Author: getbetterattennis

Tournament results from 8/13/17

Tournament results from 8/13/17

If you follow along on my YouTube channel, you may have seen that I was preparing for a tournament this weekend. I played the men’s 4.5 draw at the Mansfield Summer Sizzler. First Round Bye I got a bye first round which was nice because, as the name says, the heat and humidity were brutal. …

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A typical day of meals for me – slow carb diet for tennis players/athletes

A typical day of meals for me – slow carb diet for tennis players/athletes

I figured I’d show you guys what a typical day of meals looks like. Some days I skip breakfast and just drink coffee. If I am recovering after an active day or am planning an active day ahead, I’ll eat breakfast or two bigger meals. I typically run a calorie deficit during the week but …

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Hitting as I recover from Golfer’s Elbow – Working on timing and contact point

Hitting as I recover from Golfer’s Elbow – Working on timing and contact point

As you may know, I’ve been dealing with a tough case of golfer’s elbow. I took a little over a full week off to recover. I’ve also taken a few other measures to help alleviate the symptoms and hopefully cure my elbow pain. You can read more about what I’ve done to help with golfer’s …

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Dealing with injuries while trying to improve your tennis game

Dealing with injuries while trying to improve your tennis game

Dealing with injuries sucks. I’ve had varying degrees of injuries over the last 4 years (never had injuries as a junior). I’ve dealt with shin splints, tennis elbow, sore muscles, strained/pulled tendons and ligaments, and more. I’ve been lucky I haven’t had any injuries that require surgery but I’m not confident I’ll be able to …

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Flo Tennis Review – Is it worth the money for the pro subscription?

Flo Tennis Review – Is it worth the money for the pro subscription?

Flo Tennis recently came up on my radar when I was trying to watch the NCAA tournament. I hated the feed on the NCAA site. The NCAA live stream was from a terrible angle, poor resolution/quality, and just over-all poorly done. I saw Flow Tennis was “following along” with the tournament and implied you could …

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Practice with my coach (D1 tennis player) – What I’m working on improving

Practice with my coach (D1 tennis player) – What I’m working on improving

I’ve taken away a lot of feedback from some great tennis communities and am incorporating that into feedback from my coach. I realised that to give maximum output, I needed some good tennis equipment. And so, I bought some good Wilson racquets and a couple of High Quality Oliver Thomas Bags. Here are a few other …

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Thanks to reddit for critiquing my groundstrokes

Thanks to reddit for critiquing my groundstrokes

I posted my ground stroke video to reddit for some feedback from the r/tennis community. As expected, I got some really good feedback and some less than stellar feedback. Here are a few comments that I took as most important and helpful. I’ve already started implementing a couple of these things into my game and …

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My diet and the optimal diet for tennis – What high level tennis athletes do for their diet

My diet and the optimal diet for tennis – What high level tennis athletes do for their diet

I was watching this video about how Steve Johnson lost a significant amount of weight before the start of the 2017 season. He mentioned all of the benefits of his weight loss and diet but he didn’t go into what his diet was. They just showed him eating a salad at some point and he …

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Some videos of my current play

Some videos of my current play

Here are 3 videos of my current play. I didn’t edit anything out so you see the errors as well as the good/long rallies. I should mention, I’m reworking my forehand as of this week and it isn’t documented on these videos. I’ll take a new video this week to show the differences. This video …

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