Tag Archives: Tennis Backboard

The Wall

Of all the training regimens for effective competitive play, an often-overlooked practice tool is the backboard. Backboards are recognized as important additions to everyday practice routines for both beginners and those developing their game. Professionals use a backboard for training, warm up, concentration, and generally for grooving their strokes for...
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Backboards: The Perfect Practice Partner

A practice wall, or backboard, is an unbeatable opponent and tireless hitting partner. In fact, when we compete against human opponents who keep getting the ball back, we say it was like “hitting against a wall” or that we faced “a human backboard.” Rather than dreading the thought of hitting...
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Backboard Practice is back!

Long before tennis ball machines hit the market, backboard practice was a wisely used training method.  Fred Mcnair IV grew up playing tennis in Chevy Chase, Maryland.  He won numerous junior tournaments, won All-America honors at the University of North Carolina, represented the United States in Davis Cup Play, and...
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