A great deal of tennis points are lost to either unforced errors or bad shots, not because the opponent has hit an ace. When you are learning about the game forget about trying for the big winner all the time, you would be far better working with your tennis coach on how to cut out errors in your game.
Playing doubles tennis is significantly different than singles tennis, not just having to consider a parter but there are a different set of skills you need to learn for doubles play.
Firstly a decision has to be made who takes the lead side of the court and who is more comfortable in returning the first serve. Perhaps a statistic that may help towards this decision is that at the social level of doubles play, the majority of serves are hit to the outside of the service boxes. This percentage changes quite dramatically at the top levels with the majority of serves being hit directly down the middle.
Our Term 3 Hot Shots Challenge will be held on Sunday the 10th September. All red, orange and green ball players are welcome for a fun afternoon of tennis! Click here for more information
Playing tennis is just as much in the mind as it is physical, you might be in the best physical condition and have good technique, but if your mind is not in the right place you will struggle.
Residents or workers of Castle Cove, Artarmon, Roseville Chase and Willoughby areas of Sydney, have the perfect local tennis club to take their kids to to learn tennis. Tennis World Chatswood offer the Tennis Hot Shots Program and many local kids and parents take advantage of the facility.
A few years back the International Tennis Federation (I.T.F) launched a world study to see the best ways of fast tracking tennis development and learning. After a great deal of research the answer came back that a “Play Based Approach” would be the best way forward for young players to enjoy, learn and play the game.
For some reason many players fear the backhand shot, to have a weak backhand is common amongst amateur players and can often be very costly. The reason for this is that there are alternatives to playing a backhand shot, for instance many players run around the backhand to play a more favoured forehand.
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If you wish to improve your tennis game then good footwork is essential, tennis needs a substantial amount of running around the court and there are ways of doing this correctly.
Are you having problems with your backhand? Sometimes work with your tennis coach just gets a little bit predictable and you have to add or change certain elements of your technique work. If you live in the Killara area then Tennis World Chatswood offer great tennis coaching lessons that will definitely help you to work on your backhand.