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Chris Lewit
Many people don’t realize that tennis is a brutal game of psychological warfare. Far from the country club, genteel reputation of the sport, real competitive tennis is full of legal and illegal psychological manipulation and outright cheating. Why is this so? Three main reasons : The tennis rules...Read more
Steve Annacone
Tennis is a game of timing and rhythm. Shots can be hit fast, slow, flat, with more spin, and with all kinds of other variables. My advice is to keep your shots similar. This means, hit your shots with similar speed, spin, and trajectory. Hitting your first and second serve similarly will give you...Read more
Brian Coleman
Tennis is the type of sport that spans the entire globe, one that is played all over the world and exists in people’s lives for a lifetime. There is perhaps no one who embodies this more than Conrad Singh, a native of Melbourne, Australia who is the CEO of Centercourt Tennis Academy based in New...Read more
Steve Annacone
Moving forward in singles has become more difficult. In addition, many players are not sure how to move in and what to do once they are in a volleying position. The first step is to try to hit your approach shot deep and towards the side of the court you are already on-usually this is down the line...Read more
Steve Annacone
I have discussed this several times in different ways when presenting my tips. Hitting the ball and actually playing a point are two very different things. Hitting the ball well helps you play the point better. However, just randomly hitting the ball against a good player will not be very effective...Read more
Lawrence Kleger
John McEnroe is a multiple time Grand Slam Champion and a tennis icon. His tennis mantra is, “Don’t Beat Yourself!” To most casual observers, he was an overly aggressive player who just “went for it” all the time. And it was his talent that allowed him to “get away with it”. But that could not be...Read more
Steve Annacone
If you watch professional tennis, it seems that there are a lot of different ways to follow through . Although players tend to have different finishing spots and techniques, most have a lot of things in common on their follow through. First, and most important, the pro players tend to let the...Read more
We often discuss controlling the controllable in the sport of tennis, usually referring to preparation before arriving to the competitive court.
Conrad Singh
We often discuss controlling the controllable in the sport of tennis, usually referring to preparation before arriving to the competitive court. One of the simplest and most efficient ways of doing this in today’s tennis is through developing your mental fitness. World-renowned tennis specific...Read more
Chris Lewit
The return of serve is arguably the second most important shot in tennis, after the serve, yet it is probably the most under practiced, underappreciated, and undervalued shot in the game. In my annual program at my academy, players can train 25 hours per week with me, and I’ve structured the day so...Read more
Steve Annacone
One of my "go-to" singles drills is to start both players in the center of the baseline and rally several balls each back and forth to the middle of the court. Once the players are doing this successfully, I have them add trying to find a way to win the point. One of my students gave me another...Read more