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Improve Your Tennis Game – Some Simple Tips

Every year, tennis players spend tons of money trying to improve their forehands, backhands, volleys, etc..  But just working on one stroke can consume a ton of money and likewise, a ton of dollars, and sadly enough, it often doesn’t produce the desired result. In a typical lesson these days, your coach will feed you

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How Can a Junior Tennis Player Get Recruited?

TennisRecruiting.com is a website all about junior tennis players and their careers.  Here is a link to an article that you might find useful before actually starting the recruiting process.  In it they point out that one of the things that you can start at an early age is shooting video of the matches they

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College and Junior Tennis – Improve the Feedback Loop with Video

Here’s another article from “Tennis Blog” which I think is excellent.   The reasoning for using video analysis for junior tennis players and college-level tennis players is clearly laid out.  Italics were added for emphasis ‘Improving the Feedback Loop One of the many reasons I was drawn to college tennis coaching was because of the

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Best Junior Tennis Academies

Top Junior Tennis Academies in the U.S  (from “Tennis Blog“) “I know that the merits of a tennis academy are huge, especially for talented players who need absolute focus and immersion in the game. Whilst I may be more in favor of a private tennis coach or pro teaching junior players, there are some academies that

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Record Tennis Video with a Separate Audio Source

We filmed a college tennis match the other day using a separate microphone to record the chair umpire, and here’s the result. I really enjoy having the score called out after every point, and there’s really no reason you couldn’t do this yourself calling out the score and commentating on the match.  The only real

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My Favorite Review of the QM-1 Camera Mount

The “TennisGuru” in Las Vegas had this to say about his recently purchased K-2 Bundle (3-28-17) “You are the “MAN” Mike, lol. Wow we had a great session with 2 of my senior kids. Everything arrived and set up was easy. 10ft high  fence,  20′ to base line. First try & hang was perfect. looking

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Custom Modifications to the Camera Mount

  Have a special situation? An indoor pipe that is larger (or smaller)  than 2 1/16″ diameter?  We can modify the QM-1 Camera Mount for tennis to fit almost any situation.   Just take a picture and provide us with pertinent details – or maybe just give us a call to discuss your particular needs.

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Free Video Editing Software for Windows

This should be a great program for you PC owners for  editing your tennis videos.  Give it a try, let us know how it works for you. Free PC Editing Software

 
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See You at the 2016 USPTA World Conference

If you are attending the 2016 USPTA World Conference in Indian Wells, please drop by our booth and say hi!   We’ll be there Monday night, September 26th from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm.  Not going to the World Conference?  Drop us a line if you are in Southern California and maybe we can arrange

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Some General Questions on Tennis Video Settings, Procedures and Editing

I thought this exchange from a customer might be useful to others.  This is a summary of some questions I r day and the answer.  How should the angle be set? Did the wide angle give the curve and should it be set to medium angle? Also what is the best way to delete videos

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Excerpt from International Tennis Federation on the Coach’s use of Video Analysis for Tennis Players

Ran across this article in the ITF files about why you might want to consider using video.  No, you don’t have to be a coach to follow this, but any coach or parent can use these ideas as a starting point as to why you should use video in your development of a tennis player.

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Crushed! What’s to learn?

Is it better to lose than to win? Sometimes. I’m just coming off my worst loss in a long time, having been destroyed by Bob Litwin in the semi’s of the Men’s 65’s at the Boulder Open. 6-0, 6-1. Never could get any traction. I do feel better knowing that I had eight game points

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How I Won My First Men’s Open Doubles Tournament at 67 Years Old

Just wrapped up playing a tournament in Aspen, Colorado where I entered my first Open Men’s Doubles competition. My partner (whom I picked out of the crowd as the semi-final match was beginning, was a 4.0 rated player who didn’t like to play doubles). And we won the tournament. Okay, okay, there were extenuating circumstances……as in

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Sharing Video Files

HOW TO TRANSFER VIDEO FILES Many times you may want to share your files with someone else, perhaps a practice or doubles partner. You have several choices and these are my solutions as of May, 2016. Small files can be handled as follows: Simply upload to YouTube. You might have to create an account, but

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Online Tennis Instruction

How Good Are Online Teachers? I subscribe to quite a few of the online teachers that sell their lessons on the internet, and have come to some conclusions about how useful they are. As an active USPTA teaching pro and avid tennis player, here’s my two cents on how useful it is. (Disclaimer: I have

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Playing Tennis On the Road

When you are traveling, it’s always nice to take a break, pick up the racquet and hit a few. It seems to me that wherever I go, there’s always someone to hit with. With that in mind, while traveling through Lafayette, Louisiana on the way to Florida for some clay court tournaments, I stopped by

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Should a Junior Tennis Player Use Video?

Why Should a Junior Tennis Player Use Video to Improve Can the average junior tennis player improve by taking and looking at videos of himself/herself ? How much does it help? I think any good coach will answer a resounding “yes”! For the typical junior tennis player, I think it is invaluable that he receive

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How to Film a Soccer Match

Although it hasn’t caught on yet in the U.S., over in England the QM-1 is used quite a bit to film soccer matches. For a look at how it looks, and some highlights from amateur English soccer, go to DreamLeague I’d like to see someone mount the camera behind the goal keeper, perhaps using the ProView

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How to Fix Technical Problems in Tennis

Florian Meyer, one of the leading online tennis gurus, recently put up this video of his presentation at the Tennic Congress.    Florian is talking about how to fix technical flaws in various aspects for tennis, mostly in stroke production, but also in footwork and strategy.   According to Florian “You need the video to

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Filming Tennis at Night

Here’s a good example of filming tennis at night.  This match started out in the daytime and ended up at night under some pretty regular court lighting.    The MUVI K-1 did a pretty decent job of capturing the action under the lights.  [embedplusvideo height=”283″ width=”450″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1GaNjFj” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/KS9Scn0j1KQ?fs=1″ vars=”ytid=KS9Scn0j1KQ&width=450&height=283&start=&stop=&rs=w&hd=0&autoplay=0&react=1&chapters=&notes=” id=”ep9423″ /] Camcorder mounted on 10′

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Ten Easy Ways to Improve Your Tennis Results

Ran across this great article from Sports Illustrated that you might want to check out.   Some things to think about that will improve your tennis game: 1.  Stick with one pattern of play 2. Pull back on your serve speed 3.  Get your  back leg behind the ball 4.  Play the momentum of the

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Filming Tennis in Slow Motion

  How Does Slow Motion Work? Let’s say you want to shoot some slow motion video and you have a camera that can shoot 120 frames per second (hey, kind of like the MUVI K-1!) What exactly does that mean? Why do I care about frame rate if I’m after slow motion? [embedplusvideo height=”283″ width=”450″ editlink=”http://bit.ly/1HwZIZT” standard=”http://www.youtube.com/v/0LMdEXFnq30?fs=1″

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When NOT to Serve Up the Middle in Doubles

Okay okay, we have all heard “middle solves the riddle”, or something like that….it seems to be the gospel when it comes to doubles.   Well, bucko, not so fast!!  There’s at least one situation where you do NOT want to serve to the middle (or “T”), and that’s when you are playing in the

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How Do You Handle the Deliberate Bad Call

Bummer!  Just when you thought you had made that great shot that would get you  back in the game, your opponent makes such a bad call that you just know it was deliberate.   I mean, you are standing there watching your down the line shot and it lands six inches in.  You aren’t running

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Worst Match of My Life

I had the pleasure of rejoining forces with my old doubles partner from years ago, when we were a force to be reckoned with.   This night we certainly weren’t and fortunately I filmed the match and put it up on YouTube for my partner and I to review and discuss.   That’s us in

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How to Film a Tennis Match

Any tennis match  is easy to film and record with the  QM-1 Camera Mount since it mounts from either inside OR outside the court.   As a parent or a coach, you never have to walk on the court!  AND, the QM-1 is so discreet that many players never even know it’s there.  The photo below

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Filming College Tennis Made Easy

Living in Denver, I often take in their matches when they are playing in town.  So stopping by to check out their match this weekend against Marquette, I was gratified to see that even before the start of the match, they had 6 (six) cameras already set up and running  before the doubles point actually started.

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