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2 Things Needed For Improvement - Essential Tennis Podcast #362

2 Things Needed For Improvement - Essential Tennis Podcast #362

June 30, 2020

Guess what you DON’T need to improve your tennis game: a coach, ball machine, hitting partner or even a tennis court! Sure, those things could all be helpful but often we’re restricted in our ability to access them which is why this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is so important. You’ll learn what other two things you need to advance your skills and exactly how to use them so you can improve no matter where you are or what means you have.

Placing Your Energy - Essential Tennis Podcast #361

Placing Your Energy - Essential Tennis Podcast #361

June 23, 2020

Millions of tennis players dedicate mental and emotional energy to the WRONG things every single time they play a match. The result is no bandwidth left over to focus on what really matters when it comes to playing great tennis! In this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast you’ll learn what your mind should be focused on, what it shouldn’t, and how you can improve this critical skill and become a better competitor.

What Are Your Risking? - Essential Tennis Podcast #360

What Are Your Risking? - Essential Tennis Podcast #360

June 19, 2020

What do skateboarding tricks and tennis improvement have in common? You’ll find out in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast! Any time you venture out and try new techniques, swings, or upgrades you’re making a risk. Time, energy, and money is on the line but so is one other BIG factor. Find out what that is so you can keep improving your tennis game.

Tennis Action or Tennis Reaction? - Essential Tennis Podcast #359

Tennis Action or Tennis Reaction? - Essential Tennis Podcast #359

June 2, 2020

It doesn’t matter if you’ve been playing your whole life or picked up a racquet for the first time yesterday: tennis is chock full of challenges, obstacles and disappointments. What really matters is your response when you encounter them, which can have a tremendous effect on your success as a player and your enjoyment of the game. In this episode we’ll discuss the difference between action and reaction, and how choosing the right one can turn your game, match, or whole tennis career around.

Why I Won’t Quit And You Shouldn’t Either - Essential Tennis Podcast #358

Why I Won’t Quit And You Shouldn’t Either - Essential Tennis Podcast #358

May 27, 2020

In life we’re frequently put in situations that feel hopeless. Where it doesn’t seem like there’s anything we can control and everything is working against us. I was recently put in an uncomfortable position exactly like that and some people around me wondered if I was going to throw in the towel. Thankfully tennis has taught me valuable lessons and in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast I’ll share which have pulled me through tough times!

Easing Back Onto The Tennis Court - Essential Tennis Podcast #357

Easing Back Onto The Tennis Court - Essential Tennis Podcast #357

May 19, 2020

Have you had a long break away from the court and you’re wondering how to transition back in an effective way? If so this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is critical listening! You’ll learn how to mentally, physically, and technically ease back into high quality tennis without overdoing it, injuring yourself, or setting unrealistic expectations that leave you frustrated and dejected. This is your roadmap back to the tennis court!

The Secret To Tennis Feel - Essential Tennis Podcast #356

The Secret To Tennis Feel - Essential Tennis Podcast #356

May 13, 2020

Most tennis players have terrible feel because they view “touch” as being an on/off switch. Find out how you should approach it instead in this special episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast! You’ll even learn a feel drill that you can do right now with a racquet and ball to help develop your awareness of an element critical to developing soft touch.

Essential Tennis Changes - An Update From Ian

Essential Tennis Changes - An Update From Ian

May 13, 2020

A lot of changes have taken place at Essential Tennis over the past two months. This quick upload explains them! Not a regular tennis instruction episode. Thanks for your support!

Tennis Is As Easy As 3-2-1 - Essential Tennis Podcast #355

Tennis Is As Easy As 3-2-1 - Essential Tennis Podcast #355

April 13, 2020

Today’s special guest is a two time tennis world record holder who knows a thing or two about focusing on what matters most! You’ll learn about Angelo Rossetti’s breakthough “3-2-1 Method” for drawing his student’s attention to the most essential elements of tennis success, why thinking about the “controllables” is so important to your tennis happiness and much, much more!

Quarantine Mindset Keys - Essential Tennis Podcast #354

Quarantine Mindset Keys - Essential Tennis Podcast #354

April 9, 2020

Believe it or not being stuck at home presents 3 big opportunities for tennis players! Unfortunately they're overlooked by most because their mindset and perspective has been thrown off by the difficult situations around them. Find out how you can break free of the negativity and fully take advantage of the chances to improve your tennis game at home on this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast.

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