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Find Your Aha Moment

Find Your Aha Moment

By Brian Lutz
Two questions you might be wondering: 1) How can I learn to play tennis on a podcast? 2) Is that really Rafa Nadal you are standing next to?

Join me as I answer both those questions with an affirmative yes. You will hear me walk you through a heuristic guide on how to play tennis, watch my one one interview with the King of Clay and digest a few stories along the way to your own tennis success.

Find Your Aha Moment(s) with Backhand City Tennis Professional Brian Lutz who breaks down 34 years of stories and insight to help you have fun and improve your tennis game.
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Is The Tennis Customer Always Right (2 + 2 = 5)?
Two plus two equals Five?  When to let your tennis student self discover their own way to reaching the next level.. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 276 1. Who's Paying? 2. Who's Coaching? 3. Leadership and Collaboration 4. Process 5. Value Driven How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:48
May 31, 2020
How To Teach A Tennis Lesson Without Saying a Word
Brian dives into teaching tennis when you take away auditory learning. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 275 1.  When Is Talking Too Much? 2. Let Players Fail 3. Paradigm Shift 4. Remove The Ball With Shadow Swings. 5.  Just Play. No Feedback How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:13
May 30, 2020
10 Tips on How To Play Tennis in High Heat and Humidity? (Tip #9 Will Surprise You).
Tennis players tips for optimizing your time on the practice court in sweltering Summer conditions. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 274 1. Nutrition 2. Hydration 3. Discipline 4. Attire 5. Redundancy 6. Mandatory Breaks 7.  Skin protection 8.  Equipment Maintenance. 9.  Effect on Tennis Balls 10. Fitness How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
09:01
May 29, 2020
The Unique and Beautiful One Handed Backhand
Technically speaking hitting forehands and backhands have a different approach. In this episode Brian dives into the difference between forehand and aesthetically pleasing one handed backhand. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 273 1. The Federer Effect 2. The Grip Change 3. The Physics  4. Physical 5. Contact Point 6. The Finish SHOW NOTES: 10 Minutes of Roger Federer Backhands How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:30
May 29, 2020
The Comparison Trap in Tennis
Tennis is full of hierarchy.  The sport has rankings for every category including gender, age, country, region, state and locally.  We have two sets of player rating systems and a third on the way.  In this podcast episode Brian explains the trap of comparison when it comes to improving your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 272 1.  The Mindset For Improvement 2. The Real Reward For Improvement 3. Ranking for Long Term 4.  Use Everyday Comparisons For Yourself How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
05:43
May 28, 2020
Is Practice Makes Perfect The Best Way?
Practice makes perfect. But quality sessions with high volume of shot making is an even better a better way to improve you tennis game.. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 271 1.  How Many Balls Do You Hit In A One Hour Session? 2. Warm Up 3. Practice Session vs Matches 4. Cool Down 5.  The Higher The Level The Higher The Volume How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
07:33
May 27, 2020
How To Give A Tennis Lessons To Someone On Their Cell Phone?
After 33 years of teaching tennis Brian has seen it all including someone taking a private tennis lesson on their cell phone. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 270 1. Proof that Multi Tasking Is Hard To Do 2. Groove and Move 3. Muting Is Essential. 4.  Mostly forehands. How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
05:21
May 23, 2020
Close Your Eyes. Let's Play Tennis
One of the most under utilized ways to teach tennis is from feel also known as kinesthetic learning.  Today's lesson talks about how to feel your way through the technical flaws in your swing. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 269 1. Define Kinesthetic Learning 2. How To Refine Technical Flaws Via Doing 3. Non Dominant Hand Technique 4. Minimal Feedback Loop How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:43
May 22, 2020
Why Are Milestone Important For Your Tennis Game?
The path to success comes in stages to reach your goals.  The key to growing and maximizing your learning curve is to set milestones. Brian explains the value of these milestones with your day to day practice plan. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 268 1. What is a Milestone? 2. Check the Box  3. Next Stage 4. Stack and Repeat How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
07:05
May 22, 2020
How Often Should You Work On Your Volley?
Brian gives some practice tips and working on your net play for singles players and doubles players. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 267 1.  Define Volley 2. Definition of Rally 3. Types of Volleyers:  a.  Apprehensive b.  Adequate but needs improving c.  Confident Volleyers Which one are you? Brian breaks down the characteristics of each of these volleying stages. 4.  Practice Routines with a focus on investment. Show Notes:   Volley Tip with Brian entitled Absorb and Push How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
08:32
May 20, 2020
How To Self-Discover Your Aha Moment Playing Tennis
Brian builds mindset thru intention to help tennis players find confidence on the tennis court. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 266 1.  Self Discovery. 2. How To Get Into the Mindset 3.  Practicing with Intention 4.  Play Like Your Practice How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
07:46
May 20, 2020
Is There A Right Way To Play Tennis?
Postmodern philosophy believes there is no truth only infinite interpretation.  With this perspective in mind is there a right way to play tennis? Brian explores this topic to help you improve your own tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 265 1. What is right way for you? 2. Lessons vs Self Taught? 3. Efficiency vs Inefficiency 4. Shot Tolerance How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:24
May 19, 2020
Is Less More When It Comes To Scaling Your Tennis Game?
Process vs Outcome.  Brian's explains the value of not overloading yourself with information to maximize your results in the long term. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 264 1.  Process vs Outcome 2. Practice Habits 3. Progressions 4. Level of Play How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:58
May 18, 2020
How To Set Up Your Camera For Video Analysis of Your Tennis Game
Technical analysis is the most sought after advice students seek from their tennis professional.  Brian breaks down his process when developing the ball striking skill of recreational tennis players. DAILY TENNIS TIP  / EPISODE 263 1.  WARM UP 2. BE AUTHENTIC 3. DON"T OVER HIT 4. HOW TO SET UP YOUR CAMERA How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
07:23
May 16, 2020
How To Install Your Tennis Game In 4 Steps
The first step to transforming your tennis game is shifting how you approach each shot you take.  This Core System below is the key to your tennis future of your tennis game with the end goal of making your game soar.  Without it the struggle for consistency will continue DAILY TENNIS TIP  / EPISODE 262 1.  Contact Point 2. Adjustment Steps 3. Spacing 4. Ball Flight How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:29
May 15, 2020
What Is The First Step To Reach Your Tennis Goals:? The Beep Test
Brian measures his student's CO2 intake to establish a fitness bench mark for his Backhand City monthly membership. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 261 1.  How good can you be? 2. World Class Fitness? 3. Cardio and Tennis 4.  Starting Points SHOW NOTES: How Long Will It Take You To Get Good At Tennis? Sign up here on the WAIT LIST for Backhand City Membership for $35/month
06:28
May 14, 2020
Why Is YouTube A Messy Place for Tennis Advice?
Brian helps your decipher the world of internet tennis lessons on YouTube. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 260 1.  It's not targeting you.  2. Camry vs Formula One 3. Perspective of the Blogosphere 4.  The language barrier of English 5.  Systems Are The Key SHOW NOTES: Example of how hard it is to teach tennis to a new player with bad tennis instruction. BACK HAND CITY MEMBERSHIP: "I help aspiring tennis players with inconsistent shots by giving them a practice plan to become better tennis players". Brian Lutz Are you ready to begin? Join Here To Get On The Waitlist Here for Backhand City Membership.
08:40
May 13, 2020
What Happens When You Serve The Wrong Tennis Ball?
What happens if you serve up a stray tennis ball from another court in your tennis match? Does the point count? The answer is: it depends. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 259 1.  The Serve Is Responsible For Choosing the Right Tennis Balls 2. How Many Balls Are Perfect for a Tennis Match? 3.  How to Distinguish Your Tennis Balls from a Neighboring Court. 4.  What happens if you play a point with the wrong ball? 5.  When can you play a let with a defective ball? BACKHAND CITY MEMBERSHIP:  GET BETTER TECHNIQUE FOR YOUR TENNIS GAME FOR $35/MONTH Join the Waitlist Here To Sign Up For Our Next Member Drive Coming Soon.  
07:34
May 12, 2020
Are You Ready For A "No Brainer" Tennis Offer?
PERFORMANCE = KNOWLEDGE + PRACTICE PLAN On a tight budget? Are you looking to improve your first serve? Increase your circle of friends? Become a more clutch match player? Improve your confidence? Learn the game from scratch? Or brush off your rusty of game? Or network to grow your business?  Try the Membership from Backhand City for $35/ month where playing tennis and improving your tennis just got a lot easier.  DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 258 Benefits to Membership with Backhand City Best Places to Play Tennis Practice Partner Set Up Game Transformation: Brian’s Core Knowledge System Professional On Court Coaching Evaluation Individual Success Path Design Organized Social Play to Meet New Friends Competitive Play / LiveBall Discounts Fitness Benchmark / Beep Test Discounted In Person Tennis Programs The "No Brainer" Tennis Offer For Players Looking To Improve at $35/month
08:01
May 11, 2020
The Value of Distraction During A Pandemic
Brian dives deep into the mental side of tennis as a distraction during a Pandemic. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 257 1.  Vitamin D  2. Risk Reward 3. Responsibility 4. Appreciation 5. Mental Health WHO IS BRIAN? and his Xelerator Tennis System Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
08:23
May 10, 2020
Five Covid-19 Procedures You Will Notice At Tennis Facilities in Florida
Brian explains the new normal at tennis clubs in South Florida. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 256 1.  Young people are in charge of reservations. 2.  Security Guards are enforcing the protocols. 3.  Masks Policy 4.  Singles Play Only 5.  Time Limits WHO IS BRIAN? and his Xelerator Tennis System Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale  
07:13
May 3, 2020
5 Tips For Your First Session Back On the Tennis Court
How to come back after a break on the tennis court from Covid-19? DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 255 1. Activate Your Body Before You Hit a Ball 2. Short Court Warm Up 3. Check Your Parts and Hydrate 4.. Hit Freely With No Judgement 5.  Do a target or pattern drill. BONUS TIPS: 6.  Light Serving 7.  Play a few points 8. Cool Down  and Stretch at Home WHO IS BRIAN? and his Xelerator Tennis System Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
07:37
April 30, 2020
How To Use Shadow Tennis Swings To Improve Your Shot Selection with a Bonus Tip?
Brian helps players develop playing styles for the most common situations that come up in a tennis match. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 254 1. Improve Decision Making 2. Refine Technique 3. Activate Footwork 4. Develop Clearly Defined Shot Sequences 5. Repeat for Discipline 6.  Repeat for Confidence 7.  Repeat for Fitness WHO IS BRIAN? and his Xelerator Tennis System BONUS TIP: Video Sample of Shadow Swings Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
07:02
April 29, 2020
How To Social Distance On A Tennis Court?
Brian gives good habit for social distancing during your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 253 1. Arrive and Leave Tennis Courts in a Timely Manner. 2. Change Overgrip Before Each Session 3. Open 2 Cans of Tennis Balls 4. Changeovers on Opposite Sides 5. Ingress and Egress Using Common Sense WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
05:52
April 28, 2020
Which Points Are Stress Free in Tennis?
Brian explains which points in tennis are the most stress free. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 247 1. Back Against The Wall. 2. Social Tennis 3. Apathy Tennis 4.  Don't Know Any Better Tennis WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
06:24
April 27, 2020
What Did I Learn On My First 5 Tennis Jobs?
Brian recollects where he got his first pay check teaching tennis and where he found his aha moment. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 248 1.  Front Desk at Home Town Club 2. College Tennis  3. Assistant Tennis Pro 4.  HRC Tennis. 5.  Hamptons WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
08:54
April 26, 2020
How To Play Tennis in Home Confinement With Some Imagination?
Brian examines the innovative ways people have adapted to quarantine by keeping their love of tennis alive. DAILY TENNIS TIP  / EPISODE 247 1.  Hit Against the Wall 2. Hit on a Rooftop 3. Improvise Your Tennis Court 4.  Improvise Your Ping Pong Table 5.  Novak Uses Frying Pan 6. Take on the Roger Federer Challenge 7. Take on the Andy Murray Challenge. Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. WHO IS BRIAN? Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
06:16
April 25, 2020
How To Find Tennis Courts During Covid-19?
How to find tennis courts near you in the new normal during the Corona Virus pandemic. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 246 Type into Google: "Tennis Courts Near Me" and here is what you will find. 1.  Google 2. Tennis Maps 3.  Apps 4.  Private Clubs 5.  USTA  6.  Global Tennis Network E-Newsletter: Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. WHO IS BRIAN? Tennis Maps.com Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
06:48
April 23, 2020
Should Take Tennis Lessons From a Side Hustle Tennis Pro?
Are part time, freelance and side hustle tennis pro's right for your game? DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 245 4 Types of Tennis Instructors 1. Certified Tennis Pro (PTR and USPTA) 2. Professional on Development Pathway. 3. Part Time Pro 4. Rogue Pro Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. WHO IS BRIAN? Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
06:37
April 22, 2020
What Makes The Same Tennis Court Faster or Slower from Year To Year?
Brian analyzes court speed and how to decipher how tennis courts are built and maintained for playing tennis for recreational tennis players. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 244 1.  Hard Courts 2. Red Clay Courts 3. Green Clay 4. Artificial Grass 5. Grass Courts 6. Indoor Carpet Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. WHO IS BRIAN? Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
10:23
April 21, 2020
Is It Easier To Ask for Forgiveness or Permission When Sneaking On a Tennis Court?
Brian gives Covid-19 advice for antsy tennis players looking to play tennis in public courts that are shut down. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 243 1.  The Law 2. Short Term vs Long Term 3. Hit Against the Wall. 4.  Volley Back and Forth 5.  Set Up Pickleball  6.  Find a Ping Pong Table 7.  Do Shadow Swings Inside Your Conditioning Routine Find a Tennis Court Near You During Covid-19. WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
07:36
April 18, 2020
When Will Tennis Courts Re-Open? Tennis Economy Deepens Struggle During Covid-19.
When will tennis courts re-open? Brian gets into the data and the details with analysis on Re-verse Incentives in HOA with tennis courts.  And the huge demand for SBA relief and why it's not coming soon to you. WEEKLY TENNIS NEWS RECAP / EPISODE 242 US OPEN NEWS SBA LOAN UPDATES TENNIS COURT OPENINGS THE CONCEPT OF REVERSE INCENTIVES Correction:  10 Billion / 3 MIllion = $3,333 per applicant not $333,000 WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
10:43
April 17, 2020
5 Things Your Should PAY To Get Fixed In Your Tennis Game
Top 5 Things You Should PAY FOR To Improve Your Tennis Game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 241 1. Pay for a Reliable Second Serve 2. Pay for a  Reliable First Serve 3. Pay to have a Playing Style  4.  Pay for a Reliable Shot or Weapon 5.  Pay for a high Shot Tolerance. WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
09:33
April 16, 2020
Is It Possible You Are Over Obsessed With Your Tennis Rating?
Brian analyzes tennis ratings and how we think about our own tennis games. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 240 1. Yes, we all over rate ourselves 2. Rating Obsession 3. Why Do We Over Rate Ourselves? 4. Rating Systems 5. Short Term vs Long Term 6. Process vs Outcome WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
08:34
April 15, 2020
What's The Difference Between a Volley and Rally in Tennis?
The often confused terms in tennis are explained. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 239 1.  Define Volley 2. Define Rally 3.  Why is it important? 4.  Understanding Terminology? 5.  Confusing Jargon or Idioms 6.  Sample Jargon 7.  What to do? WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
10:07
April 14, 2020
What's Will Be The Most Valuable Brand in Tennis After Covid-19?
Who will be the top influencer in tennis after Covid-19? DAILY TENNIS NEWS / EPISODE 238 Brian analyzes how brands will adapt to a Covid-19 world and how that will effect the tennis community. 1. Grand Slam Events 2. Tennis Associations 3.  Tennis Companies 4.  Small Biz - Retail, Clubs, Tennis Service Providers 5. Grass Roots - Community Tennis Associations 6.  Start Ups = Innovation WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
10:19
April 13, 2020
How To Find a Tennis Job During Covid-19?
How to look for a tennis job during Covid-19. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 237 1. Start now by Updating Your Linked In Page 2. Network 3. Continue to Deliver Value To Your Students 4. Set Up Budget with Under Employment or Unemployment. 5. Reduce Costs and Accelerate Debt. 6. Consider SBA Disaster Assistance. 7. Avoid Debt To Make You Feel Better 8. Stick To Routines 9.  Stay in Shape 10. Schedule Doctor Appointments (Dentist, Vision, Orthodontist, Physical Therapy). WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
08:59
April 12, 2020
Generalist or Specialist? Which Is The Best Kind of Tennis Pro To Learn From?
Brian explains the type of tennis pro's to look for when looking for tennis programming. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 236 Generalist: 1.  Club Pro:  Kids, Adults, Privates, Group Lessons 2. Part Time Pro / Freelancer Specialist: 1.  Development Coach 10-14 years of age (Rick Macci and Nick Bollettieri ) 2. High Performance Coach 3. Touring Coach 4.  Beginner Coach - Tiny Tots or Adult Introductory or HS Tennis Coach 5.  Privates 6.  Large Groups / Camps / Programs (Director of Tennis at a Country Club). WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
10:31
April 11, 2020
Wimbledon Cashes In On Pandemic Insurance Policy.
What's going on with the current state of tennis and the courts we play on.  Brian analyzes how the international sport of tennis copes with Covid-19. DAILY TENNIS NEWS / EPISODE 236 1.  Pandemic Insurance. 2. US Open Become Satellite Hospital 3. South Florida Tennis Courts Are Shut Down. 4. Rest of Florida Is Not As Strict 5. Raleigh Tennis Club Use Policy of the Future? Wimbledon Cashes in on Pandemic Insurance Policy WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner Near You. Backhand City Tee Shirt For Sale
08:02
April 10, 2020
Are Your Eyes Fooling You On The Tennis Court?
Brian explains how to solve the transparent net trap when you are playing tennis and other fresh perspectives on how to see the game of tennis. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 235 1.  The Naked Eye Can't See Contact With Your Racquet. 2. Tracking the Ball vs Watching The Ball 3.  The See Through Net 4.  Fear of Hitting Long (Can't See Where it Lands) 5.   How will I look? (Fear of missing) MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN?  WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
08:20
April 9, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 7 - Point Play
Brian dives into the value of point play for developing your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 234 1.  Practice Points 2. LiveBall 3. League Matches 4. Tournaments MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:14
April 8, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 6 - Habit Building
Brian explains how the best tennis players have more discipline than talent.   Day 6 of the 7-Day Kick Start Tennis Lesson Series:  Habit Building. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 233 1.  Examples of athletes with great talent. 2. Examples of athletes with great discipline. 3. Examples of athletes that have both. 4.  How do you develop good habits? 5.  How often should you practice? 6.  The power of information. MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
08:44
April 7, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 5- Situational Drilling
Brian explains the benefits of "Situational Drilling" to improve your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 232 1.  Who are Situational Drills Good for? 2. What is a Situational Drill? 3. Why are Situational Drills Beneficial? 4.  When is a good time to do Situational Drills? 5.  Which Situational Drills are best? MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:20
April 6, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 4 - Return of Serve
Brian describes how Return of Serve practice can transform your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 231 1.  Find someone who can serve. 2. Find a Ball Machine with Elevated Projectile  3. Back Returns 4. Neutral Returns 5. Aggressive Returns MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:40
April 5, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 3 - Serve Practice
DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 230 Brian Goes Over the Fundamentals of the Serve to prepare you for his online course Xelerator Tennis System. Tip: Warm Up Before Your Serve Toss Practice 1.  How To Hold The Ball 2. Three Hinges 3. Elevator Shaft How To Hold the Racquet. 1.  Frying Pan 2. Forehand Grip 3.  Continental Timing Your Serve 1.  Experiment with Height 2. Timing of Your Forward Swing 3. Full Motion 4. Abbreviated Swing Targets 1.  Aim for Service Line  2. Missing Long better than Missing In The Net 3. Hit A Lot MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
08:32
April 4, 2020
7-Day Kick Start Tennis Series: Day 2 - Movement
Brian incorporates movement into the 7-Day Kick Start Tennis Lesson Series. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 230 1. WARM UP MOVEMENT 2. FEET & LEGS 3. TRUNK & CORE 4. HAND & EYES 5. REPEAT - WITH BALL STRIKING 6. PROGRESSIONS - 30 -45 MIN WARM UP 7.  SITUATIONAL DRILLS 8. POINT PLAY MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
08:13
April 3, 2020
7-Day KickStart Tennis Series: Day 1 - Ball Striking
The First Installment of our 7-Day Kick Start Series Daily Tennis Tip / Episode 229 Day 1 - BALL STRIKING Brian talks about the importance of ball striking to improve your on court performance. 1.  Start in the Short Court 2. Abbreviate your Back Swing. 3. Find Your Tempo 4. Find your Sweet Spot 5.  Increase your Spin 6. Increase your Racquet Speed 7. Move back to Next Progression 8. Sustain Rally As Long As Possible Tips: Do Against Wall or With a Friend MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:32
April 2, 2020
Have Your Seen The MIAMI TENNIS Retro Tee Shirt?
Brian explains the design process behind the MIAMI TENNIS Retro Tee Shirt. DAILY TENNIS INSIGHT / EPISODE 228 1.  Need Something To Do 2. Create a New Revenue Stream 3. Release a Creative Outlet 4.  Bring the Tennis Community Together 5.  Love of Retro Products Specifically Font and Style MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:02
April 1, 2020
The Psychological Importance of Routines In Your Tennis Life
Brian gets into the importance of routines when it comes to improving your tennis game and keeping a high spirit during Covid-19. DAILY TENNIS INSIGHT / EPISODE 227 Micro Commitments Fuel Healthy Mind Set 1. Make Your Bed 2. Make a To Do List (Write it Down) 3. Find Someone With Similar Values 4. Do Your Favorite Drills 5. Grind It  6. Make It Fun 7. Repeat (3x to 5x per week). MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
07:46
March 31, 2020
What's Your Favorite Miami Open Memory?
It was a Friday night in Key Biscayne during the 2nd week of the tournament as local fans and TV viewers witnessed one of the best matches in the history of the tournament.  Brian explains his favorite tennis match ever at the Miami Open. DAILY TENNIS INSIGHT / EPISODE 226 1. Watching It Live vs YouTube Highlights 2. What It Meant To Tennis 3. What it Meant To Federer 4. What it Meant To Kyrgios 5. What Was Your Favorite Miami Open Memory? MIAMI OPEN RETRO TEE SHIRT  Pick Your Favorite Color, Size and Style HERE WHO IS BRIAN? WHEN WILL THE TENNIS COURTS REOPEN?
06:49
March 30, 2020
Is Punching Your Volley Bad For Your Game?
Brian examines the usage of the term "punch" when considering the optimum visual technique for learning or improving your volley. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 225 1.  Define a Volley 2. Different Volley Speeds 3. Different Volley Positions 4. Different Volley Contact 5. How to Practice Your Volley WHO IS BRIAN? Video Tip: Absorb and Push Volley Technique with Brian
09:21
March 28, 2020
When Will Tennis Courts Open Near You?
Brian analyzes the Covid-19 crisis and tries to make and estimate of when it will be safe for tennis facilities to re-open. Daily Tennis Tip / Episode 224 1.  Is Tennis The Best Sport for Social Distancing? 2.  What Does the Data Say? 3.  Metropolitan tennis courts 4.  Suburban and Rural tennis facilities 5.  Decision Makers:  Public Parks, Private Clubs and HOA's WHO IS BRIAN? Find a Tennis Partner HERE
10:14
March 27, 2020
What Would John Isner's Game Be Like in the 1990s?
Brian analyzes John Isner power tennis game translated in the 1990s. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 223 1. Court Surface 2. Playing Styles 3. Training 4. Diet 5. Effect WHO IS BRIAN? FIND A TENNIS PARTNER ON BACKHAND CITY
07:58
March 26, 2020
6 Things I Learned About Myself During Self Quarantine
Brian gets introspective and talks about his day to day life during self quarantine. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 222 1. Routines are important 2. Creative Outlets 3. New Revenue Streams 4. Catch Up with Long Lost Friends 5. My Cardio Isn't As Bad As I Thought 6. Roku Rocks! WHO IS BRIAN? FIND A TENNIS PARTNER ON BACKHAND CITY
06:54
March 24, 2020
How To Work Your Tennis Craft?
Brian dives into the blood, sweat and tears with his life long marriage to the sport of tennis. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISOdE 221 1. Find a role model. 2 Develop a curiosity. 3. Build Habits 4. Be fractional better in different aspects of your game. 5. Develop Playing Style 6. Have a healthy skepticism 7. Go Live Xelerator Tennis System: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
08:51
March 23, 2020
What Is On Your Tennis Bucket List?
Brian goes over some wish list items for tennis players before they "kick the bucket". 1.  Get back to Wimbledon 2. Play at the All Iowa Lawn Tennis Club 3. Travel on ITF Senior Circuit 4.  Travel the Spring Clay Court Season:  Monte Carlo, Barcelona, Madrid, Rome, Paris 5.  Get Back to Australian Open XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
08:00
March 22, 2020
What's The Difference Between A, B and C Level Tennis Players?
Which level tennis player are you?  What defines these levels and how can you maintain your level as your age or even get better.  Brian explores the differences between A, B, and C level tennis players. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 219 1.  Before There Were Tennis Ratings 2. A Players = Advanced Skills 3. B Players = Intermediate Skills 4. C Players = Novice Skills Learn the corresponding Ratings for each of these levels to modernize your tennis game.' EXELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM:  A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
06:58
March 21, 2020
What To Do When Your Tennis Courts Are Closed?
So what are you options when a pandemic hits and you can't play tennis at your local tennis courts?  Brian gets into the the temporary tennis reality with some helpful pointers to keep your spirit on track in times of uncertainty. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 218 1. Have some perspective.  It's only temporary. 2. Watch the Tennis Channel 3. Go for Bike or Run 4. Interval Training 5. Do a Stairwell Workout 6. Hit Against the Wall. Any Wall. 7. Take an online course 8.  Set Up Your Find a Partner Profile 9. Rest Up Some Injuries 10. Write down your goals for rest of tennis season 11. Call a Tennis Buddy EXELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM:  A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
07:24
March 20, 2020
The French Open Makes Historic Changes
The French Open changes is Spring time schedule because of Corona Virus to the Fall.  Why the pro's should be grateful and not complain. TENNIS NEWS / EPISODE 217 1.  It's easier to ask for forgiveness than permission. 2.  What input could players possible give? 3. The players are the product. 4.  The real customers are the fans. 5.  What will happen to other events and tournaments? XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM: A Fresh Start Guide On How To Play Smart Tennis.
07:15
March 19, 2020
How To Adapt Your Tennis and Lifestyle to Corona Virus?
Change is never easy but if there is one thing that is certain in our life it is change.  Brian examines the neuropathology of change and how great tennis players adapt to it and how Corona Virus is challenging peoples ability to adapt to new routines. Finally, what can you do to adapt to this change on and off the tennis court. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 216 1.  What are we talking about? 2.  Having a Plan B? 3.  Some examples of Plan B for tennis players? 4.  You are probably experiencing some forced neuropathology right now. 5.  Can Covid-19 just made you a better tennis player? XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM:  A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
07:39
March 18, 2020
Are You An "In or Out" Tennis Personality?
Brian explains the "In and Out" Tennis Student. Are you one of these tennis players who is driven by results? DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 215 1. What is an In and Out Tennis Student? 2. Why is the result so important to this personality type? 3. How can you use this in a better way? 4.  The Danger of Competitive Anxiety? 5.  How can competition off a productive and positive mind set? XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM:  A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
08:06
March 17, 2020
What Should You Do If One Part of Your Game Is Ineffective?
Is one part of your tennis game letting you down? If so, what can you do to get your game back on track? DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 214 1.  Take a private tennis lesson. 2. Work around your strengths to cover up a weakness. 3. Change your patterns of play. 4. Adapt your positioning 5.  Play weaker players. 6.  Paradigm Shift XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM: A Fresh Start on How To Play Smart Tennis
07:46
March 16, 2020
How To Let Your Student Self Discover Their Tennis Skills
Brian demonstrates the art of "getting out of the way" of your student's development. DAILY TENNIS TIP / EPISODE 213 1.  You can lead a horse to water but you can't make them drink. 2. Student needs to take ownership of the stroke. 3. Recognize when you are solving a problem as opposed to creating a new one 4. Summarize the outcome 5. Trust the process.  XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
08:12
March 15, 2020
How To Start Fresh With Your Tennis Game?
Brian gives a fresh start system for growing your tennis game from scratch. 1. Are you new to the game of tennis? 2. Are you a lapsed player looking to get back into the swing of things? 3. Are you a player who's taken a lot of lessons but you aren't improving? If so, you are listening to the right podcast.  In this episode we are going to dive into a new system for teaching tennis and how this paradigm shift is changing how you look at your game but also the rate of your improvement. XELERATOR TENNIS SYSTEM: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
09:58
March 14, 2020
13 Corona Virus Prevention Tips for Tennis Players
Brian gives out 13 practical tips for tennis players help prevent (COVID-19). DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 211 HEALTH TIP FOR STRONG IMMUNE SYSTEM Eat Right, Sleep Well, Drink Lots of Fluids. #BeHealthy You may get infected but have strong immune system and fight off Covid-19.  If you suffer from obesity, diabetes, high blood pressure you are vulnerable. If you are sick and have presciptions it's very  important to take your medicine as prescribed. HYGIENE TIPS FOR TENNIS PLAYERS.  Note these will not prevent Corona Virus but will help reduce germs and greater overall health. 1.  Change Your Over Grip Daily 2. Separate Towels and Sweaty Attire 3. Bring dry shirt after tennis. 4. Wash Clothes After Each Session 5. Shower before and After Session 6. Wear more whites and wash in hot water. 7.  Wash white bed sheets. Wash in Clorox with tennis whites 8. Wipe Down Racquet with Sanitizer 9. Play Outdoors if Possible 10. Racquet High Fives Replace Hand High Five Xelerator Tennis System: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
07:51
March 12, 2020
The 15 Minute Tennis Wall Workout
How to sneak in a productive tennis workout on busy days. Tennis Wall Workout / Daily Tennis Tips / Episode 210 1.  What Level Tennis Players Are You? 2. Sneakers would be ideal 3. Start up close.   4. Work on one shot. 5. Organically back up. 6. Maintain as many reps as you can. 7.  The End / Back to Life Xelerator Tennis System: A Fresh Start Guide on How To Play Smart Tennis
07:45
March 11, 2020
Is It Too Late To Start Tennis?
Brian answers questions adults often ask about when is the right time to start playing tennis. 1.  When should kids start playing? 2. When should adults start playing? 3. Can you start anytime? 4. What is a good launch pad? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here. Brian's Online Tennis Course: Xelerator Tennis System
06:15
March 10, 2020
What Is The Best Sport to Cross Train for Tennis?
Brian explains the sports that have cross over skills that are good for tennis players. 1.  Basketball 2. Baseball 3. Football 4. Soccer 5. Interval  Training 6. Volley Ball Players 7.  Racquet Sports? (Ping Pong) 8.  Darts 9.  Wristy sports don't translate well (racquet ball, squash, badminton) Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:31
March 9, 2020
Do Tennis Players Apologize Too Much?
Brian explains the etiquette of tennis apologies and when they come up and when you should consider it. EPISODE 207/ DAILY TENNIS TIPS The Unwritten Tennis Code: 1. Culture - Monkey See Monkey Do 2. Historical 3. Let chords in Mid rally 4. Miss hit winners. 5. Friendly fire 6.  Most of them aren't sincere. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:04
March 8, 2020
How To Utilize Your 25 Seconds Between Points?
Brian reviews the best practices for using your 25 seconds between points on your serve. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 206 1.  Play to the Servers Pace 2. Keep your towel handy 3. Keep the ball organized behind you. 4. Leave time for your service rituals. 5. Develop discipline to use on big points. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:02
March 7, 2020
Low and Go Serve Max Out Serve Technique
Brian gives players an alternative serve for hitting with more power on your service game. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 205 1.  Keep the toss short. 2. Benefits to short toss. 3. Go fast and go hard. 4. Rehearse for timing. 5.  Understand Risk vs Reward. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:55
March 6, 2020
10 Tips On How To Keep Score In Tennis?
Brian explains how to keep score when playing tennis and how to follow the score when you are watching tennis. on TV, online or in person at a tournament. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 204 1. Who Is In Charge of The Score? 2. What to do when you lose track? 3. How To Keep Score? 4. What is does Deuce mean? 5. What is ad scoring? 6. What is No Ad Scoring? 7. What is a tiebreaker? 8. What are some abbreviations of scores? 9. How to follow online or TV? 10.  How to keep track in person? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here. Portable Scoreboard- MATCH TUFF App Store for Tennis Scoring Devices for Smart Watch
09:48
March 5, 2020
Alan Alda Tennis Method. How To Teach Actors To Play Tennis?
Method acting are way thru a tennis lesson with actor Alan Alda and tennis coach Brian Lutz. EPISODE 203 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Very limited technical instruction. 2. Warm up and play. 3. Psychological Technique 4. Regimented Training 5.. Situational Training 6.  Collaboration Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:07
March 4, 2020
What is the Difference Between a Break and Hold in Tennis?
Brian explains what it means to break serve and hold serve in tennis lexicon and why it's so hard to win return games vs service games. EPISODE 202 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Leverage 2. Power of choice 3. Exploit Weakness 4. Two offerings 5. Handicapped. Must win by 2. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:04
March 3, 2020
How To Get Tickets to the Miami Open?
Brian gives a comprehensive and insider look on how to get tickets for the 2020 Miami Open? EPISODE 201 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS Backhand City: Miami Open Tennis Tickets Buyers Guide 1.  Direct from Ticketmaster on Miami Open.com 2. Networking 3. Tickets Currency 4. Tour Groups 5.  Your Local Tennis Club 6.  Secondary Markets 7.   The Guy In The Parking Lot Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:55
March 2, 2020
What Are the 6 Best Tennis Tournaments in the United States?
Brian gives you his top tennis tournament to attend in the United States. EPISODE 200 / Tennis Travel Tips and Best Tennis Tournaments 1. Miami Open 2. US Open 3. Indian Wells 4. Hall of Fame Championships 5. Delray Beach Open 6. National 40s in LaJolla California. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:33
March 1, 2020
4 Good Things And One Bad From the Career of Tennis Star Maria Sharapova
Brian summarizes the career of recently retired tennis star Maria Sharapova and what you can take from her tennis game and her contribution to the world of tennis. EPISODE 199  / DAILY TENNIS PODCAST 1.  Meldonium Drug Scandal 2  Mental Fortitude 3.  Professionalism 4.  Aggressive Ground Strokes 5.  Sponsorship  Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:38
February 29, 2020
What's The Difference Between Switching Sides and Change Overs?
Brian explains when to switch sides and change overs and when they are aloud and how they can be effective. EPISODE 198 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  What is Switching Sides? 2. When Can You Switch Sides for Returning Serve? 3. What is a Changer Over? 4.  When Do You Do a Change Over? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
09:19
February 28, 2020
What Is The Difference Between Deuce and Ad Court?
Brian gives handy guide on how to decipher between the Deuce Court and Ad Court. EPISODE 197 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Find the Hash Mark 2. Face the Tennis Court on the Baseline 3. To The Right of the Hash Mark is Deuce Court 4. To the Left of the Has Mark is the Ad Court. 5.  It's the Same on the Other Side of the Net. Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
05:27
February 27, 2020
How To Master Service Ritual and Why Is It Important For Your Game?
Brians gives practical insight on the mastery of service game rituals and why they are important for your tennis game. EPISODE 196 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  What is a Service Ritual? 2. How Long Should a Service Ritual Last? 3. When Does the Shot Clock Start 4. Why Is It Important For Your Game? 5.  Should You Do It On Your Second Serve? 6.  Should You Do It Every Point? 7.  What's Your Responsibility are Returner ? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:49
February 26, 2020
When Is The Optimum Time To Hit Slice?
Slice tennis shots.  When is the best time to execute under spin on your ground strokes?  Brian explains the strategy behind this technique for recreational tennis players. EPISODE 195 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Comfortable 2. Uncomfortable 3. Time is Taken Away 4. Ball is High 5.  Ball is Low 6.  Ball is away 7.  Ball is inside 8.  When Do the Pro's Use Slice? 9.  How Does It Relate To You? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:26
February 25, 2020
How To Watch a Pro Doubles Match
What is the best way to appreciate a professional doubles match.? Brian analyzes professional doubles match from the Delray Beach Open in Delray Beach, FL. EPISODE 194: DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Appreciate the Sound 2. Notice the Positioning  3. Notice the hand signals. 4. Notice the quick decision making. 5. Notice the athleticism Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
09:35
February 24, 2020
How To Not Get Better at Tennis
Ever have a tennis pro feed you from a ball hopper when you don't have to move?  This is the perfect recipe for a stagnant tennis game.  Brian shows you the features to look for in a tennis lesson that result in stagnant growth. EPISODE 193 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS  1. Stand Still 2. Work on Timing 3. Don't Worry If You Miss 4. Pick Up the Balls 5. Repeat for 1 hour 6. Make Payment Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:13
February 23, 2020
How to Play Tennis When the Wind is Blowing from the North?
Most well constructed tennis courts have a North South alignment.  When the wind is blowing from you back or in your face what are the best ways to practice and play in these conditions. 1.  Get your grumpiness out. 2. Start noticing wind direction. 3.  Fence Height 4.  Building and Trees 5.  When To Hit Top Spin 6.  When to Hit Slice 7.  When to Hit with Power Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
09:39
February 22, 2020
When Is It Time To Hit With More Power?
Everyone wants more power in their game and they want it now.  In reality, there is a time and place to add power into your development strategy.  Today we reveal one of those times. EPISODE 191 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  The Power Conundrum 2. Master of Spin 3. Understanding Racquet Speed 4. Confidence  5. Relaxation Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:38
February 21, 2020
Should You Play With a One-Handed or Two-Handed Backhand?
Brian dives into the pro's of cons on choosing the backhand that is right for your tennis game. EPISODE 190 / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1. What is your physical make up? 2. Which stroke feels more natural? 3. Which is easier to learn? 4.  How big is the grip change?] 5.  Gravity Factor 6.  Power 7.  Control Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:09
February 20, 2020
4 Levels of Mental Energy During a Tennis Match
Brian dives into the mental game and how to elevate your thoughts and translate them into performing at your best. 4 LEVEL OF MENTAL STATE DURING COMPETITIVE TENNIS What are these levels of mental awareness and what exercises can you do to move upward to increase on court performance? 1.  ZONE 2. OPEN 3. ANXIETY 4. APATHY Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:29
February 19, 2020
How To Play Fast 4 Tennis Format?
Brian explains how to put a burst of excitement into your tennis game with the Fast 4 Tennis format started by Tennis Australia and copied by the Lawn Tennis Association in England. EPISODE 188 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  First player or team to 4 games. 2. No ad scoring.   3.  3-all Tiebreakers are first to 5 points.' 4. Best of 3 sets or Best of 5 Sets. 5.  Lets count! SHOW NOTES: Tickets for Delray Beach Open Fast 4 Tennis Format Brian's Instagram Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:42
February 18, 2020
How To Enjoy a Professional Tennis Tournament In Person?
Brian gives you a day in the life of following professional tennis up close and in person at the Delray Beach Open EPISODE 187 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  Get there early in the week. 2. Head to the outside courts. 3. Keep an eye on the schedule 4.  Eat and Hydrate Strategically 5.  Be ready for the long haul 6.  Don't bring friend who don't LOVE tennis. Tix for the Delray Beach Open Brian's Instagram Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:34
February 17, 2020
The Unconscious Tennis Lesson
Are you playing to please your tennis pro's ideas? Finding your best during your tennis lesson. Brian explains how unconscious behavior can limit your performance.  EPISODE 186 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  Are you playing to please your pro? 2. What learning method resonates with you best? 3.  Perspective:  Are you noticing or operating from judgement when you play tennis? Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:43
February 16, 2020
When Should You Buy A New Tennis Racquet?
Brian explains how often you should update your tennis racquet with a new one. EPISODE 185 / TENNIS TIPS 1. Technology 2. Playing Style 3. How Often Do Your Play 4.  How Many Racquets Do You Have? 5. Where Do You Store Your Racquet 6.  Maintenance - Grommets, Strings and Bumper Guard SHOW NOTES: Places to buy Tennis Racquets:  Miami: Tennis Plaza, Strictly Tennis. and Aventura Racquet Sports or your local tennis pro shop. National Websites: Tennis Warehouse, Tennis Express, Midwest Sports,  Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:59
February 15, 2020
Why Do I Record Daily Tennis Podcasts?
This Valentine's Day edition of Find Your Aha Moment talks about the love of tennis. Brian explains the strategy behind daily tennis podcasts. EPISODE 184/ TENNIS TIPS 1.  I love tennis. 2. I love radio 3. It keeps me sharp 4. Grow my authority in the industry. 5.  Create interest in my programs 6.  Grow my customer base. 7.  Feed my blog content. SHOW NOTES: Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
05:52
February 14, 2020
Why Do I Charge More Than Most Professionals for Tennis Lessons?
Brian explains why he charges his rate for private tennis lessons. EPISODE 183 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  Make More Money 2. Create a Value Proposition 3.  Pareto Effect 4.  Easy  Differentiate 5.  Eliminate the Tire Kickers SHOW NOTES: Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
08:12
February 13, 2020
Why Parents Shouldn't Teach Their Kids Tennis?
Brian gives parents some friendly advice on teaching their kids tennis. EPISODE 182 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  It's not your role 2. You really don't know what you are doing? 3. They won't listen 4.  Freudian reasons: Their behavior is a reflection of you not their performance. SHOW NOTES: Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
05:26
February 12, 2020
Why I Don't Teach Private Lessons With a Ball Hopper?
Brian explains why he rarely uses a ball hopper any more for tennis lessons EPISODE / 181 / TENNIS TIPS 1.  Student doesn't get dependent 2.  No Red Flags 3.  Create Urgency 4.  Create Accountability 5.  One Shot at a Time SHOW NOTES: Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
07:05
February 11, 2020
What Are The Top 3 Things You Can Learn Watching Gael Monfils?
Brian dives into the hyper athletic shot maker Gael Monfils with his first victory on the 2020 tennis season and what things you can take from his game for you own tennis game. EPISODE / DAILY TENNIS TIP 180 1.  Have fun! 2. Scramble like your eggs. 3. Be a good sport. SHOW NOTES: Video Highlights of Gael Monfils Victory in Montpellier, France this week. Outrageous Gael Monfils Highlight Reel Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:19
February 10, 2020
What Does Serena Williams Need To Fix In Her Tennis Game?
What does Serena Williams need to improve in her tennis game to break through with one more Grand Slam in 2020?  Brian analyzes the parts of her game that need upgraded. EPISODE 179 / DAILY TENNIS PODCAST 1.  Backhand Volley 2. Transition Game 3. Off Speed Balls 4.  Battle of Nerves Daily Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits on Backhand City. Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami. Find a Tennis Partner for free by joining Backhand-City.com here.
06:10
February 9, 2020
6 Best Ways For Juniors Tennis Players To Prepare For Tournaments
Robert Gomez is a guest podcaster from Tier One Tennis. Robert goes over the best ways juniors and parents can prepare for tournaments. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 178 6 Best Ways For Juniors To Prepare for Tournaments 1.  Preparation the Week Before Tournament. 2. Working on Player Strengths 3. Practice Matches 4.  Night Before Match Planning 5.  Day of Match Planning 6.  Journaling Matches Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lessons Series on Backhand-City.com Daily Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tours on Backhand City Looking for a Tennis Partner?  Join Backhand City for free and fill out your details and then start searching.
07:55
February 8, 2020
How To Motivate Tennis Students
Tennis players are human and even though tennis class is a students sanctuary and escape from the real world some days the students need a nudge to get them to perform at a higher level to get the most out of an on court session.  Brian gives a few tips and insight on some ways to accomplish this goal. Find Your Aha Moment Daily Tennis Tips / Episode 177 1.  Auditory Motivation 2.  Physical Motivation 3.  Nutritional Boost 4.   Modification and Adjustments Get Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Circuits daily on Backhand-City.com Join Brian in his 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami.  Sign up on Backhand City via Tennis Registration Link. Find a Tennis Partner in Miami.  Join Backhand City to start searching for tennis players today.
06:28
February 7, 2020
How To Find a Tennis Partner
Looking for people to play tennis with? What is the easiest ways to find people to play tennis with?  Brian gives a few suggestions. 1.  Join a Tennis Clinic 2. Bring a new can of tennis balls. 3. Join a League or Play a Tournament 4.  Sign up for an online Find a Partner service. Join Brian's 2020 Tennis Lesson Series for Adults in Miami on Backhand-City.com Get Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF Tennis Tours on Backhand City
05:48
February 6, 2020
How To Beat Your Husband In Tennis
Brian explains how to exploit your husbands strengths and expose his weaknesses on the tennis court. Daily Tennis Tip / Episode 175 5 Crucial Steps To Defeating Your Spouse 1.  Keep the ball in play. 2. Keep the ball low with slice 3. Keep the ball deep 4.  Play his backhand more 5.  Wear something attractive to numb his killer instinct. Fill out Brian's Private Tennis Lesson application to begin your quest of beating your spouse in tennis. Check out the Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF tennis tours.
05:37
February 5, 2020
How to Play FBI in Your Tennis Matches?
What is the acronym FBI stand for and when can you use it when you play tennis?  Brian explains the meaning and good times to use it in your tennis matches. SHOW NOTES / DAILY TENNIS TIPS 1.  Informal Matches and Pick Up Games 2. Social Tennis Games 3.  Sanctioned Tennis Matches.
06:55
February 4, 2020
3 Things You Can Learn From Djokovic's Grand Slam Win
Brian gives 3 practical tips for tennis players after watching Novak Djokovic win his 8th Australian Open title. 1.  How to Practice Depth On Your Strokes 2. Shot tolerance and lock down mode 3. Trust Your Game Join Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com Get Daily Live Tennis Scores on Backhand City from the ATP, WTA and ITF tours.
08:19
February 3, 2020
How Many Ranking Points Do Players Get at The Australian Open?
How to follow the weekly ranking points for professional tennis players. Brian goes over the ranking points that drive players entry and seeding into tennis tournaments like the Australian Open..  Ranking Points Grid Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:10
February 2, 2020
How To Figure Out Your Tennis Rating?
Brian's gives you some insight on how to objectively figure out your tennis rating without taking things too seriously. Daily Tennis Tips / Episode 171 Some of the more popular tennis rating systems in tennis. Backhand City Tennis Rating aka NTRP (National Tennis Rating Program) Universal Tennis Rating ELO Rating for Chess Players Sign up for Group Tennis Lessons with Brian in Miami on Backhand-City.com Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City.
06:41
February 1, 2020
How To Play Tennis in Windy Conditions?
Brian explains the pro's and con's of playing tennis in windy conditions. 1.  Positives of Playing in the Wind 2. Negatives of Playing in the Wind 3.  Strong and Steady 4.  Breezy 5.  Swirling Winds 6.  Cross Winds 7.  Head Winds 8.  Rear Winds 9.  Combo Winds Join Brian's e-Tennis Newsletter to stay up to speed on all of the tennis events including the Miami Open Players Party. Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
08:27
January 31, 2020
What is The Best Sun Protection for Tennis Players?
Brian gives some practical options for keeping the sun off your body when you play tennis. 1. Cover Up Head To Toe 2. Morning Play 3. Evening Play 4. Sun Block-Vertra Stick 5. Indoor Courts - Passion4Tennis 6. Rick Macci Tennis Center -Canopy Covered Court in Boca Join Brian's email newsletter to stay informed of all the news and events going on in tennis including the Miami Open Players Party. Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
06:50
January 30, 2020
How To Dry a Tennis Court Fast?
Brian explains how to deal with moisture on the tennis court to get your tennis game back on schedule.. EPISODE / 168 Court pitch, temperature, wind, sun, drainage.  Brian gives tips on how to get playing tennis fast on a rainy day. 1. Hard Court 2. Clay Court 3. Grass Court 4. Artificial Turf. Join Brian's Tennis Newsletter for information on tips, tickets, events and lessons in the world of tennis including the Miami Open Players Party.. Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
05:47
January 29, 2020
6 Tips on How To Play Tennis With a Jerk?
Brian explains how to play tennis with a pontificating "know it all" on the tennis court. Tips on How to Play Tennis With a Jerk / Episode 167 1.  Remember you agreed to this.   2. Maybe they mean well? 3. Silence is your friend 4. Provide counter points but don't get your hopes up. 5.  Try to find the positive in the situation. 6.  No is always and option Join Brian's Tennis Newsletter to get up to speed on the all the events in the tennis world and South Florida tennis community. Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
05:55
January 28, 2020
5 Things You Can Learn Following the Australian Open?
Brian gives his observations at the midway point of the 2020 Australian Open from Melbourne and what you can learn from watching professional tennis. 1.  Winning is tough. 2. Being is shape is paramount. 3. High shot tolerance is crucial. 4.  Its startling to see some player deficiency 5.  The commentators are Americanized. Join Brian's Backhand City Newsletter to stay up to speed on events like the Miami Open Players Party. Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
06:46
January 27, 2020
How To Burn 500 Calories During Your Private Tennis Lesson
Brian gives some practical tips for burning calories during your private tennis lesson. SHOW NOTES: DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 165 1.  Have a lesson plan. 2. Stick to the plan. 3. Have a good Pre Game Meal 4. Have your tennis bag prepared. 5. Interval training. 6. Play Consistently  7. Save the Serving for the End of Session or Don't Serve at All 8. Wear a smart watch  Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
07:39
January 26, 2020
What is the Most Popular Question Tennis Parents Ask?
Developing Junior Tennis players taking caring and experience to guide kid through the development stages.  This Saturday episode features guest host Robert Gomez of Tier One Tennis in Coral Gables, FL.  In this episode Robert answers the number one question he gets from Tennis Parents regarding Junior Tennis. SHOW NOTES:  EPISODE 164 HOW TO LOOK FOR A TENNIS COACH FOR  YOUR CHILD? a. Find a Coach Who Cares b. Find a Coach with the Right Experience c. The importance of Culture in a Tennis Academy d. Development programs e. Competitive programs f.  High Performance Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com Live Tennis Scores from the ATP, WTA and ITF  Tours on Backhand City
12:34
January 25, 2020
How Often Should Beginner Tennis Players Play With New Balls?
Why are hitting with different tennis balls so important for beginners?  Brian explains a pathway for new tennis players to learn the game of tennis fast. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 163 1. Lower bounces are easier to hit. 2. New balls bounce high 3  New balls bounce fast. 4.  Heat can amplify the bounce. 5.  Red, Orange and Green Balls are Decompressed. Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:19
January 24, 2020
How To Get More Power In Your Tennis Game?
Everyone wants more power. But how do you get it in your game?  Brian's shows you how to get more power in your tennis game. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 162 1. Don't hate me but you have to PRACTICE 2. Relax with Minimal Effort Drill 3. Develop Efficiency thru Timing 4.  Get Strong 5.  Get Flexible Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:01
January 23, 2020
What Can You Learn For Your Tennis Game Watching Serena Williams?
Brian's breaks down Serena Williams 1st round victory at the 2020 Australian Open and deciphers what match strategies you can use for your own tennis game. See match Highlights here on Backhand-City.com
05:44
January 22, 2020
What is the Best Way To Watch a Tennis Match?
Brian gives tennis fans insight on the best way to watch a tennis match whether it's in person, on television or via apps. Daily Tennis Tips / Episode 160 1. In Person 2. On Cable TV 3. Apps Reserve your spot in Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com TennisTV  (All non Grand Slam ATP Tennis Tournaments and replays) ESPN+ (Grand Slam Tournaments) Tennis Channel Plus
07:48
January 21, 2020
How To Make a Tennis Draw? The 2020 Australian Open Tennis Tournament
Brian explains how the draws are made up at Grand Slam tennis tournaments and what to expect this year at 2020's first major tennis tournament held in Melbourne, Australia. Tennis Tips / Episode 159 1. Direct Entry 2. Qualification 3. Wild Cards 4. Protected Ranking 2020 Australian Open Tennis Draws Draw Ceremony / TV Show
08:40
January 20, 2020
Why Do You Over Hit Slow Balls?
Brian explains how slow bouncing balls reveal your flaws. Daily Tennis Tips / Episode 158 4 Types of Slow Balls That Tennis Players Struggle With: 1. Lobs 2. Transition Balls 3. Sitters 4. Pushers Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:27
January 19, 2020
How To Decide If You Should Play Deuce Court or Ad Court in Doubles?
Brian explains how and when you can decide on the side of the court to play. TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE: 157  1.  Scoring Format 2. Dominant Hand 3. Player Rating 4.  Environment Sign up for Brian's Adult Tennis Lessons Programs in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:14
January 18, 2020
How To Play Mixed Doubles When One Player Is Stronger Than the Other?
Brian explains the optimal strategy to play mixed doubles. DAILY TENNIS TIPS / EPISODE 156 1.  Protect the weakest shot on your team 2. Communicate 3. Play Your Strengths 4. Practice Match TieBreaks Join Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:06
January 17, 2020
How Can the Recreational Player Fix The Most Frustrating Errors in Tennis?
Unforced vs Forced Errors.  Brian defines which balls as the most frustrating to lose and how you can clean up your game with a training process to make your game more reliable. DAILY EPISODE 155 1.  SLOW BALLS 2. NEUTRAL BALLS 3. AGGRESSIVE BALLS Reserve your spot in Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in the Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:08
January 16, 2020
How To Handle The Coin Toss Before a Tennis Match?
Brian explains the strategies, options and etiquette of a coin toss or racquet spin before a tennis match.   Your Choices (Not by Priority) 1.  Serve or Receive 2.  Choose Sides 3.  Defer Reserve your spot in class for Brian's Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:21
January 15, 2020
Who Is the Perfect Candidate for Private Tennis Lessons?
Brian explains when is the right time to take tennis lessons and what you should derive from your one on one time with your professional tennis coach. 1.  Feel Good About Your Game 2. Work on Developing a Strength 3. Work on Developing a Liability 4. Work on Technique 5.  Work on Situational 6.  Follow Progressions Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:20
January 14, 2020
How To Know When Your Pro Doesn't Know How To Teach Tennis?
Brian explains some clues that your tennis pro might be bad at their job. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 152 The over emphasis and aesthetic of the follow through. 1. Is there a "right way" to teach tennis? 2. Why is the follow through emphasized so much? 3. Why is the backswing emphasized so much? 4.  When is a good time to follow through? 5.  How did this come about? Sign up for Brian's Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:32
January 13, 2020
When To "Shut Up" During A Tennis Lesson?
Brian explains when to be quiet giving a tennis lesson and let the student figure it out. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 151 1. It's NOT you I mean ME. 2. Story of Younger Brian 3. Game Install 4. Observational Practice 5. Breakdown and Analysis Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:43
January 12, 2020
How To Keep a Doubles Game from Dragging
Brian explains how to keep a doubles game from dragging on and keep the points spirited and the games moving in a comfortable flow. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 150 1.  Buy a Can of 4 Tennis Balls 2. Keep the Warm Up Under 10 Minutes 3. FBI 4. No Ad Scoring 5. Coman Tiebreakers 6. Keep The Server Happy Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
05:58
January 11, 2020
If You Could Pick One Shot From Roger Federer's Game For Your Game. What Would It Be?
Fantasy Tennis.  Install one shot or aspect from Roger Federer's game into your own game. EPISODE 149 Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
05:25
January 10, 2020
How Your Tennis Rating Can Be a Bad Thing?
Brian explains the purpose of the Tennis Rating Systems and how they can be a negative for your tennis game. 1. Define a Tennis Rating 2. History of Ratings 3. Types of Ratings. 4. Purpose of Ratings 5. Flaws of Tennis Ratings. Reserve your spot in Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com How to Find Your Tennis Rating:  TennisRecord.com, Universal Tennis Rating, World Tennis Number (starting in 2020)
09:44
January 9, 2020
How To Handle Your Tennis Partner's Excuses
Brian gives practical advice for the spiraling excuses and negativity from your tennis partner. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 147 1. Don't Feed The Beast 2. Acknowledge with Okay 3. Refocus 4. ZipIt.com Reserve your spot in Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
05:19
January 8, 2020
What To Do If Your New Year's Resolution Is a Failure?
Eighty percent of people quit their New Year's Resolution by Jan 12th.  If you like finishing everything first then maybe you need a new resolution or yours was too easy.   Brian gives some helpful advice to challenge yourself while keeping things attainable. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 146 1. Take on a smaller goal. 2. Keep going. Forgive yourself if you fail. 3. Get granular within that goal. 4. Focus on the next 5 minutes. Sign up for Brian's 2020 Beginner Tennis Lesson Series for Adults in Miami on Backhand-City.com Subscribe to Find Your Aha Moment on iTunes to get notified each morning with a fresh episode.
05:39
January 7, 2020
How To Play Tennis With Your Girlfriend
Brian explains the do's and don't's of playing tennis with your girlfriend. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 145 3 Scenarios for Playing Tennis With Your Girlfriend 1.  You are better than her. 2. You are the same level tennis players. 3.  Your Girlfriend is Better Than You How to understands the social hierarchy in tennis. Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:23
January 6, 2020
Why Is The Sweet Spot So Important in Tennis?
Brian's explains how the ball contact with the strings is so important to your tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 144 Features that Affect The Sweet Spot 1.  Racquet Face Size 2. Racquet Weight 3. Racquet Design 4.  Racquet Feel Also check out the related episode #10 on String Tension to learn more about the sweet spot. Sign up for 2020 Miami Tennis Lessons for Adults on Backhand-City.com
06:16
January 5, 2020
When Is The Right Time To Play a Let?
Brian explains how to use a let with in the rules and good etiquette. Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lesson Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
08:57
January 4, 2020
What is the Difference Between a TieBreaker and a Super Tiebreaker?
Brian explains the difference between Tiebreakers including:  TieBreakers, Super Tiebreakers, Match Tiebreakers and Coman Tiebreakers. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 142 1.  Tie Breaker Invented 2. Super Tiebreaker aka Match Tiebreaker 3. Coman Tiebreaker Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Lessons Series in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:59
January 3, 2020
How To Play No Ad Scoring In Tennis
Brian explains the difference in No Ad and Ad Scoring in tennis and why you when No Ad Scoring is used. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 141 1.  Definition of No Ad Scoring 2.  When and Where Is It Used? 3.  Why Is It Helpful? 4.  ATP Implements No Ad Scoring in Doubles? Sign up for Brian's 2020 Group Tennis Lessons for Adults in Miami on Backhand-City.com
06:14
January 2, 2020
Your 2020 Tennis Lesson Model: Perfektion vs Direction
Brian explains the value of direction for your 2020 tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 140 1. Don't be so hard on yourself. 2. Reframe Your Day 3. Each Day You Are Getting Better 4. Give Your Opponent Credit Sign up for Brian's 2020 Group Tennis Lesson Series for Adults in Miami, FL on Backhand-City.com
05:57
January 1, 2020
How To Hit 100 Tennis Balls In a Row For Your New Year's Resolution?
Brian gives you a New Years Resolution that will make you feel good about your 2020 tennis game. A Resolution that is packed with benefits you can accomplish in one tennis session. 1.   Find 30-45 minutes of time by yourself or with a compatible tennis player. 2.  Find a Tennis Wall 3.  Find a Tennis Court 4.  Start slow and in the short court. 5.  Ease backwards as your feel confident. 6.  Be cooperative not competitive. 7.  By yourself on the wall is 100 shots 8.  Playing with a friend 50 balls each. 9.  Don't stop until you reach 100 10.  Good luck and have fun. Sign up for Brian's Group Tennis Lessons for Adults in Miami on Backhand-City.com
05:05
December 31, 2019
How To Lead Your Tennis Class With Your Best Players
Brian explains why teaching up to the best players works the best in group tennis lessons programs. Qualify your classes as much as you can and having the following assets built into the class. 1. Team Captain 2. Pack Leaders 3. Rising Cream Sign up for Brian's Tennis Programs for Adults in Miami on Backhand-City.com
05:14
December 30, 2019
How Do YouTube Instructional Videos Fail Tennis Players?
Brian reveals the challenge with dissecting the right tennis instruction for your game on YouTube. 1.   It's unfocused. 2.  It's over complicated 3.  It's unrealistic Sign Up Here for Brian's Group Tennis Lessons in Miami or log onto Backhand-City.com
08:05
December 29, 2019
How To Develop Efficiency In Your Tennis Game
Brian gives tips for developing efficiency in your tennis swing to maximize your power while saving critical energy levels. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 136 1.  Hit with Red and Orange Tennis Balls 2.  Swing smoothly with minimal effort. 3.  Notice instead of judge 4.  Install this system in your warm up. Reserve Your Spot in Brian's 2020 ADULT TENNIS PROGRAMS in Miami on Backhand-City.com DM and Follow me with your Questions on Instagram @Backhand_City
08:00
December 28, 2019
How To Start Playing Tennis Without The Excuses.
How to overcome yourself and your mindset.  Brian breaks down how to overcome your excuses for not learning how to play tennis in 2020.  TOP OBJECTIONS FOR NOT PLAYING TENNIS: 1.   I Don't Have The Money. 2.  I Don't Have the Time. 3.  I'm Not Good Enough. 4.  I Tried It Before and I Wasn't Very Good Reserve Your Spot in Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Programs in Miami on Backhand-City.com
09:23
December 27, 2019
Why Are Teaching Systems Good For Your Tennis Game?
Brian explains the values of teaching systems for your game and real world examples of some of the best systems in sports and your life. 1.  Systems Give Your Proper Foundation 2. Systems allow for diagnostic evaluation. 3. Systems you to adapt your game in different circumstances. 4.  Systems are easy to scale and replicate. Sign up for Brian's 2020 Adult Tennis Programs in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:10
December 26, 2019
What Is The Best Tennis Present You Can Give Yourself in 2020?
Brian dives into some of the best benefits of self development thru the game of tennis. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 133 1. Connector and Networking. 2. Life Skills 3. Sport of a Lifetime 4. Self Reliance 5. Individual Expression 6. Fun Way To Get or Stay Fit 7.  Never Stop Evolving. Sign up here for Brian's 2020 Group Tennis Lessons in Miami on Backhand-City.com
07:10
December 25, 2019
What Is Institutionalized Tennis Instruction And Why Is It Bad For Your Tennis Game?
Brian's explains what are institutionalized mantra's in tennis instruction.  Where did they come from come from, how long have they been around and why are they bad for your tennis game? SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 132 Top 10 Institutionalized Tennis Lesson Terms 1.  Follow Thru 2. Bend Your Knees  3. Turn Your Shoulders 4. Watch the Ball 5. You're Late.   6. You're Early 7. Move Your Feet 8. Snap Your Wrist 9. Spaghetti Arm 10. Get Low Sign Up for 2020 Group Tennis Lessons in Miami with Brian on Backhand-City.com
08:40
December 24, 2019
Are You Getting "Over Coached" During Your Private Tennis Lesson?
Brian defines "over coaching" what it looks and sounds like and how it can negatively effect your tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 131 1. Is there too much talking during the lesson? 2. Seek a teaching system or methodology 3. Too much lesson multi-tasking? 4. Is there a lesson plan? Sign up for Brian's 2020 Group Tennis Lessons on Backhand-City.com
06:19
December 23, 2019
How To Eliminate Waiter's Tray On Your Serve?
Brian explains the phenomenon know as 'Waiter's Tray" on the serve and how to hold the grip to start the process of eliminating the open racquet face. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 130 Check out the "waiters tray" on my Blog or my Instagram page.
05:58
December 22, 2019
How To Build a Tennis Program People Want to Be A Part Of
3 Keys to Happy Tennis Players 1. Offer multiple programs at different levels.  2. Offer diagnostic services in Private Tennis Lessons.  3. Include Social Elements into your lessons program and after class. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 129 Tennis Ratings Email: Brian@Backhand-City.com Sign Up for Brian's Group Tennis Lessons in Miami
06:48
December 21, 2019
How To Play Tennis with a Headache
Brian give suggestions for playing tennis when you have an unfortunate headache in a tennis match. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 128 1. Drink Water 2. Take More Breaks 3. Eat Skinless Fruit 4. Advil 5. Stop playing Sign Up for 2020 Group Tennis Lessons with Brian in Miami, FL
06:45
December 20, 2019
The Tennis Excuses You Should Never Tell Your Opponent
The Golden Rules for Tennis Players. Brian reveals the things not to say to an opponent before, during or after a tennis match and the reasons why. 1. I don't feel well today 2. The sun was in my eyes 3. I'm sore from working out earlier 4.  My grip is wet. Sign Up for Brian's 2020 Group Tennis Lesson Series in Miami, FL
08:46
December 19, 2019
How High Should You Toss The Tennis Ball On Your Serve?
Brian gives some tips on timing and ball toss to determine what is right for you individual tennis game. 1. Ball Toss On Normal Conditions 2. Ball Toss To Suit Your Physical Limitations 3. Ball Toss in Different Weather Conditions.  See Video Ball Tossing Sample on IGTV @Backhand_City Register Here for Miami Group Tennis Lessons with Brian
07:46
December 18, 2019
How Low Should You Hold Your Grip On Your Serve? With IGTV Demo in Show Notes
Brian explains where to hold the grip on the serve and the value with each position when serving. Top of Handle - Learning and Control Middle of Handle- Developing Technique Bottom of Handle- Producing Power.  See video highlights here on the how to hold your grip on the serve: IGTV@Backhand_City Sign up for Group Tennis Lessons with Brian in Miami, FL
08:30
December 17, 2019
How Far Will You Travel To Play Tennis?
Brian shares industry insight and personal experience on how far tennis players travel to play tennis. 1. Regular Game 2. Tennis Programs 3. Tournaments or Events Sign up for Brian's tennis classes in Coconut Grove on Monday and Tuesday nights in Miami
06:08
December 16, 2019
The Value of Remembering The First Time You Played Tennis
Brian gives perspective on the value of appreciation and gratitude for the game of tennis. Find Your Aha Moment / Episode 123 Brian's first experience with tennis was with a wooden tennis racquet and a dead tennis ball struck against a shed in Manheim, PA. Join Brian's Group Tennis Lessons on Backhand City.com to start your 2020 out with the game of tennis.
05:52
December 15, 2019
How Do You Interpret Your Tennis Match Statistics?
Brian explains tennis match charting and how it can help your tennis game and which statistics you should pay the most attention to when analyzing your results. Find Your Aha Moment with Brian Lutz SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 122 Sign up for Brian's Group Tennis Lessons in Miami. Match Trak App
08:30
December 14, 2019
What Kind of Tennis Game Does Santa Claus Have?
Brian breaks down Santa's tennis game from his playing style to a practical scouting report when you go up against him. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 121 Hint:  Don't drink the Egg Nog on changeovers. Santa is a hacker. Santa is mentally tough and can play best of 5 sets. He loves playing at high altitude. His Gatorade is not surprisingly cookies and milk. Reserve your spot in Brian's Tennis Class in Miami. 
06:11
December 13, 2019
How Long Does It Take a Beginner To Learn Tennis?
Brian gives his insight, knowledge and first hand experience on how long it takes for a new tennis player to learn the game of tennis. 3 Categories of Beginner Tennis Players: a. Limited Hand Eye Coordination b. Average Hand Eye Coordination c. The Phenom  Brian explains how his 6 sessions evolve to teach technical, terminology, how to play points and keep score and finally to refinement.  Sign Up for Brian Group Tennis Classes in Miami and stay tuned for his online course if you don't live in the Magic City.
06:45
December 12, 2019
The Misguided Egocentrism of "Playing Up" a Level in Tennis
Why does everyone want to play up?  Parents brag about their kids playing in advanced levels.  Recreational players think to get better they need to play more advanced players.  Is it true?  Or is it our culture of achievement. Cultural Buzz Words: Drive, Grind,  Plug Away, Knock Oneself Out, Play Like a Dog. Brian gives examples of other sports and areas of life where "playing up" doesn't make sense. SHOW NOTES: EPISODE 119 Hint: If you insist on playing up never lose more than 3 matches in a row.  Find somebody to beat! Sign Up for Brian's Group Tennis Lessons in Miami
07:19
December 11, 2019
10 Reason Pickle Ball Won't Over Take Tennis
Pickleball is trending upward over the last decade but how long can it last and why its GDP will never eclipse the sport of tennis. SHOW NOTES: 1. Balls Last forever. 2. Racquets need no maintenance. 3. Target Audience is Baby Boomers 4.  Court cost are cheap 5.  No service industry within it accept for tournaments. 6.  Consumer data is miniscule. 7.   Limited fan appeal for TV 8.  Points are too short 9.  Playing surface is too small. 10,  Miniature Golf is not an international competition. Sign up for GROUP TENNIS LESSONS with Brian on Backhand-City.com
09:49
December 10, 2019
3 Scenarios Where Pushing the Ball is a Great Idea
Brian becomes "a pusher" for a day.  He describes the perfect scenarios for pushing the ball during your match play situations. 1.  Lob / Desperation Situation 2. Block Returns of Power Serves or Overhead Smashes 3. Clean Up Volleys SHOW NOTES:  Sign Up for Group Tennis Lessons in Miami 
06:33
December 9, 2019
How Important Is Tennis Coaching At Any Level?
Brian drives home the value of coaching and gives real world examples of it's effect at professional and amateur level tennis including: Naomi Osaka, Sloan Stevens, Twins of Miami, Bobby in Boca. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 116 Group Tennis Lessons in Miami Private Tennis Lesson Referral
06:29
December 8, 2019
How Many Times Should Your Repeat Instruction During a Tennis Lesson?
Brian explains his experience with teaching adults and children tennis. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 115 1. This sport is about repetition including tennis instruction. 2. Understand learning styles and use a combination of styles to resonate with each individual. Sign up Here for Group Tennis Lesson Registration in Miami
06:33
December 7, 2019
How Does Cold Weather Effect The Tennis Balls?
Brian gives tips on how to play tennis in cold weather with tennis balls and how adapt your playing strategy in this environment. SHOW NOTES: Air, Wind, Humidity and Court Surface are all factors when playing with cold tennis balls. Private Tennis Lessons with Brian
06:00
December 6, 2019
Should You Use a Western Grip For Your Forehand?
Brian explains who are the ideal candidates for learning a Western grip forehand and how to make the decision that is right for your tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 113 1.  How old are you? 2. How strong are you? 3. How flexible are you? 4. How much time do you have to practice? 5. How many lessons can you take? Fill out our application for Private Tennis Lessons with a Backhand City Tennis Pro to learn the Western Grip Forehand
06:52
December 5, 2019
4 Valuable Ways for Absorbing Pace on Your Ground Strokes
Brian shortens up his swing to show players the art of absorbing pace as a valuable addition to your tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 112 1.  Absorbing Pace on Drop Shots 2. Absorbing Pace on Lobs 3. Absorbing Pace on Return of Serve 4. Absorbing pace on Directional Changes Fill out your application for Private Tennis Lessons with a Backhand City Tennis Professional.
07:39
December 4, 2019
How To Keep a Tennis Player From Getting Fat Over the Holidays
A Practical Guide to keeping your tennis game sharp and your weight down over the holidays. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 111 1. Buy those mini beverages. 2. Eat healthy before you go to the party. 3. Hit against the wall. 4.  Just say no to office parties. 5.  Organize a Tennis Party. 6.  Do a off court warm up and cool down after tennis. 7.  Hang with healthy people. 8.  Drink water and less alcohol. Get Private Tennis Lessons with a Backhand City Tennis Professional
06:11
December 3, 2019
How To Decide To Use a One Handed or Two Handed Backhand for Novice Tennis Players
Brian explains the value of grip changes from forehand to one handed backhand groundstrokes to help you decide which grip is right for you when you are learning tennis. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 110 1.  What is your physical make up? 2.  How much time do you want to devote to tennis? 3.  Practicing Grip Changes 4.  Understanding Non Dominant Hand Private Tennis Lessons Application
07:55
December 2, 2019
How Long Should You Go In Between Tennis Lessons?
Brian gives tennis players guidelines on how often you should play with your tennis coach along with value added services. Value Added Services: Game Arranging Match Charting/Stats Video Analysis Baseline Fitness Test / Beep Test Free Podcast / Blog
06:07
December 1, 2019
7 Tips for Having More Fun On The Tennis Court
Brian keeps it fresh with tips on how to mix in fun during your practice sessions as you are developing your tennis game. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 108 Tip 1:  Play Tiebreakers with a Small Wager Tip 2: Play for Bonus points. Tip 3: Shot of the Day Award Tip 4: Team Competition Tip 5: Do Cooperative Drills Tip 6: Hit It In the Teaching Basket Win a Beer Tip 7: Students Choice Drill If you are looking for tennis lessons with Brian visit Backhand-City.com
05:54
November 30, 2019
How Many Tennis Puns Can I Execute in One Podcast Episode?
Brian executes 9 minutes of "puns" for tennis players.  Let's see which ones you like and hate. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 107 We Love Puns.com
10:57
November 29, 2019
How Many Tennis Balls Do You Hit In a One Hour Tennis Lesson?
Brian breaks down the data how to get a productive workout on the practice court using digital activity tracking devices or old school pen and paper. SHOW NOTES / EPISODE 107 Activity Trackers:  Apps, Hardware and Old School Pen and Paper Brian's blog version of this episode with all of the details including the activity tracker products and services.
06:39
November 28, 2019
How To Develop a Playing Style for Your Tennis Game
What is your playing style?  Brian explores the important of developing a playing style based on your tennis skills and personality type. 1.  All Court 2. Serve and Volley 3. Aggressive Baseliner 4. Defensive Player SHOW NOTES: Personality Test Video Samples of Playing Style For Tennis Lessons with Brian Visit Backhand City
06:15
November 27, 2019
Installing Your Serve and Return Game
Spending time installing you serve and return game is crucial for your development as a tennis player.  Brian bring some practice habits and discipline to keeping these important aspects of your tennis game sharp. Tip 1: Find a reliable serve you can convert at 80% of you swing capacity.  Brian loves the T ball serve on the Deuce court. Tip 2: Practice Returns from Neutral and Back Return Positions 80% of your practice session.   Tip 3: Use inside the baseline returns at chest height around 20% of your practice session. SHOW NOTES / DAILY TENNIS EPISODE 104 TOP ATP RETURNERS PLAYER TENDENCIES / SERVE & RETURN
09:35
November 26, 2019
Isn't Hitting Cross Court Super Boring?
Brian explains there is no better way to develop a winning strategy than hitting cross court. Benefits to Hitting Cross Court 1.  Net is lowest in the middle. 2. Court area is largest and longest from corner to corner.. 3. Easier to hit without directional change. 4. Notice the court slope especially profound on hard courts. 5. Become solid in crunch time with an effective and consistent cross court playing style. If you want tennis lessons with Brian visit Backhand-City.com
07:43
November 25, 2019
My Cat Is a Great Athlete But He Isn't Making It On The Pro Tour
Ball striking is the key to your improvement.  Let's begin improving this with practice with purpose. SHOW NOTES / Episode 102 1.  Warm up focusing on hitting the sweet spot 10 times in a row. 2. Focus on the kinesthetics of your swing. 3. Notice the how the ball sounds when you hit it with maximum efficiency. 4. Practice with purpose and use the stages of swing accelerations Brian recommends. To Get Tennis Lessons with Brian go to: Backhand-City.com Find Your Aha Moment is a Daily Tennis Podcast with a fresh episode every morning.  Subscribe on iTunes to get notified and leave a Rating and Review.
07:29
November 24, 2019
What Habits Can You Learn From Professional Tennis Players To Help Your Own Game?
Brian breaks down the discipline of world class tennis players and how they can translate to your tennis game. SHOW NOTES:  Daily Episode 101 1. Improved Ball Striking and Refinement 2. Practice More Cross Court Rallies 3. Install Service and Return Strategy 4. Develop a Playing Style For Tennis Lessons with Brian visit Backhand-City.com
07:27
November 23, 2019
What Are The Three "Gears" for Tennis Players?
Brian explains the three gears of tennis players and how to know which one suits you the most and how much to practice in each gear. SHOW NOTES/ EPISODE 100 1.  Defense-get the ball back at all costs. 2. Neutral-consistent and probing and cross court. 3. Offense- power and directional change. Subscribe to Find Your Aha Moment on ITunes so you can get notified each day with a fresh tennis episode and visit Backhand-City.com for tennis lessons and more information.
07:04
November 22, 2019
How Can Tennis Players Deal With Inclement Weather?
You can't control the weather. But you can certainly plan for it. Reduce the chance of your tennis game getting interrupted by Mother Nature with this advice from Brian. EPISODE 99 / SHOW NOTES: 1. Temperature effects the ball and your body.  Be prepared for the difference. 2. Wind effects the ball and your body differently in cold weather. 3. Autumn sun is lowest this time of year so be prepared with the proper head gear to cope with glare. Feel Free To Rate, Review and Subscribe to FIND YOUR AHA MOMENT to get our fresh episodes each morning and visit us at Backhand-City.com
07:24
November 21, 2019
How Do The Rankings Work in Professional Tennis?
Brian breaks down how players get ranking and which tournaments are worth more than others. As well as how touring pro's make up the schedule every new tennis season. ATP Points Breakdown: Grand Slams 2000 points (Wimbledon, US Open, French Open, Australian Open) Master Series 1000 points (Miami Open, Indian Wells etc) Master Series 500 (Mexican Open, Swiss Open) Master Series 250 (Delray Beach Open) ITF Tournaments: Challengers Futures Questions go to Backhand-City.com and hit up our Chat Service.
07:46
November 20, 2019
What is a Grand Slam and Who Has The Most in Tennis?
Brian explains what a Grand Slam is and which players have the most and significant records in all the the major tennis tournaments around the world. Grab your email and enter of free Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com Top 5 All Time Grand Slam Winners in Tennis Men's All Time List Roger Federer 20 Rafael Nadal 19 Novak Djokovic 16 Pete Sampras 14 Roy Emerson 12 Women's All Time List Margaret Court 24 Serena Williams 23 Steffi Graf 22 Helen Wils Moody 19 Chris Evert 18 Martina Navratilova 18
08:44
November 19, 2019
When Is A Good Time to Test a Demo Racquet?
Brian' gives you a guide for testing demo racquets. Grab your email and enter our Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com Shout out to Julio at Under Ground Tennis Movement in LA for the show idea.  Nice tip! Tennis Plaza Demo Program - 4 Racquets for up to 7 Days All About Tennis in AZ- 3 Racquets for up to 30 days Tennis Warehouse - 3 Racquets for up to 7 days Mason's Tennis on E. 53rd Street in NYC btw Park and Madison Avenue
05:48
November 18, 2019
What's The Difference Between a Head Pro vs Director of Tennis?
Brian explains the working hierarchy of tennis department at most tennis clubs. Grab your email!  Enter our free Twins of Miami Liveball Giveaway on Backhand-City.com
04:31
November 17, 2019
Can You Play Tennis on a Basketball Court?
Life without a tennis net?  In places with finite tennis court availability Brian get's creative by teaching tennis on a basketball court. Grab your email and enter our Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com Tennis Lesson on a Basketball Court in NYC. Wood vs Asphalt Indoor vs Outdoor Temporary Nets Pickle Ball on Basketball Courts
05:09
November 16, 2019
7 Things You Can Do As You Wait For Your Tennis Court?
Brian gives some advice on making the most of your time as your wait for you tennis court to open up. Grab your email and enter our Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com.  Deadline is Nov 19th at 11pm EST 7 Things You Can Do Before You Play Tennis 1. Elastic Bands to Warm up Joints and Muscles 2. Hand Eye Coordination Drills 3. Footwork Exercises 4. Establish a Daily Goal 5. Hit Against the Wall 6. Get Your Gear Organized 7. Have a snack to keep your energy level at the optimal level.
06:28
November 15, 2019
360 Degree Tennis Lesson
There are no two shots that are alike. Variables are different everyday when you play tennis. So how can you train your game to adapt to variables when they pop up in your tennis matches?  Brian explains 360 degree tennis lesson. SHOW NOTES: EPISODE 92 Enter our Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com For Tennis Lessons with Brian here in Miami fill out his online application here.
06:36
November 14, 2019
Can You Hit 20 Balls in a Row within Your First 20 Minutes of Class?
Brian sets the standard for his Beginner tennis lesson series in Miami, Florida by challenging himself and his students to play with consistency within 20 minutes of stepping on his tennis court for the first time. Take the 20/20 Challenge! Sign up for Brian's Novice Tennis Lessons Series on Backhand-City.com Grab your email! Sign up for the Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway on Backhand-City.com SHOW NOTES: To find tennis lessons in your city. Type into Google: "tennis lessons near me"  or "tennis lessons miami" or "tennis lessons and your city". Look for clubs with online registration or tennis clubs or pro's that pick up the phone or get back to you in timely manner.
07:04
November 13, 2019
Alternative Ways To Learning Tennis
The ever growing marketplace of online courses gives consumers more options than ever for learning tennis.  Brian explains the landscape of options available to tennis players and the difference between online course and academies. Grab Your Email and Sign Up for our TWINS OF MIAMI LiveBall Giveaway.  Register for Free on Backhand-City.com EPISODE 90 SHOW NOTES: Feel Tennis is the best tennis instruction on the web. Tennis Player.net is the pioneer in online tennis instruction with founder John Yandell who offers a subscription service. Tennis Evolution is great at teaching the serve and adding power to your game with former touring professional Jeff Salzenstein. Essential Tennis is super passionate and offers online products and In Person events Fuzzy Yellow Balls all time best course featuring doubles legends Bob and Mike Bryan. Master Class with Serena Williams course offers a lot of cliche terminology and slow motion footage but superficial insight on how to improve your game. Online Tennis Instruction aggressive marketer specializes in technical development and data supported insight to help your game. Udemy with Andre Agassi is a superficial course about Andre's playing philosophy.  Tips were too short and not technical  enough to help players.
07:29
November 12, 2019
Is It Smart to Use More Than One Tennis Pro?
Omni pro approach for tennis players can be a positive approach but it does come with some pitfalls.  Brian breaks it down so you can make the right decision for your tennis game. Grab your email and enter our free Twins of Miami LiveBall Giveaway.  Sign up on Backhand-City.com EPISODE 89: SHOW NOTES: Find a Pro with a Philosophy