The playtesters have been hard at work battling every week on the TW courts in our annual doubles league. You can read up on the teams and format here: http://blog.tennis-warehouse.com/miscellaneous/fall-doubles-league/
This season, each team will share some of their favorite drills they use to get prepared for their matches. Be sure to check them out and see what you can implement into your weekly drills to improve your doubles game!
First up, Chris and Marco give us their take on doubles, check it out here:
Enjoy and let us know what sort of drills you’d like to see more of!
It’s no secret around here, us playtesters are a competitive bunch! We have the ability to turn the most mundane thing into a competition. So with that being said, we have started our Doubles League for the end of 2015.
Here’s a quick run down of the competition. We have 5 teams and each team will play each other twice (8 game pro-sets) and then we will play out a tournament. Each week, one team will have a “bye” and will be in charge of showing you guys a doubles drill they like to practice to key in on some doubles skills.
We are streaming the matches live on www.playsight.com each week. You can click on live streaming, or check into our social media pages and find the link to directly stream the matches on YouTube. We will be playing every Thursday at 11am PST and 12:30pm PST.
This week, Brittany and I take on Troy and Sebastian at 11am, while the defending champs, Andy and Spencer will play Mark Boone and Granville. Chris and Marco have a BYE this week and will be sharing some of their doubles insights with you guys!
We get asked all the time if a hard court shoe will be suitable on a clay court or even a grass court. While you can get away with it, there is a reason why there are specific shoes for specific surfaces. Each surface plays a little different and your game and footwork can change depending on what surface you are playing on. So let’s take a look at what the distinctions are between these three types of shoes.