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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 Maria Sharapova, Venus and Serena Williams, Tommy Haas, Jelena Jankovic, Andre Agassi, Martina Hingis, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, Anna Kournikova, Marcelo Rios, and Boris Becker. His teaching techniques and effective coaching methods have formed the foundation for these DVDs, letting you share in his world-renowned knowledge.
From tactics to practice and forehands to drop shots, these DVDs bring Bollettieri’s teaching to life. This ten-DVD package includes the following:
Practice Drills With a Purpose
Get the most out of your practice time using the techniques and training methods proven to achieve the best results. Like a one-on-one lesson with Nick, this DVD gives you an inside look at the IMG-Bollettieri Academy and the kind of practice it takes to develop world-class players. In addition, this DVD includes bonus footage that allows you to go inside the IMG-Bollettieri Academy to get advice on improving commitment, responsibility, and work ethic. Follow the day-by-day building process—including goal setting, attitude, and work habits—as Nick guides you to be the best player you can be. Practice Drills With a Purpose is one of four DVDs that focus on practice tips, strategies, and mental preparation for overall game development.
Building Points and Tactics
Hit winners instead of errors, and stop giving away points to your opponent! Let Nick Bollettieri teach you his four-stage process of building points and using tactical combinations based on your strengths and style of play. With an understanding of the rules of percentage shot selection, you’ll learn the concept of building points toward your desired outcome. Building Points and Tactics is one of four DVDs that focus on practice tips, strategies, and mental preparation for overall game development.
Shot Selection and Court Positioning
Take the guesswork out of your shot selection and become a more effective player by integrating strategy into your game. Nick will show you how to control points and select winning shots based on your opponent’s position on the court and the type of shot you receive. Learn how to recover to the best position and set yourself up to take advantage of each point. Watch the patterns unfold and soon you’ll be anticipating shots and hitting more winners than ever before. Shot Selection and Court Positioning is one of four DVDs that focus on practice tips, strategies, and mental preparation for overall game development.
Competitive Club Doubles
If strictly social doubles is not for you, let Nick Bollettieri show you how to become more effective in competitive doubles. Learn match strategy, how to choose the right partner, and how to communicate during a match. Nick demonstrates all the court positions and advanced formations and where, when, why, and how you and your partner should use them. Competitive Club Doubles is one of four DVDs that focus on practice tips, strategies, and mental preparation for overall game development.
Take your forehand to its maximum potential as Nick shows you the steps to hitting a signature Bollettieri forehand. You’ll enjoy this fun and informative approach—covering footwork, balance, racket preparation, and more—designed to build the perfect winning forehand with target training, technique drills, and match simulation. Killer Forehand is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Turn your one-handed or two-handed backhand from a defensive shot into a big weapon with Nick Bollettieri’s step-by-step stroke improvement program. The target training and match-simulation drills will teach you how to hit an attacking offensive shot. From foundation and footwork to leverage in the stroke, you’ll learn to achieve “boll-istic” results. Bollistic Backhand is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Nick Bollettieri shows you the world’s most powerful serves and a step-by-step plan for developing the skills to hit a sonic serve. Learn the correct techniques to spin your opponent off the court or to slam a service winner down the T. Drills to develop your serve are presented in classic Bollettieri style. Sonic Serve is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Tenacious Net Play
Playing aggressively at the net requires anticipation, good preparation, and proper technique on approach shots, volleys, half volleys, and overheads. Nick shows you the skills and strategies of the attacking player, helping you shape the mentality required to dominate the net. Learn the shot selection patterns and combinations that will make you much more effective as a forcing player. Tenacious Net Play is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Right Back Atcha Returns
In a world where sonic serves rule the turf, you don’t stand a chance without returns that are right back atcha. You’ll learn the tools of the trade for breaking serve, including the technique, positioning, and strategies to neutralize the game’s biggest weapon. Nick Bollettieri will teach you to step into the box with confidence—the right mind-set for breaking your opponent’s serve. Right Back Atcha Returns is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Deadly Drop Shots and Lobs
The drop shot and lob are two of the most underrated and underutilized shots in tennis. Learn techniques for mastering these specialty shots to undermine the opponent’s baseline attack. Nick Bollettieri teaches you why, when, and how to use both shots to add another dimension to your game. Included are examples of strategic shot patterns, along with drills to perfect these valuable shots. Deadly Drop Shots and Lobs is one of six DVDs that focus on superior technique for the essential strokes.
Nick Bollettieri is the most well-known and successful tennis coach in the world today. His training program is recognized as one of the best systems for developing top players—in fact, 10 of his players have reached the top ranking in the world. Some of his most notable students are Maria Sharapova, Venus and Serena Williams, Tommy Haas, Jelena Jankovic, Andre Agassi, Martina Hingis, Jim Courier, Monica Seles, Anna Kournikova, Marcelo Rios, and Boris Becker.
Nick founded the world-renowned Nick Bollettieri Tennis Academy in 1978. Within 10 years, Nick expanded his vision when he joined forces with IMG to turn the tennis academy into a multisport training facility, now known as IMG Academies. IMG Academies trains over 13,000 junior, collegiate, adult, and professional athletes annually, including families and corporate groups, from over 75 countries.
Nick's insights into the game of tennis are sought after by organizations around the world. He has authored numerous books on tennis and contributed to many television and video programs, and he regularly writes for magazines and Internet sites. A recipient of USTA's Coach of the Year Award, Nick is recognized globally for his promotion of the sport, especially for his work with youth. He currently resides in Bradenton, Florida.