Coach Wayne’s Corner

The Volley Dink

Coach Wayne’s Corner


In one of my previous articles, “Three Strikes and Your In,” I wrote about the importance of the third ball shot scenario and the ability to efficiently and effectively utilize the dink shot in the kitchen to win points. In tennis, a half volley is a shot that requires me to volley the ball on the bounce (aka a dink […]

A Game For The Ages

Coach Wayne’s Corner


In my previous column, entitled “Last Call,” I discussed the demise of tennis and the current lack of interest in the sport. I have spent the majority of my life as an avid tennis player, and the last twenty-five years as a tennis instructor/coach. As such, I am always happy and proud when one of my young students, who is […]

Last Call

Coach Wayne’s Corner


As a committed and dedicated lifelong tennis player, and a twenty-five year career instructor, I am sad to say that I am witnessing the demise of tennis. Somewhat like last call at your favorite watering hole, time appears to be running out on the sport of tennis. While there are several theories that could arguably be debated on the subject, […]


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