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Becoming a true tennis professional requires a lot of effort and rigor in the work. You should put yourself in the best conditions required. Tennis is a sporting activity that calls for finicky details. Your outfit, the right equipment and the right material, regular training and matches are part of it.
Have the right outfit
Whether you are a man or a woman, it is essential that you dress in the appropriate attire. You will also need to wear quality tennis shoes. However, the official rules are still a bit unclear as to how the players are dressed. Therefore, you are free and have the choice between a skirt or shorts or even a dress.
For players, pants and shorts are accepted. For the top, opt for a short-sleeved or long-sleeved polo shirt, or even a simple shirt.
Have the right equipment and materials
Without the recommended equipment and the right materials, you will not be able to train to become a tennis professional. A suitable playing field and a tennis racket are essential elements. You will also need a thermobag and back-up antivibrators.
Get spare grips and sweat gear. Remember, of course, not the tennis balls and the minimum to feed and hydrate you. These include, among others, dried fruits, energy gels, etc.
Although tennis is a two-person sport, you can train on your own and very regularly. For this you will need to plan your moments and do exercises.
Regarding your moments of play, it is advisable to work every day until you acquire the desired performance. As for the exercises, they must be able to improve your fluidity and your relaxation during the service. Playing tennis on the wall will help you a lot. Like other exercises, you can:
- Hit the ball against the ground while walking
- Hit as many times as possible without making a foul
- Do precision exercises in the hallway of your house
- hit several balls at the same time without making a mistake
In addition, it is advisable to buy a ball launching machine. You will be able to develop your strikes, your swings, and work on your physique and your endurance.
Play matches to challenge other players
While solo training can help you create new techniques that are unique to you, you can only try them out by pitting yourself against other players. So don’t hesitate to register for local competitions. You can also organize small challenges with friends.
The matches to challenge other players are used to measure your level and your progress. It is also an opportunity for you to make mistakes and learn from them that will allow you to improve yourself. Little by little, you will become a true tennis professional.