Great FREE Tennis Instruction Videos

Friday, August 16th, 2013

As a tennis coach and keen tennis player, I often come across great instruction videos on the internet – mainly on YouTube. But it’s easy to lose track of them. So I thought I’d just do a blog post containing all these videos. (more…)

A Great Video On The Forehand From Fuzzy Yellow Balls

Monday, April 22nd, 2013

There is a useful website called Fuzzy Yellow Balls. They provide videos and articles to help improve your tennis.

When you sign up for their free newsletter, which I recommend doing, you get the video below. It’s a great video showing the fundamentals of a world class forehand, but in a way that anyone can understand and copy. We will be working on these fundamentals in upcoming lessons.

Enjoy – and please comment and share using the buttons below.


5 Tips to improve your tennis serve

Sunday, January 20th, 2013

Here is a nice quick and simple video clip with some tips to improve your tennis serve. These are simple things which you could implement easily and quickly. Enjoy – and feel free to comment or ask questions below.



Some videos to help your tennis

Saturday, October 6th, 2012

Some Videos To Help Your Tennis

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In previous blog posts, I’ve shown a few videos which I think are helpful to players of all levels. Quite a few people mentioned that they liked these videos and found them useful, so I thought I’d put them all in one blog post for you to see. (more…)

The three types of serving action. A Video from Modern Tennis International

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

This is the third in a series of posts I have written featuring great videos from Modern Tennis International to help you with your tennis – whether you’re a junior, senior, beginner or expert! (more…)

Early preparation – another video from Modern Tennis International

Wednesday, June 20th, 2012

In this, the second of three videos that I am posting from Modern Tennis International, Andy Mcgrath busts a few of the myths about ‘racket back early’.

If you’ve seen (or heard) any of the Oxshott tennis coaches on court, you will have heard us talking about tracking the ball. That is what this video is all about, the truth about early preparation – and it isn’t getting sideways on and getting the racket back early! (more…)

Tennis in minutes with Modern Tennis International (video)

Friday, June 8th, 2012

This is the first of 3 blog posts where I will feature videos from Modern Tennis International. All the coaches at Oxshott Village Sports Club are trained to use the MTI method – and when you see the videos, you’ll understand why. They make things so simple, but highly effective – and bust a load of the myths which surround the technique of tennis. (more…)

Tennis Twist – a useful bit of equipment for young children learning tennis

Thursday, May 3rd, 2012

This is great for young children learning the game. Ideal when they don’t have a practice partner or a parent available to feed balls for them. Lots of fun as well. Check it out……


Great lessons on the serve from Modern Tennis International

Friday, March 30th, 2012

Modern Tennis International have the best system I’ve ever seen for learning and improving your tennis – and I’ve seen a few systems!

In this series of short videos, Andy demonstrates in VERY simple terms how to successfully hit 5 different types of serves. (more…)

How to serve like a pro

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

In A serving masterclass from coach, Tanya Williams I showed a sequence of photos of Oxshott coach Tanya Williams serving, along with some notes from me. As former Ukrainian number one junior, Tanya is a great example of good tennis technique. What I wanted to show was the key points which are vital for a good serve. If you look at the pros serving, you will see lots of different styles, but there are certain aspects that will be the same on all great serves. (more…)