The more balls you hit the better player you will become, and a tennis ball machine seems the obvious answer, but is it?
Tennis is a great sport for the whole family and children of all ages can learn the game in a fun manner. Tennis World North Sydney and other reputable clubs in Australia offer the wonderful Tennis Hot Shots program for kids to learn the game.
Cardio tennis is a way of training for your favourite game that really focuses on a player’s cardiovascular fitness. Good tennis coaches will make the cardio session an active session all the time, together with a great workout.
The forehand shot is probably the most frequently used shot in tennis and therefore any tennis player should be proficient at playing it. No doubt as a budding player you have spent hours with your tennis coach building your technique.
A question of arises by most parents, “When is the right age to start sending my kids to tennis lessons?”.
Really it depends upon what is the goal for the child? Is it to play professional tennis or just social? If you are in doubt it may be a good idea to pop down to your local club and ask their tennis coach for advice.
What makes a good tennis player? Is it technique? Perhaps it is fitness? Or tactical knowhow? Or is it just plain old practice?
Tennis is a difficult game to master and all of the above are need to master it completely. But spending time with your tennis coach or on the practice courts will certainly help you along the way.
Sometimes when playing a match you come up against a player who looks awkward, moves around the court disjointedly but they still defeat you. These are masters of strategy, experienced players who know how to overcome their faults in order to win.
Make time to sit with your tennis coach to watch footage of your heroes so that you can discuss some plus things that would be useful to any of your problem areas.