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
The Lob is one of the easiest ways to go to the net. It's a classic tactic for the transition game. And, amongst the transitions I have described in the series 7 Shades of Green, it is the simplest in that you have few variables to concern yourself with: balls coming at you at the speed of [...]
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 hit a volley, but there are times when, you'll have [...]
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 baseline to the net because the sting of your shot [...]
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 is usually used by self-confessed baseliners whose ultimate goal is [...]
There are three styles of doubles players: 1. "THOSE WHO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN" 2. "THOSE WHO WATCH WHAT HAPPENS" 3. "THOSE WHO WONDER WHAT THE HELL HAPPENED" It is with the third group that I want to spend a few moments. Here are some of the characteristics of the 'WONDERER:" • Not known for their [...]