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The Approach Shot

The Approach Shot

What is an approach shot, and what should you know about it? An approach shot is the shot you hit that will bring you to the net. An illustration of this would be playing singles and rallying from the baseline waiting for a short ball. When you get a short ball you hit an approach shot and move up to the net. The same thing is true for doubles if you play back on the baseline. When you receive a...

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Tennis Lesson 101: Footwork

Tennis Lesson 101: Footwork

One way to quickly improve your tennis is to improve your footwork. On most balls you will need short solid footwork to play them successfully. When you watch tennis pros play you almost always notice their quick and small steps which also helps them to recover quickly after a shot. Try this the next time your practice – imagine there’s a short cord about shoulder width apart tied...

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Having Trouble Improving? Take a Private Lesson!

Having Trouble Improving? Take a Private Lesson!

Sometimes you need a little more attention and work to get over a sticking point. Maybe it’s trying to hit more topspin on your backhand, hitting a kick serve or developing a strategy. Taking a private lesson can be an efficient and fun way to improve your tennis. We can set it up to fit your schedule and concerns (and we’ll keep it quiet if you want to surprise a friend or an...

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Angle Your Shoulders on Your Serve

Angle Your Shoulders on Your Serve

To add more power and depth to your serve make sure your shoulders are on an upward angle after you toss the ball. Two things can help. First, try to keep your tossing arm extended a little longer after the release. Second, try to keep your weight on your back foot longer. www.puretennis.net Phone: 404-290-9994 Email:...

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