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Tennis Training and Coaching
Tennis Philosophy Series: Michael Esz -USPTA/PTR: USTA High Performance, USTA Sport Science
Today's tennis game has evolved into a very specialized form of precision, skill, and power. Most top players are able to compete during their matches using a variety of different skill sets, but all of them have their own unique style of play.
As a coach, developing the fundamentals of an athlete are of most importance. When first starting out with a player, keeping it simple is the way to go! I feel a game based approach is essential for adding the element of fun. Try to get the student rallying right away, they will enjoy themselves and feel the excitement instantly. After the student has some success rallying the ball, its time to start shaping their strokes and foot-work. Establishing the correct biomechanics of stroke production accompanied with proper...