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Forehand with Matt Bilderback

Last weekend, the SOFK9s had a play date that included throwing instruction from club President, Matt Bilderback. It was too good to keep it to ourselves, so here are some recordings from that play date. 105 more words

Grips & Releases

A Trip To The Court With Our TopspinPro

A couple of months ago I posted a boomerang video on Instagram of me playing with my TopspinPro (that was acquired by my partner with the official reason being to teaching his son a good top spin technique, but the real reason being that he – and I – have a serious addiction to buying tennis goodies online!). 672 more words


Technique Discussion: How Do I Put Spin on My Groundstrokes?

In this blog post I’m discussing topspin groundstrokes. Backspin and spin on serves are conversations for future days.

To start, you want the racquet face to be either flat or ever-so-slightly angled down at contact, whether you’re driving the ball or adding spin. 514 more words


Zero to Winning: Getting Started with Tennis

Tennis can be hard at first.  But with focus you can go from Zero to Winning in 4 months.

The 4 months number will fluctuate based on how frequently you play and how much intensity you play with. 373 more words


Jared Donaldson (American Young Gun)

He is from Newport Rhode Island.

He trains with Taylor and Phil Dent.

He has a big forehand.   And he spent time developing his game in Argentina! 43 more words

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