How to Prepare Mentally for an Important Match -...08/17/14
So how would you prepare yourself mentally for an important match? I'll answer that question in today's podcast episode.
How Many Racquets Have I Broken? - Essential Tennis Podcast #231
So how many racquets have I smashed in my tennis career? I'll answer that question in today's podcast episode and will also give some advice on keeping tennis in perspective with the rest of your life and controlling emotions and anger on the court.
What Forehand Grip is Best? - Essential Tennis Podcast #230
What grip is best to use for your forehand groundstroke out on the tennis court? Eastern forehand? Semi-western? Full western? Find out in today's podcast episode!
Short Term Sacrifice - Essential Tennis Podcast #229
What should you say to somebody who doesn't want to make a technique change because they're afraid it will "make them worse" at first? Find out in today's podcast episode!
Dealing With Wind - Essential Tennis Podcast #228
Playing good tennis on a windy day can be next to impossible! In this tennis podcast episode, find out what my top tips are for dealing with it both practically speaking with it comes to footwork and target selection and also mentally and emotionally.
Cookie cutter coaches - Essential Tennis Podcast #227
Is current stroke meachanic too generic or "cookie cutter"? In this tennis podcast episode, you will find out what I think about this.
Should you fake? - Essential Tennis Podcast #226
Is it a good idea to work on "faking" your shots so you can trick your opponents and keep them off balance? The short answer is "NO!". In this tennis podcast episode, you will find out why I think that's a bad idea and what you should be focusing on...
Dealing With Anger - Essential Tennis Podcast #225
Ever get angry on the court? Some people deal with it constantly. I was actually in that position back in college and it made me miserable on the court! In this tennis podcast episode I'll reveal my top tips for how to deal with it.
Tennis Parenting Keys - Essential Tennis Podcast #224
Tennis Parenting expert Frank Giampaolo is back on this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast to share his expertise on this delicate topic. Even if you don't have children I strongly encourage you to listen to the instruction and experience that he...
3 Step Distraction Solution - Essential Tennis Podcast #223
Do you struggle keeping your focus on the task at hand (winning) during your tennis matches? Are you instead distracted by your annoying opponent, his line calls, spectators, or other such things? Congratulations - you’re human! Today’s audio tennis...
Being Nice vs Competitive - Essential Tennis Podcast #222
Do you feel like you're stuck between wanting to be nice on the court and wanting to win? They don't have to be opposites! In today's tennis podcast I'll explain exactly how I suggest approaching this issue. You can be competitive without being mean!
What I Learned at the US Open - Essential Tennis Podcast #221
I was lucky enough to attend a lot of first week matches at this year's US Open and in today's episode of the podcast I'll share with you the top three lessons that I took away! These are things that are super important for us all to keep in mind.
There is No Spoon - Essential Tennis Podcast #220
You've probably heard it said a hundred times that staying relaxed is important but today's tennis podcast takes it to a whole other level! Find out why pretending the ball isn't there could totally change your strokes in today's lesson.
Defeating Bad Tempers and Anger - Essential Tennis Podcast #219
Do you get angry and lose your tempter on the court when you miss easy shots to lose to players you know you're better than? If so today's mental toughness tennis podcast lesson is a must listen!
Should it Feel Natural? - Essential Tennis Podcast #218
Have you ever tried a new swing technique and immediately assumed that it wasn't the way to go because it didn't feel "natural"? If so you must listen to today's tennis podcast on making swing adjustments!
Forehands in the Middle? Doubles Lesson - Essential Tennis Podcast #217
So you've got a lefty doubles partner. Great! But which side of the court should you return from? Should your forehands be in the middle or on the outside? Find out in today's episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast!
Weak Doubles Partner Solution - Essential Tennis Podcast #216
What can you do to make up for a doubles partner that always stays on the baseline no matter what? In today's episode of the Podcast I'll teach you what to do in three different specific situations on the court so you can be more successful.
Improving External Focus - Essential Tennis Podcast #215
How is it possible to be more aware of what's going on during the match on the other side of the net instead of just focusing on your own strokes? Find out in today's episode!
David vs Goliath - Essential Tennis Podcast #214
What are the best tactics to use when your opponent is much stronger than you are? Find out in today's episode of the podcast!
Ultimate Tennis Warmup Guide - Essential Tennis Podcast #213
How can you get out to the best possible start on the court when you have a day job and 45 minute commute to your match? Find out!
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