• Jun
    09

    1988 French Open: A Peek Behind The Iron Curtain

      It’s no secret clay wasn’t my favorite surface, but it wasn’t always that way. That’s right, the hardcore serve volleyer you know started out as a young clay courter grinding from the back of the court. It wasn’t until I was a little bit further along in my junior career that Barkers (Ian Barclay)… Read more
  • May
    23

    The Correct Head Position for Better Tennis Technique

    Photo: smarch0987 An important but often overlooked or misunderstood technical aspect of tennis is the position and movement of your head during a stroke. The right technique can prevent injuries while giving your shots more power and control. There is a lot of wrong information out there so in this article and the video below I… Read more
  • Mar
    01

    Tennis 101: The 6 Basic Strokes Explained Step-by-Step

    Photo: ©jfawcette If you’re new to tennis you’ll probably agree that: Tennis terminology and the various strokes can get confusing for a beginner. There are so many terms, definitions, rules, and shots that if you haven’t grown up playing or watching the sport it can all feel a little overwhelming. Since I began sharing tennis tips… Read more
  • Jul
    04

    How to Stay Hydrated on the Tennis Court

      Andy Blow is a sports scientist and the founder of Precision Hydration. Unsurprisingly he’s one of the most knowledgable people I’ve met when it comes to hydration. His company and expertise has helped me better understand my own hydration needs. The purpose of this post is simple: to teach you how to stay hydrated… Read more