Information and articles for everyone who is passionate about sport or wants to get fit.
The Volley And Overhead Smash
The net attack is the heavy artillery of tennis. It is supposedto crush all defence. As such it must be regarded as apoint-winning stroke at all times, no matter whether the shot is volley or smash.
General Tennis Psychology
by Ivar Rudi
Tennis psychology is nothing more than understanding the workings of your opponent's mind, and gauging the effect of your own game on his mental viewpoint, and understanding the mental effects resulting from the various external causes on your own mind.
Pain? Injuries? Know When to Change Sports
By Gabe Mirkin, M.D.
If your favorite sport causes chronic pain or an injury that does not heal, you should probably switch to another sport. Two recent studies from the Argentine Tennis Association followed players with knee and shoulder problems.
Tennis Training For Fitness, Speed And Agility
by Kristoph Thompson
Even if you aren’t a tennis fan, try some of the training techniques used in the game for a challenging workout. Tennis players are incredibly fit and we could all learn a thing or two from their training to improve our fitness, speed and agility.
How To Play Tennis - The Mental Part
by Tomaz Mencinger
Learning how to play tennis can be either a wonderful or a very
frustrating experience. It depends on whether your approach and
expectations to the game are realistic and whether your coach
and his way of teaching the game of tennis are the best for your
starting level of play.
Minding Your Tennis Court Manners
by Randy Myers
While all of us were beginners at one time and failed to observe some of the finer points in the unofficial and unwritten code of ethics associated with racket sports, a wilful neglect of tennis' on-court manners will likely result in fewer and fewer tennis dates.
The Oldest Tennis Racket
by Jane Thurnell-Read
A tennis racket that was nearly 150 years old was sold at the UK auction house Christie's in November 2005.