Archive for October, 2009

Tennis Books

Tweet I have come across many tennis books over the years.  I found Brad Gilbert’s book to be the most helpful when explaining the mental side of your tennis game.  It teaches you to some ways you could calm your nerves in certain high pressure situations. I believe tennis is 90% mental and 10% physical. […]

Tons of tennis videos

Tweet Tons of tennis videos This link may be good for those who are currently snowed in and are not able to go out and play.  I love watching old clips of tennis matches.  This thread is filled with youtube, megaupload, and rapidshare vids.  Check it out! Good night tennis fans.

One Handed backhand

Tweet I came across this video a couple days ago.  The video is pretty sketchy due to the indoor sounds.  I like how he explained to *show your back to your opponent and *rotation of the upper body.

The two handed backhand

Tweet Need basic help with your two-handed backhand.  This man helps you with the basic technique.

USTA Tennis on Campus Championship: Northern California

Tweet USTA Tennis on Campus Championship: Northern California November 14-15, 2009 Held at Stanford University. Come support your local college club team!

Training for Coaches and Instructors

Tweet Training for Coaches and Instructors Held at Napa Valley College in Napa, Ca. Nov. 7, 2009 Click here to register

USTA Tennis on Campus continues to grow

Tweet USTA Tennis on Campus continues to grow Tennis on Campus is great for those colleges who do not have a collegiate tennis team.  This league has helped many students out of high school keep their competitive edge.

2009 College Battle of the Bay

Tweet 2009 College Battle of the Bay Oct 29-Nov 1 Held at the California Tennis Club at San Francisco.

TC: One Minute Clinics

Tweet I have personally found SOME of the Tennis Channel’s One Minute Clinics to be very effective.  Here are two of my favorites: Body Movement and Positioning This drill shown helps you setup for shots moving forward and backwards. I believe another effective way is to feed from the alleys near the baseline and move […]

Tennis Shops in NorCal

Tweet Sportabout in Napa, Ca I have been a customer at Sportabout for a couple years now.  I usually go there to pick up string and miscellaneous items.  This shop has really been good to its customers!  They have a fine selection of Wilson, Head, and Babolat rackets.  They have loads of tennis bags to […]