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How to Choose the Right Tournaments for Your Game

How to Choose the Right Tournaments for Your Game

Choosing what tournaments to play can be tricky. You shouldn’t be getting blown out every match, but you don’t want to win every match without a challenge either. Your goal should be to compete in tournaments where at some point, there will be a player there to make you work hard to win. This is how we learn […]

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A Guide to Formulating Optimal Match Strategy Picture

How to Formulate a Winning Game Plan

Most tennis players underestimate the importance of strategy and preparation. But the deeper you think about your game, your opponent’s game, and how you can exploit your opponent, the more optimally you will perform. And having a game plan helps prevent many of our biggest mental distractions, from getting nervous to a lack of concentration. Why Do You […]

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5 13 Proven Ways to Find the Perfect Hitting Partner

13 Proven Ways to Find the Perfect Hitting Partner

Where are all the tennis players hiding? Sometimes it can feel exasperating when you need a hitting partner but can’t find one. That’s why I made this comprehensive list of methods and resources to help you find the perfect hitting partner. If you still have trouble finding someone to play tennis with after trying everything on here, […]

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10 Reasons Why You Should Hire a Tennis Coach

A lot of tennis players don’t want to invest the money or the time to hire a coach. But this can be one of the biggest mistakes you are making in your tennis career.  As a tennis player and coach, I have learned the immense value of having an expert help me improve my tennis […]

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SMART Goal Setting For Tennis Players

According to research, only 8% of people accomplish their New Year’s Resolutions. Few people set goals, and even fewer accomplish them. What’s all this goal-setting hubbub got to do with tennis? Many of us desperately want to become highly-skilled tennis players. We dream of winning big matches, striking winners in clutch situations, and hoisting shiny […]

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4 Crush Your Goals Sense with a Sense of Urgency

How to Crush Your Goals with a Sense of Urgency

A couple days ago, I looked back on all of my biggest accomplishments. I wondered what made those times different from many other moments in my life, when I took the easy road, pursued temporary instead of long-lasting pleasures, and kept putting tasks off until the next day. I remembered the two weeks before 2012 sectionals, when I did sprints up […]

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Djokovic Masterful Defense

Djokovic’s Masterful Defense Defeats Nishikori in Miami

Novak Djokovic’s defensive skills are breathtaking. Today the Serb defeated Japanese Ace and 6th-seed Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 to win the 2016 Miami Open. A majority of players who face the speed and firepower of a player like Nishikori eventually struggle to get the ball back in the court. But Djokovic is on another level. […]

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