Tennis Basics

bullet imagebullet imageAre you interested in playing tennis but have never picked up a racket in your life? Do you want to feel the thrill of playing an energetic sport? Are you worried that you won't fit into the tennis culture with its social aspects? There is no need to worry about the last, because you will always be able to find an opponent to play against in the most social of games.

Tennis takes commitment to master. The attitude you carry will affect your level of play.

"Your Attitude, Not Your Aptitude, Will Determine Your Altitude."

This quote makes a powerful statement about the need for patience as you learn. You must stay focused and maintain a positive attitude. Most of all, you must be prepared to practice. And practice. And practice.

By the way, did you hear me say you must practice?

Now that you are ready to learn how to play, grab your racket and start learning some techniques.

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The game

The tennis players that you meet will typically be goal driven people who love the rush of competition. The game pits matched players against each other and gives each the opportunity to deliver winning returns and put the other player on the defensive. If you want to start, but don't know how, here is what you need to know.

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When you are learning how to play tennis, you are the key to your own success.

Your first goal is to become comfortable on the court and feel confident about your rising ability to play the game. Concentrate on advancing to a level of play where this occurs.

Keep in mind that experience is the best teacher when it comes to playing tennis, and you will only take baby steps in the beginning. Once you have taken your first step, you will soon be walking, and then running.