Tennis Tips and Tricks

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Like most sports, tennis is a game that requires practice, dedication and discipline to be played at its highest level. Professional tennis players are often rewarded with the kind of yearly income most people can only dream of, but they also work incredibly hard to constantly improve their skills. Some people use the sport as…


How to Play Tennis for Beginners

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When you’re unsure what you’re doing, tennis can be a tricky sport. However, as soon as you know the basics, it becomes a fast-paced, exciting game that you’ll want to play for hours upon hours. When playing tennis, you’re always improving. Even Andy Murray improves his technique from game to game. To speed up the…


How to Dress for Tennis

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Like most sports, there are specific clothes that are to be worn when playing tennis. For example, American Football is heavily focused on protected the head and shoulders and other sports such as soccer are more likely to have injuries to the lower leg and therefore wear shinpads. The game of tennis is not a…


How to Do a Lob Shot in Tennis

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The lob in tennis is one of the hardest shots to master and is usually one that only the more experienced tennis players will achieve when playing someone of good tennis ability. There are two types of lobs – an offensive lob and a defensive lob. The offensive lob is where you are trying to…


How to Hit a Tennis Ball Harder

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There are so many different areas of the game in tennis that make a big difference to your performance and results. Footwork and racquet handling are both very important, as is speed and endurance but strength is another area that really helps to win matches. Being stronger means that you can hit the ball harder,…


Creating A Tennis Diet Plan for Kids

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A key element of sports performance is the athlete’s diet, for professionals and amateurs alike. For children playing sports like tennis, having a good diet plan from an early age will help embed a healthy and balanced diet throughout life. A good diet plan will not only help with fitness levels, it can also be…


How to Get Better at Tennis Without a Court

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Unless you are fortunate enough to have your very own tennis court then there will no doubt be times when you can’t practice or train with the use of a court. However, there are plenty of ways that you can train to get better at tennis without having access to a court. Improving Strength &…


10 Tips to Get Better at Tennis

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Tennis is a game that takes years of dedicated practice and studying the game before you can truly master it but the good news is that there are some shortcuts that you can take that will cut your learning curve in half. Although these tips are not guaranteed to turn you into a pro overnight,…


Tips for Playing Doubles Tennis

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Before learning how to play tennis doubles, the rules of the game of singles tennis should be mastered first. But even once you have the fundamentals down, playing tennis doubles can be challenging and confusing for new and experienced players alike. A game of tennis doubles is played between two pairs of opposing players with…


How To Hit a Tennis Ball – Forehand Shots

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Are you on your way to becoming a professional tennis player? First of all, hold on there, as it will probably take you longer than you think it will. But if you stick to some realistic goals, then tennis can become a fun sport that is not overly difficult to learn. There are a few…