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3 FB TFP 214 How to Develop a Great Base of Tennis Fundamentals with Steve Smith

TFP 214: How to Develop a Great Base of Tennis Fundamentals with Steve Smith

On Episode 214 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with coach Steve Smith about how to develop a great base of tennis fundamentals.Coach Steve Smith spent many years learning and coaching under tennis legends Vic Braden and Welby Van Horn. He founded the Great Base tennis player development system, which comprises a complete system […]

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1 FB TFP 213_ Christopher Clarey - The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer

TFP 213: Christopher Clarey – The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer

On Episode 213 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with New York Times correspondent and author Christopher Clarey about his new book: “The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer.”Chris is a top international sportswriter and has been a New York Times correspondent for over 25 years. He has covered Roger […]

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FB TFP 212_ Q&A Mailbag — Second Serve Consistency, Doubles Movement, and Pressure Drills

TFP 212: Q&A Mailbag — Second Serve Consistency, Doubles Movement, and Pressure Drills

On Episode 212 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to develop a consistent second serve, how to anticipate where your opponent’s shot is going, my favorite pressure drills, and more on this Q&A edition of the show!I receive tons of questions from the Tennis Files audience on technique, strategy, fitness, and the mental […]

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FB TFP 209_ 5 Keys to an Explosive Forehand

TFP 209: 5 Keys to an Explosive Forehand

On Episode 209 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the 5 keys to mastering an explosive forehand.On the show, you’ll learn how to execute a proper unit turn, how to uncoil your body efficiently, the most common forehand power killers, how the contact point varies for different grips, drills to develop powerful acceleration, and […]

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FB TFP 208_ Claudio Pistolesi — Pro Tour Secrets to Unlock Your Tennis Career

TFP 208: Claudio Pistolesi — Pro Tour Secrets to Unlock Your Tennis Career

On Episode 208 of The Tennis Files Podcast, pro tennis coach Claudio Pistolesi reveals his top insights from over four decades of playing and coaching on the ATP/WTA Tour that will help you reach your fullest tennis potential.Claudio is the Director of the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) Bolles in Jacksonville, Fl. He ranked as […]

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FB TFP 206_ How to Set and Achieve Your Tennis Goals with Gigi Fernandez

TFP 206: How to Set and Achieve Your Tennis Goals with Gigi Fernandez

On Episode 206 of The Tennis Files Podcast, 17-time Grand Slam Champion Gigi Fernandez will show you how to set and achieve your tennis goals. If you have a strong desire to accomplish big goals in tennis and want to maximize your potential, don’t miss this episode! Former world #1 Gigi Fernandez is widely considered to […]

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FB TFP 205_ Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand Technique Q&A

TFP 205: Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand Technique Q&A

On Episode 205 of The Tennis Files Podcast, world renowned sports science and fitness expert Dr. Mark Kovacs will reveal how to develop biomechanically efficient technique on your serve and groundstrokes.Mark is a performance physiologist, researcher, professor, author, speaker and coach with an extensive background in training and researching elite athletes. He is the Senior […]

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