Boris Becker: The basics are paramount!

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Boris Becker: The basics are paramount!

The basics of tennis play a crucial role not only for amateurs, but also for advanced players. Learn from the tennis legend how to fulfill your potential!

10 video lessons
English
Deutsch, English, Español, Italiano, Chinese (简体中文)
What you will learn?:
  • Drills and technical aspects of tennis (forehand, backhand, serve and 2nd serve, return, smash, volley)
  • How to properly think on the court to distract your opponent?
  • What exercises should be performed to prepare for the match as the best (eg Novak Djoković)?
  • Tennis as a lifestyle - how to arrange all the elements (training, coach, tournaments) to make it effective
  • Who of the current tennis players is the best and worst at which aspect of the game of tennis?
  • What is a tennis strategy and how to create it?
  • How to take care of good tennis equipment?
  • What are the differences in the game between old and new tennis?
Radek Ługowicz
As a tennis amateur i'm delighted. The quality of recordings is amazing!
Kensuke Watabe
These online courses are great for every tennis coach who wants to improve yourself.
Anya Taylor
Great insight for the junior tennis player. Fascinating to see how the professional players prepare for matches. I would highly recommend.
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Free Access episode

5 minutes

Watch Free Access episode and learn why warm-up is so important in Boris Becker's opinion.

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E01 | Warm-up

8 minutes

In the first episode of the course, Boris Becker will tell you about warming up - why it's so important, when to warm up and for how long.

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E02 | Forehand

7 minutes

Forehand - is there a perfect one? What impact does a surface have on it and what's the foundation of the forehand? Boris Becker will tell you all about it and about his forehand in this lesson.

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E03 | Backhand

9 minutes

In this lesson, Boris Becker will talk about all the important things about backhand, confidence and the best backhand among the top players.

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E04 | Serve

15 minutes

This episode is all about the most important shot in tennis - the serve. You will learn about where does the power come from in a serve, about the placement, position, second serve and who's the best server now in Boris Becker's opinion.

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E05 | Return

10 minutes

Second most important shot - the return. Boris Becker talks about the position, moving around and Novak Djokovic's return, but also about putting pressure on the opponent and how to get into his/her head.

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E06 | Volley

12 minutes

"Now it's volley time!". After watching this episode, you will learn why Boris calls the volley "lost art". Moreover, of course, you will learn how to do it properly and who is the best volleyer in the world.

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E07 | Mentality

11 minutes

What's a winning planer's mentality? Here, Boris Becker explains how to overcome your mental struggles before, during and after the match.

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E08 | Strategy

10 minutes

How do you go about creating a winning strategy? In this module, Boris Becker explains how to create one while covering important questions like whether to focus on your opponent's strengths or weaknesses.

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E09 | Equipment

13 minutes

Learn about what rackets and shoes Boris Becker recommends. How do you know if the racket is too heavy? How do you find the racket's sweet spot?

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E10 | Lifestyle

13 minutes

What makes tennis so exciting? Nobody can explain it better than Boris Becker. In this final episode, learn about the lifestyle of a winning player.