Category Archives for "Technique"

TFP 072: How to Improve Your Tennis Technique

TFP 072: How to Improve Your Tennis Technique

On Episode 72 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I talk about best practices when changing your tennis technique.  On this solo episode, you’ll learn whether you need to change your technique, what strokes you should work on, best practices for changing your technique, how to ensure you won’t revert to your old technique, and more! […]

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TFP 062: 7 Serve Killers and How to Fix Them

TFP 062: 7 Serve Killers and How to Fix Them

On today’s episode, I review the 7 biggest serve killers and how to fix them.  Over several decades of playing the game, observing other players, learning from my coaches, and the hundreds of interviews on my podcast, Tennis Summits, and Youtube channel, I’ve come to identify several huge leaks in tennis players’ serves.  And today […]

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TFP 058: How to Hit Kick Serves with Ramon Osa

TFP 058: How to Hit Kick Serves with Ramon Osa

On today’s episode, I spoke with Ramon Osa from Osa Tennis 360 about how to hit kick serves.  Ramon is an expert at helping tennis players discover the fun in tennis, while showing them what they need to do to improve their technique and tactics.  Ramon is the founder of Osa Tennis 360, where he produces value-filled and […]

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Tennis Technique Summit v2

Announcing The 2017 Tennis Technique Summit!

After nearly 4 months of hard work, I’m proud to announce that I’ll be hosting the world’s first online tennis conference: The 2017 Tennis Technique Summit! From March 22-27, you’ll be able to watch the coaches and I talk about tennis on your computer and smartphone. And you can get a free ticket to watch all […]

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Rafael Nadal BNP Paribas 2012 Open leaning back

Groundstroke Killer: Leaning Back

A couple years ago, I had a lesson with a former ATP pro and coach of the Chinese Women’s National Tennis Team, Ni Chang Hong. He quickly detected a deficiency in my game that is rampant among tennis players, especially amateurs: falling back while hitting groundstrokes. Throughout my lesson, the coach called me out if […]

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The 5 Basic Tennis Strokes – An Overview

There are five fundamental tennis strokes that every player needs to learn. Let’s go through the basics of each one: 1. Serve The serve is the most important shot in tennis. All points begin with a serve. The key to this stroke is fluidity, rotation, and use of the entire body to snap upward into the […]

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