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Effective breaks during the practice

5:50 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Effective breaks during the practice

 

 

 

„Practice makes perfect”. This famous phrase makes players want to spend more time on physical activities to take own game to the next level. Players more often take part in mental and physical training regime to become a complete tennis player. Professionals like Nadal or Federer are able to practice for 6-8 hours a day to be where they currently are. Morning tennis session, fitness workout, afternoon tennis session and mental training are common parts of professional player day’s schedule […]

Get advantage on your own

5:37 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Get advantage on your own

 

 

 

Tennis is a complex sport that requires hundreds of hours to spend on developing various skills. To become a great tennis player, one has to train 4 specific areas: technical, tactical, physical and mental. All these groups have specific skills that have to be addressed during the practice to create a complete athlete. Every weakness can be easily identified by a decent tennis player and it can decide about the final outcome of the match. Players without solid endurance will be exposed to longer […]

Freeze concept

5:50 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Freeze concept

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is showing the “Freeze concept” to help players improve in an easier and faster way.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Problems with return

6:39 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Problems with return

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is talking about mistakes while returning the serve and how to effectively react to them.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Innovative way to become a winner

6:16 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Innovative way to become a winner

 

 

 

Every sport evolves and tennis has some visible changes too. Going from wooden racquets to equipment with computer chip inside or exchanging natural gut for polyester string, which gives you more spin to your shots are areas that show some modifications in our sport. Racquets, balls, strings as also rules were adjusted to the modern requirements of tennis. Knowing that development in any field is possible only with positive modification, we can ask one question: What about the coaching? Are we […]

It is all about the response

5:33 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

It is all about the response

 

 

 

Action or reaction? Which one is more important while playing tennis? These questions are hard to answer with just few words so that is why I have decided to write an article about this important aspect. Tennis is a game where many things are uncontrollable so players have to constantly adjust their decisions to achieve good results consistently. Among these factors we can point out score, weather conditions or opponent’s performance. On the other hand, strategy, physical and mental sides […]

The mental side of tennis

5:53 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

The mental side of tennis

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is giving tips about how to approach negative situations on the court and don’t let them control our actions.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Positive attitude as a key to success

9:23 am
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tennis instruction

 

Positive attitude as a key to success

 

 

 

The difference between team and individual sports can be easily found in mental skills. In sports like soccer or basketball, players don’t have to perform well to win the match. Teammates can take care of any poor performances of an individual so any weakness is not as visible as in tennis. On the other hand, tennis is one of the sports that the whole focus is put on the one particular athlete. Every success and failure […]

Tennis as a life-time teacher

5:47 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Tennis as a life-time teacher

 

 

 

People start playing tennis because of many different reasons. Some people want to add another activity to their lives so tennis looks like a good choice. Other human beings choose tennis because it is popular and they want to be up-to-date with seasonal trends. There are also people who step on the tennis court because it looks fun and it involves many health and social benefits. Looking at all reasons of starting tennis, we can’t forget about parents […]

Prepare the plan for winning

9:02 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Prepare the plan for winning

 

 

 

Professional tennis players often talk about strategy and game-plans during the post-match interviews. They explain what they have tried to achieve during the game and what has been working well and which aspects have to be corrected. All these things confirm the importance of a proper preparation for the tennis match so all players should learn how to do it. Many players think about preparation as a running around the court and doing some dynamic stretching. Unfortunately, this process is […]

Playing points with goals

5:23 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Playing points with goals

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is giving tips about how to implement goals into point situations and make the practice more effective.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Ask open questions

5:41 am
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tennis coach Bieniek

Ask open questions

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek talks about importance of asking open questions to the players.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

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