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Tennis MythBusters
by Joe Dinoffer

The 13 myth-busting concepts in this instructional tennis course will challenge the way tennis has been taught for decades. After you watch these tennis videos, your belief in some of the most common phrases in tennis instruction will be changed forever. Running time: 103 minutes.

  • MythBuster #1: What’s the best way to learn?
  • MythBuster #2: Is the backscratch position on the serve good or bad?
  • MythBuster #3: Should you snap up or down on the serve?
  • MythBuster #4: Which shots are most important to practice?
  • MythBuster #5: Is watching the ball hit the strings a valid instruction?
  • MythBuster #6: Is “Racquet Back” still a good instruction?
  • MythBuster #7: Does the follow-through direct the ball?
  • MythBuster #8: Can you hit topspin by rolling over the ball? 
  • MythBuster #9: Should you squeeze the grip when contacting the ball?
  • MythBuster #10: Does good form guarantee powerful shots? 
  • MythBuster #11: How much power comes from stepping in on the volley?
  • MythBuster #12: Do you really want to punch your volleys?
  • MythBuster #13: Is side-shuffling the best way to move on a tennis court?

JoeDinoffer Joe Dinoffer Former Professional Tennis Player & Founder of Oncourt Offcourt

Joe Dinoffer has had an extensive "world class" career in the tennis industry, and has conducted clinics and exhibitions in over 50 countries, personally logging over 30,000 hours of instruction in English, Spanish, and German. He is a Master Professional in both the PTR and USPTA, a distinction awarded to only a select few in the tennis industry. Joe also received the prestigious 2006 USPTA Tennis Industry Excellence Award and was also selected as the 2012 USPTA Texas Pro of the Year. Joe is the author and editor of 7 books and 17 DVDs. He writes regularly for www.TennisOne.com and Tennis Industry Magazine, and also has had numerous tips airing on the Tennis Channel. As a member of the Head/Penn Advisory Staff and National Speakers Bureau, Joe is a frequent speaker at national and international tennis conferences, having conducted over 250 workshops since 1995. He is also the founder and president of Oncourt Offcourt, Ltd., a company exclusively serving the needs of tennis, fitness, and physical education coaches with innovative training aids and educational tools. He lives in Dallas, Texas, with his wife, Monika, and their daughter, Kalindi.

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