Category Archives: tips & hints

USTA’s Backboard Tennis Video

Set practice sessions around your own schedule, at little or no cost, and always at the proper pace for your skill level! The United States Tennis Association (USTA) provides unmatched instructions for individual practice, a classic-but often forgotten-method for improving your game. The Backboard Tennis video provides challenging practice plans...
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The Wall & Tennis Wall Practice

Of all the training regimens for effective competitive play, an often-overlooked practice tool is the backboard, and tennis wall practice. 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...
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Playing Tennis Against a Wall: 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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