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Does The Ball Have To Bounce In Tennis? A Rule To Remember

A tennis ball bouncing during a game of tennis is a common occurrence and is a regular part of the game but does the ball have to bounce?

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Can You Hit The Ball Before It Bounces In Tennis?

So you’ve got a tennis racquet, some balls, a practice partner, and you’re ready to play and learn the game of tennis. However, before hitting the courts, it’s beneficial to get to know the rules

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Can The Ball Hit The Net In Tennis? A Simple Answer For Beginners

The net in tennis marks where your side of the court ends and your opponent’s side begins. However, different rules apply when the ball hits the net. It depends on whether you’re serving or if the

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What Is A Half Volley In Tennis? A Simple Answer For Beginners

There are certain times when the lines of technique and strategy meet in the game of tennis to form a shot so fundamental to the game, it deserves it own unique name.  One such shot is the “half-volley”. 

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How Many Let Serves Are Allowed In Tennis? My Helpful Beginners Guide

There are many subtle intricacies of tennis and its rules, and one of the stranger ones revolves around serves and let serves.  Knowing how many let serves you get in tennis can be a strange rule

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What Is A Volley In Tennis And How Its Rebirth is Changing The Game

In a game of tennis, there are multiple types of shots you can use to return the ball over the net. One of the most common shots in tennis is called a volley.  But what is a volley and what makes

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What Is The Best Tennis Racquet for Advanced Juniors?

Finding the best tennis racquet for advanced juniors can be a little tricky.  If you've got the next Serena Williams or Nadal on your hands, you may need a more advanced racquet for your buddying

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Tennis Racquets For 4 Year Olds

Tennis Rackets For 4 Year Olds: A Helpful Beginners Guide

Hi, my name is Keith and I’m a tennis player and love all sports played with a racket or a paddle.  If you’ve come to this article you probably have a 4 year old son or daughter or even grands

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A Helpful Guide To Finding The Best Shoes For Platform Tennis

If you live in the north east part of the united states, and like to stay active even in the winter months, ​you may be familiar with platform tennis. You layer up and head outside to your local raised

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tennis rackets for 2 year olds

Tennis Rackets For 2 Year Olds – A Pint Sized Parental Guide

If you've landed on this page, it's most likely because you've got a little one interested in tennis - and you're looking for tennis rackets for 2 year olds.  This is a very specific article, but

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best tennis bags

The Best Tennis Bags Rated By Storage, Affordability & Ease Of Use

Don't judge me, but I recently took a family trip and thought I could travel with tennis racquets laying loose in the trunk of the car.  Mistake!  I needed a dedicated tennis bag and fast!  So,

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What Are The Best Tennis Racquets for Seniors?

This post is designed to help you find the best tennis racquets for seniors.  I did some research, spoke to some racquet design experts, read tons of testimonials and one thing became crystal clear...one

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The Best Tennis Racquet For A Female Beginner

When my wife, who hasn’t played tennis in a long time, expressed an interest in playing again, I thought to myself - What is the best tennis racquet for a female beginner?  So, in an effort to get

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Spec Tennis Paddles

Spec Tennis Paddles – Analysis and Direction From The Game’s Inventor

I recently did an interview with Nate Gross, the inventor of Spec Tennis, to get the low down on the game and what makes it so unique.  You can read the interview here.  Since then, he and I

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What is Spec Tennis And Why Are Younger Players Preferring It?

A while back, I began to look into and learn more about other paddle or racquet sports (aside from pickleball) being played on a smaller court.  Ironically, it was at this time that I got an email

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Toddler Tennis Rackets

Toddler Tennis Rackets – A Helpful Guide for Parents & Grandparents

I’ve got two sons, now ages six and nine but, they started tennis lessons way back when they were three and four years of age.  So, I’ve had to learn a thing or two about toddler tennis rackets.

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How Technology is Serving Tennis Strategy a Makeover

In this post I wanted to explore the idea of tennis strategy and tennis technology have finally come face to face.  You see, just 10-15 years ago tennis strategy and tennis technology were two completely

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Best Tennis Racquets For Juniors: A Helpful Guide For Parents

I’m a dad of two boys, ages six and eight.  Both have been in tennis lessons for a while.  As you would expect, they’ve outgrown their racquets multiple times. So to make sure I was getting

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9 Practical Tennis Tips For Instant Improvement With “How To’s” Included!

Are you looking for practical tennis tips that are easy to learn and implement? Check out these 9 tips for the weekend warrior!

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Can Tennis Shoes Go in the Washing Machine?

Can tennis shoes go in the washing machine?  In short, yes!  However, you will want to consider the potential negative impact washing your tennis shoes in the washing machine may have.  And

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