HOW TO PROPERLY BREATHE FOR TENNIS

HOW TO PROPERLY BREATHE FOR TENNIS

Are you feeling exhausted after a mere 15 or 20 minutes of hitting or practice? Are you trying to convince yourself that it’s the heat or that you’re just out of shape? What if I told you’re probably not breathing properly while executing your stroke? Yes, that’s right. You’re most likely holding your breath when … Read more

How to Prevent Tennis Elbow

How to Prevent Tennis Elbow

What is Tennis Elbow? It has a few different names but the pain is the same—debilitating. Tennis elbow is a medical condition called lateral epicondylitis, or an inflammation of the tendons (bands of muscles) that connected to the bony area on the outside of the elbow. It is also referred to as repetitive strain injury … Read more

How to Grip a Tennis Racquet

Whether you play tennis as a hobby or professionally gripping the racquet correctly is a must. Knowing how to grip a tennis racquet correctly ensures that your shots go in the direction you intended. The tennis ball will go in the direction in which the strings are facing. Pure and simple. Having the proper grip … Read more

PLAYING IN THE WIND

Navigate Like A Sailboat Captain St. Petersburg, Florida – It’s March now and already gusty winds are making its presence known here on the west coast of the sunshine state. For us tennis players, this means dealing with pesky windy conditions on the tennis court. It’s enough to make you want to snap your racquet … Read more

States of Mind

Peak Mental Performance Quick Tip Imagine that your mind is like a leaf floating effortlessly on a calm, flowing river of your thoughts and feelings. When the water turns rough, the leaf, although thrashed about in the water, never struggles to get out of the water—it just continues to just “be” and go with the ride. Then, … Read more