Tennis Tips

Tennis Tip #33

Nick Hansen, tennis teaching professional at Arrowhead Tennis, discusses the slice forehand in this video. This shot is hit slightly high to slightly low imparting slice on the ball. You do not want to chop at it or take too extreme of a swing. It is...
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Tennis Tip #32

Nick Hansen, tennis teacher, discusses three singles strategies/tactics in this video. The first is the slice serve out wide on the deuce court, pulling your opponent off the court, and hopefully drawing a short ball that can be attacked. The second is...
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Tennis Tip #31

Nick Hansen, tennis teacher at Arrowhead Tennis Center, discusses basic volley technique. When starting have the racquet head up and the frame facing directly at your nose. When hitting the volley, use the continental grip, also known as the handshake...
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Tennis Tip #30

Nick Hansen, tennis teacher, discusses how to stay relaxed while playing tennis and how to keep your head still while hitting your strokes. Make sure that you completely finish your stroke with your head still, watching the ball, before you begin to move...
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Tennis Tip #29

Nick Hansen, tennis teacher at Arrowhead Tennis and Athletic Center, discusses how to use a ball machine, and some drills that you can do. The ball machine is a great tool to practice your strokes and gain the repetition that you need to take your game...
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Tennis Tip #28

Arrowhead Tennis Center presents this Thursday tennis tip video on tennis etiquette and basic match strategy. Tennis teaching professional Nick Hansen discusses tennis etiquette such as saying the score and making your line calls clearly and loudly, not...
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Tennis Tip #27

Nick Hansen, Arrowhead tennis teaching professional discusses the kick serve with the help of Wells Patten in this tennis tip video. To hit the kick serve, use the continental grip and brush up the back of the ball, similar to how you would hit a topspin...
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Tennis Tip #26

Nick Hansen, Arrowhead tennis teaching professional, discusses the three types of serves in this video. All of these serves are accomplished with the continental aka handshake grip. You also want to keep your arm loose like a spaghetti noodle, to get...
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Tennis Tip #25

Nick Hansen, Arrowhead tennis teacher, discusses the first volley and angle volley in this video. On the first volley, make sure to move through it, and the split step for the next volley when your opponent is making contact with the ball. Do not let...
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