Tennis can be a game of inches. More importantly, it is a game of fractions of a second! In comedy, it is said that “Timing is everything.” Tennis is no different, except at the end of a well-timed winning shot, only one player is laughing. It is also said that tennis can be a game of inches. But … [Read more...] about Understanding timing for better tennis
Originally written by Joe Dinoffer for Ace Attack - January 2016 There are thousands of tennis ball machines in the United States alone, but how many players enjoy ALL the potential benefits of ball machine use? Sure, there is some benefit to hitting ball after ball after ball, but why not make … [Read more...] about Plan of Attack for Getting the Most out of Tennis Ball Machines
Tennis has been around for a long time and has a storied history to go along with it. The terminology is the strangest thing about tennis’s history - apart from those hairstyles of the 70s and 80s. But instead of JUST telling you the strangest tennis terms in history, we’re going … [Read more...] about Do You Know These 10 Tennis Terms?
Practice doesn't actually make perfect. Practice makes remembered. If you learn how to do something incorrectly, that mistake will be engrained. In tennis, it's imperative to learn the right way. The best way to do this is to practice with purpose. Sure, just swinging away at some balls … [Read more...] about Practicing With Purpose
The second serve is unlike any other shot in tennis. If the person serving misses this shot, they give away a point for free. Their opponent literally had to do nothing. Hitting a second serve is nerve-wracking. Facing a second serve is very different. We want to take … [Read more...] about Facing a Second Serve
No matter how good you are, you’re still going to rack up losses. Everyone that plays tennis loses. In fact - some of the biggest losers in history are some of the best. Reggie Jackson, MLB Hall of Famer appropriately nicknamed Mr. October, has the most career … [Read more...] about How to Lose Like a Winner