Archive for the ‘Instructionals’ Category

The One Handed Backhand

Tweet There is numerous ways to teach a one handed backhand.  This guy shown in the video seems to give a little insight of the basics of the one handed backhand.  Please watch for your enlightenment! The key tips when using a one handed backhand:  As the ball comes across the top of the net […]

The relationship between your tennis strings and racket: How to pick your strings

Tweet Today I came across two people that had their own input on strings.  One person wrote an article and the other asked my opinion on which type of string to use.  After stringing rackets for over 8 years, I have picked up certain knowledge about string and its relationship to the tennis racket.  There […]

Now the Two-handed backhand

Tweet Now to go over the two-handed backhand! There are a lot of good two handed backhands out on the pro tour.  For me, my favorite two handed backhand player at the moment is Nikolay Davydenko.  There is not clear video out there to to show an example of it. I will use Andy Murrays […]

Video of Fernando Verdasco – Racket Preparation

Tweet After watching Verdasco play a couple weeks ago at the SAP Open, I have noticed a good technique in how he sets up for his forehand.  I grabbed a video from Youtube, compliments of FYB2007, in which it shows his preparation. Verdasco prepares his stroke by holding the neck of the racket and rotating […]

More off-season medicine ball drills!

Tweet More training videos that involve the medicine ball.  Enjoy!! Tennis Channel – One Minute Clinic Medicine Ball squat and twist – 2 people Single leg lateral toss

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.

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 […]