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Losing is not so bad

9:33 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Losing is not so bad

 

 

We hate to lose. It doesn’t matter if it happens on the tennis court or while bowling; human beings are created to win. People work hard, train every day and set goals to achieve positive results and win as many matches as possible. We relate our self-esteem to the match’s score so we feel better and more confident when we win. On the other hand, each lose “diminishes” our value and has negative effects on our development. Is it really […]

Why early specialization in tennis is bad?

4:55 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Why early specialization in tennis is bad?

 

 

The age that kids should start the activity to become really good varies from sport to sport. Basketball and soccer can be played at the young age without any special supervision by the coach and players still have big chances to achieve good results as professionals. On the other hand, technical sport like tennis has to include coaching from the beginning of the journey to guarantee proper technical habits. There is nothing worse for the coach and the player to work […]

Tactical approach to deep balls

8:23 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Tactical approach to deep balls

 

 

Modern game is based mostly on forehands and backhands. Emphasis put on acceleration of the racquet to generate tremendous power is an aspect that changed the tennis from technical game to more powerful sport. Even there were many changes in equipment, technique and physical preparation during last 15 years, strategy is still the same. Players on all levels try to force the opponent to miss the ball or hit clean winners to finish the match as a better player. One of the goals […]

Proven ways to deal with irritation

9:15 am
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tennis instruction

 

Proven ways to deal with irritation

 

 
Tennis is an emotional game. Many things are going on at the same time so players have to learn how to deal with them. The higher the level the more stressful situations players have to face both on and off the court. Is it possible to improve your control and reactions to irritation? Yes it is. How should you do that? Keep reading.
Roger Federer is the best example of a world-class players who had to sacrifice his comfort zone and work really hard […]

Winter savings

8:05 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Winter savings

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to train during the winter season when tennis court fees are more expensive.

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Where does confidence come from?

8:14 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Where does confidence come from?

 

 

„Go out there and be confident”. This is one of the most common words that players hear from their coaches before they step on the court to play a tournament match. Unfortunately, confidence is not the item as a racquet so we can’t just put it in our bag and have it with us all the time. As Wikipedia states: „confidence is generally described as a state of being certain either that a hypothesis or prediction is correct or that a chosen course of […]

Role model

4:27 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Role model

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is explaining why being a role model should be a priority for all coaches.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Faster development

4:24 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Faster development

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is giving tips about faster development.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

US OPEN 2017 report – practice routine

11:14 am
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US OPEN 2017 report – practice routine

 

 
Practice sessions are crucial. During training sessions players can work on their strengths, improve weaknesses, add new skills and build good habits to get ready for tournament performance. It is always great to watch and learn from others but when you have an opportunity to watch practice sessions of professional players during US OPEN this experience is invaluable.
US OPEN provides terrific opportunity to get closer to top athletes. Right next to the practice courts there is a screen where people can see […]

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

Us open 2015

7:27 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Us Open 2015

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the lessons learned during the Us Open 2015.

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

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