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Essential Tennis - Lessons and Instruction for Passionate Players
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You've asked, now we're answering! In this very first ASK ET Ian addresses dealing with junk balls, hitting a driving shot with a semi-western grip and what to do if you have a weak, loopy forehand...
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Here's the scenario: you advance to the net, ready for the put away shot when BAM the ball comes right at you and you panic, stick your racquet out there and blow the point. Sound familiar? The solution is actually your FEET, and how you move them. Here are the progressions that will give you the tools you need...
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A few months ago we had a crazy idea... to invite all our Academy students to a free clinic. The catch? They had to come join us in Milwaukee! As it turns out, we are blessed with students every bit as crazy as we are, and one by one they showed up for an amazing day of coaching on a beautiful day...
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Want a big, powerful kick serve? You're probably missing these TWO things... Here's how we added them to Nina's serve motion to transform her flat, direct serve into one with more shape, kick, and power.
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Want to CRUSH IT at the net? It starts with having the ability to capitalize on the short balls that can get you there. Here's the footwork you need to move through your swing, and the swing path you need to generate topspin for more consistent shots...
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There are SO many players still hitting straight, lateral forehands resulting in little to no shape or topspin. Are YOU one of them? Here's how to revamp your swing path and get more shape, spin and safety over the net for a more confident and controlled baseline game.
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Is Kirby team DOG or team CAT? What's Megan's WORST tennis memory? What is the most ANNOYING question people ask Kevin? The answers to ALL – ok, SOME of your burning questions are finally revealed!
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What's the MOST important element of your tennis game that your AREN'T practicing? We're willing to bet it's your return of serve – and keeping it on the back burner will seriously hurt your potential! Here's how to improve it and win more points...
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Want to DOMINATE the net? It starts with your feet... if you aren't moving them effectively, you won't reach the net in time to gain the advantage. Here's how integrate DYNAMIC footwork into your volleys and approach the net no matter what comes your way...
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Want to serve more like the pros? PRONATION is the answer – it's how top players are able to release the racquet head and generate TONS of power and spin. Here's how to incorporate it into your serve right now...
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