Doubt

The toughest opponent on the court is not the temperature or the conditions, and it is not the player across the net. The toughest opponent is self-doubt, the convincing negativity that makes you believe you cannot win. You have to believe you can win, no matter how improbable it may be. Self-doubt can be useful…

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THE SERVE – PART II

STEP IV: STICK WITH YOUR CHOSEN SERVE. Once you have decided on your serve, do not change your mind mid-toss. Changing your mind can result in a fault or possibly a double-fault, losing you the point and potentially the match. STEP V: GET PHYSICALLY FITTER AND STRONGER. Do exercises that strengthen your arms, legs, and focus…

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THE SERVE- PART I

The serve is the one stroke that a player controls. The sun, the wind, and your opponent’s shots are variables that you cannot control; thus, your serve can be a weapon if you learn how to perfect it.  STEP  I: PRACTICE YOUR SERVE  Most players don’t spend enough time practicing their serve and then they wonder why…

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