You ever feel like a deer in headlights on the tennis court? If so... here's a strategy improve your quickness... Simply put, your reaction time to the ball is measured by 1) how long it takes you to ...
Power is the most talked about feature of modern tennis. It is the one single component that has shaped the game we know today. When we talk about power tennis (think Rafael Nadal, Marat Safin, Roger ...
With the modern tennis focus on power and the physique of Nadal in particular, players are hitting the gym in the quest to become stronger and hopefully more powerful on court.Increasing strength can ...
Have you ever wondered how to stretch your shoulders before a match? I've seen a lot of strange "demonstrations" from shoulder swings to the spread eagle from players out on the court getting wa...
Let's finish up the forehand lesson from the other day by concentrating on the follow through and finish.Once you have found the correct preparation position we talked about previously it is imp...
If you want to emulate the powerfully impressive style of play by world No.2 Rafael Nadal, try training on one leg.Top tennis trainer Paul Gold explainsWho wouldn't want to be like Rafael Nadal? His m...
The serve is considered by most tennis experts to be the most important shot in the game of tennis.After all, if you can serve well and hold your serve during a match then you cannot lose, or at the ...
Jim Courier once said on Academy Training - "The ideas for improvement came naturally to me while I was a junior battling my peers at Bollettieri's Academy and the US Junior Davis Cup Team. That inte...
It struck me whilst training in the gym the other day that everybody I saw was training their upper body (yes I do train myself, it's not just a rumour).Not only is this definitely all about looking ...
Tennis is a lovely game and most of us love playing it. We all know winning is fun and for sure we all hate to lose. However, winning is not easy and it demands a lot of practice. Modern day tennis d...