Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners to Advanced
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Learn to Play Tennis: Beginners to Advanced

Lift your game, step by step. Build your shots from the ground up with solid methods and technique
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Created by Alex Barbat
Last updated 6/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • hit the basic shots of tennis and take them to the next level, while also being able to prepare, stretch and move efficiently on the court
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Requirements
  • Having some basic knowlegde and experience is certainly helpful, but NOT required
Description

Learn not only how to hit the basic shots of tennis, but also how to take them to next level.

Having more than 15 years of experience I have put together lectures that are designed to be short and simple to grasp and easy to go out and apply on the court. 

Getting the exact methods and techniques that is needed to help you develop your strokes. Giving you the blueprints, so that you can correct the errors and loopholes yourself, faster and more easily as you go.    

In this course you'll learn the following shots, step-by-step and in depth:

  • Forhand
  • Backhand
  • Volleys
  • Smash
  • Serve
  • Returns
  • Footwork
  • Warm up, stretching etc.

Improvement requires some energy and time on the court, so why not give yourself a valuable toolbox with the methods, and techniques to help you save frustrations and help you lift your game.

With lifetime availability and access from phone to laptop, you'll be able get input from practically anywhere around the world. 

Music used in promo video:

Rock Angel by Joakim Karud
Soul by Dj Quads

Creative Commons — Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported— CC BY-SA 3.0

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to step up or add to their game
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Curriculum For This Course
12 Lectures
01:10:44
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Getting Ready
3 Lectures 14:07

Here you will learn about the basic equipment that you will need to be prepared. While also learning about the warm up routines, to give you a great start to the session. 

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Preview 06:16

Knowing about self practise, can really speed up your learning curve. Take these tips to heart and you'll be right on your way!

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Self Practise
03:07

Part of the foundation of tennis is knowing how to hold the racket, because it's so important when going about the strokes as you'll see. In this lecture you'll learn the 'hammer' and 'pan' grip, and what they're used for.

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Grips
04:44
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Groundstrokes
4 Lectures 27:11

In this lecture I go through the step-by-step method for the forhand, show you the bio mechanics and technique behind getting power and what you'll need to look out for.

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Preview 05:22

Another one of the two important groundstrokes, the backhand. As usual I present the step-by-step method, so that you not only get the basics but also will be on your way onto getting a more solid two-handed backhand.

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial 

Backhand
04:37

The basics are great, but here you'll get to know about factors that make the difference, what to keep an eye out for and what to practise to reach that next level.

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Groundstrokes: Next Level
11:11

A part that is often overlooked, the movement on the court. Here you'll learn that the movement before and after shots are the glue that holds your game together. Be on your toes, down in your knees, and tryout some of the fun drills, to help you speed up your footwork on the court! 

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Movement
06:01
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Net Game, Serve and Returns
4 Lectures 27:08

Here you'll learn how to tackle the net, as it is another kind of beast to tame. The mentality is different, you'll learn that your motions will need to be shorter and quicker and much more!

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Preview 06:08

The famous smash, a great tool to bring a point to an end, especially if at the net. This stroke is similiar to the serve. How to move around in order to position for the smash, and how to get the swing right while keeping the balance is what you'll learn here.

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Smash
06:24

This is the shot to master if you want to play matches and have a serious advantage. Here you'll go through all the steps, the grip, the slice, flat, topspin and kickserve etc. 

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Serve
08:39

Similar to the groundstrokes, but not quite. Learn the split step, step-by-step and overall mentality to the returns.


Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial


Returns
05:57
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Goodbye!
1 Lecture 02:18

Congrats! A quick recap, and also what could be next for you. Maybe consider going out to test your new game? See what it can take, what works and what doesn't. Other than that good job! 

Music by Tobu
http://tobumusic.com
http://www.youtube.com/tobuofficial

Goodbye
02:18
About the Instructor
Alex Barbat
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Experienced Player and Tennis Instructor

I've been playing elite tennis for +10 years and been coaching on all levels including WTA pros for +5 years. Coming from a tennis family, I first held a racket when I was 5 years old. Since then my passion and interest for playing and learning the game has only growed and still does to this day!