The (Not So) Kind Stroke in Tennis

In today’s game dominating and finishing the points with aggressive topspin ground-strokes seems to be the norm for most of the tennis players.    But I would like to distract you from this by emphasizing the many advantages of practicing slice (under-spin)...

Knuckles UP!

One of the things to help you create more topspin on ground-strokes, create more power on your serves or overheads is to prepare for the stroke (take the racquet back) by having your dominant palm (that holds the racquet) facing down; or, like I call to my students:...

You vs. Tennis Talent

A couple of months ago I finished reading Nadal’s book – “Rafa” – and there was one statement that he made which I have been thinking about ever since… He said that his sister and the rest of the family consider him as being far from...

Focus On The Finish

The tennis strokes technique can be divided into 3 major elements: the preparation, contact with the ball and… finish (follow-through). The last part (the finish) can give me a lot of clues about somebody’s stroke: spin imparted on the ball, acceleration...