Tennis

How to Store Tennis Balls

Tennis is one sport that does not require very much equipment at all. All you need is a racket, some tennis balls, and a court to play on to get started.  While this is a small list, you will find that one of these items needs to be replaced fairly often: the tennis balls.  Tennis

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How Long Do Pressureless Tennis Balls Last?

While all tennis balls may look pretty similar, there is actually a wide variety of tennis balls on the market that serve different purposes and different levels of experience.  For example, there are different stages of tennis balls that are suited for different skill levels, from complete beginners to professionals and even specific options for

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Growth of Tennis vs. Pickleball: How do they compare?

Pickleball is one of America’s fastest-growing racket sports. The last six years have seen a meteoric rise in pickleball players, growing nearly 650%! Many people who are playing are younger, not necessarily the over-60crowd. Many younger players are able to play pickleball because there are more courts available thanks to the different parks and rec

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Choosing a Tennis Serve: Platform vs. Pinpoint

The serve allows you the chance to start the point off with an advantage. However, you can only use this advantage if you form a proper foundation for the stroke. Without the proper foundation, the rest of the mechanics of the stroke breakdown. This will cause you to count double faults rather than aces. Only

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Are Lighter Tennis Rackets Better?

Whether you are a novice tennis player or an experienced enthusiast, you will want to make sure you answer the question of what is the best weight for a tennis racket? This is a difficult question to answer because different rackets have different benefits for players at all levels. In general, the major reason for

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Pressureless Tennis Balls vs. Regular: How do they compare?

You might think that all tennis balls are created equal, but in fact manufacturers offer a wide variety of balls for different purposes. Balls can vary in felt thickness, degree of bounce, and degree of longevity. As the consumer you need to be well informed in order to choose the balls that are right for

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What are the Best Shoulder Exercises for Tennis Players?

Almost everyone has heard of the so-called “tennis elbow,” an overuse injury that plagues tennis players and other athletes alike. But serious tennis players know that the shoulder can be equally susceptible to injury, especially when subjected to the repeated strain of high intensity training. Tennis players naturally gain a great deal of strength in

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Practice Tennis Balls vs. Regular: Which should you use?

While it may seem at first glance like all tennis balls are the same, a trip to your local sporting goods store will be enough to show that this is not the case. In fact, the number of variations, features, and terms can be enough to make your head spin. Does it matter if you

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Best Tennis Ball Machine Drills

Having a ball machine at your disposal can be key to accelerating your development as a player. However, how you use the machine is going to make or break your training. If you use the machine sloppily, simply going through the motions, or have the settings tuned incorrectly, you could be reinforcing bad habits that

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Should I buy a tennis ball machine?

If you’re serious about tennis, or starting to get serious, chances are you’ve considered investing in a tennis ball machine. Tennis ball machines give you the freedom to practice at any time, without depending on a coach or partner. But if you’ve done some shopping, you’ll know that these machines can be pricey, and there’s

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