Now you can learn from the most famous and successful coach in tennis! Nick Bollettieri has developed and coached many of the world’s top players, including Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Boris Becker, Mary Pierce, Tommy Haas, and Anna Kournikova. His teaching techniques and effective coaching methods have formed the foundation for these videos, letting you share in his world-renowned knowledge.
This video explores two of the most underrated and underutilized weapons in tennis: the drop shot and the lob. Learning how and when to use the drop shot and lob can have a big impact on anyone’s game. Bollettieri defines both shots and explains why, when, and how to use them. The drop shot is easily disguised and adds another dimension to the game. Similarly, knowing when and how to use the lob will have a big impact on your game. Examples of strategic shot combinations are provided, along with techniques and drills for perfecting the shots.
Nick Bollettieri is the most well-known and successful tennis coach in the world today, and his training program is recognized as one of the best systems for developing top players. He has trained and coached some of world's top players including Andre Agassi, Monica Seles, Anna Kournikova, Jim Courier, Tommy Haas, Mary Pierce, and Boris Becker.
Bollettieri has built one of the best training facilities in the world, the Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy, which he founded in 1977. Now known as the Bollettieri Sports Academy, the facility covers 158 acres and has become the most successful and diversified multi-sport training complex in the world. The success of his academy can be seen in the success of his students. His training system is recognized worldwide as one of the best.
Bollettieri started out as a club tennis coach in the 1950s and once worked as a private coach for the Rockefeller family while serving as the director of tennis for all Rockefeller-owned hotels and resorts. He founded his first tennis academy, the Port Washington Tennis Academy on Long Island, New York, in 1969.
In 1999, The United States Tennis Association (USTA) named Nick Bollettieri the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) National Coach of the Year. He is a regular contributor to Tennis magazine. Bollettieri resides in Bradenton, Florida.