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The basics: Shuffle vs Crossover

5:52 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

The basics: Shuffle vs Crossover

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips about basic footwork techniques in tennis – shuffle and crossover steps.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Coach during the tournament

6:18 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Coach during the tournament

 

 

Every professional coach teaches young players to help them to improve during the tournaments. It doesn’t matter how well player is able to play during the practice session if he/she is not able to perform the same skills during the competition. Going on the tournament can be an exciting opportunity for the player to gain experience as also for the coach to see “what is going on” and to teach few more things. In my opinion, coaches have to coach more than […]

Coach-Player relationship

10:23 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Coach-Player relationship

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is explaining the benefits of building a strong relatonship with a player.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

3 lessons learned from top 3 players

12:47 pm
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tennis instruction

 

3 lessons learned from top 3 players

 

 
Opinions about statistics are different. Some coaches say that stats are crucial to develop own game while others claim that stats are nice visual numbers but they are not effective without relating these numbers to videos. In my opinion stats can help you but you have to use them in a proper way. You can use both general and specific stats with or without videos and make your game much better.
Thinking about statistics I was curious if I am going […]

Develop offensive game

10:48 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Develop offensive game

 

 

 

 

Objectives: Offense, Improvement

In this lesson Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to develop offensive game.

 

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

World No1

4:54 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

World No1

 

 

Objectives: Necessary skills to succeed

In this lesson Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to become the next No1 tennis player in the world.

 

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

Tennis tournament is a tempting environment

12:53 am
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tennis instruction

Tennis tournament is a tempting environment

 

 

To become the best tennis player in the world you have to sacrifice a lot of things. This rule doesn’t apply only to tennis because it is visible in other sports as well. When your friends go to the cinema you have to practice forehands. When your class goes on the school’s trip you work on your serve. When your brother has a birthday and offers you a birthday cake you politely refuse and choose vegetables. Are all these actions […]

Lost match

12:28 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Lost match

 

 

Objectives: Dealing with failure

In this lesson Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to deal with losing the match in an effective way.

Drill created by Marcin Bieniek

How high over the net should I play?

12:24 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

How high over the net should I play?

 

 

Watching a tennis match it is clearly visible that the main goal of this sport is to hit the ball over the net, and inside the court. You can win just one point at the time, and each one of them is counted in the same way. It doesn’t matter if you hit a beautiful winner from the baseline or if your opponent made an easy mistake because the result is always the same – one point won.

Coaches around the world […]

Forbidden parental actions during the tournament

12:33 am
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tennis instruction

Forbidden parental actions during the tournament

 

The role of the parent is crucial in developing successful tennis players. If parents cooperate with the coach the chances are really big that player will develop in the fastest possible way. Tennis career is a long-term process so it is important to take care of all details because one small thing can result in lost potential and early retirement of the player. All parents want to do everything for own child so is it possible that they do things that keep the progress slower? Unfortunately […]

When the coach is between the jobs

12:09 am
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tennis instruction

When the coach is between the jobs

 

 

Tennis coaching job is a profession that many people dream of. Everyone who has ever had an opportunity to coach tennis players knows how rewarding this profession is. From the financial point of view being a coach is a great opportunity to earn a living while doing something we love. Not everyone has the chance to work in the profession that he/she is skilled at so we should be grateful every time we get on the […]

Learn from Anqelique Kerber – The 2016 Australian Open Champion

7:11 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Learn from Anqelique Kerber –

The 2016 Australian Open Champion

 

 

Each Grand Slam tournament is a must-see for anyone who is interested in tennis. The best players in the world get to one place to fight for the most important trophy. Of course season starts with Australian Open so players have to be ready to play seven matches in a demanding hot environment. 2016 gave us a big surprise since Angelique Kerber finished as the winner. She played great tennis, but it is always […]

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