Tag Archives: footwork training

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The mosquito philosophy!

  • by wpadmin
  • May 18, 2018
  In my mind I keep a philosophy of commitment, desire and dedication. There has to be a bench mark set. If a client COMMITS to a fitness class designed for full time tennis players – let’s say a beach run and work out every Saturday morning. All the attendees MUST understand it is a group thing that relies on group […]Read More >>
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Act Quickly (But Don’t Hurry)

  • by wpadmin
One of my most influential mentors is a very famous legendary Basketball coach called John Wooden he would say to his players – ” When you hurry, you tend to make mistakes. On the other hand, if you can’t execute quickly, you may be too late to accomplish your tasks. It’s a delicate but crucial balance” I […]Read More >>
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Being ‘Up Tight’ is horrible for tennis!

  • by wpadmin
My definition of Up Tight is being angry with yourself and this not only effects your movement but also your strategy, racket head speed and concentration levels. It is just that…. Being Up and Being Tight. You need to be ‘Down and Relaxed’. If you are UP…. then you jump and use no lower body […]Read More >>
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Speed ball with your feet

  • by wpadmin
  • November 6, 2016
  Speed ball rhythm with your feet! When on the baseline and moving left or right to a moderately wide and medium paced short or semi-deep ball a 3-beat or 5-beat rhythm can be used with your feet. I refer to this as a cha cha cha rhythm or a feet feet feet rhythm. Often, […]Read More >>
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Footwork tips

  • by wpadmin
  • July 18, 2016
  I read these tips in a fast foot ladder instructional manual written by a New Zealand company called SPSS (Speed Power & Stability Systems) and really thought the tips where great!!! ” Rapid footwork and correct foot placement is a critical factor in all sports at all levels. Without foot control there is no […]Read More >>