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Top mistakes result in lost potential

4:52 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Top mistakes result in lost potential

 

 

 

Tennis is an individual sport where everyone and everything is focused on the particular player. Big money that plays a crucial role forces many parents to put a lot of emphasis on tennis for their kids. It is nothing wrong to encourage kids from the early age to participate in hitting the ball with the racquet but the process of getting better has to be consciously planned with details. False thinking that more is better caused many talented players to drop […]

Prepare to win by recovery

4:26 am
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Prepare to win by recovery

 

 

 

Individual sports put a lot of stress on a given athlete. Player has to work hard to develop bigger weapons to win more points and to improve weak areas to become more difficult player to beat. Everything depends on the player so there is nobody to put the blame on when things go wrong. Many players lose matches and they are not aware of the reasons of this failure. During tournament, awareness and knowledge of factor that can decide about the final […]

It is not done after the last point!

5:09 am
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It is not done after the last point!

 

 

Tennis is a great sport where there is no time limits in the game. Players never know when the match will be over so it gives additional motivation to work hard even when losing badly. Many players are taught to fight for every point so they only can be sure about winning the match if they will win the last point. Unfortunately, especially too many young tennis players are so happy with their result that they think that last point […]

Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

4:56 am
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Professional tennis players

Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Gael Monfils’ defensive mistake.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

4:47 am
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Professional tennis players

David Ferrer’s fighting lesson

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing David Ferrer’s fighting abilities.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Rafael Nadal’s behind the opponent

4:57 am
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Professional tennis players

Rafael Nadal’s behind the opponent

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Rafael Nadal’s behind the opponent tactic.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Gael Monfils’ serve and volley

6:04 am
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Professional tennis players

Gael Monfils’ serve and volley

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Gael Monfils’ serve and volley pattern.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Great coaching session

7:37 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Great coaching session

 

 

 

Tennis as any other sport can be a lifetime exercise. Some people play tennis just for fun while others sacrifice everything to achieve the highest possible level of performance. If someone’s goal is to just go on the court with a friend and have nice 60 minutes of cardio with tennis racquet, you should have fun and play as often as possible. On the other hand, if players are competitive and they want to test their skills in real environment, which is tournament […]

I would like to be …

7:57 am
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tennis instruction

I would like to be …

 

 

 

When we are kids, we all have own different idols we would like to be. It can be a world-class soccer player, local language teacher or famous actress. It doesn’t matter that our pick is not exactly the same as my best friend’s pick; what counts is our motivation to follow every step of this particular person and act like one. From experience, we know that every school has a class’ topic about “In future, I […]

Analysis and coach’s position on the court part III

11:35 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Analysis and coach’s position on the court part III

 

 

 

            We are coming to the end. This is the last part of “analysis and coach’s position on the court” articles. During the last two weeks, first and second part of this series were published so you have an almost full knowledge on where coach should stand where he/she wants to analyze particular strokes. Topic, that looks really simple at the beginning, is quite complex and I need 3 different articles to show […]

Analysis and coach’s position on the court part II

10:10 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Analysis and coach’s position on the court

part II

 

 

 

            Week ago, I started with article about coach’s position on the court while analyzing. It was the first part of the 3 planned to publish. Last time, I was sharing my knowledge about strengths and weaknesses of standing in front of the player. I gave some advices what we are able to assess from this position in major tennis strokes. In this article, I would […]

Analysis and coach’s position on the court part I

6:16 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Analysis and coach’s position on the court

part I

 

 

 

            Analysis in sport is known for ages. Many years ago, coaches sit with pen and paper and took notes about strengths and weaknesses of players. Sometimes they even drew correct motion and showed it as a visual clue. Nowadays everything has changed and approach to tennis and coaching looks much more professional. Coaches have unlimited access to many products that offer great help for sport’s […]

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