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Evolve with Your Tennis

Jose Benjumea is a PTR certified tennis professional who has been a tennis teaching professional since 1974.  At the urging of his students and through many years of tennis instruction, researching and compiling successful strategies for the court, Jose has taken the plunge to connect to recreational players from 2.0 to 5.0 on-line. This website and future posts are dedicated to all tennis enthusiasts who wish to discover new ways of thinking about the game and to encourage all players, at any stage of their tennis journey, to evolve with their tennis.

3 Types of Doubles Players – Who are You?


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 Backing Up is Not Backing Off

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, [...]

By | March 31st, 2015|Doubles, Mindset|3 Comments

To the Net or Not – “7 Shades Green”

" Fools Rush in Where Angels Fear to Tread. " --- Alexander Pope Do I or don't I? Should I or shouldn't I? I guess it's time. It feels right, I'm going for it!  Or, no, I'm not going to the net, I might get lobbed, my volley isn't good enough, my approach shot is awful. [...]

By | March 27th, 2015|7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments

7 Shades of Green – #1 The Short Ball

In my post  7 Shades of Green, I list 7 scenarios to look for to give you the opportunity to go to the net. This post focuses on the #1, the short ball. How do you recognize when you are receiving a short ball from your opponent? The misperception of most players is that a short [...]

By | March 26th, 2015|7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments

7 Shades of Green – #2 Floater as a Volley

THE FLOATER AS A VOLLEY Most of you enjoy the game best when your opponents are giving you the balls you like, just as a tennis pro in a lesson gives you the friendly feed - the right bounce, the right pace... just right. It's in those moments that you'll execute your shots with confidence [...]

By | March 25th, 2015|7 Shades Series, Doubles|0 Comments