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Forum: General Player Talk   05-19-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,882
Posted By FMeier
Re: Moonballer

Moonballers are tough. If you can move well and you can hit the ball deep that is a recipe for winning a lot of tennis matches!

One important thing you need to do is try to take balls out of the...
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 7,004
Posted By FMeier
Re: What should I be doing for fitness in tennis?

Tennis is a game of repeated short springts over 3-5 meters on average. In between you have 20 seconds rest. That is how you should practice for tennis fitness. Going running for long distance might...
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 6,678
Posted By FMeier
Re: Hi .... I have trouble with my continental grip serve!!

Definitely keep the grip! It takes a while to master this grip but it is well worth it.

What I would recommend is to hit a lot of serves from somewhere in between your service line and baseline....
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 11:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,882
Posted By FMeier
Re: tips on moving my hitting zone forward

Another way would be to do shadow swings and stop where you want to make contact. Hold for just a second and then continue the swing. First do this without moving your feet much for a lot of...
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,803
Posted By FMeier
Re: Forehand Slice

I would not recommend using the forehand slice too much. If you have a decent forehand then the topspin shot is simply too effective compared to a slice. Only in those rare cases where you can only...
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 11:32 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,095
Posted By FMeier
Re: Tips for my backhand.

If the two-hander used to work for you than there is a better chance that you will get that to work than going to a one-hander! That motion is stored in your brain and should come back with enough...
Forum: General Player Talk   04-13-2011, 11:28 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,935
Posted By FMeier
Re: Service Return

Most likely you swing way too much when returning first serves!
The key for returning first serves is to have a really short backswing. It is really just a body turn that will automatically take the...
Forum: German Tennis   04-13-2011, 11:21 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 22,700
Posted By FMeier
Re: Who is your favourite German player?

I really like Kohlschreiber's game. Great movement and a phenomenal one-handed backhand.
Hopefully he can get a little tougher mentally in order to take the next step forward!
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