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 this first one is my "Women's Edition" - just for the ladies. If you're looking for the perfect present for your favorite female tennis partner, pal or special someone or if you just want something to reward yourself for a season well-played, this … [Read More...]
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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 … [Read More...]
I just played a doubles match where one of my opponents stood in the doubles alley (behind the baseline of course) when hitting her serve. She did this on both sides of the court, throughout the match and was really good at placing her serve all over the service box. Since this is such an … [Read More...]
No matter what stroke you hit in tennis, you need to complete your stroke. This is especially true when hitting ground strokes. Whether it's a forehand or a backhand, you must complete your stroke. A simple tennis tip to help with this is to hit through the ball. Don't stop at contact. Hit through … [Read More...]
If you've been listening to Tennis Quick Tips for any length of time, you know I always ask you to send in your questions. And I recently got some really good ones from Astrid in Chicago. Good enough that I wanted to answer them in a podcast. So, in this episode, let's talk about talking on the … [Read More...]
Another simple tennis tip. Fast feet, slow hands. How does that apply to your tennis game? Keep your feet moving quickly, with many small steps, but keep your hands (and your upper body) slow and relaxed. This way you get to every ball but don't overreact. Happy Tennis! © Kim Selzman 2014 All … [Read More...]