Tennis Clinic – no.10 – Why Is The Serve So Difficult?

tennis-cliniclightredlinesmallThameside Tennis blog’s new series continues to try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

We return to the serve: it’s difficult but we can help!

From Feel Tennis

Tennis Clinic – no.9 – the backhand volley

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Thameside Tennis blog’s new series continues to try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

So you mastered our forehand volley lesson, now the backhand of the species.


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Tennis Clinic – no.7 – ‘lifting’ the ball

tennis-cliniclightredlineEvery Friday the  Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

Do you hit too many balls into the net? Try ‘lifting’ your shots.

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Tennis Clinic – no.6 – backhand: single or double?

tennis-cliniclightredlineEvery Friday the Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.
Choose your backhand. Whichever path you choose to go down we are here to help.

Single

Double

Tennis Clinic – no.5 – keep your eye on the ball

tennis-cliniclightredlineEvery Friday the  Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

Keep your eye on the ball – sounds easy – but any club player knows just how hard it is.
We aim to help.

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Tennis Clinic – no.4 – the serve

tennis-cliniclightredlineEvery Friday the Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

This week the big one (well we hope so), the serve.

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Last of the Summer Tennis – £10 for September – STARTS ON SUNDAY

Thameside Tennis is making a unique offer enabling you to play tennis every Sunday during the month of September for a single payment of £10.

We have six carpet courts located in the beautiful grounds of St.Paul’s school in Barnes  (click here for map) within a stone’s throw of the river Thames.

If you want to join in with our popular group coaching session, the cost is £5 for 3 hours.
All levels welcome including beginners and rusty returners.
We strictly adhere to all LTA and government COVID guidelines.
We will send you a Google invitation for you to declare that you are COVID-free before each day’s play
Sign up now at https://clubspark.lta.org.uk/ThamesideTennis/Membership/Join or email your interest to thamesidetennis.membership@gmail.com

Tennis Clinic – strike three

tennis-cliniclightredlinesmallEvery Friday the  Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

This week a couple of drills to help find that elusive quarry: consistency:

From Feel Tennis Instruction

Tennis Clinic – second time out

tennis-cliniclightredlinesmallThe  Thameside Tennis blog’s new series of posts will try to help you to improve your weekend’s tennis. We will provide links to good videos and tips on strokes, footwork, warm-ups and practice.

On our first admission into the stroke clinic our forehand receives treatment:

From Feel Tennis Instruction