Archive for November 2015

Tennis Drills (Part 2: Off Court and Agility)

Previously, in Tennis Drills (Part 1: On Court), we discussed ball control and practicing shots. This time we’re going off court to work on your agility and stamina.   Footwork Tennis Drills The backward skip: A drill to strengthen muscles for jumping and movements needing backpedaling. Jog forward and back to your original position while…

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Intro to the Tennis Serve

With so many elements of your tennis game riding on a good tennis serve, you’re going to want to perfect yours if you’re to be taken seriously. When armed with a strong serve, you keep the upper hand and make it difficult for your opponent to get to or return your hits with any control…

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Elysium Holiday Tennis Camp 2015

  It’s time to celebrate the holiday season with our annual Kids Holiday Tennis Camp here at Elysium Tennis! This 3 Day Camp over the kids’ holiday break will consist of tennis and platform tennis. Participating children Ages 9 to 18, from any and all skill levels, will compete in drills, enjoy games, and engage…

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Tennis Drills (Part 1: On Court)

Developing and improving your tennis game can be quite the commitment. However, a combination of drills, practiced both on and off the court, along with a quality exercise regimen will have you scoring points in no time. Daily performance of your tennis drills is recommended to achieve and maintain peak performance capability. The best tennis…

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Tennis Doubles Strategies

When playing doubles, most of the rules are the same. Because there is an extra person to help earn points, the boundaries get extended, however. With the ally by your side, how shots are executed changes, meaning different skills come into play.  Tennis doubles strategies are different ways to work with your partner for maximum…

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Tennis Singles Strategy

If you’re serious about wanting to win a game of Tennis, then you need to consider strategy. Dumb luck won’t get you very far, nor will being an aggressive “hulk smash” kind of player. You want to use practiced tennis techniques in addition to physical strength in order to outplay your opponent. Let’s take a…

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