Who Serves First in Tennis?
May20

Who Serves First in Tennis?

I always find it one of the more amusing moments in tennis when players try to determine who should serve first. I’ve seen everything from tossing a coin to asking someone to call out the shape of a logo on a racket after it’s been spun several times. Believe it or not, I’ve even seen arguments about this. Furthermore, sometimes there’s a little pause, especially in doubles when players can expect someone else to initiate this pre...

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How To Practice Your Tennis Serve At Home
May20

How To Practice Your Tennis Serve At Home

I got a funny look from my wife the other day. I was practicing the motion for a kick serve in front of the mirror in our living room (only a few times) but enough for her to think my tennis hobby is becoming a bit of an addiction 🙂 No tennis player developed a great serve by simply practicing when they were on the court. However, while it can be tricky to practice this at home, doing so is a good way to ensure that your serve has...

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When Does Parenting Get Easier?
May15

When Does Parenting Get Easier?

My younger brother has 2 kids. One aged 9 and one aged 5. I sometimes have a chat with him about what it’s like being a parent when your kids start to grow up. A few months ago I asked the question… “Does it get any easier?” His response was..  “No, it gets harder” WHAT? I’m sure he was joking to some degree, but it got me thinking… I personally have already started to forget the first 6 months just after Mia was born. The...

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Best Tennis Shoes For Flat Feet
May10

Best Tennis Shoes For Flat Feet

Having flat feet is a fairly common condition which affects roughly between 20-30% of population. The entire sole of the foot comes into contact (or nearly in contact) with the ground. Usually there are no symptoms with this condition, but children can suffer with lower leg pain, ankle or foot problems because of it. Best Tennis Shoes For Flat Feet Review As a tennis player myself, I know all to well that this sport can be grueling...

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Best Tennis Rackets For Beginners
May09

Best Tennis Rackets For Beginners

Are you interested in taking up tennis? It’s a great sport which has both physical and social benefits for anyone who plays it. Obviously you should learn the basics, such as developing some solid ground strokes, volleys and a good serve. But the right tennis racket can make a difference to your game and give you more control, comfort and power. This will make you feel confident when on the court and ultimately make learning the...

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