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Master the second serve return  Get in the mindset of adding pressure to your opponent’s second serve. Visualize yourself taking offense. Return with your best forehand or backhand groundstroke. Close into the net after an aggressive slice and put away the volley. You need to hit a shot that gets the server off balance. Send […]

Get them stretching and fetching

When your opponent loses balance you need to take offense. Get up to the net when you put your opponent in a stretching or fetching position. Put the pressure on the opponent by forcing them to hit a good shot from an awkward position. Learn more winning tennis tactics at my tennis friends dot com.

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5 Modern Forehand Drills you need

Intro Practice these modern forehand drills to tune your game to the constant evolving modern tennis game. Drastic improvements in string and racquet technology allows players to hit the ball harder than ever. Forehands and backhands are coming over the net at speeds upwards of 100mph with incredible amounts of spin. The secret to hitting […]

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One Liners for Quick Fixes in your Tennis Game

Coach Eric’s Favorite One-Liners My10sFriends Online Tennis Instruction Coach Eric USPTA Elite Professional Director of Tennis at My10sFriends Academy Director of Tennis at Woodfield Hunt Club in Boca Raton, Fl Graduate of Ferris State University’s Professional Tennis Management Program   One liners for quick fixes in your tennis game.    The party is at the […]

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Tennis Forehand Swing Easy Power

Tennis Forehand Swing Easy Power How do some tennis players make their forehand swing look so easy? They seem to glide across the court and smack winners from every position. Their eyes stay on the contact point as they hit every shot in the sweet spot. The ball flys off of their racquet with effortless […]

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Best Return of Serve Tips That You Should Know

Best Return of Serve Tips The return of serve is the second most important shot in the game. Are you putting pressure on your opponent by consistently making returns? Are you winning matches by holding serve and breaking your opponent at critical moments?   Here are a few return of serve tips to get you […]

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How to Keep the Lead in a Tennis Match

How to Keep the Lead in a Tennis Match   You were up 5-0 and ready to close out the tennis match.  Your opponent started edging their way back one game at a time. Before you knew it, they were back in the match. How many times has this happened to you? The solution is: […]

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Two Handed Backhand

The Two-Handed Backhand   Maybe you’ve already got a good two-handed backhand. But is it great? Does the spin on your backhand force opponents to hit late?  Are you surprising opponents and winning points with your heavy down the line drive? Can you open up the court with your angle backhand and approach the net […]

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Master the Volley Grip

Master the Volley Grip Attack the Net with Confidence It’s 6-6 in the first set tiebreaker. You hit a heavy slice serve on the deuce court. Your opponent sends the ball back to the middle of the court. You attack their shot with an aggressive topspin forehand. The opponent barely gets to the ball and […]

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Modern Forehand Drills

Online Tennis Instruction made easy Practice the tennis drills in this blog with my10sfriends tennis swing trainer to create a connection between your lower and upper body.  The modern forehand utilizes both the upper and lower body for power and control. How exactly does this work? Energy efficiently transfers from the ground up through your […]