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Famous Coaches
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John Yandell
What is Tennis Con? - NEW

Tim Mayotte
The Framework
The Unit Turn Revelation
The Split Step / Ready Position
A New Paradigm for Technique and Movement

Pat McEnroe
Excerpt from Hardcourt Confidential: USTA Player Development

Pete Sampras with Peter Bodo
Robert Lansdorp and the Champion's Mind

Carlos Rodriguez
Working with Pro Players

Jose Higueras
Learning to Play

Larri Passos
How I Developed Guga

Gunther Bresnik
Coaching Ernests Gulbis and Dominic Thiem

Sven Groeneveld
Overcoming Resistance
The Value of Working On Your Strengths
What is a Tour Coach?

Jeff Salzenstein
Three Keys to the Kick
The Trophy Position
Hitting a Topspin Serve: The Dirty Diaper Drill
The Serve Set Up and Stance

Chris Lewit
The Enigma of Toni Nadal

Chris Lewit
Interviews with Luis Bruguera
What Happened After Sergi?
What Makes Spanish Coaches Different
Luis Bruguera Interview: Find A Way
Origins of the Spanish Armada

Pat Cash
Developing World Class Volleys: The Forehand Volley
Developing World Class Volleys: The Backhand Volley

Paul Annacone
The Mechanic and the Magician

Robert Lansdorp Interviews
The State of American Junior Development
The 1 Hand versus the 2 Hand Backhand
The Academy Ball and the Pro Drive
How I Developed My "Reputation"
How Are Champions Developed?
On Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal

Robert Lansdorp
The Champion's Mind
The Reverse Forehand Revisited
Creating American Champions
The Developmental Process
The Lansdorp Forehand
The Reverse Forehand
The Lansdorp One-Handed Backhand
The Lansdorp Two-Handed Backhand
Discipline
The Three Forehand Finishes

Rick Macci
The Strange Saga of Monique and the Donald: Part 2
The Strange Saga of Monique and the Donald
Starting Kids Right: The Backhand
Starting Kids Right: The Forehand
Starting Players Right: The First Fundamental

Brett Hobden
What is the Modern Forehand?
The Seven Topspin Forehands

Dennis Ralston
Point of Contact
Secrets of the Wide Slice

Nick Bollettieri
Changing the Game
The Birth of My Florida Academy
My Big Break
Victory Park
College, the Army, Marriage, Japan, Jimmy Boy
My Beginnings

Nick Bollettieri
Return Plan
Return Technique
The Return Mentality
Killer Forehand Part 1
Killer Forehand Part 2
The Forehand Volley
The Backhand Volley

Paul Teetor
Robert Lansdorp: A Personal Portrait Part 1
Robert Lansdorp: A Personal Portrait Part 2
Robert Lansdorp: A Personal Portrait Part 3

Nick Saviano
Optimize Your Technique Part 1
Optimize Your Technique Part 2
Optimize Your Technique Part 3

Allen Fox
The Forehand Made Easy
The Approach and Volley Combination

John McEnroe
Learning From the Pros
The Mental Game