Evolve with Your Tennis
3 Types of Doubles Players – Who are You?
2. “THOSE WHO WATCH WHAT HAPPENS”
3. “THOSE WHO WONDER WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED”
We can all develop the skills and mindset of the doubles players “WHO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN.” And, if you’re already in the first category, well, there is always room for upgrades. It is to this end that I have devoted myself to make iclicktennis.com the website of tennis instruction to go to to help you grow, evolve, and transform your game and mindset. Change is that constant in our lives which nudges us to keep on learning and adapting. Let’s do it!
Recents Posts by Jose
"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 your doubles match. Server is bouncing the tennis ball several [...]
"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. It's essential. And, in doubles, especially at the net, anticipation [...]
"A SHIP IN PORT IS SAFE, BUT THAT IS NOT WHAT SHIPS ARE BUILT FOR." Ineffective doubles players never get burned down the alleys. You'll recognize them by their allergic reactions when they get beat down the alleys - "she's not passing me down the alley anymore," I'll show her who controls the alleys, I won't get [...]
Included in your tennis bag, along with a towel, sunscreen, a change of clothes, clean socks, grips, water bottle, anti-choking pills (if not in liquid form), a second racquet...should be a pair of nail clippers, the kind you buy at a drugstore or your local Target. I BET YOU'RE WONDERING WHY Okay, here is the [...]
Many club/recreational players have the mistaken notion that backing up is a sign of weakness. Not so! I have seen a variety of instances when the wise thing to do is back up to defend yourself or to stage an offense from a different part of the court. Throughout the course of our tennis journey, [...]