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Progressive Tennis for Under 10s

What is Progressive Tennis?

Progressive Tennis is a teaching methodology first developed by the USTA and now adopted by Tennis Canada as a more effective way to teach tennis to young children. It’s based on the theory that young children are not strong enough or skilled enough to start learning with adult racquets on adult sized courts with regular compression balls. Rather they should be taught with appropriate size racquets on smaller courts with balls that don’t have as much bounce Continue reading Progressive Tennis for Under 10s

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Strength Training for Tennis Players

Q. While I have no doubt that muscular players like Serena or Nadal don’t muscle their shots, I’m confused about why they build so much muscle weight on their arms. They must do it for some advantages, right? Do you have any ideas?

A. Frankly, I am surprised that there are not more players who are as muscular as Rafael Nadal or Serena Williams. Continue reading Strength Training for Tennis Players