free tennis tips

  1. thomas daniels

    "Learning How To Perform on a More Consistent Basis In Your Tennis Matches."

    Hey, what's up guys! Its your boy coming back at you today from a cold morning in Kansai, with another great tip or should I say tips, that can help you start performing better in your tennis matches. And at the end of the day. If you are a competitive tennis player. Your matchplay results...
  2. thomas daniels

    "3 Tips To Improve Your Service Game."

    Before we get into the tips, for your serve. Make sure that you get in the reps during practice, because the serve and the return of serve, are the two most important shots in the game. And the one mistake that I see happening at the junior and adult level is... (Lack of reps on the court)...
  3. thomas daniels

    "How To Reach Your Tennis Goals Faster".

    As a competitve tennis player. You have to have your tennis goals written down and you have to focus on working on them daily. But here is the catch... less is more!! The more you focus on your daily goals, the faster you will reach your ultimate goal. Which should be to reach your full...
  4. thomas daniels

    "3 Tennis Tips to Fix Your One-Handed Backhand."

    The one handed backhand is a stroke that many adults and juniors struggle with... And there are 3 common mistakes that they are making to cause them to struggle with executing this shot. So, in this post. You are going to learn how to fix your backhand in weeks. First tip. Get your grip...
  5. thomas daniels

    Watching Roger Federer in Slow Motion.

    Since I wrote a post about watching the pros last time. I wanted to share Roger's video in slow motion as a follow up post for you guys. Here are some things to look out for while watching it. "His contact move is very smooth and compact, then after he makes contact with the ball, his head is...
  6. thomas daniels

    How To Learn From Watching Yourself Play!

    They say the eyes never lie and it's true. You can learn tennis and develop your matchplay game faster by watching yourself play on video. And this is how you can do it... Set up the camera and video tape your strokes and your practice matches. Then after that, get your tennis journal and...
  7. thomas daniels

    "This is how you win more tennis matches".

    Are you ready to start winning more tennis matches? I would hope so. In this post. I'm going to show you how to start winning more matches very FAST, no matter what level you are playing at, it's all about givng yourself a chance to win the match. Before and during it. Here is the good news...
  8. thomas daniels

    "3 Things To Look For In A Double Partner."

    Since the majority of you guys will be playing doubles during competition. I wanted to share 3 things that you should be looking for in your partner or your next partner. So, let's jump right into them... One. Do we compliment each other? I'm refering to styles of play here. Make sure that...
  9. thomas daniels

    "3 Tips For Hitting a More Effective Drop-Shot."

    Hey guys!! What's up? Getting ready to go to a Cherry Blossom party in Kyoto today, so it should be a GREAT day for me. In this post. I am going to give you 3 tips for hitting a more effective drop shot in your tennis matches, so make sure you start working on them as soon as you can in your...
  10. thomas daniels

    "How To Reach Your Ideal Performance In Your Tennis Matches".

    Dear Tennis Players. Here is the deal... When you feel good and look good in your matches, you play GOOD in them. The way you think, will always affects how you feel and that affects how you play in matches or in practice!! I was watching a girl yesterday in Nara who, just verbally abused...
  11. thomas daniels

    "Focus On Your Performance In Matches and Not The Results."

    First let me say this to you guys. My coaching philosophy has changed on this matchplay tip. I used to teach my players to focus on the end results before matches and then get in the RIGHT training before their matches. But. Now, I try to stress to them. "To focus on their performance and...
  12. thomas daniels

    "Most Matches Are Decided, Before They Are Played".

    The great Arthur Ashe stated at one time. 80% of all tennis matches are decided before they are even played!! I agree with him too. But. "I would go even further and say that the number is more higher than that now, somewhere like 95%!!" This is why you should be working on your mental game...
  13. thomas daniels

    "How To Develop A Serve In 30 Days or Less".

    Okay guys. Since learning to serve is one of the most difficult things to do in tennis, I wanted to share this system with your today, that I think can help you learn how to serve in 1 month or less. But, for that to happen. You must commit to testing out this system you are about to learn...
  14. thomas daniels

    "3 Tips For Developing a Solid Matchplay Game."

    We hear it all the time from tennis coaches. (You must develop a solid foundation for developing a solid matchplay game). And it's true. Your success as a competitive tennis player starts with your foundation. With that being the case. Here are 3 tips to help you get started off on the...
  15. thomas daniels

    3 Tips To Help You Return Better In Your Tennis Matches.

    Okay so. The first thing that I have to mention to you guys here is this... "The serve and the return of serve are the 2 most important shots in tennis, but yet they are the least worked on in practice by most players." Go figure that one out!! Just doesn't make sense does it? And. That...
  16. thomas daniels

    Do You Struggle When Playing Pushers?

    Yesterday I watched my friends student lose a match in Nara. And man was it painful for both her and him to watch. Because she was making the same mistakes that most players make when dealing with these pushers. So, let me share with you, what I shared with her after the match. Don't ever...
  17. thomas daniels

    "3 Reasons To Be Teaching Yourself Tennis"!!

    WARNING!!! Don't even think about taking another tennis lesson until you read this post!!! I'm serious too!!! Did you that... 90% of all tennis students, never really improve in their development, in their lessons? That's a fact too,so with that being the case. Here are 3 reasons why you...
  18. thomas daniels

    "Why Do 90% Of All Competitive Tennis Players Never Reach Their Full Potential"?

    Did you know that 90% of all competitive tennis players never reach their full potential? YES. Less than 10% of all of the players out there that are playing right now, will reach their full potential!!! Well, there is the reason for this and I am going to tell you... most don't understand...
  19. thomas daniels

    3 Things That You Must Manage Better In Your Tennis Matches.

    Before I get into the post. There is something that I want to say to you readers out there... as you can see from the comments on many of my post. (90% of the people on this site have no idea or coaching philosophy about learning or playing the game.) So, Make sure that you don't listen to...
  20. thomas daniels

    "How To Quickly and Easily Start Winning More Tennis Matches"!!

    Okay guys. Here are 4 tips that can help you quickly and easily, start winning more tennis matches. So... go grab a pen and some paper and write them down please. The first thing that you should do is... Develop solid service game. For both your first and second serve. Then in your tennis...
  21. thomas daniels

    3 Tennis Coaching Myth That Need To Be Corrected!!

    So, today. I wanted to address some coaching myths that have been going on for too long. Because, they need to be corrected like yesterday. Again, I want to point out that. I have already tested these tips out on many tennis students here in Kansai. So, you can be sure that I am not...
  22. thomas daniels

    "How To Deal With Power In Your Tennis Matches"!!

    Okay, so today I want to talk about a very important topic that is holding many tennis players back. Here is the thing that you have to keep in mind. As you move up in the rankings. You will have to deal with better players and these players will be sending you a lot of power and if you can't...
  23. thomas daniels

    Is It About Feel or Mechanics When Developing Your Strokes?

    Okay so... I know a lot of you aren't going to get what I am about to say here and that's okay, because this post isn't for YOU. But. For you other tennis students with an open mind and want to reach your full potential, you can use this concept to start developing your strokes in weeks. I...
  24. thomas daniels

    Situational First Serve Strategies For Tennis Matches.

    Before every tennis match. Prepare yourself mentally for dealing with certain situations that you may face during the match. You should be actually picturing yourself executing your shots in these situations, in your mind. Now. Here are 3 situations that you should focus on getting your...
  25. thomas daniels

    3 Questions That All Champions Ask Themselves.

    What most tennis players don't know is that. Tennis Champions are always asking themselves the right questions and this is very powerful, it helps them to self-coach, self- direct and self-correct themselves in their careers. They know that. It's more about reaching your full potential as a...
  26. thomas daniels

    How To Win Tennis Matches Before You Play Them.

    What if I told you that, if you give me 10 seconds of your time right now, I can show you how to start winning your tennis matches, before you even play them. Would you be interested in learning more? The great Arthur Ashe said that, "90% of tennis matches are won before they are even played"...
  27. thomas daniels

    Developing The Champion's Mindset.

    You know something? What many tennis players don't understand it that... Developing a Champion's mindset is not about becoming a Champion. It's about reaching your full potential as a competitive tennis player before your career ends. If you do that, you can walk away from the game feeling...
  28. thomas daniels

    3 Bad Practice Habits That You Need To Break....

    Without even seeing you practice, I can tell you that you have 3 bad habits that you need to break as soon as you can. These are 3 habits that 90% of players are committing in practice and it prevents them from reaching their full potential. Planning for practice and then using better practice...
  29. thomas daniels

    3 Things You Should Do When Playing A Cheater.

    We have all had to play cheaters at some point during our careers. In high school we had one team who matchplay mindset was... "When in doubt, call it out and if it's on the line, the call is mind". I have to admit too that, I really struggled with playing these guys for a long time. Then...
  30. thomas daniels

    How To Relax Under Pressure In Your Tennis Matches.

    It doesn't matter how well you deveop your strokes in practice, if you can't execute them when facing pressure in your tennis matches. Does it? Of course not!! Which is why. You should be spending more of your time off the court, working on your ability to perform at your best, when you are...
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