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Introduction to Sports Vision

Physical prowess, agility, coordination, and strength have always been the main criteria in judging athletic ability.  Most, if not all athletic training programs, have been designed with those criteria in mind, even though our body will only respond to what it can see.  Despite this fact, little attention has been paid to vision, which is […]

Published Articles at Ezine.com

  1)  Sport Psychology:  The Zen of the Business Like Approach 2)  Sport Psychology:  The Schedule for Emotions 3)  Racket Sports Biomechanics:  Brain Function, Eye Skils, and Table Tennis 4)  Choosing a Table Tennis Racket From Beginner to Tournament Player 5)  Exercise For Your Heart:  Determine Your Target Heart Rate (THR) Without Electronic Gadgets 6)  […]

Take Home Tennis

Take Home Tennis (THT) Some mannerisms of the pros you should take home, others NOT!  Which mannerisms are right for me?  How do they apply to my game?  What does a leading Ph.D. in tennis biomechanics think? Eastern and western medicine now agree that the body can effect the mind and the mind can effect […]

Dynamic Visual Acuity: Eye Biomechanics

Did you know that there is only one human activity which taxes dynamic vision skills more than tennis? The answer will amaze you and should play a role in your choice of eye protection/sunglass products for tennis. Understandably, few sunglass manufacturers produce product which has the necessary visual accuracy that tennis demands.  The task of […]

Take Home Tennis (THT)

Take Home Tennis (THT) “Take Home Tennis” and “THT” are copyrighted expressions of Jonathan (c) Bailin, Ph.D. 2007 and may not be used without his expressed written consent. Some mannerisms of the pros you should take home, others NOT!  Which mannerisms are right for me? How do they apply to my game?  What does a leading […]

Harder Or Higher?

Hey TennisDr: This may be a stupid question, but I’m having trouble getting depth on my groundstrokes.  What’s the best way to do that? Shorty From Miniville Dear Shorty: Don’t make the mistake of hitting the ball faster. Imitating what they see the pros doing can be “fools gold” for recreational players.  Stay within your […]

Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, Ey, Ey, Ey !!!

Dear TennisDr: First of all, I loved our USTA team’s clinic with you last week from beginning to end, especially our work with the Australian Formation and “I” [Ey] Formation.  Both formations worked amazingly well in our last line 3 doubles match which we won easily.  I’ve never had so many winners at the net. […]