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It is not done after the last point!

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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 […]

Great coaching session

7:37 am
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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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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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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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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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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 […]

Slide for the win

9:23 am
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Slide for the win

 

 

 

Modern tennis differs from the game that has been played 20 years ago. Technique was the most important part of development so coaches spent hundreds of hours on sharpening forehands and backhands. Nowadays, approach to coaching looks different and game-based approach is more visible than ever. Technical corrections cover more than just strokes; tactical wisdom is used to win the matches while playing badly; physical preparation is consisted of many skills that can get advantage over the opponent; mental abilities play crucial […]

What can I complain about ?

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What to do with a playing style?

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Advantages and disadvantages of better hitting partner

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Change the game

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Responsible players

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