How to Play Tennis: Tips for Beginners

From forehands to backhands, serves to volleys, here are beginner's tips on how to play tennis for developing a solid foundation of the game.

Stretch to Improve Tennis Mobility and Footwork

Stretch to Improve Tennis Mobility and Footwork

Unlike natural ability, mobility is something you can actually improve with practice. Increase your flexibility and court coverage with these tips on staying loose.

How to Develop a Mental Game Plan

How to Develop a Mental Game Plan

Success in tennis depends as much on mental conditioning as it does on physical training. Here are tips on developing a strong mental game to help you through tough matches.

Tennis Tips for Beginners: Focus on Depth

Tennis Tips for Beginners: Focus on Depth

Keeping the ball at the back of the court is your No. 1 weapon during long rallies. Follow these tips for forcing the error against your next opponent.

Footwork: The Foundation for Success

Footwork: The Foundation for Success

The key to great tennis begins from the ground up. Here are five reasons why improving your footwork will also improve your chances of success on the courts.

Backswing: Keys to Racket Preparation

Backswing: Keys to Racket Preparation

Shot preparation is as important to making good shots as the actual execution itself. Find out how these two elements make the difference between a shanked shot and a winner.

Tennis Video: Forehand Basics

Gilad Bloom explains the fundamentals of the cornerstone of tennis technique with this video tip from PlaySportsTV.com. Step 1 involves the proper grip for the modern forehand.

Tennis Video: How to Volley

A well executed volley can mean the difference between success or frustration during important points. Learn the proper grip and execution of the forehand volley from tennis expert Gilad Bloom.

Tennis Drills to Improve Your Skills

For improved stroke accuracy and increased endurance, try these tennis drills designed to fine-tune your technique.

The Fundamentals of the Serve

Learn the three fundamentals of developing a proper serve from the masters of the modern game. Chip Brooks, the director of the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy shows you the proper grip, preparation and follow through to develop a serve that aces the competition.

The Fundamentals of the Modern Forehand

Learn the three fundamentals of developing a forehand from the masters of the modern game. Chip Brooks, the director of the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy shows you the proper grip, preparation and follow through to develop a dependable forehand that produces winners.

The 3 Fundamentals of the Perfect Backhand

Chip Brooks, director tennis at the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy, shows you the proper grip, movement and follow through for a winning backhand that will see you through match point.

The 3 Components of a Perfect Volley

Learn the three fundamentals of developing a forehand from the masters of the modern game. Chip Brooks, the director of the IMG Bollettieri Tennis Academy shows you the proper grip, preparation and follow through to develop a dependable forehand that produces winners.

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