Elite International Tennis Professionals
Elite International Tennis Professionals
Author archive: Michael
02
14
2019

Ball Toss

1. Holding the Ball In your non racket hand let the ball lightly rest in the bottom two segments of your fingers, pad of your hand, and your thumb. Your hand should be positioned as if you are holding a glass of water. 2. Lay Up First, think in terms of floating the ball instead of tossing. The...

02
11
2019

Tennis Tips – Spin Serving

Why Spin a Serve? Spin = In Have you ever watched a baseball pitcher throw a slider or curveball? Notice that the ball dives downward as it’s going over the plate. In tennis when you spin a serve the ball has a similar effect, only in this case the ball dives down into the service box. How to Spin a...

12
15
2018

Tennis Tips – Ball Tracking

1. Point at the Ball Point at the ball with the opposite hand from the bounce till the start of your swing. This will help your tracking skills on the forehand. Sometimes the pace of the game can seem so fast, but when you point at the ball the game will have more of a slow motion effect. 2. See the...

09
01
2018

Tennis Tips – The Overhead

1. Simplify an Overhead  Instead of taking a full swing with your racquet hand by your side, try starting your racquet closer to your shoulder. David Ferrer is a prime example of simplifying an overhead and he has a very high execution rate. He also ends the point typically off one overhead attempt....

08
11
2018

Tennis Tips – The Rhythm

1. Footwork – The Boxer Bouncing your feet like a boxer charging themselves up before a fight (moving the feet up and back, and side to side) is a good start to the kind of footwork tennis players need to have in between baseline rallies. 2. Find the Rhythm – Counting Just like music or...