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Creative player

3:54 pm
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tennis coach Bieniek

Creative player

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how creativity can help players on the court .

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„The lefty” problem

5:07 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

„The lefty” problem

 

 

Tennis gives an opportunity for everyone to participate in this sport. Gender, age or physical level are not limitations to pick up the racquet and play this beautiful sport. On each level of performance we can observe tall and short players, old and young athletes as also people who move the racquet with left or right hand. Yes, that’s is the problem for many of us. The lefty. How many of you have encountered difficulty to beat the opponent who plays with the left […]

The basics: Forced vs Unforced errors

5:12 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

The basics: Forced vs Unforced errors

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips about basic errors in tennis – forced and unforced.

 

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The basics: Tospin vs Backspin

5:14 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

The basics: Tospin vs Backspin

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips about basic spins in tennis – topspin and backspin.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Building self-confidence

8:21 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Building self-confidence

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to build self-confidence.

 

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Pre-competition practice

5:13 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Pre-competition practice

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to train before the competition, and make own chances bigger for playing really well during the tournament.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Long-lasting effects of successful coaching

8:10 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Long-lasting effects of successful coaching

 

 

Coaching is a complex process that can be used in any field of life. Sport coaching is the most famous but nowadays we can also find personal coaches, business coaches, and many other variations. It simply means that our actions in different situations can be approached more effectively if we know which methods we should use to get the most of it. Business people can benefit from coaching by generating more profits for the company while tennis players can improve on-court […]

Courage has different dimensions

8:24 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Courage has different dimensions

 

 

Courage is a character’s trait that is mostly associated with soldiers and heroes. Policeman needs a courage to stop the burglar in actions; fireman needs a courage to go inside the firing house and save the people; tennis player needs a courage too to stay on the right track and succeed in the future. Courage helps us to try to do things and face challenges to get better in different environment. Does tennis player needs the same courage like a soldier on the […]

Most common mistakes of the overhead

4:54 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Most common mistakes of the overhead

 

 

There is no doubt that tennis evolved during last 20 years. Many factors contributed to this change and nowadays this sport looks different than some years ago. We can look at present champions and compare them to the past stars and we see the difference. While Pete Sampras or Boris Becker was successfully winning Grand Slams at the net, modern tennis stars like Novak Djokovic or Rafael Nadal rely mostly on powerful shots from the baseline. We can’t say that net […]

Getting old and winning

8:36 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Getting old and winning

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to remain successful while getting older.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Warm up – Stretching

4:58 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Warm up – Stretching

 

 

 

In this lesson, Marcin Bieniek is sharing the tips on how to prepare the body before the match.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Confronting Gamesmanship

8:35 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Confronting Gamesmanship

 

 

 

Q: How do we begin to educate our daughter about cheaters?

 

A: Communicating about possible/probable scenarios and pre-setting your child’s correct response (protocols) is a great start.  Rehearse the solutions by setting up actual practice sets whereby the opponent is allowed to apply gamesmanship and your child has to rehearse their response sequence. Many parents and players are unaware that counter gamesmanship tactics are a learned behavior.

 

Q: My son wants harmony on the court, so he […]

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