Lessons on Lessons!

Junior lessons–recently I had an exhausting lesson session during the middle of a tournament. Now for those who do not know, I coach from 8am to 8pm at least and sometimes longer. Then I hit the court for my monthly customers and coach some private lessons. My athletes were ready for the next step and more »

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It Ain’t Like the Movies!

This one is hard for all tournament players to take. It is bitter medicine but a pill that must be swallowed. When you work hard and train hard and really focus on getting better you will win. At least that is the conventional thinking. However, it does not always work that way. More often than more »

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Pressure Points

Rules for pressure points–easy 8 rules for serving pressure point play. 1. Never give an easy serve to kill-for this reason I do not like drive serves unless hit on the short side; not off the back wall! 2. Never “cleverate” yourself on serving. Many times the serve gets too cute; too smart-you do not more »

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Win Think

“Do you work with mental skills as well as the mechanics of footwork and strokes?” Answer-I did not realize i did but from day one I employed a method of teaching that carried over from my classroom days. I received high ratings from kids and parents in my classes and the main reason was I more »

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