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May 28, 2006

Abbreviated Serve Motion

Samples of abbreviated serves and a tip on "Serve routines" by Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA , Honolulu, HI


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Doubles closing in volley

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA, breaks down a doubles point by 4 professional ATP players.

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May 24, 2006

"Rapid Fire" Drill

Dave Andrews, Honolulu HI demonstrates a "Rapid Fire" drill. The drill emphasizes the player to hit the ball on the run and recover. If the player misses a ball, their turn is done. (Group lesson)

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May 22, 2006

Modern Forehand

Modern Forehand comparisons on the follow through. Windshield wiper finish compared to the "elbow up" across the neck finish. Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA Honolulu, HI

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May 17, 2006

Forehand Finish

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA - Punahou School, Honolulu, HI shows one type of followthrough on the forehand groundstroke. Students are split-screened with professionals practicing at the US Open.

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May 15, 2006

Feeding

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA demonstrates 3 different feeding techniques. The preferred method is the Peter Burwash method which is a shorter compact feed with the continental grip.


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May 13, 2006

Newton's first law

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA Honolulu, HI - Return of Serve Tip, Newton's first law of motion.


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Cardio Workout

Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director shows a series of cardio drills including the warm-up, hand tossing tennis balls & feeding with the racket. Tracy Austin demonstrates the high swinging forehand and backhand volley drill.


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May 12, 2006

"Basic Training" Step #1

Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director gives a short course on using the Polar Heart Rate Monitor. Step #1

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"Basic Training" Step #2

Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director gives a short course on using the Polar Heart Rate Monitor. Step #2

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"Basic Training" Step #3

Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director gives a short course on using the Polar Heart Rate Monitor. Step #3


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May 10, 2006

Cardio Tennis Highlights, Punahou School

Cardio Tennis Highlights from the May 10, 2006 Cardio Tennis Clinic at Punahou School featuring Tracy Austin, former #1 player in the world and Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director.


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May 9, 2006

Taking the "Bait"

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA Honolulu, HI. Singles strategy on keeping the ball crosscourt and let the point develop. Stepanak "baits" Berdych on a down the line shot that Berdych misses.


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May 8, 2006

Harry Hopman Drill

John Nelson, Men's Head Tennis Coach, University of Hawaii. John teaches a Harry Hopman volley drill; forehand to forehand and then backhand to backhand.

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May 7, 2006

Volley Grip

Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA breaks down two points played by Courier and Kricktstein. Courier does not grip change on his volley when transitioning from the baseline to the net.

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Cardio Drills

Russ Magoon, USPTA shows three different drills for a cardio tennis class.

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Introduction to Tennis Pod Pro Videos publishing platform

Short video clip by Tennis Pod Pro developer Lee Couillard.

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May 5, 2006

Cardio Tennis

Sample of Cardio Tennis Drills featuring Cardio Tennis Professionals Bill Mountford, Heather Silva, Jorge Andrew and Mike Casey. Courtesy Tennis Industry Association. www.partners.cardiotennis.com


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Followthrough tip

Michael Harper, USPTR Philadelphia, PA gives a tip on the contact point and follow through on the forehand ground stroke.

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Preparation Phase

Johnny Rozesstta, Former Jamaican Davis Cup & ATP player gives a tip on the preparation phase of the forehand and backhand ground stroke.


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Correct stance

Johnny Rozesstta, Former Jamaican Davis Cup & ATP player gives a tip on the Forehand.


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May 3, 2006

Approach low

Eliot Teltscher was named Director of High Performance in January 2003. He is responsible for the Men’s and Women’s Tennis departments collectively and oversees all tennis and training components of the program, including the launch of the USTA High Performance Training Center at AEG’s Home Depot National Training Center in Carson, CA. Here is his tip on the approach shot.


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"Ring the Bell"

Ball Machine Groundstroke Drill, Lee Couillard, Wilson TEAM Member, USPTA, Movement drill for tennis twist ball machine. 1st and 2nd graders first run around the cone to warm up and then progress to "Ring the Bell"

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May 1, 2006

Stringless racket tip

Ann Pangan, USPTA Honolulu, HI. Ann uses two rackets to demonstrate shoulder turn on ground stroke.


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Grip check

Bernard Gusman, USPTA Honolulu, HI. Bernard gives a test to the student to see if they have the continental grip on their volley.


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