbetween.  I almost ne...

September 14, 2014

Be careful when you go to your local sporting goods store and purchase tennis balls.  Make sure you are getting the right colored ball for your tennis game.


Junior tennis players should play with different colored balls. 


Here is the breakdown.


The Red ball is for juni...

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