What happens when you are talking with your doubles partner but you're not really communicating? Here is what I mean - you're planning on how to beat your opponents and you're discussing what tactics and strategies to use. But, you're using strategy and [...]
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"If you know how to play doubles, then you can gel as a team." - Martina Navratilova I watch tennis on television. I like the drama, the tension, the strategy, whether it's singles or doubles. Also, I tune in to the Hall of Fame commentators for their unique [...]
THE FOREHAND VOLLEY - Why does your volley keep finding the net? Why does the sweet spot seem non-existent? A ghost. Short, deep, wide, long, why is directional intent absent? Can't seem to find the target? Well, without a consistent, solid, crisp forehand volley, it's [...]
"CHANGE STARTS WHEN YOU SEE THE NEXT STEP" ~ Anon The Receiver - the two responsibilities for you are: To return the serve crosscourt - keep it away from the net player. Huge! And, To return crosscourt in such a way as to give you [...]
"EVERY POINT IS A CHANCE FOR A FRESH BEGINNING" — Jose In Part ll of The Beginning of a Doubles Point (Part I click here), I am going to focus on the two jobs each of you in doubles is entrusted with if you're in [...]
"When the ancients said that a work well begun was half done, they meant that we ought to take the utmost pains in every undertaking to make a good beginning." — Polybius Okay, the four of you have had a proper warmup and now you're ready to begin [...]
"INDECISION IS THE GRAVEYARD OF GOOD INTENTIONS" - Anon Tennis, whether it's singles or doubles requires of you the ability to anticipate and to recognize patterns. Anticipation is one of the priceless intangibles you need to develop and keep sharp to grow and evolve your tennis game. [...]