The serve – nuts and bolts

The serve – nuts and bolts

Even though I’m still all over Brady’s Daily Tennis lessons, (today it’s about getting your serve deep in the box – or not) he occasionally points people all over the place to support other pros. He probably makes a commission on that sort of thing, but so what...
Tennis Baseball

Tennis Baseball

How to play: The server is the pitcher.  Serving into the deuce court, they can can serve up to three strikes and/or four balls. A strike is a serve that the receiver misses.  A service fault is a ball. Like baseball, three strikes is an out, and four balls is a walk....
Serve Breakthrough

Serve Breakthrough

There’s a sort of intoxication that is available to anyone who plays a sport consistently. There’s always another layer of excellence that beckons you, like Bali Hai in the musical South Pacific… If you only play now and then you are as if starting over every time....
Today’s tennis projects  – 7.18.2020

Today’s tennis projects – 7.18.2020

I’m just sharing what I worked on today. I got on the hitting wall to try and stabilize some elements of the backhand. I mention Steve Yellin at the end of the video. This is his website:  https://fluidmotiongolf.com/  His stuff is a priceless enhancement to my...
Tennis Diary July 11

Tennis Diary July 11

Huggins in Wisconsin (Grateful Dead concert), Petit taking a day off, so no backup. Hit serves and recorded on iPhone, securing phone to tennis basket with a bungee cord Working on: loose wrist, “cobra” hand preparation (serving hand raises up but racket trails the...