This is a Sunday morning meetup for up to eight players who would like to learn to play tennis with confidence and success or up-level their games through contemplating basic tips from the classic game while participating in skill enhancing drills. It will be as if from a 'tai chi' perspective versus a 'kung fu' one. You don't need any experience to participate in these meetups and will learn all components of a great game in slow motion, which you will gradually be able to speed up! You would do well in this class if you consider yourself anywhere between 1.0 and 3.0 on the NTRP scale, most especially if you are returning to the game after a long absence!
One of the things that I intend for you to achieve by means of these meetups is flexibility, the understanding an error can be like a blip on a screen that need not become the defining statement on your abilities. Rather, as a former mentor of mine used to say, "let it roll off you like water off a duck's back." There are countless means of bringing your attention back to the current moment, to the next ball that is already upon you. We make multiple errors when we stay stuck with the shot that is over, even a second ago.
Another important skill we need to cultivate is the ability to identify just exactly what we are doing when we initiate or respond to a shot, so that adjustments are not only possible, but simplified.
Anyone that attends my groups with an open mind, ready to possibly look at their game from a slightly different perspective is usually pleasantly surprised. I think you will be as well!
By honor system and on the day of, there is a nominal charge of $15.00 per meetup, plus or minus as you see fit to a designated bag. There is a discussion on this topic on the message board.
Please be in touch with me through one of the message boards, through comments or rsvp for this meetup, or through email. I only exchange phone numbers via email.