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I have played for 25 years and coached for the last 17 years--certified United States Professional Tennis Association Professional One--worked for Punahou Schools-voted the #1 Sports School in the United States, as a Program Supervisor, in charge of coaching the High Performance Players as well as coordinating programs for K-12 and Tennis Pro Education.

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Thursday, April 30, 2009

SloMo of Alvaro's Backhand

this is a sweet backhand

SloMo: Shuai Peng's Groundstrokes

I think it's a good idea to start with two hands then go to one hand as you get older

SloMo Analysis of Shuai Peng's Two Handed Forehand

I love two handed forehands--cool to watch, but not to use

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Tuesday, April 28, 2009

Monday, April 27, 2009

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Saturday, April 25, 2009

Extend the Racquet Tip

okay--if I'm the man, Dr. Dave Porter from BYU-Hawaii is SUPER da MAN. This is such a good tip--and it's funny--you see a dude try it--and then, a girl comes who knows how to do it...she's KILLING THE BALL

COVER the ball on the forehand

because people don't understand cover the ball

Girls School: Swinging Volley

she's got skills

Slow Motion of an Overhead: By a Woman Pro

if she can do it, I can do it.

Ways to ATTACK the net

You got to get in

Travel Sight: a Hooka

hmmm

Wednesday, April 22, 2009

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

Monday, April 20, 2009

Slow Motion: Women's Serve and Backhand

I love watching women serving and groundstrokes because they use better form.

Bounce Overhead

This is the shot you need to have

Friday, April 17, 2009

Thursday, April 16, 2009

Footwork after The Serve

you have to get in position for the second shot

Jolly Frog and the River Kwai

290 baht is about nine us dollars...

Passing the USPTA Group Lesson

yeah babies :D I can show you the way.

Slow Motion: Woman's Forehand

If a girl can do it, you can too... BUT IF YOU DO...does that mean you hit like a girl?

Slow Motion Volleys of a Pro

to volley like a pro might be difficult, but to observe and pick up what you can is ideal.

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Dan's Shortest Two-handed Backhand Ever

Super Dan got some skills and hits a backhand that's difficult to copy, but has it's own value.

Sunday, April 12, 2009

Groundstroke Assessment Feb 2009

Offense wins in the pros. Defense wins with normal people

Take the First Strike and Stay on OFFENSE

Offense wins in the pros. Defense wins with normal people

Assessment Video: A Champ?

we're taking scholarship offers as we speak

sim vs G warmups Feb 2009

people love these practice matches, and it's good to see yourself play

Sim vs G Singles Feb 2009

people love these practice matches, and it's good to see yourself play

Saturday, April 11, 2009

Singles Match: Volleyer vs Baseliner Rd 2

the classic volleyer vs baseliner

How to Serve

step by step, we show you how to serve

Practice Doubles: Feb 2009

these are my friends and it's an interesting fair match up

Friday, April 10, 2009

Old School: Kimiko Date Krum

She's old school but still effective

Shuai Peng's Volley in Slow Motion

Volleying two hands is quite stable, but the reach is shorter

Thursday, April 9, 2009

Ryoko Fuda's Serving Ritual

if you have no ritual, how do you do things the same way everytime?

Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Singles School: Attack the Lefty like they Attack us...

Use your forehand to attack their backhand before they do it to you.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

How to hit a Pro Two-Handed Backhand

something about girls and two handed backhands

How to hit a Pro Two-Handed Backhand

something about girls and two handed backhands

How to hit a Pro Forehand

this girl was good--small but she could hit...

Monday, April 6, 2009

Sunday, April 5, 2009

Strength and Weaknesses of Two hands

this is a good learning tool, but to use it as you get older,it's too hard to move around

Groundstrokes Close-Up Feb 2009

damn. is it better or worse?

Singles Lesson 1: Serve and Ready

If you end up in the court after you serve, that's supposed to be a good thing to transfer weight, explode, etc, BUT are you out of position? yes

Two-Handed Backhand Lesson 7: Compress for Power

The lower you get, the more body weight you have in your shot

Saturday, April 4, 2009

Groundstrokes Close-Up Feb 2009

damn... I'm getting worse

Textbook Doubles: Counter Angle

Burn the angle back on them

Singles School: Use the Corner Shots

Tennis is a game of errors, so to minimize your errors yet force errors is your goal. Hitting High Percentage Corner shots is the way to go.

Shots that Cause TENNIS ELBOW

dang. I have to remove this shot from my repertoire

Mental Toughness Lesson 9: Use your Time

You have 25 seconds, I don't recommend using all 25 seconds in a practice match, but every now and then...

Friday, April 3, 2009

Thursday, April 2, 2009

Singles School: First Three Rules for SUCCESS

this point makes me laugh...ohhh to be young and able to run

Tweener: How to hit the between the legs shot

This shot is a bit tricky, but when you can do it. It's so cool

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Singles School: EAT the Second Serve

You have to attack the second serve whenever possible

Fabian's Warm-up Feb 2009

The famous Fabian Donsbach warming up

Backhand Lesson 3: Contact for a Two-Hander

It's always in front of your foot.

Backhand Lesson 5: High Prep for High Ball

This is tough, but if the ball is high, you prep high

One Up One back vs One up One Back

Sadly, I think most of America plays a one up and one back--it's probably because it's easier to hit groundstrokes than to volley. To volley, you have to be taught how to volley, but you can learn how to hit groundstrokes easily on your own.

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