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Hydration Tips for Tennis Players - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 70

Hydration Tips for Tennis Players and Endurance Athletes – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 70

What's one of the quickest ways to get re-energized in the middle of a tennis match?  Drink some water!  Being properly hydrated can keep you energetic and focused when you're playing a long match.  When you're dehydrated, you can feel weak, fuzzy-headed, and even worse.  In this episode, I get some great hydration tips from physician and marathon runner Dr. Jennifer Trotter about how endurance athletes, like runners and, of course, tennis players, can stay properly hydrated when engaging in several consecutive hours of exercise.  You can … [Read More...]

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Australian Open 2015

Happy Australian Open 2015!

Finally! The first Grand Slam tournament of the year is here! The Australian Open officially begins today, January 19, 2015, and goes through the men's final on February 1. So here are the Top 5 things that I think you need to know about the Australian Open if you want to sound like you're a … [Read More...]

Hit to the Open Court

Simple Tennis Tips – Hit to the Open Court

It seems so obvious - just hit into the open court. But when we're in the middle of a point, we're often so focused on our opponent that it's hard to even see the open court. So be sure to stay calm during your matches, look for that opening and hit to the open court. Happy Tennis! © Kim … [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 […]

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How To Not Lose Your Tennis Match – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 44

Podcast: Play in new window | Download What’s the difference between winning a tennis match and not losing a match?  And how can you make sure you’re doing the right one of those things the next time you hit the courts?  In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I’ll explain the difference between winning and […]

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 […]

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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 […]