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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

Constant adjustments while analyzing performance during the match

5:58 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Constant adjustments while analyzing performance during the match

 

 

 

Tennis tournaments are exactly the same for tennis players what war is for soldiers. Everyone wants to beat opponents and win the battle so we have to prepare ourselves for a hard work. Professional athletes like Rafael Nadal or Roger Federer need 2-3 hours before the match to prepare so it shows how important each aspect is for the performance. Junior tennis players don’t show the same professional behavior and too often it results in poor playing. 30-45 […]

Professional preparation before the tournament’s match

12:38 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Professional preparation before the tournament’s match

 

 

 

There are many reasons why tennis players take part in competitions. Some of the players want to check their skills in a real environment when pressure goes up so tournament is a great opportunity to do that. Others want to add some trophies to their shelves so the main reason for competing is a willingness to win. Balance between both of these factors is the best option to develop as a tennis player but we can’t forget about one […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rafael Nadal’s passing shot winner

5:31 am
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Professional tennis players

Rafael Nadal’s passing shot winner

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Rafael Nadal’s passing shot.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Gulbis’ return to the middle

5:48 am
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Professional tennis players

Gulbis’ return to the middle

 

 

In this video, Marcin Bieniek is analyzing Ernests Gulbis’ returning skills.

 

Video created by Marcin Bieniek

Forehand in the air

4:31 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Forehand in the air

 

 

 

Tennis is a sport consisted of various possible shots to execute. Every player has a freedom to learn as many strokes as possible and use them anytime to put more pressure on the opponent and to win the point. Looking for the best shot in a particular situation, player has to take tactic into consideration and decide from the strategic point of view, which solution will be the most effective. Modern tennis is based mostly on offensive weapons, which provide opportunities to dominate […]

Returning mastery of doubles

4:51 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Returning mastery of doubles

 

 

 

At the junior level, many players compete in singles and doubles because they have a chance to get points from each competition. Additionally, it has an impact on young athletes’ development so it has advantages from the coaching perspective. On the top level of performance, ATP and WTA players focus more on their particular profession so they rarely play both singles and doubles. To be the best in the world, it is necessary to train directly for one of these games. Looking at […]

Change for the better

4:36 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Change for the better

 

 

 

You have to win the last point to win the match. Before you do it, you have to give your all heart and fight for every point to make your chances bigger for the final success. I bet you have experienced many matches when you were easily ahead in the game to suddenly start making inexplicable mistakes. This change of momentum can make a big difference in both players’ levels of confidence what can have an impact on points, games and finally on […]

Bring your AIR game

5:07 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

Bring your AIR game

 

 

 

Tennis is changing every few years. There are not too many adjustments in the rules but there is a visible difference in the playing style. Many years ago, players preferred net game as a dominant style on almost all surfaces. It was dictated by slower pace of the ball, different racquets, continental grip as a key and many other factors. Nowadays, players change the game completely by using baseline game as a crucial style to win the point. New technology of the racquets […]

1st serve domination

5:02 am
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tennis instruction

 

 

1st serve domination

 

 

 

Tennis is a dynamic sport that is based on running and hitting the ball. Every shot is a response to the opponent’s hit so you can never be sure what will happen next. The best part of this sport is the thing that we almost never have full control over the situation on the tennis court. One shot or one point can drastically change everything so player has to be focused all the time. During times under the pressure, players would like to […]

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