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.

Tennis
Health & Fitness
Sports
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TFP 233: How to Structure Your Diet for Optimal...
On Episode 233 of The Tennis Files Podcast, Sports Dietitian Tara Collingwood reveals how to make small changes in your diet to boost your energy and performance on the tennis court.
65 min
2
TFP 232: Inside the Mind of a 5.0 Tennis Player...
On Episode 232 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed fellow 5.0 player and content creator, Dillon Sykes about the mind of a 5.0 tennis player.
62 min
3
TFP 231: Top 10 Lessons I Learned in 2021
On Episode 231 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I’ll reveal the top 10 lessons I learned in 2021.
31 min
4
TFP 230: The Best Episodes of 2021
On Episode 230 of The Tennis Files Podcast, we look back at the top tips and advice from my podcast guests in 2021!
143 min
5
TFP 229: How to Choose the Best Tennis Shoes Fo...
On Episode 229 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Foot Doctor Zach Thomas about how to find the best tennis shoes for your feet and your game.
48 min
6
TFP 228: USTA Leagues, Unbiased Product Reviews...
On Episode 228 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Mark Sansait about his experiences playing in USTA Leagues, recording matches for YouTube, and reviewing tennis products.
57 min
7
TFP 227: 5.0 Singles Match Analysis - My Top Mi...
On Episode 277 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn my top mistakes and winning strategies from my 5.0 singles match.
19 min
8
TFP 226: How to Handle Pressure by Changing You...
On Episode 226 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed coach Vesa Ponkka to talk about how to handle pressure by changing your perspective.
72 min
9
TFP 225: How to Prevent and Treat Tennis Elbow ...
On Episode 225 of The Tennis Files Podcast, Emma Green will reveal how to prevent, treat, and heal tennis elbow.
55 min
10
TFP 224: How to Improve Your Returns and Develo...
On Episode 224 of The Tennis Files Podcast, elite tennis pro Karue Sell will reveal how to improve your returns and develop winning strategies.
54 min
11
TFP 223: How to Simplify Your Serve and Develop...
On Episode 223 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with elite tennis pro Karue Sell about how you can simplify your serve and develop a winning mindset.
58 min
12
TFP 222: The Best Racquets For Your Game in 202...
On Episode 222 of The Tennis Files Podcast, Tennis Express playtester and content writer Sam Jones reveals the best racquets for your game in 2021.
58 min
13
TFP 221: How to Analyze Your Game Through Video...
On Episode 221 of The Tennis Files Podcast, David Ramos, a performance analytics expert, reveals how you can analyze and improve your game through video.
56 min
14
TFP 220: Peter Freeman — The Top 5 Lessons from...
On Episode 220 of The Tennis Files Podcast, Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching reveals the top 5 lessons from Tennis Con 5, a free online tennis conference featuring 40+ top experts starting on October 18, 2021!
59 min
15
TFP 219: Tennis Specific Movement Training and ...
On Episode 219 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll hear part two of my conversation with strength and conditioning coach Dean Hollingworth about the five biggest tennis fitness training mistakes that amateur players make
55 min
16
TFP 218: How to Warm Up and Strength Train for ...
On Episode 218 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with strength and conditioning coach Dean Hollingworth about how to warm up and strength training efficiently and effectively for maximum tennis performance.
52 min
17
TFP 217: How Yoga Strengthens Your Mind and Bod...
On Episode 217 of The Tennis Files Podcast, performance coach and yoga certified instructor Cheri Cope reveals how yoga can positively impact your tennis game by strengthening your mind and body.
57 min
18
TFP 216: Why the Contact Point Determines Your ...
On Episode 216 of The Tennis Files Podcast, coach Vesa Ponnka will reveal how to find your ideal contact point for more powerful and consistent ball striking.
58 min
19
TFP 215: How to Watch The Ball and Scan Your Op...
On Episode 215 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to reduce mishits, strike the ball cleaner, and anticipate where your opponent’s shot is going.
24 min
20
TFP 214: How to Develop a Great Base of Tennis ...
On Episode 214 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed coach Steve Smith to talk about how to develop a great base of tennis fundamentals.
103 min
21
TFP 213: Christopher Clarey - The Long Run and ...
On Episode 213 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with New York Times correspondent and author Christopher Clarey about his new book: “The Master: The Long Run and Beautiful Game of Roger Federer.”
61 min
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TFP 212: Q&A Mailbag — Second Serve Consistency...
On Episode 212 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to develop a consistent second serve, how to anticipate where your opponent’s shot is going, my favorite pressure drills, and more on this Q&A edition of the show!
41 min
23
TFP 211: Vania King — Mental Health, Technical ...
On Episode 211 of The Tennis Files Podcast, former WTA pro Vania King discusses the ups and downs of a professional tennis career and her latest project Serving Up Hope.
48 min
24
TFP 210: Serve Technique Masterclass with James...
On Episode 210 of The Tennis Files Podcast, coach James Ludlow and Mehrban take a deep dive into the toughest shot to master with the greatest rewards: the serve.
62 min
25
TFP 209: 5 Keys to an Explosive Forehand
On Episode 209 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the 5 keys to mastering an explosive forehand.
17 min
26
TFP 208: Claudio Pistolesi — Pro Tour Secrets t...
On Episode 208 of The Tennis Files Podcast, pro tennis coach Claudio Pistolesi reveals his top insights from over four decades of playing and coaching on the ATP/WTA Tour that will help you reach your fullest tennis potential.
103 min
27
TFP 207: How to Win the Big Points with Mark Je...
On Episode 207 of The Tennis Files Podcast, high performance coaches Mark Jeffery and Ramon Osa will reveal how to play your best tennis when it matters most.
63 min
28
TFP 206: How to Set and Achieve Your Tennis Goa...
On Episode 206 of The Tennis Files Podcast, 17-time Grand Slam Champion Gigi Fernandez will show you how to set and achieve your tennis goals. If you have a strong desire to accomplish big goals in tennis and want to maximize your potential, don’t miss this episode!
63 min
29
TFP 205: Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand T...
On Episode 205 of The Tennis Files Podcast, world renowned sports science and fitness expert Dr. Mark Kovacs will reveal how to develop biomechanically efficient technique on your serve and backhand.
52 min
30
TFP 204: How to Play Your Best Tennis with Jeff...
On Episode 204 of the podcast, mental game expert Jeff Greenwald will reveal the keys to mastering your mind, including technical and tactical adjustments in the most common pressure situations.
60 min
31
TFP 203: Lessons Learned From A Training Sessio...
On Episode 203 of the podcast, I’ll walk you through my 9 biggest takeaways that I learned from taking a private lesson at the USTA National Campus.
18 min
32
TFP 202: Sarah Stone on the Women’s Game, WTA T...
On Episode 202 of the podcast, coach Sarah Stone discusses the women’s game, WTA Tour coaching, mixed doubles tactics, how to choose the right coach for junior players, coaching mistakes and much more!
44 min
33
TFP 201: Meike Babel — Mental Game Strategies F...
On this episode of the podcast, former top 30 WTA Pro Meike Babel reveals her top mental game strategies.
69 min
34
TFP 200: A Very Special Mega-Episode to Celebra...
Today's episode is a very special one! We are celebrating 200 episodes of The Tennis Files Podcast by featuring clips from 11 of the most downloaded interviews and discussions over the years on the show!
170 min
35
TFP 199: How to Defeat Pushers with Peter Freeman
On this episode of the podcast, Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching reveals 8 key strategies to help you defeat pushers, aka the most exhausting player (MEP).
34 min
36
TFP 198: Craig O'Shannessy — The First Four Shots
On this episode of the podcast, top tennis strategist Craig O’Shannessy will reveal the secret formula for transforming how you play the game: the first four shots.
54 min
37
TFP 197: The Top 10 Lessons From Tennis Summit ...
On this episode of the podcast, Mehrban recaps his top 10 lessons learned from all the amazing 45+ Tennis Summit 2021 sessions on technique, strategy, fitness, and the mental game with Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching!
62 min
38
TFP 196: 4 Pro Level Strategies to Win Matches ...
On this episode of the podcast, Fabrice will reveal his four top strategies to instantly boost the amount of points and matches you are going to win.
50 min
39
TFP 195: The 8 Biggest Mistakes in Your Tennis ...
On this episode of the podcast, Mehrban and Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching reveal the 8 biggest training mistakes that are preventing you from reaching your tennis potential.
51 min
40
TFP 194: [Tennis Summit 2021 Preview #2] - Deal...
On this episode I’ve got another Tennis Summit 2021 for you of a couple awesome mental game sessions. In case you haven’t heard, I am hosting Tennis Summit 2021, a free online tennis conference which has become the largest one in the world (over 14k players and coaches attended in 2020)!
39 min
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TFP 193: [Tennis Summit 2021 Preview] - How to ...
For today’s podcast episode, I put together a preview of three summit sessions: (1) Paul Annacone on how to get unstuck and level up your game, (2) Rick Macci on grand slam habits and training secrets, and (3) Ryan Reidy on doubles positioning tactics.
52 min
42
TFP 192: How to Develop Successful Junior and C...
On Episode 192 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Lisa Stone, the founder of Parenting Aces, to talk about how to develop successful junior and college tennis players.
90 min
43
TFP 191: Emotional Intelligence and Maximizing ...
On Episode 191 of The Tennis Files Podcast, coach Joshua Oxley talks about the importance of emotional intelligence and how to maximize your tennis potential.
43 min
44
TFP 190: Q&A Edition - Serve Returns, Mental Ga...
On Episode 190 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to level up your serve returns, first serve power, mental game, and more on this Q&A edition of the show!
33 min
45
TFP 189: The 7 Most Impactful Changes That Tran...
On Episode 189 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the most important changes I’ve made to how I approach training and thinking about tennis that has transformed my game.
30 min
46
TFP 188: Illya Marchenko — Training and Fitness...
On Episode 188 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro Illya Marchenko about his training routines, fitness workouts, and what it takes to be an elite tennis player.
77 min
47
TFP 187: Q&A Edition - Forehand Power, Second S...
On Episode 187 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you'll learn how to increase your forehand power, develop second serve consistency, improve your concentration, fitness, and more on this Q&A edition of the show!
40 min
48
TFP 186: How to Think, Train, and Compete to Yo...
On Episode 186 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro tennis coach and author Beau Treyz about how approaching tennis from a more analytical and data-based perspective can help you breakthrough and reach your tennis potential.
92 min
49
TFP 185: Marcus Willis — The Greatest Run in Wi...
On Episode 185 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro Marcus Willis about how he went from teaching tennis lessons for 30 pounds an hour (about $40) to playing Roger Federer on Center Court at Wimbledon in 2016.
82 min
50
TFP 184: How to Get Unstuck (3.5 → 4.5+) with K...
On Episode 184 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Kevin Garlington, the founder of Total Tennis Domination, on how we can go from being stuck and frustrated to rapidly improving our games.
80 min
51
TFP 183: The 8-Step Process to Transform Your M...
On Episode 183 of The Tennis Files Podcast, mindset development expert Joey Johnson will reveal the 8 steps to transform your mindset and level up your performance on the court.
63 min
52
TFP 182: How to Level Up Your Tennis Fitness: 8...
On Episode 182 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I’ll reveal my top 8 strategies to help you transform your tennis fitness.
32 min
53
TFP 181: The Mindset, Routines, and Training Se...
On Episode 181 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with ATP Pro Nathan Pasha about how you can elevate your training, mindset, routines and technique.
103 min
54
TFP 180: 7 Ways to Improve Your Focus in 2021
On Episode 180 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn 7 ways to improve your focus during your matches and practices in 2021.
31 min
55
TFP 179: Top Takeaways From the Podcast in 2020
On Episode 179 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the keys to leveling up your tennis strategy, technique, mental game, and much more from the top 7 episodes of the podcast in 2020!
129 min
56
TFP 178: How to Overcome Adversity and Develop ...
On Episode 178 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed current ATP and former collegiate coach Peter Smith about how to overcome adversity and develop a winning mindset.
54 min
57
TFP 177: The Best Fitness and Sleep Trackers of...
On Episode 177 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the best fitness and sleep trackers of 2020.
37 min
58
TFP 176: Get FASTER On the Court with Lee Taft
On Episode 176 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with one of the top athletic movement specialists in the world, Lee Taft, about how to become faster and stronger on the tennis court.
77 min
59
TFP 175: How to Develop a Consistent Second Serve
On Episode 175 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to develop a consistent and reliable second serve.
27 min
60
TFP 174: Mindset Transformation with Nathan de ...
On Episode 174 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Nathan de Veer, a mental performance expert, to talk about mindset transformation for tennis players.
74 min
61
TFP 173: How to Find the Right Grip for Every Shot
On Episode 173 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn how to find the right grip for every stroke in your game.
23 min
62
TFP 172: 21 Ways to Improve Your Tennis Game
On Episode 172 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I reveal 21 of the best things you can do to improve your tennis game.
42 min
63
TFP 171: How to Transform Your Tennis Strokes w...
On Episode 171 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed USPTA Elite Professional, Davor Dekaris, about drills and techniques to help you transform your tennis strokes.
103 min
64
TFP 170: Pro Strategies and Techniques with Joe...
On Episode 170 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with USPTA Elite Professional Joel Myers about pro strategies and techniques to help you level up your tennis game.
54 min
65
TFP 169: How to Add 15MPH+ to Your Strokes
On Episode 169 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the #1 source for more power on your strokes plus five huge power leaks that you need to fix asap.
25 min
66
TFP 168: The 5 Biggest Mistakes USTA Players Make
On Episode 168 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with the founder of Crunch Time Coaching, Peter Freeman, about the 5 biggest mistakes USTA players make.
58 min
67
TFP 167: Powerful Secrets to a World-Class Serve
On Episode 167 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’lI learn the most powerful serve advice ever given on the show from legendary coaches, grand slam champions and pro players.
68 min
68
TFP 166: The 7 Foundational Movements to Build ...
On Episode 166 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with strength and conditioning coach Justin Russ about how you can build a simple and effective training program to get stronger and move better on the court.
78 min
69
TFP 165: 6 Ways to Attack the Net
On Episode 165 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I reveal 6 ways to attack the net that will help you play more aggressively and put pressure on your opponents.
31 min
70
TFP 164: Mastering Singles Strategy with Edgar ...
On Episode 164 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed elite coach Edgar Giffenig about how to play smarter singles matches.
89 min
71
TFP 163: 8 Ways to Generate Massive Topspin
On Episode 163 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’re going to learn 8 ways to generate massive topspin.
25 min
72
TFP 162: The Best Tennis Racquets for Your Game...
On Episode 162 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with French tennis coach Jean-Pierre Jounier about the most important factors you need to consider when choosing a tennis racquet.
90 min
73
TFP 161: How to Develop Mental Toughness with J...
On Episode 161 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed elite tennis coach Jorge Capestany about how you can develop a stronger mindset to help you win more tennis matches.
90 min
74
TFP 160: 7 Do's and Don't for Doubles Players
On Episode 160 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I talked about the 7 do’s and don’ts for doubles tennis players.
32 min
75
TFP 159: 7 Do’s and Don’ts in Singles Matches (...
On Episode 159 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’re going to learn 7 key do’s and don’ts in your singles matches.
25 min
76
TFP 158: How to Compete Against the World’s Bes...
On Episode 158 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Jibran Mohammadi, former ATP Pro and current tennis coach, about how to compete against the world's best tennis players.
111 min
77
TFP 157: A Simple Stretch Routine for Tennis Pl...
On Episode 157 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I am going to walk you through a simple stretch routine that will increase your flexibility and help you recover faster from your tennis matches and training.
28 min
78
TFP 156: Winning Gold Balls on the Senior Tour ...
On Episode 156 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with tennis elite coach from Web Tennis, Brent Abel, about winning gold balls on the senior tour.
76 min
79
TFP 155: Lower Body Strength Workout Routine wi...
On Episode 155 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I walk you through a simple lower body workout routine that will increase your strength, balance, and coordination to help you play better tennis.
23 min
80
TFP 154: A Simple Dynamic Warm Up Routine with ...
On Episode 154 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I am going to walk you through a complete dynamic warm-up routine with no equipment that will help you perform your best on the tennis court and stay healthy.
30 min
81
TFP 153: The 5 Elements of a Solid Tennis Found...
On Episode 153 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed elite tennis coach John Craig about the five areas of your game you need to develop to have a solid tennis foundation.
84 min
82
TFP 152: How to Improve Your Game After a Long ...
On Episode 152 of The Tennis Files Podcast, Mehrban is going to present his five-step process for how to get back on the court and start improving your game again.
51 min
83
TFP 151: Unleash Your Tennis Potential with Emm...
On Episode 151 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed elite tennis coach and speaker, Emma Doyle, about how to unleash your tennis potential.
91 min
84
TFP 150: Volley and Serve Technique with Gregg ...
On Episode 150 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed coach Gregg Le Sueur from Online Tennis Instruction about how to level up your volley and serve technique.
94 min
85
TFP 149: How to Become a Complete Player with M...
On Episode 149 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I interviewed Marc Sophoulis, the Head Coach at Melbourne International Tennis School about how to become a complete player.
89 min
86
TFP 148: How to Overcome Fear and Expectations ...
On Episode 148 of The Tennis Files Podcast I spoke with Danielle Lao, top 200 WTA pro, about the mindset, preparation, and resilience you need to become an elite-level tennis player.
95 min
87
TFP 147: Building Your Roadmap to Mental Domina...
On Episode 147 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with 17-time Grand Slam champion Gigi Fernandez about how you can develop a strong mindset and play confidently against your competition.
52 min
88
TFP 146: Top 10 Takeaways From Tennis Summit 2020!
On Episode 146 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I reveal my top 10 strategy, technique, mental, and fitness takeaways from Tennis Summit 2020 with my good friend Peter Freeman from Crunch Time Coaching. We recorded this live episode at the end of my annual online tennis conference, which was a smashing success with 13,778 registrants!
63 min
89
TFP 145: The Release and Loading Stages of the ...
On Episode 145 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with world renowned sports science and fitness expert, Dr. Mark Kovacs, about the release and loading stages of the tennis serve.
23 min
90
TFP 144: Equipment Trends and Gear Q&A with Bab...
On Episode 144 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Babolat sales representative Allan Iverson about equipment trends and tennis gear.
45 min
91
TFP 143: Critical Singles Strategies and Tactic...
On Episode 143 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with one of the most legendary tennis coaches of all time, Rick Macci, about critical singles strategy principles to level up your game.
38 min
92
TFP 142: How to Become a Resilient Competitor w...
On Episode 142 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with Dr. Larry Lauer, a mental skills specialist for USTA Player Development, about how to become a more resilient competitor.
66 min
93
TFP 141: Proven Secrets From The World’s Best C...
On Episode 141 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I reveal nine proven secrets that I’ve learned from interviewing and studying the best tennis coaches, pros, and experts on the planet over the years.
35 min
94
TFP 140: World-Class Doubles Strategy with Loui...
On Episode 140 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with world-renowned coach and doubles expert Louis Cayer about world-class doubles strategy.
41 min
95
TFP 139: Dealing with COVID-19 and Training at ...
On Episode 139 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I discuss the huge impact that the coronavirus (COVID-19) has had on the tennis world, and how we can still improve our tennis games while isolated at home.
39 min
96
TFP 138: Athlete Monitoring, Workload and Recov...
On Episode 138 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with sports science expert, Tim Roberts, about athlete monitoring, workload and recovery.
71 min
97
TFP 137: How Using Tennis Technology Can Improv...
On Episode 137 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with tennis technology expert Alex Johansson about the best tech and equipment you can use to level up your game.
52 min
98
TFP 136: Functional Training Principles with Mi...
On Episode 136 of The Tennis Files Podcast, I spoke with legendary strength and conditioning and functional training coach, Mike Boyle, about the critical principles you need to know to get better results with your tennis fitness training.
55 min
99
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
100
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