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Tennis Sucks

Yep tennis really does suck…. It sucks you in really bad!!!

There is something about hitting a tennis ball, that cannot be explained, it just feels right. Hitting a clean shot is enough to keep you coming back for more and more.

Do you ever feel like you are addicted to tennis? Don’t worry you are not alone, most players feel like they need a fix at least once a week……

So why is it that tennis, as frustrating as it can be at times, is also so enticing?

We have our thoughts on this……

1. People who love to play tennis and train for tennis, are generally people who love a sporting challenge. Due to the complexity of the game it is a nonstop challenge, dealing with a moving ball, serve, movement, strategy, energy levels and emotional stability.

2. People who love tennis are generally very competitive, not only when dealing with an opponent but also with himself or herself. Tennis gives them the fix they need.

3. The feeling players get...

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How Should Tennis Training Differ From Surface to Surface?

Just as court surfaces differ throughout the world, there are different courts that you might encounter as a social player. Altering your tennis training according to the surface you’re currently or preparing to play on, is a smart way to train for tennis. This will get your body better prepared and lessen the chance of injury. So how should training for tennis differ from surface to surface? To understand this better let's take a look at some key characteristics of varying court surfaces. Synthetic grass

  • Low ball bounce, fast court, poor traction underfoot.
  • Average point = 3–5 seconds.

Clay

  • High ball bounce, slow court, poor traction underfoot.
  • Average point = 6–10 seconds.

Hardcourt

  • Medium ball bounce, moderate-fast court, good traction underfoot.
  • Average point = 4–6 seconds.

Grass

  • Low ball bounce, fast court, Moderate traction underfoot.
  • Average point = 3–5 seconds.

Here are our tips on preparing for each surface. Grass/Synthetic grass

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