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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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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Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Box the Returner

This is like baseball--at least, serving and pitching

Find the Weakness of the Grips

We show the weaknesses of each different grip

Monday, September 28, 2009

Mentally Who Takes the No-Ad Sudden Death Deuce

Mental Toughness: who takes the deuce

Semifinals: #2 Alvaro vs #3 Thitinan www.pattaya-tennis.com pt 1

This is the battle between a very wily veteran, former ATP player in his 40's versus an up and coming dynamic 19 year old attacking junior player

Saturday, September 26, 2009

Netplay in Singles

it's about positioning, shot anticipation, and execution

Friday, September 25, 2009

Thursday, September 24, 2009

Close in on the Volley

this is an impressive close in on the slice return

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Live Ball Drill: Forehand Volley-One Side Only

This is a GREAT drill for people because they focus on one side and you can make them hit middle, low, and high

How to hit a Pro Two-Handed Backhand

I thought she had GREAT form

Monday, September 21, 2009

Mr. G (#7 seed) vs Daeng (#9 seed) www.pattaya-tennis.com Rd of 16

The battle of two serve and volleyers with chip and charging in between.

Sunday, September 20, 2009

Rd of 16 Nattawhee vs Sylvester www.pattaya-tennis.com

This tournament is a good one to play in Pattaya. It happens 3 times a year and culminates in this Masters Tournament

Friday, September 18, 2009

Volley in the Direction you Move

textbook doubles strategies highlight a simple move where you volley with the grain

Thursday, September 17, 2009

Secret Sakuma DRILL: LIVE BALL Attack and Close angle

another secret sakuma drill that I'm releasing to improve your volley

Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Textbook Singles: How to Play Singles Rules 1-3 in Action

Here are the rules in action and breaking it down to make some sense of it.

How to play Singles Rule 2: Return of Serves

step 2--in the master plan, where to return serve

Monday, September 14, 2009

How to play Singles Rule 1: Serving

Do you have a plan? You have to have a plan when you play and it starts with the serve

How to Chart a MATCH

This is a simple way to follow errors and shot selection to see what people like to do

Sunday, September 13, 2009

How to SERVE more ACES

These simple tips will upgrade your serve and give you more aces/winners

Saturday, September 12, 2009

Secret Sakuma Drill 3: LIVE BALL for two people

there are so many variables to change, but you just need to find drills that really simulate live points and are fun

Friday, September 11, 2009

How to READ a serve.

it's so important to learn to read a serve and anticipate as opposed to reacting to it.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Improve your Forehand volley with your Follow through

this is a very important thing to do to have a consistent volley

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Running Drills: M's and Lines

I think we all did these as kids, but the funny thing, it works.

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Secret Sakuma Drill 2: Improve your Volley

I love this volley--place them close to the net and then, move them back slowly...then pump up the volume

Monday, September 7, 2009

Secret Sakuma Drill: Attack the Coach

this is a GREAT DRILL, but once they get better, you can't do it for your own safety

Sunday, September 6, 2009

NTRP 5.0 Volleys and Groundies

my buddy, cj, and I practicing before we play. I think he has some of the best consistent groundstrokes around, considering we're both 40+...damn...

Saturday, September 5, 2009

The Keys to a Great Slice

Here are ways to hit a good slice and ways to improve your slice--using things that are easy to use like a wall

Friday, September 4, 2009

The Keys to a Great Slice

it's like a volley, it's like a chip, but it's really a slice--and a good one skims really low and fast. Here's how to make it slide and fly

Thursday, September 3, 2009

Fixing a LOSS: Making a Game Plan to Counter your opponent

This is the way you use video. You go and analyze the video and take very point you won, compare it to every point you lost, and see the patterns

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

NTRP 5.0 Super Tiebreaker CJ vs Me

not a great match, but this is my buddy who basically kills me now... everyone needs that.

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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