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The Tennis Files Podcast
Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files (tennisfiles.com) is committed to helping you improve your tennis game. He will uncover the best strategies, training methods, mental attitudes, and techniques that will enable you to reach your tennis potential. Mehrban will interview the top minds in tennis on The Tennis Files Podcast, including professional and elite tennis players, coaches, trainers, authors, and other tennis experts. Tennis is a demanding and complex sport which requires hard work, consistency, problem solving, and the determination to reach your tennis goals. Mehrban will find the answers to your tennis problems so you can break through your struggles and become a better tennis player.
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TFP 135: The 5-Step Framework for Improving You...
On Episode 135 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn my 5-step framework for improving your tennis game and fulfilling your career goals.
29 min
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TFP 134: The Tennis Fitness Mega Episode
On Episode 134 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I put together a special mega compilation of the best fitness advice ever given on the show.
154 min
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TFP 133: What’s in My Racquet Bag in 2020
On Episode 133 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn about every single piece of gear that's currently in my racquet bag.
29 min
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TFP 132: Key Strategies and Tactics at the Aust...
On Episode 132 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Peter Freeman, the founder of Crunch Time Coaching, about the key strategies and tactics the pros used at this year’s Australian Open.
71 min
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TFP 131: How to Unlock Your Mind for Peak Perfo...
On Episode 131 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with certified mental performance consultant, Zoran Stojkovic, about how to unlock your mind for peak performance.
76 min
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TFP 130: How to Hydrate and Prevent Cramping wi...
On Episode 130 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with sports-scientist Andy Blow about how to properly hydrate and prevent cramping.
64 min
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TFP 129: How to Play Aggressive Tennis with Emi...
On Episode 129 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with former ATP Top 10 singles and doubles player and Grand Slam Champion, Spanish pro Emilio Sanchez, about how to develop a more aggressive tennis game.
66 min
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TFP 128: How to Serve and Volley Like A Pro wit...
On Episode 128 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with a former ATP pro, Taylor Dent, about how to serve and volley like a professional tennis player.
92 min
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TFP 127: 13 Tips to Ace Your Goals in 2020
On Episode 127 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn 13 tips to achieve your tennis goals in 2020.
38 min
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TFP 126: The Power of Positive Thinking with Wh...
On Episode 126 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with professional wheelchair tennis player, Kaitlyn Verfuerth, about how she overcame a devastating accident to become an elite athlete through the power of positivity and determination.
70 min
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TFP 125: Explosive Movement From the Ground Up ...
On Episode 125 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, Dean Hollingworth, about movement, strength and explosive power.
86 min
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TFP 124: How to Break Through Mental Barriers a...
On Episode 124 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll hear clips of my interviews with several world class mental experts and tennis players about how to break through mental barriers and achieve your potential.
101 min
13
TFP 123: The Winning Formula for Tour Pros (It’...
On Episode 123 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with former ATP Pro Fazal Syed about what it takes to make it as a professional and have a long and successful career on tour.
68 min
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TFP 122: From College Tennis Player to Energy B...
On Episode 122 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with a former Division 1 college tennis player, academy owner, and founding and managing member of Arrowbar, Andrew Golub.
79 min
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TFP 121: Michael Russell - The Grittiest Player...
On Episode 121 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Michael Russell, former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, about the grittiest player in history.
52 min
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TFP 120: The 21 Habits of Winning Tennis Players
On Episode 120 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the 21 habits of winning tennis players.
48 min
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TFP 119: Tennis Fitness Fundamentals with Natha...
On Episode 119 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with fitness expert Nathan Martin about the fundamentals of tennis fitness.
63 min
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TFP 118: How Discipline and Work Ethic Unlocked...
On Episode 118 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with South Korea’s Daniel Yoo, a former ATP Pro, about how his commitment to discipline and work ethic unlocked his dreams of becoming a professional tennis player.
78 min
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TFP 117: Q&A Edition - Playing Serve and Volley...
On Episode 117 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I am back to answering questions that I received from our fellow tennis players about playing against serve and volleyers and counterpunchers, maintaining fitness and improving movement, controlling power on our strokes, hitting faster serves and more!
44 min
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TFP 116: How to Break Bad Habits with Peter Fre...
On Episode 116 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with the founder of Crunch Time Coaching, Peter Freeman, about how to break bad habits that are limiting you from reaching your true tennis potential.
39 min
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TFP 115: How to Develop Champions in a Non Acad...
On Episode 115 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, Todd Widom, about how he has been able to develop elite junior players in a non-academy setting.
110 min
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TFP 114: How to Become a Tennis Journalist and ...
On Episode 114 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with journalist and podcast host Nina Pantic about how she transitioned from an elite tennis player to a career in the world of tennis media.
71 min
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TFP 113: Nick Bollettieri — How to Achieve Your...
On Episode 113 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with legendary coach Nick Bollettieri about how to achieve your dreams and help those around you reach their true potential.
30 min
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TFP 112: How to Level Up Your Coaching Career w...
On Episode 112 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with WTA Tour coach and tennis analyst Marc Lucero about how he went from law-school dropout to coaching and commentating at the highest levels of the game.
77 min
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TFP 111: How to Survive and Thrive on the WTA T...
On Episode 111 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with WTA Pro Alexandra Mueller about her rise to the pro tour at a young age, singles and doubles tips to improve your game, the ups and downs of life on the tour, and more!
87 min
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TFP 110: The 5 Biggest Mistakes of My Tennis Ca...
On Episode 110 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I discuss the five biggest mistakes that I've made throughout my tennis career.
27 min
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TFP 109: Advice From the Pros Featuring Donald ...
On Episode 109 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pros Donald Young and Marcelo Melo about their greatest lessons learned on tour, what makes them world-class athletes, and keys tips to play your best tennis.
46 min
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TFP 108: How to Make a Successful Comeback From...
On Episode 108 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro and former UVA Ace Treat Huey about how he was able to make a successful comeback from tough injuries sustained while on tour, his greatest lessons learned as a collegiate and professional player, and key doubles tips for your tennis game.
61 min
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TFP 107: Thai-Son Kwiatkowski — Pursuing Your ...
On Episode 107 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro and UVA standout Thai-Son Kwiatkowski about how he got into tennis, lessons learned in college and on the tour, and key tips for your tennis game.
25 min
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TFP 106: Mental and Emotional Training for Tenn...
On Episode 106 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with tennis coach and positive youth development expert Dr. Peter Scales about the keys to improving our mental and emotional abilities so that we can become better tennis players.   Dr.
70 min
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TFP 105: The Best Diet for Your Tennis Game wit...
On Episode 105 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with dietician Jeff Rothschild about different types of diets and which ones are the best and worst for competitive tennis players Jeff is a Registered Dietitian (RD) and NSCA Certified Strength and C...
52 min
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TFP 104: 10 Tips for Dealing with Extreme Heat
On Episode 104 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you'll hear my top 10 tips for surviving and thriving in the extreme heat when you're playing tennis matches Recently temperatures have reached around 100 degrees and tennis players worldwide have been suffer...
26 min
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TFP 103: The Life of a Playtester with Sam Jones
On Episode 103 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Tennis Express Playtester and Content Writer Sam Jones about the ins and outs of testing the latest tennis gear. Sam has tested and reviewed hundreds of racquets, strings, shoes,
88 min
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TFP 102: How to Record Your Tennis Matches
On Episode 102 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I explain step by step the different equipment and accesories that you need to record your tennis matches. Recording your matches, practice sessions, and stroke mechanics is hands down one of the best way to ...
30 min
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TFP 101: Dr. Greg Rose — How to Reach Peak Athl...
On Episode 101 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dr. Greg Rose, the co-founder of The Titliest Performance Institute and founder of RacquetFit, about how we can reach peak athletic performance. Greg specializes in assessing and treating athlete...
52 min
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TFP 100: [Special Edition] Celebrating 100 Epis...
Today's episode is a very special one! We are celebrating 100 episodes of The Tennis Files Podcast with a mega episode featuring several of my most favorite interviews over the years on the podcast! I have learned so much from my podcast guests over th...
148 min
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TFP 099: Badri Narayanan — How to Use Technolog...
On Episode 99 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with mental performance expert Badri Narayanan about how we can use technology to boost our mental game so we can win more tennis matches. Badri is a Sports Psychologist Consultant and Mental Condition...
60 min
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TFP 098: Rick Macci — How to Develop Rock Solid...
On Episode 98 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with legendary coach Rick Macci about the most important principles for developing rock-solid technique on our strokes. Rick has coached five number one players: Venus and Serena Williams,
32 min
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TFP 097: Understanding Your Body’s Physical Lim...
On Episode 97 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I discuss why it is so critical to understand our body's physical limitations and talk about some really helpful principles that I learned at a RacquetFit seminar that I attended recently.
21 min
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TFP 096: James Blake – Preparation, Visualizati...
On today's episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with former ATP world #4 James Blake about how he used preparation, planning, and visualization to propel himself to the top of the rankings.  I feel very fortunate and proud to say that this is t...
29 min
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TFP 095: Pro Tactics, Developing Your Game, and...
On today's episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I put together a preview of three more sessions from the summit on pro tactics, the critical principles that you need to level up your game, and how to crush short forehands from world class coaches Paul ...
41 min
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TFP 094: Strategy, Mental Game and Diet Advice ...
On today's episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I put together a preview of four sessions from the summit on doubles strategy, mental game advice, singles strategy, and key tips on the optimal diet for tennis from Ian Westermann, Allistair McCaw,
63 min
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TFP 093: Announcing Tennis Summit 2019!
The biggest online (and free!) tennis conference of the year is now open for registration! After four months of hard work, I’m proud to announce on the podcast that I’ll be hosting the third edition of this annual event: Tennis Summit 2019!
18 min
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TFP 092: How My Morning Routine Will Supercharg...
On Episode 92 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I walk step by step through my morning routine, why you should have one, and how it can supercharge your tennis game. I used to feel like I was walking through a fog the entire day like a zombie,
22 min
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TFP 091: Will Hamilton — Lessons Learned From T...
On Episode 91 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Will Hamilton from Fuzzy Yellow Balls about the top lessons he's learned from working with the greatest tennis players and coaches on the planet.  I previously interviewed Will on my tennis summit...
81 min
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TFP 090: 5 of My Favorite Doubles Plays to Take...
On Episode 90 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I walk through 5 of my favorite doubles plays that you should use to disrupt your opponent's rhythm and take control of matches.  Maybe you've heard of some or all of these plays,
27 min
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TFP 089: Johan Kriek — Secrets to a World-Class...
On Episode 89 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Johan Kriek about his epic battles against the legends of the game, his grand slam titles, and the secrets to a world class tennis serve.  I previously interviewed Johan on one of my tennis summit...
54 min
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TFP 088: Milan Krnjetin — Pursuing Your Passion...
On Episode 88 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Milan Krnjetin about his journey from a junior player in Serbia to practices with Djokovic, Kyrgios, Jankovic and many more of the very best players on the planet!
93 min
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TFP 087: Franklin Tiafoe — Preparing for the Pr...
On Episode 87 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Franklin Tiafoe about his tennis career and close relationship with his brother and top 35 ranked pro Frances Tiafoe. I first met Franklin at the Citi Open player party last summer and am really g...
42 min
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TFP 086: Noah Rubin — Behind the Racquet
On Episode 86 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro Noah Rubin about his career and his newest project, Behind the Racquet.  It is always a great pleasure to speak to the best tennis players in the world on the podcast,
41 min
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TFP 085: Bill Kellogg — How to Create and Susta...
On Episode 85 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Bill Kellogg about how he has transformed tennis clubs into hugely successful programs, and his incredible experiences both playing and contributing to the advancement of tennis by wearing many di...
78 min
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TFP 084: Tim Bainton — Thinking Outside the Ser...
On Episode 84 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Tim Bainton about how he persevered through many hardships and obstacles to become an extremely well-known and highly sought out expert in the tennis industry.
89 min
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TFP 083: Paul Annacone — The Championship Habit...
On Episode 83 of the podcast, Paul Annacone shares the championship habits and characteristics of the greatest players in the world that he's coached, including Roger Federer, Pete Sampras, and Tim Henman.   I spoke with Paul about the secrets to his c...
50 min
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TFP 082: Dr. Sean Drake — RacquetFit and the Bo...
On Episode 82 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dr. Sean Drake about RacquetFit and the Body-Tennis connection.  Dr. Drake is a world-class sports performance and medical expert who has an incredible amount of experience at the highest levels w...
62 min
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TFP 081: How the Kinetic Chain Impacts Your Ser...
On Episode 81 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with world-renowned sports performance expert Dr. Mark Kovacs about the 8-stage model of the tennis serve.  I spoke with Dr. Kovacs about the role of the kinetic chain in the serve on The Tennis Techni...
59 min
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TFP 080: Q&A 4.5+ Edition — Re-tooling Your Str...
On Episode 80 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I am back to answering questions that I've received from tennis players like you about how to re-tool your strokes, topspin and slice backhand tips, serving more consistently, advanced drills,
42 min
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TFP 079: Injury Prevention and Movement Mechani...
On Episode 79 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with licensed athletic trainer and performance coach David Grant about how you can prevent injuries and improve your movement mechanics.  David is the founder of Grant Training Systems Lifestyle & Spor...
81 min
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TFP 078: Strength and Conditioning for Junior A...
On Episode 78 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with sports performance coach and personal trainer Aaron Patterson about how to train our junior tennis players to become better athletes. Aaron works with junior athletes every day at the PIT Strength...
63 min
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TFP 077: How to Crush Your Goals in 2019
On today's episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I walk you through the steps you must take to reach your goals in 2019. Many of us get excited when the new year starts and we create goals for ourselves.  However,
31 min
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TFP 076: How Brad Stine Coached Kevin Anderson ...
On Episode 76 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Brad Stine about how he coached Kevin Anderson, Jim Courier, and many other players to top ATP world rankings.  Brad's philosophies, systems, and strategies have enable him to consistently propel ...
63 min
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TFP 075: Q&A Edition — Anticipation, Fitness, C...
On Episode 75 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I answer questions that I've received from tennis players like you about anticipation, fitness, consistency, technique, and more!  I routinely receive emails asking questions about all things tennis,
41 min
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TFP 074: How to Change Your Mindset and Achieve...
On Episode 74 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Jeff Salzenstein about how we can achieve our potential by changing our belief system and attitudes.  This is one of the most mind blowing episodes I've done so far,
79 min
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TFP 073: 10 Tips to Supercharge Your Tennis Game
On Episode 73 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I highlight 10 tips that can supercharge your tennis game.  These tips are from 10 of my previous podcast guests, and I wanted to highlight them in this episode because if you implement them,
41 min
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TFP 072: How to Improve Your Tennis Technique
On Episode 72 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I talk about best practices when changing your tennis technique.  On this solo episode, you'll learn whether you need to change your technique, what strokes you should work on,
21 min
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TFP 071: Playing In the Zone with Dr. Joseph Pa...
On Episode 71 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dr. Joseph Parent about how we can play in the zone.  Dr. Joseph is the author of Zen Tennis: Playing In The Zone.  We talk about everything from why players have trouble playing well in matches v...
39 min
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TFP 070: From Top Junior to World-Class Tennis ...
On Episode 70 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with my good friend Peter Freeman about his journey from a top junior to teaching tennis players worldwide how to level up their tennis games.  Pete is the founder of Crunch Time Coaching,
90 min
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TFP 069: Strength and Conditioning Training on ...
On Episode 69 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Jonny Fraser about how tennis players should train when on the road.  Whether we are top-ranked players or club players, we often find ourselves traveling to a different area for a tournament,
60 min
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TFP 068: How Gregory Howe Chased His Dream of G...
On Episode 68 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Gregory Howe about how he decided to quit his job as a 34-year old to travel the world playing professional tennis tournaments in search of an ATP ranking. On top of that,
58 min
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TFP 067: How Leon Vessels Became a Practice Par...
On Episode 67 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Leon Vessels about how he became a practice partner for top ATP and WTA pros.  Leon has practiced with Alexander Zverev, Kei Nishikori, Grigor Dmitrov, Eugenie Bouchard, Gael Monfils, John Isner,
49 min
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TFP 066: Jamie Loeb – Staying Mentally Tough on...
On Episode 66 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with WTA world #164 Jamie Loeb about her rise from the juniors to playing the biggest tournaments in the world.  Jamie developed into a top junior, had a championship run at the University of North Car...
80 min
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TFP 065: How Denis Kudla’s Obsession with Tenni...
On Episode 65 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP world #73 Denis Kudla about how his obsession with tennis turned into a pro career.  Denis turned pro as teenager and has had his share of ups and downs,
29 min
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TFP 064: Interviews with David Goffin, Stefanos...
On Episode 64 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll hear several of my interviews with some of the best tennis players in the world and my top takeways from them to help improve your tennis game.  I spoke one-on-one with David Goffin,
51 min
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TFP 063: Stringing Machine Tips and Tricks with...
On today’s episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Mark Gonzalez from Alpha Racquet Sports about stringing machines. I asked Mark about the different types of stringing machines, how to choose the right one for you,
54 min
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TFP 062: 7 Serve Killers and How to Fix Them
On today’s episode, I review the 7 biggest serve killers and how to fix them.  Over several decades of playing the game, observing other players, learning from my coaches, and the hundreds of interviews on my podcast, Tennis Summits,
28 min
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TFP 061: How Ian Westermann Created One of the ...
On today’s episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with my friend Ian Westermann, founder of Essential Tennis. I asked him about his passion for the game, how he went from country club tennis instructor to one of the biggest online tennis instruct...
67 min
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TFP 060: Tennis Summit 2018 Preview
After nearly 4 months of hard work, I’m proud to announce that I’ll be hosting the world’s biggest online tennis conference: Tennis Summit 2018! From April 25-30, you’ll be able to watch presentations and interviews from 30+ world-class coaches on your...
62 min
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TFP 059: Gigi Fernandez – The Unlikely Path to ...
On today’s episode, I spoke with 17-time grand slam champion Gigi Fernandez about her unique path to becoming one of the legends of tennis.  Gigi is widely considered to be one of the best doubles players of all time. She won 2 Australian Opens,
63 min
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TFP 058: How to Hit Kick Serves with Ramon Osa
On today’s episode, I spoke with Ramon Osa from Osa Tennis 360 about how to hit kick serves.  Ramon is an expert at helping tennis players discover the fun in tennis, while showing them what they need to do to improve their technique and tactics.
47 min
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TFP 057: Top 10 Things That Improved My Game in...
On today’s show, I reveal the top 10 things that improved my tennis game in 2017.  It’s always critical to periodically examine your progress so that you can figure out what is working and what you may need to change to become a better tennis player.
34 min
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TFP 056: Speed, Power, and Plyometrics with Dea...
On today’s show, I spoke with sports performance coach Dean Hollingworth about how we can train to become stronger, fitter, and faster tennis players and athletes.  I first met Dean while eating breakfast before the World Tennis and Fitness Conference,...
70 min
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TFP 055: James Blake — How to Unite Through Act...
 On today’s show, I had the honor of speaking with James Blake, former ATP world #4, about his new book Ways of Grace: Stories of Activism, Adversity, and How Sports Can Bring Us Together.  James has amassed 10 singles titles,
18 min
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TFP 054: How to Become Champion Minded with All...
On today’s show, I spoke with sports performance specialist Allistair McCaw about how we can become Champion Minded.  Allistair was a guest on the podcast on Episode 11 of TFP, when we chatted about developing world class athletes.
34 min
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TFP 053: Citi Open Recap with Ben Rothenberg
On today’s episode, Ben Rothenberg, New York Times Writer and host of the No Challenges Remaining Podcast, recapped the 2017 Citi Open with me on championship Sunday. Ben travels the globe to cover tennis tournaments,
30 min
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TFP 052: Dennis Novikov on Climbing the ATP Tou...
On today’s show, I spoke with ATP Pro Dennis Novikov.  As an 18-year old, Dennis gained direct entry to the 2012 US Open singles and doubles main draws by winning both titles at the Boys 18s National Championship at Kalamazoo.
42 min
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TFP 051: Level Up Your Footwork with David Bailey
On today’s show, I spoke with footwork expert Dave Bailey about how we can improve our movement on the court. Dave is the creator of the Bailey Tennis Footwork Method, used by top professionals all the way down to the amateur level.
74 min
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TFP 050: Babolat Racquet and Strings Review wit...
On today’s episode I spoke with Allan Iverson, Babolat’s Sales Representative in Southern California and the 2014 Tennis Industry Sales Rep of the Year.  Allan and I discussed the history of Babolat, the best approach to choosing racquets and strings,
98 min
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TFP 049: From the Ivy League to the Pro Tour wi...
On today’s show, I spoke with Yale standout and recent graduate Tyler Lu.  Tyler has played #1 at Yale since his freshman year, and was ranked as high as #64 in the country in college. We discussed Tyler’s journey from starting tennis at 12 years old t...
67 min
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TFP 048: Optimizing Your Strength and Condition...
On today’s episode of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dominic King, Head of Athlete Development for Everyball Tennis at Halton Tennis Centre in the United Kingdom.  Dom is an expert in strength and conditioning for tennis players,
76 min
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TFP 047: Longevity and Success in Tennis with C...
Today I spoke with Charlie Hoeveler, CEO and Founder of US Sports Camps. Charlie discussed his secrets to success and longevity in tennis and how he manages to run the largest sports camps organizations in the world.
45 min
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TFP 046: The Mental Game with Jeff Greenwald
On today’s episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Jeff Greenwald, an internationally recognized sports psychology consultant and licensed therapist who specializes in the mental game of tennis. Jeff gave us some fantastic advice on how we can pla...
25 min
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TFP 045: Kastles Owner Mark Ein’s Thoughts on t...
Mark Ein, founder and owner of the six-time World Team Tennis Champion Washington Kastles, was thrilled to hear that two members of the Kastles family sealed their places in the 2017 Australian Open final. Mark, who is also an investor, entrepreneur,
11 min
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TFP 044: Mindfulness-Based Tennis Psychology wi...
On today’s episode I had the pleasure of speaking with Neil Endicott, a coach and author who specializes in Mindfulness-Based Tennis Psychology (MBTP). Neil discussed how tennis players can play more confident and effective tennis by training the menta...
60 min
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TFP 043: How to Run a Successful Tennis Program...
On today’s show I had the pleasure of speaking with Matt Bilger, Director of Tennis at Chantilly National Golf and Country Club. Matt was my former assistant coach at The University of Maryland, Baltimore County where I played Division I college tennis...
39 min
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TFP 042: How Clay Thompson Changed His Perspect...
On today’s episode I spoke with professional tennis player Clay Thompson, a serious contender for most interesting man in the world (move over, Dos Equis guy!). Clay grinds mostly Challengers and some Futures events as he pursues his dream of becoming ...
123 min
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TFP 041: Coaching Elite Junior Tennis Players w...
On Episode 41 of TFP I had the pleasure of speaking with Adam Blicher about coaching elite junior players and high-performance tennis principles. I first heard about Adam when I searched for tennis podcasts on iTunes. The Adam Blicher Show popped up,
60 min
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TFP 040: Tennis Serve Technique with Brian Smith
On today’s episode, I spoke with Brian Smith, creator of Performance Tennis Training, about tennis serve technique. Brian and I went through each phase of the tennis serve, from the grip to the finish. The serve is easily the most important part of the...
59 min
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TFP 039: Todd Ellenbecker—Injury Prevention and...
Today I had the pleasure of speaking with Todd Ellenbecker, DPT, MS, SCS, OCS, CSCS (whew!). Todd is the Vice President of Medical Services for the ATP Tour and a Director of Physiotherapy Associates Scottsdale Sports Clinic in Arizona.
39 min
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TFP 038: How to Choose a Racquet with Wilson Sa...
On today’s episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Preston Lemon, a Territory Sales Manager for Wilson Sporting Goods Co. in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Preston, a former college tennis player at Virginia Tech,
62 min
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TFP 037: How Luca Corinteli Became an Elite Col...
On today’s episode, I had the pleasure of speaking with Luca Corinteli from the University of Virginia Men’s Tennis team. Luca is an elite tennis player and was ranked as high as #2 in doubles in the country with partner Ryan Shane.
55 min
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TFP 036: 6 Quick Tips to Improve Your Tennis Ga...
On Episode 36 of TFP, Kim Selzman from The Tennis Quick Tips Podcast and tennisfixation.com joined me to give you some of her best tips to help you improve your game. Kim started playing tennis at 40 years old and fell in love with the game immediately...
37 min