Moving Forward Through The Service Return (Video)
Moving Forward Through The Service Return (Video)...
(Video shot in Sun Valley, Idaho)… Many times I’ve noticed a common error that happens in doubles when a player is returning a second serve in a pressure situation.  The tighter the match, the more chances of it happening. The score is 4-5, 30-40, and you are the receiver.  The server misses her first serve and you and your partner have a set point with a second serve coming! And your thinking “Great!, second... 
Being Effective At Net (Video)
Being Effective At Net (Video)...
We created this tip for TennisOne.com and combined two of our clips,  “Cut ’em Off At The Pass” and  “The Net Man’s Position”, with the concept of putting them together for a more holistic strategy . This a fun new twist on some of the shots you may be familiar with! Good doubles teams have the ability to cover the court effectively.  They always seem to be in the right place at... 
Get Into The Game! (Video)
Get Into The Game! (Video)...
This is the first tip in our series called “Get into the Game!”, about doubles tactics and instinctive patterns that players do at the 3.5 to 4.5 level. These are tactics we all understand, but, in a match, what are YOUR instinctive patterns? Are you really in the game?  Read More →
Netman’s Position (Video)
Netman’s Position (Video)...
Here’s a useful doubles tennis tactic for those of you who love to play offensively at the net when your partner’s serving, but often find your opponents lobbing over you to neutralize play. Yes, you Mr. Netman. Your opponents are lobbing and have neutralized and taken away your aggressive net game.  You’re not having any fun now.  Yup, you can read the sign, “no poaching and no cutting off the...