Winning Tennis - Dedicated Practice featuring Coach Lou Belkenby sportvideos
Every time you go to the court, the goal should be to maximize your practice time. By applying a technique called dedicated practice, you can efficiently utilize your time, measure your progress and stay motivated. In this comprehensive program, Coach Lou Belken demonstrates how to apply the principles of dedicated practice. Numerous drills are provided to work on specific details, test skills, get feedback and become more proficient. Apply the principles of dedicated practice and you will become a better player.
Lou Belken has coached the sport of tennis for 40 years. Players that he has developed have achieved a #1 ATP World Doubles ranking, captured two Grand Slam Doubles titles, reached the Wimbledon Doubles Final on two occasions and have claimed an NCAA Singles Championship. Belken served as the Head Men's Tennis Coach at Arizona State University for 26 years. Under his guidance, the team earned NCAA Tournament berths in 14 of the last 20 years of his tenure, with 5 Sweet Sixteen appearances and a Final 8 finish. During that span at ASU, Belken taught 14 All-American players and 28 Pac-10 All-conference selections. In 2014, Belken was named the head tennis coach for Team USA at the World Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China. In 2017, he was inducted into the USTA Southwest Hall of Fame.