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Go Ahead And Poach! (Video)
Go Ahead And Poach! (Video)...
Video shot in Nuevo Vallarta Nayarit, Mexico.  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... Read more →
Middle Brings Middle! (Video)
Middle Brings Middle! (Video)...
Video shot in Mazatlan, Mexico. 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... Read more →
Playing Back! (Video)
Playing Back! (Video)...
Paribas Open, Indian Wells, CA. 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... Read more →
Working The Alley In Doubles! (Video)
Working The Alley In Doubles! (Video)...
In this video we’re going to look at using the alley in doubles.  As you all know, the common direction of play in doubles is cross court. Returns are hit cross court keeping the ball away from the net man, the net is lower in the middle, and you have... Read more →
The Service Return And Pressure Situations (Video)
The Service Return And Pressure Situations (Video)...
Here is another tip for the 3.5 level that we created  for one of our associates, TennisOne.com.  We combined some of the tactics and strategies from two of our doubles clips, “ Moving Forward Through The Service Return” and “Lob The Server”,... 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 →
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 →