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…)

Watch coach Tanya Williams playing tennis at 9 years old

Tuesday, April 17th, 2012

Fast forward to about 5.45 in this video and see Tanya hitting the ball as a 9 year old. Her technique was very similar back then to how it is now.

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…)

Lessons in club doubles from the Bryan brothers

Thursday, March 22nd, 2012

In this set of videos, the Bryan brothers highlight some of the main errors that club players make, and what to do about them. It mirrors much of the stuff we teach in the doubles lessons at OVSC. (more…)

Watch and learn from Nadal

Friday, March 16th, 2012

I’m convinced that one of the best ways that we learn is just by seeing and copying. Before you next go out on court, watch this video of Nadal’s training session. I find that just by watching this, I hit the ball that much better. Enjoy – and leave your commments below……

Oxshott tennis coaches playing doubles

Wednesday, February 29th, 2012

A bit of fun, friendly doubles involving Oxshott coaches Karl Stowell, Tanya Williams, James Pickersgill and Tom Webb.