This is where to start.

If you’ve never played before, or if it’s been a while, spend some time in this section.

You’ll get… well, you’ll get The Basics.  All the things you need to know to get you started in this great game.

So check out the videos, and, once you’re ready, dive into the rest of the site.

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Beginner Forehand Groundstroke

If you’ve never played tennis, but would like to, here is where to start. I’ll give you the basics on how to hit the shot,

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This is lesson #2 in our Beginner Forehand Series. I talk about using a linear versus angular swing, and we touch on the importance of

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This is the third installment in out beginner forehand series. We touch on the importance of integrated recovery, and work a little with aim and

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A quick recap of lesson #1 from our Beginner Forehand series, as well as a quick drill you can use to practice this shot.

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A quick recap of lesson #2 from our beginner forehand series, plus a simple drill you can use to practice the shot.

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A quick recap of our third lesson in the beginner forehand series, plus a quick drill for you to do.

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Beginner Backhand Groundstroke

If you’ve never played tennis, but want to do so without paying an in-person teaching pro a bunch of money, this video is for you.

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This is lesson #2 in our beginner backhand series. We talk today about linear swings, and reiterate the importance of good footwork.

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This is the final lesson in our beginner backhand series. We move back to the baseline, talk about the importance of integrated recovery, and touch

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A quick recap of Lesson #1 in our Beginner Backhand Series, plus a quick drill you can use to practice the shot.

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A quick review of Lesson #2 from our Beginner Backhand Series. We add a little bit of length to our swing, hit the ball a

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I review the last lesson in our Beginner Bachkand Series, giving you a few thoughts on how to increase your swing length, gaining comfort and

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Beginner Volleys

The first of three lessons on the beginner volley. I teach you what a volley is, a few important things to know about volleys, and

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In this second of three videos, I talk about the importance of dropping your racquet head (and your body) to hit better volleys. We also

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The final installment in our Beginner Volley Series. We talk about the importance of recovery and aim, and give you a drill you can use

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Beginner Serves

Never served before? Start here. This is the first lesson is our Beginner Serve series. I’ll show you a few things about the serve, explain

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In this, the second lesson in our Beginner Serve Series, I talk about some basic rules, how to determine who starts serving in a match,

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The final video in our beginner serve series, I go over control and variation, helping you understand the importance of placement over power. We go

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Beginner Returns

Let’s learn how to hit a return! I go over some of the basic rules about returns, offer some tips on where to set up

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In this lesson I give you the key to being effective with your returns by knowing what to do with them.  I also give you

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Part 3 of our Beginner Return series.  We talk about integrated recovery, hitting returns with your legs and how to take advantage of weak serves

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Lines, Rules and Etiquette

Where is the “baseline”?  What is the “Center Hash Mark”?  In this video I go over the different parts of the court so you can

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