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Mental Checklist For Tennis Doubles - TEnnis Quick Tips Podcast

Mental Checklist For Your Best Tennis Doubles – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 73

If tennis is 50% mental and 50% physical, then doubles is more like 75% mental and 25% physical. You're not only trying to figure how to best play your game, you're also trying to figure out how to work with your partner. So, in this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I'm giving you a quick mental checklist for tennis doubles. These are the things you need to be sure and think about every time you step on court for a doubles match. You can listen to this episode by clicking on the media player above or by listening in with your favorite podcast app. … [Read More...]

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Keep Your Racquet In Front

Simple Tennis Tips – Keep Your Racquet In Front

Your strokes will be more effective if you get your racquet out in front of you when you make contact with the ball. Hitting the ball when your racquet is at your side or even behind you does not allow you to put maximum spin or power on the ball. Happy Tennis! © Kim Selzman 2015 All Rights … [Read More...]

Mental Game Posts

How to Use Between Point Rituals - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 69

How To Use Between Point Rituals – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 69

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Did you know that as much as 80 percent of your time on the court during a tennis match is actually spent NOT hitting the tennis ball? That’s a lot of time. How can you put all this time to good use? In this episode, I’ll tell you […]

Spectator Nerves

How To Deal With Spectator Nerves – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 66

Podcast: Play in new window | Download This week, I’m answering the question of a college tennis player who suffers from something I’ll bet we’ve all experienced – spectator nerves. The more she thinks about who’s watching her play and how well she needs to play, the more she messes up and plays badly. So […]

Play One Point at a Time

Simple Tennis Tips – Play One Point at a Time

Some of the best tennis advice can be distilled down into one sentence. Here’s a simple tennis “one-liner” that can do so much to improve your mental strength during a match – play one point at a time. Don’t think about the point you just played (and maybe lost). Don’t think about how the next […]

Gear & Equipment Posts

How to Play Better Cold Weather Tennis - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 63

How To Play Better Cold Weather Tennis – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 63

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Here in Houston, it’s cold. And by cold, I mean we’re often having to play tennis in temperatures that are below 50 degrees Fahrenheit. I know for many of you, temperatures like that sound pleasant if not downright balmy. But look, people like me live in Houston for […]

Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players - 2014 Stocking Stuffers

Best Holiday Gifts For Tennis Players – 2014 Stocking Stuffers

Another holiday gift guide for tennis players is here! Happy Tennis! So you’ve already seen my Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players – Women’s Edition and my Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players – Fitness Edition. In this guide, I’ll give you tons of ideas for stocking stuffers – little gifts that make a huge […]

Gift-Guide-Fitness-2014

Best Holiday Gifts For Tennis Players – 2014 Fitness Edition

Joy! More of the Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players! Each year, I put together a list of my favorite tennis gifts to give (and to get). This year I’m doing several editions – to cover every possible player at every possible price point. Last week it was Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players – […]

Best Gifts for Tennis Players - Women's Edition 2014

Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players – 2014 Women’s Edition

It’s time, once again, for my annual gift guide – Best Holiday Gifts for Tennis Players! I love putting together lists of my favorite tennis gifts to give (and to get). This year I’ve decided to do several editions of my gift guide – to cover every possible player at every possible price point. So […]

Foam Rolling for Tennis Players - Legs

Foam Rolling Video for Tennis Players – Legs

I have been super tight lately, especially in my legs. Maybe it’s the colder weather. Maybe it’s just me getting older. (Ugh.) Whatever, I’ve been using my foam roller more and more to help stretch and loosen my legs. This handy little piece of equipment can really help dig into your muscles and is almost […]