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Tennis Training: The Burpee 300

Huge tennis training challenge for you today… it’s called the Burpee 300. It’s a super simple – no thinking required – tennis conditioning workout. If you’re like me and just like intense training without having to think about “what’s next?”, then you’re going to LOVE this workout. Here are the guidelines. You’ll start at #1, […]

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Tennis Training – Backhand Muscle Focus + Anaerobic Conditioning

Here’s a Killer workout for you containing exercises that focus on the muscles responsible for firing during both a one handed and two handed backhand. On top of focusing on the backhand muscles, this is a great overall conditioning workout to work on your anaerobic threshold (read: decreases recovery time between intense points) If we […]

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2 Hand Volley Drill – Cara Black

All I can say is just Wow. If you can do this, then you’re a super-star. Incredible hand eye-coordination. Part 1 Part 2 How many years do you think she had to practice to get THIS good at the volley drill?! Guess by leaving a comment in the section below & rate this by clicking […]

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Kei Nishikori Forehand & Backhand

If you’ve gotten the latest issue of Tennis magazine, there’s an awesome write up about 21 year old Kei Nishikori, his tennis history, and his tennis aspirations. Coincidentally, I captured a ton of footage of him on the courts this past weekend at the U.S. Men’s Clay Court Championships for you to check out. A […]

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Pablo Cuevas Split Step Slow Mo – US Clay Court Championships 2011

Here’s the return serve split step from Pablo Cuevas at the US Clay Court Championships: He used this the entire match which he won in 3 grueling sets. Without being in phenomenal conditioning, he most likely wouldn’t have been able to be fast on his feet like this the entire match. The Importance of being […]

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High Bouncing Kick Serve

Below is a video from around 2007  that I found on my hard drive last week. I was mainly just goofing off, because I never really intended to show anyone these clips – so hopefully the angle isn’t too bad. You may be able to notice that I get a pretty high kick, which is […]

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Now Accepting New Applications for the Tennis Protégé Club [FOR A LIMITED TIME]

You guys are AWESOME! Thanks so much for leaving a comment  the other day about which forehand grip is your favorite. We’ve got over 55 comments so far, and some good questions to go along with it. So, as promised, I’m going to film a strategy video that helped my buddy learn to CRUSH the […]

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What’s Your Favorite Tennis Forehand Grip to Use?

This is real simple, and it’ll take like 5 seconds to answer: What’s your favorite forehand grip to use? – Continental? – Eastern – Semi-Western? – Western? – Extreme Western? The reason I’m asking is that last year one of my teammates in league play asked me to help him improve his forehand (he liked […]

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Tennis Kick Serve – How to Add More Spin

One of the most deadly serves we can posses is a Kick Serve. Whether you’re a righty or a lefty, this serve can be absolutely devastating to our opponents. Before I get into this little lesson, I want to say this isn’t about ME. This is about you, it’s just the only way I really […]

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Tennis Training: Explosive Serve Workouts

Have you ever tried to serve by ONLY using your upper body? I tried this last week during a singles practice match and felt like threw my shoulder into the friggin net. People who believe they don’t need leg strength for a serve are normally the ones that have a crappy serve anyway. So don’t […]

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