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CleverTennis Moment: Moving Forward Hitting Down (Video)
CleverTennis Moment: Moving Forward Hitting Down (...
Are you standing there volleying – or are you closing on the net?  Read More →
CleverTennis Moment: Don’t Burn Your Partner! (Video)
CleverTennis Moment: Don’t Burn Your Partner...
And you volleyed cross court???  Read More →
Service Return Shift! (Video)
Service Return Shift! (Video)...
This is a great doubles tactic you can use when you’re returning serve. Here’s the scenario. You’re receiving serve in the deuce court and you’ve go an active net man in front of you who moves well and is quick at cutting off... Read more →
Go Ahead And Poach! (Video)
Go Ahead And Poach! (Video)...
Poaching? Whoa…!!! Generally speaking, in a normal point there’s a rally and someone either hits a winner or more likely makes an error.  Basically there isn’t much emotion, it’s just a point played.  But,  poaching and making... Read more →
The Game Changer! (Video)
The Game Changer! (Video)...
You’ve all had matches like this.  It is brutal! It wears on your psyche and it can make you impatient and think bad words!  Yes, the perpetual lobber… Don’t ya just hate that?  So how do you get out of this predicament??  Read More →
Playing Back! (Video)
Playing Back! (Video)...
In this week’s doubles tactic we’re going to look at the “Defense” concept of playing back with your partner when receiving serve and the situations that go with it. And we’ve got some great examples to share with you which we shot at the Paribas... Read more →
Middle Brings Middle! (Video)
Middle Brings Middle! (Video)...
A common tactic that everyone uses when playing doubles is volleying to the middle between your opponents.  And there are also certain instincts that just “happen” when hitting to that middle.  Now, as you all know,  all kinds of things... Read more →