About Jose Benjumea

Jose Benjumea is a certified PTR Tennis Professional who has been teaching the game since 1974, mostly in Virginia Beach. Jose graduated from Old Dominion University, where he played on the tennis team.

7 Shades of Green – #5 Serve and Volley

The Serve and Volley is a classic in the realm of aggressive tactics, is put into action by the more experienced player. This tennis doubles strategy, in its purest form: after you serve (and preferably a first serve), you advance to the net, usually to [...]

By | 2015-04-26T12:43:41+00:00 March 22nd, 2015|Categories: 7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments

7 Shades of Green – #6 The Red Habanero Groundstroke

THE RED HABANERO GROUNDSTROKE: This is the tactic cited the most by the recreational/club player when I ask them how they approach the net. The Red Habanero approach is really quite simple - you've hit this red hot groundstroke, and decided to transition from the [...]

By | 2015-04-26T12:35:45+00:00 March 21st, 2015|Categories: 7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments

7 Shades of Green – #7 Sneak Attack

And now for our 7th doubles transitional tactic: The Sneak Attack This tactic is well-suited for the player, whose only foray to the net is to shake hands at the end of the match. Therein lies her strength - the ultimate surprise! The Sneak Attack [...]

By | 2015-04-26T12:28:59+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Categories: 7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments