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Tennis Fixation Mental Strength Survey

I Want To Hear From You – Take The Tennis Fixation Mental Strength Survey

Because the mental game is such an important part of tennis, I'm working on some great content and resources that will really focus on this topic and that I hope I can help you build up your own mental strength and confidence for tennis. So it would help me if you took just a minute or two (seriously, that's all the time it takes) to answer a few questions in my Tennis Fixation Mental Strength Survey. This survey is very simple and very short and can be found below, in a big blue box at the bottom of this post. It has just a few questions … [Read More...]

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Bend Your Knees - Tennis Tip

Simple Tennis Tip – Bend Your Knees

You don't want to bend your knees to get down on those balls.  You want to just bend over. But don't do it! Bending over throws off your balance, changes your stroke mechanics and can result in lower back pain. Bending your knees does none of these and allows you to quickly get your body … [Read More...]

Tennis Rules Posts

How to Play a Tiebreak in Tennis

How to Play a Tiebreak in Tennis – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 72

I’m always surprised by how many tennis players don’t know how to play a tiebreak. This is one of those areas where you really need to know what the rules are and make sure that they’re followed. So, in this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, we’ll quickly go through how to play a tiebreak in […]

How to Be a Great Tennis Team Captain

How To Be A Great Tennis Team Captain – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 68

So you’ve joined a tennis team, you’ve been a really good tennis team member, and now they’ve asked you to captain the team! Should you take on that job? And if you do, how can you make sure you’re a a great team captain. In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I’ll give you my […]

Where to Stand When You're Serving in Tennis - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 60

Where To Stand When You’re Serving – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 60

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 […]

Talking on the Tennis Court - Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 59

Talking on the Tennis Court – Tennis Quick Tips Episode 59

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 […]


What’s the Tennis Rule on Double Bounces? Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 55

Once again, we’re going to talk about tennis rules. You know I truly love tennis rules. Because just when you think you know them, something in a match happens that makes you think you don’t. In this week’s episode, we’re talking about the rule on double bounces, or when the ball is “not up.” By […]

Tennis Serve Posts

For Good Serve Hit Good Toss

For A Good Serve, Hit A Good Toss – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 76

It’s time for a tennis quick tip on the serve! While the serve may be the most important stroke in tennis, I believe the toss is the most important part of the serve. And that’s why you need to always hit a good toss. Too often, we get lazy or impatient and just hit any […]


How To Serve Into The Sun – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 45

SHOW NOTES: Of all the weather conditions and elements we tennis players face on court, one of the worst is the sun. Especially when we have to serve into the sun. With the sun in your eyes, your killer serve can quickly move from being a weapon to being a real liability. In this episode […]


How to Serve Smart in Tennis Doubles – Tennis Quick Tips Podcast 41

Serving in doubles may be twice as important as serving in singles because, in doubles, your serve impacts twice as many people.  In this episode of Tennis Quick Tips, I’ll give you my best tips for serving smart in tennis doubles.  You can listen to this episode by clicking on the media player above or […]

Tennis Serve Toss

Get A Better Tennis Serve With A Better Toss – TQT 014

The latest episode of the Tennis Quick Tips podcast has just come out! TQT 014,  “Get a Better Tennis Serve with a Better Toss,” is all about improving that one stroke that we all know needs to be improved – the serve.  In this episode, I talk about how your serve can get a whole lot […]

Tennis Serve Maria Sharapova

Improve Your First Serve With A “Real” Second Serve – TQT 009

The latest episode of the Tennis Quick Tips podcast is now available! In TQT 009, I give a tip that may not seem so obvious – how to improve your first serve by getting a “real” second serve.  By a real second serve, I mean a serve that has something on it and is not just […]