Tennis Footwork Fundamentals

October 2012 Newsletter

What is the difference between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal’s tennis footwork? Both players are extremely fast and agile with powerful movements. But why is Federer injury-free as opposed to Nadal, who is always playing in pain? This does not apply only to Nadal, but almost all tennis players at any level who are serious about their game. Of course there are different variables such as genetics and physical attributes, but one key difference that I recognize between their movements is gracefulness. Read more »

US Open 2012!

August 2012 Newsletter

Who will win? This is a much anticipated US Open 2012 since Roger Federer won Wimbledon this past month. Djokovic and Nadal who has been dominating Men’s Tennis for the past couple of years have fallen short at Wimbledon. With Djokovic losing to Federer in the Semis’ and Nadal no where near the title, many tennis enthusiasts  are wondering, is Federer back to stay at the top?! Or is this temporary? Tough call. Read more »

Modern Tennis=Topspin?

July 2012 Newsletter

Often times, younger students from different coaches come to take lessons from me with tennis forehands and backhands that generate so much topspin but lack power! The first shot they hit, I immediately recognize the technique. The racquet face starts pointing towards the ground and the swing is accelerated upwards at a tremendous speed. After a few shots, I start noticing that they hit frame shots and are VERY inconsistent! If you are one of these players, there is a solution! Read more »