Tennis Tips & Tricks from the JKST Tennis Professionals

February 16, 2017

Ever wondered what your children are learning in their tennis lessons? If so, here are a few of the analogies and pneumonic learning tips that I use for the beginners I teach. I typically teach kids as young as three and a half and as old as eight years old. By using a...

February 9, 2017

Tennis is made up of different parts. When having a bad game of tennis, figure out which part is causing you to play badly and rethink that piece. The four pieces of tennis that affect the game are:

Technical

How you hit the ball, your shots, your stroke production. It’s...

November 3, 2016

Practice…quality vs. quantity. When you have just taken a lesson, developed a new stroke or technique, you want to go out there and practice. Sometimes coaches will say you have to go practice for 3 or 4 hours. Always remember a good solid hour and a half is a great pr...

November 3, 2016

We get it, Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Lattes, it’s basically fall. With autumn just started, most golfers may start to pack away their clubs until warmer days. However, we challenge you to keep them out! Golfers lose precious practice time over the colder months, for whic...

October 31, 2016

"I let my racquet do the talking" is a famous quote from the great Rod Laver.   Almost half the amateur players and a third of serious players let the wrong racquet do their talking.  They play with racquets that are not appropriate for their game, often sold by a tenn...

September 7, 2016

If you’re a tennis player, you probably find tennis balls around the house in the most random locations. For example, if you come into the Gulph Mills or Narberth Tennis Clubs, you could lift a ceiling tile and find a lost ball, which was hit onto the ceiling from the...

March 15, 2016

Many players lack the tools to help them overcome the various hurdles that pop up in a match and to propel them to achieve exactly what their doubles skills deserve – winning. Here are six tools to help put you in that mentally tough place that makes winning a heck of...

March 15, 2016

The winter is a great time to look at your current game and fix those problems that cause you to not play your best game!

 

Isolate your core problem. Fixing your setup is most likely the culprit that hurts your game. Starting in a position that's athletic provides a gre...

March 15, 2016

Traditional footwork was to hit the tennis ball in a squared way using the closed stance. It needed an extra step to hit the ball and developed a much longer recovery distance. With the advanced tennis racquet technology, the point (tempo) got faster and recovery time...

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After doing intense research, I've discovered that not only does Jordan Spieth read greens well, but he places the ball strategically after his approach shots to leave himself the straightest possible scenario putt.

 

Having to deal with curving or double breaking putts...

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