Safin's Road to NCAA D1 Scholarship
Use the Body
Body involvement is an integral part of any stroke but especially the forehand and serve. Safin was lacking power and was trying to generate it the wrong way leading to mistakes.
Up Next in Safin's Road to NCAA D1 Scholarship
Explosiveness is Missing and the Slic...
Safin's movement is lacking explosiveness. The first few steps are so crucial when it comes to reacting to an incoming ball. Nick diagnosed this issue from the first time he saw Safin play. In this episode, he outlines a plan on how to improve Safin's explosiveness around the court. Furthermore, ...
How to Get More Power on the Serve
Safin approached Nick about a new thing he tried on his serve. Nick was ok with the technical change, however, the serve is still lacking power.
Goal Setting & Fine Tuning the One-Ha...
One of the biggest problems junior tennis players and their parents face is unrealistic goal setting. Through Nick's extensive experience working with high-level junior players, he has seen disastrous results when players and parents set unrealistic goals. Safin's goals throughout his junior care...