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tennis Drills for DoublesDrills for Doubles

Doubles is a different animal for tennis players and requires a different attitude and methods. We were at the University of Alabama clinic and here's what we learned about drills for doubles.

tennis Coaching Tennis: Skills and Strategies for Singles and DoublesCoaching Tennis: Skills and Strategies for Singles and Doubles

Joc Simmons, Director of Tennis at the Huntsville Tennis Center, started playing at the junior level. While at the University of Oklahoma, he achieved Big Eight Championships in both Singles and Doubles. In 1994, while at Mississippi State, Simmons won honors as the National Doubles Champ and was All American in Singles. He must know a little bit about how to play the game, wouldn't you say? In this video series, Simmons discusses Singles and Doubles play, outlining essential skills and strategies that will take tennis players to the top of their game. From the basics of consistency and speed, to the more complex specialty shots, this video series will help you take your game to the next level.

tennis Tennis:  Utilizing Limited Court Space and Looking at GripsTennis: Utilizing Limited Court Space and Looking at Grips

When there's more tennis players than court space, you need drills and exercises that will keep all of the players active and moving. University of Alabama tennis Coach Nickell reviews drills and exercises that do just that. Also from the U of A, Coach Pate looks at key tennis grip styles, and ways to teach them to players.

tennis Winning Tennis Matches Winning Tennis Matches

Coach discusses the different ways of winning more matches without hitting winners each time. Strategies include height of the hit, the ability to make numerous swings to force your opponent to miss. The importance of consistency and spin, as well the use of angles, in hitting is discussed.

Tennis Strategy, Warm-Up, Tennis

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tennis Teaching Beginners Tennis (or any sport...FREE TO EVERYONE) Teaching Beginners Tennis (or any sport...FREE TO EVERYONE)

If you want kids to enjoy tennis, don't over do it and treat boys and girls differently! It's more important to have fun at first than it is to teach and analyze. This video covers some great ideas to help beginners develop a love of the game.

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tennis Youth Quick Start Tennis Youth Quick Start Tennis

Quick Start tennis is designed to help younger players learn and enjoy tennis by making age appropriate adjustments to the playing area and equipment.

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tennis Tennis: Doubles Strategy Tennis: Doubles Strategy

Billy Pate, Head Tennis Coach at the University of Alabama discusses and demonstrates Doubles Strategy and Positioning during this tennis clinic. Starting with some of the basics of the doubles strategy and continuing through communication, this series offers some simple, but effective doubles instructions to assist coaches in creating successful players.

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tennis Fun Tennis Drills Fun Tennis Drills

Tennis Coach Keith Swindoll loves it when young players really begin to enjoy the game. He's found one of the best ways to achieve this is to use fun tennis drills that get the players moving. In this tennis drills video series, Coach demonstrates three very effective drills that not only teach , but entertain.

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tennis Tennis Drills Tennis Drills

Tips and drills for feeding the ball are covered in this tennis series at the University of Alabama Tennis Clinic.

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tennis Tennis:  Utilizing Limited Court Space and Looking at Grips Tennis: Utilizing Limited Court Space and Looking at Grips

When there's more tennis players than court space, you need drills and exercises that will keep all of the players active and moving. University of Alabama tennis Coach Nickell reviews drills and exercises that do just that. Also from the U of A, Coach Pate looks at key tennis grip styles, and ways to teach them to players.

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tennis Drills for Doubles Drills for Doubles

Doubles is a different animal for tennis players and requires a different attitude and methods. We were at the University of Alabama clinic and here's what we learned about drills for doubles.

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tennis Tennis: One-on-One Doubles Tennis: One-on-One Doubles

Tennis Coach Ed Krass Founder and Director of the College Tennis Academy is ready to take your game to a whole new level. One-on-One Doubles is a half-court, serve and volley singles game played on a doubles court. All points are played crosscourt with the alley included. The workout is tremendous as you'll see in this tennis video series.

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tennis Coaching Tennis: The Effects of Nutrition and Hydration on Performance Coaching Tennis: The Effects of Nutrition and Hydration on Performance

As a coach, your first priority is the health and safety of your athletes. Proper Nutrition and Hydration are key to keeping athletes healthy and maximizing performance. In this tennis video series, Mark Kovacs of Metis Performance discusses nutrition and hydration before, during, and after tennis practice and matches. Coach Kovacs also covers cramp prevention and treatment. But there's more to preventing injury to tennis players than nutrition and hydration. Proper stretching before practice is also key to preventing injury and enhancing performance. Coach discusses various forms of stretching and demonstrates a pre-match work-out that your athletes can do on their own or as a team.

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tennis Tennis Skills: Mental Toughness Tennis Skills: Mental Toughness

In reality, every tennis match and every tennis drill works on mental toughness. There's a lot more time spent NOT hitting the tennis ball during a match or practice than time spent hitting. What a player thinks about during this far from "down" time can mean the difference between success or failure on the tennis court. This video series covers the mental game of tennis. The information and resources in this video series will help Coaches understand the keys to the mental side of tennis, while learning practical ways to help players develop mental toughness. If you're coaching tennis, this is an invaluable video series!

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tennis Coaching Tennis Mechanics Coaching Tennis Mechanics

Coaching tennis is one of the greatest coaching challenges that exists at the high school level. Resources are often more limited than with other high school sports. The actual "season" is short, leaving limited time for a coach to cover all of the essentials with players of various skill levels. This tennis video series offers effective, efficient approaches to coaching the mechanics of tennis. Beginning with Tennis Fundamentals and progressing through specific strokes, coaches are given practical, easy to use techniques for teaching the "must know" skills of tennis. This is a "get down to business" coaching approach that encourages coaches to use a specific, hands-on technique for teaching tennis skills. Simple, effective tennis drills, coaching techniques, and realistic responses to the challenges of the high school tennis coach take center court. If you want a fast moving, practical resource for coaching tennis, THIS IS IT!

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tennis Coaching Tennis: Coaching Basics and Practice Drills Coaching Tennis: Coaching Basics and Practice Drills

Maybe you've been coaching tennis for years. Then again, maybe you've been drafted to coach a team even though you've never picked up a racket in your life. The bottom-line is you have a responsibility to provide the best learning experience possible for your athletes. This video series can help you do just that! Find out what you as Coach bring to the team regardless of your level of experience. Get practical tips for building your Tennis Team. Learn specific drills that you can use during tennis practice, from Forehand and Volley Drills to Target Drills and the "Rope Zone." You can even learn what to say when you don't have anything to say - for instance, when coaching during the change-over. Get the point? There's a lot to learn here! (By the way, the player who controls the points wins the match. You'll learn that here too!)

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tennis Building A High School Tennis Program Building A High School Tennis Program

Tennis requires a great deal of physical strength, skill, and strategy - just as football, basketball, and other sports do. Just ask the folks who are doing the coaching! But, Tennis isn't always thought of as a "team" sport. Maybe that's why High School Tennis Teams don't always enjoy the same level of "recognition" within High School Athletics as other sports. The challenge for the High School Tennis Coach is taking this "one-on-one" sport and turning it into a Team sport. In this video series, Coach John McWilliams, Tennis Director at Huntingdon College, discusses the steps to building a successful High School Tennis Program. From pre-season essentials to Tennis Practice Organization, this series has it all!

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tennis Coaching Tennis Doubles: Strategies and Drills Coaching Tennis Doubles: Strategies and Drills

Tennis Anyone? Well, then this video series is for you! Coach Keith Swindoll, Tennis Pro and former college Tennis Coach, demonstrates the skills and strategies essential to successful Doubles play. Focusing on the tactical value of the net position, Coach Swindoll serves up (yeah, I know, one of my worst puns yet) quite a mix of skills and drills to help players improve in everything from footwork to strategy to general conditioning. Coach doesn't just tell you WHAT to do, but HOW to do it! So do it now - check out these videos!

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tennis Coaching Tennis: Skills and Strategies for Singles and Doubles Coaching Tennis: Skills and Strategies for Singles and Doubles

Joc Simmons, Director of Tennis at the Huntsville Tennis Center, started playing at the junior level. While at the University of Oklahoma, he achieved Big Eight Championships in both Singles and Doubles. In 1994, while at Mississippi State, Simmons won honors as the National Doubles Champ and was All American in Singles. He must know a little bit about how to play the game, wouldn't you say? In this video series, Simmons discusses Singles and Doubles play, outlining essential skills and strategies that will take tennis players to the top of their game. From the basics of consistency and speed, to the more complex specialty shots, this video series will help you take your game to the next level.

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tennis Tennis: Racket Selection and Customization Tennis: Racket Selection and Customization

In this Tennis video series, Bob Patterson of Racquetmaxx explains why "Playing with a customized racket is not just for the Pros. " Whether preparing for tournament play, or just enjoying the game, Tennis Racket Customization is a must to optimize performance and reduce the risk of injury. From String to Swing-weight, Patterson discusses the importance of matching your racket to your game.

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tennis Coaching Tennis: Fundamentals and Drills Coaching Tennis: Fundamentals and Drills

In this tennis video series, Tennis Coach Boo Mason discusses fundamentals for beginners, including grips and swing techniques. Coach Mason also has instruction for the more experienced tennis player, including advanced grip and shot styles, as well as competitive Tennis Drills.

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