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April 17, 2017

With the spring weather still a little unpredictable, remind yourself to use your feet and early preparation to help allow for some adjustments if the ball does not do what you expected.

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April 10, 2017

Toss the ball a little more forward when deciding to serve and volley. It should feel as if you naturally need to take a few steps into the court after making contact with the ball. Continue in until your opponent is just about to start their forward swing. 

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April 3, 2017

Many of us are geared towards hitting the ball through our opponent with power and depth. Using the drop shot in addition to this idea can make the court seem very big and difficult for your opponent to cover.

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March 28, 2017

Watch the ball come off of your opponent's racquet, turn your shoulders for a forehand or a backhand, and get your feet moving to the ball.

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March 20, 2017

The serve and return of serve are the two most important shots in tennis. These shots usually determine who will take control of the point.

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March 15, 2017

It is so important to walk onto the court with a plan. 

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March 6, 2017

If you are playing a match and you thought you had a great plan and strategy for success, but you find yourself struggling, go back to the basics.

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February 27, 2017

This basically means that every single point that is played contributes to the outcome of the match.

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February 21, 2017

A great way to improve your results during a singles point (once you get past the serve) is to follow this idea: draw a circle five feet in all directions from the "T" (where the center service line and the service line meet) and you will define the "circle of death".