Intresting Tennis Article I Read

Discussion in 'Tennis Tips/Instruction' started by redtennis55, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. redtennis55

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  2. tom-selleck

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    can you summarize the article with 4-5 bullet points?? then i might read it.

    but it looked long and like tough slogging.......

    was it "really focus on the ball"? which i think works well but takes some getting used to (i.e. need to make sure you are still accelerating thru the ball).
     
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  3. Grimjack

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    No, no. It's really quite simple. Here, let my extract a quote to show you how this article can make tennis easy as 1-2-3...

    I really don't see what all the complaining is about. Just get out on the court and put that into action. Report back on your progress.
     
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    This article should be posted in the "HOW DO I GET TO SLEEP ON A HOT EVENING" thread.
     
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    The amazing thing is that while the quote from above is an honest to God, word for word reproduction from the article, if you scroll down a little, you see a cartoon scuba diver saying, "let's go deeper!"

    Who the hell is the target audience, here? They're trying to appeal to both the pseudo-intellectual psycho babbler AND the Scooby Doo set, and in doing it, they reach nobody. Tragic. Hope they wrote it in-house, and didn't contract somebody to put that together. Or if they did hire it out, I hope they had a coupon.
     
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  6. redtennis55

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    the article is about a theory of how to get "in the zone" consistently. It talks about trying to watch the ball for a moment, to get an idea of where its going and spin, then to focus on your contact zone. It basically has lessons/drills to get you in the zone. I tried a little (for like 5minutes) but did not really see results.
     
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    It does logically make sense. I had thought of similar things before, but was never serious about it and never really tried it. I'll probably try some of these drills next time I'm on the court. If anything, I think it'll just be a placebo type thing for your game.
     
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