A.J. Chabria: Tennis Ambassador
Man! I thought I got around! This guy is all over the place when it comes to tennis. We will do more collaborating I'm sure! Enjoy his wealth of knowledge and good stories! AJ Chabria has played, covered and coached at tennis events all around the globe. Tennis/Sports Director, contributing editor at TennisPlayer.net Co-hosts the At The Net Podcast, does court-side commentary with Tex-Mex Productions. Favorite players: Ashe, Goolagong, Vilas, McEnroe, Navratilova, Noah, Sabatini, Ríos, Becker, Sampras, Kuerten, Federer, and Kyrgios.
John Eagleton: Techniques of the Modern Game
Coach and founder of SportsEdTV, John Eagleton and I spar about technique of the best players in the world and how these techniques can help the average player as well as those aspiring to greatness. John Eagleton is one of today's most insightful people when it comes to today's game - a true expert in tennis. He has both played and coached at the highest levels. For more on John visit SportsEdTV.com
Bill Patton: Brain Work
Bill and I chat again about the connection of the brain and eyes as well as his upcoming trip to Australia to work with teaching pro Ryan Hanrahan.
Murphy Jensen: Former ATP #1 ReConnect Health
"Murph" and I talked about being #1 in the World with his brother and what that meant and did to him as a person. We also discuss his new enterprise www.WeConnectRecovery.com an organization that helps anyone feeling overwhelmed and anxiety ridden. If you or anyone you know needs help you can contact Murphy at email@example.com
USPTA Convention 2022 - Jack Broudy
Jack was a guest speaker at the USPTA convention Inter-Mountain division and talked about "Hitting a Better Ball."
Dave Smith: Dealing with Adversity
Dave and I discuss adversity in tennis and relate stories we've had as players and coaches. We define the best and worst ways to deal with different adverse situations.
Susan Nardi - L.A. Woman in Tennis
Susan Nardi is an accomplished tennis coach in the heart of L.A. California who has been in the industry a lifetime. She gives the ins and outs of coaching in SoCal and being a woman in the sport. Susan is a credit to tennis and is truly an inspiration, and a wonderful person.
Dave Smith: Internet Coaching
Internet coaching has been coming of age the past few years. Personally I've been internet coaching for over a decade and it can work very well.
Greg Patton A State of Heightened Living
Incredible talk with Greg who really breaks down coaching and inspiring a team. I was absolutely inspired throughout our chat and have watched the podcast since for further motivation. Great insight. Good friend.
Mark Keil: Journeyman Tennis Player Who Beat Pete Sampras
Mark, tells his story of playing the tennis tour in the 90's and his big win over Pete Sampras. If you're thinking of going pro you definitely have to see this podcast. Mark Keil grew up in Albuquerque, NM and was the New Mexico state high school singles champion in ‘85. He then played collegiately at the University of South Florida before embarking on a professional playing tennis career where he achieved an ATP high singles ranking of 167 in singles and 32 in doubles. He qualified for the main draw of Wimbledon in ’91 and ’93 in singles and the Australian Open in ’93 where he won a round. He defeated Pete Sampras in ’91 at the ATP Queens Club event when Sampras was #8 in the world He won five ATP World Tour doubles titles. He then coached in virtually every niche of tennis all over the world and is USPTA, PTR Certified. He also is a graduate of the USTA High Performance Coaching Program. He now calls Honolulu home.
Art Carrington: Black Tennis
Art and I discuss his book Black Tennis which is an archival history of the American Tennis Association. We get into the nitty gritty of tennis and the black and brown communities throughout the 20th century. This is a "must have" book for anyone who loves tennis and tennis history. For a copy of Mr. Carrington's book firstname.lastname@example.org or call (413)687-8758
Dave Smith & Jack Broudy: Tennis Myth Busting
Dave Smith joins Broudy in dispelling today's new tennis myths, ie. swing the foot around, racket head speed and more.
Dave Smith: Coaching Tennis Passion
Legendary high school tennis coach and friend, Dave Smith and I talk about creating passion in your players.
Dick Gould: Tennis Legend & College Coach of the Century
Spoke with legendary Stanford Mens tennis coach Dick Gould about his book, his coaching career and much more. Our conversation and his book impacted me in a profound way. I encourage everyone to read his book “Anatomy of a Champion.” Get his book now! Www.anatomyofachampion.net
Barry Buss: "You Can Get There From Here"
Barry Buss is one interesting dude. He has lived the life of a tennis star in the Juniors and college. Then he hit the L.A.scene hard and it hit back. However in the the end Barry fought off his demons to become a happy, healthy and wise person. His new book "You Can Get There From Here" is a great read for anyone, but in particular tennis players. And if you happen to be a player form the 70s (like me) it is especially meaningful. Click link for a copy of book on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/B09VGGZJQX/ref=cm_sw_r_api_i_EV36M66M5QFZ77VXGCMB_0?fbclid=IwAR1kbgpC-pBat_OJhUHJEX6xNlVxl7VlBhIVSfqzURhJaQSvA8uJHEtV8ic
Brent Abel: Playing and Winning Senior Tennis
I had a very inspirational talk with Brent Abel about playing competitively in senior tennis.Brent, a top ranked Senior talks about training, playing and competing in senior events, nationally and internationally. He actually inspired me to throw my hat in the ring for some 65+ events in the near future. See more Brent Abel at YouTube.com/WebTennis
Dave Smith: Serve Secrets to Success
Dave and Jack talk about how to best help your players with their serves. Dave (high school coach legend) comes at it with "team" in mind.
Frank Giampalo: Psychological Make Up of Players, Coaches and Parents
Frank and I talk about tennis parents, coaches and players and his book "The Tennis Parents Bible"and it's terrific. It's a quick and easy read, and whether you're a tennis coach, player or parent, you will learn a lot. Frank has also given as a gift to Broudy Tennis Members a free copy to enjoy. Another reason to join broudytennis.com
Lisa Dodson: WTA Player, Coach and Inventor of "The Serve Master"
Lisa Dodson is a true tennis veteran. She's a player, coach and inventor of The Serve Master and now The Toss Master. Great products - very complimentary with the BT Swivels! Really fun conversation.
Dave Smith: Secrets To Success Part 3 "Volley Warm Up"
In our third discussion Dave and I go over volleys and how to execute them best in a private and group settings.
Dante Bottini: Former Coach of Grigor Dimitrov & Kei Nishikori
Coach to top players gives an insightful look at what the player-coach relationship is really like. Argentine tennis players are always fun to talk to. Great podcasts for coaches and high-level players. But certainly enjoyable and informative for any tennis enthusiast.
Roscoe Tanner Tennis Legend: Part One
I had a fascinating talk with tennis legend Roscoe Tanner. Everything about this man is iconic. He played in an iconic time, the 70s, when the ATP was formed, Battle of the Sexes and so much more. It's when I grew up and fell in love with tennis. His doubles partner was certainly iconic, Arthur Ashe the first top black player. He used the PDP racket which was virtually unknown. And he had the biggest clocked serve in tennis history for 30 years. We spoke for an hour and a half which is why I split this episode in two parts. Enjoy! I certainly did.
Leland Snaider: Physio/Chiropractor to the Tennis Stars
Talking with Leland was extra special for me because not only does he do chiropractic and physio on many of the top 100 players but he is also my nephew. If you want to learn about the types of work the chiropractic/physio does for these players you have to check it out. My nephew knows his stuff! I'm also proud to post this now especially because it's both Leland and my birthdays this weekend.
Review of BT Vision Training System by BT Pro Anton Samuilau
Anton has worked with the Vision Training System for over a month and reports his findings. Watch and hear how training, strengthening and coordinating you eyes can help you play better tennis.
Dave Smith: Tennis Warm Up
Legendary high school tennis coach Dave Smith and I discuss in our "Secrets to Tennis Success" series "Warm Up - for Players and Teams."
Aaron Rusnak "Rush & Crush"
Great chat with Aaron about his comeback at forty. He's still coaching but also training for his tournament debut. He's getting in shape while being careful not to burnout or get injured. We shared some fun stories about big time players too.
Will Boucek The Tennis tribe: Doubles
Talking with the Doubles Expert Will Boucek about strategies, stats and more. If you're a doubles player you're going to want to watch this one!
SportsEdTV: John Eagleton and Daysi Salazar
Founder of SportsEdTV John Eagleton and Daysi Salazar (director of tennis) tell all about the SportsEdTV platform, bringing sports-minded people together in one place.
Javier Llanes' Vision Training System (Part Two)
Javier explains his vision training system in more detail. Really fascinating stuff that I have never encountered. I am convinced that training your eyes - tracking and peripheral - can be a great addition to your tennis training routine.
Javier Llanes' Vision Training System (Part One)
Part one of a fascinating conversation with Javier Llanes who has a unique eye training program. Eyes might be the windows to your soul but they are also a key ingredient of a championship athlete. Learn how to strengthen and improve your peripheral, focal and tunnel vision.
Bill Patton: Brain Sport Bill
Bill and I talk full brain and visual learning. I am beginning to understand the big deal about the eyes and their role in the tennis game.
Rich Neher of Conga Sports: For Recreational Players
Rich and I have a very interesting and candid discussion about the game, USTA, Conga Sports and more. Conga is taking off in Southern California and will soon be across the U.S. Rich doesn't hold back when talking about the tennis organizations, of which he has an intimate knowledge.
Dave deSure: San Diego Coach, Director and Owner of The Original "Grease" Car
Dave is a BT certified pro, friend and my occasional doubles partner. Dave is the director and coach at the Carmel Valley Tennis Club in Del Mar, CA. Classic story of how he nabbed the most iconic movie car in history "Hell's Chariot" from Grease and was in a recent episode on "Pawn Stars." Fun chat!
Todd Dissly: Nor Cal Tennis Director Growing the Game
I was so blown away talking with Todd about his tennis programs all over Silicon Valley. Having several locations in the San Francisco area Todd trains his coaches to be the very best in the business. If you're a tennis pro looking for work in Nor Cal contact this man immediately. Not only does he train his coaches weekly but he actually pays them to attend the training session. I have known Todd for two decades and I am constantly impressed with his professionalism, passion and frankly, brilliance. Contact Todd at email@example.com for more information. He is looking for pros.
Jonah & Michael Jurick: Father Son Players - Penn Varsity and Maccabi Games
Jonah Jurick, former student of mine tells of his experience playing Ivy League tennis. How tells me how he "walked on" the team and his four career at Penn. His dad, another top player, is getting ready to play the Maccabi Games again in Israel. This father son team practice together and have a great and unique tennis story to tell.
Matt Papish: The King of Hollywood Holograms
Wow! What an exciting and futuristic discussion we had today! Matt and I discuss the future of media, entertainment, education and even coaching through the use of holograms. We are only a few short years away from this phenomenon. Matt is on the cutting edge, as always. Matt was instrumental in many of the TV shows and media we watch today, including Blind Date, Cops, AOL, Samsung and more. I think my mouth was agape the entire conversation. For sure: "The times they are a' changing." - Bob Dylan
Andy Dowsett: System-9 ROGY "Learning with Red, Orange and Green Dot Balls"
Great talk with Andy about his System-9 and how to utilize Red, Orange and Green dot balls. Honestly I learned a lot because I have never used these different pressure balls in teaching my players. There's a lot of advantages to using them.
Javier Llanes: Top Coach and Fitness Expert "Body Awareness"
Javier a quite an interesting guy. He's been a master in martial arts, top college tennis player, coaches the #1 Junior in the country and he's actually done bull-riding. And not just a wannabe who only wears a cowboy hat and watches bull-riding on TV!
Cole Hassler "Club Tennis"
Cole teaches me about college "club tennis." Cole is our youngest certified pro and a great coach. He explains this nationwide phenomenon that is not varsity tennis team. Very good conversation and I learned a ton.
Dean Stavri: Pro Transplant - Jersey to San Diego
Certified Pro extraordinaire, Dean Stavri has developed players on both coasts. He also improves his own game daily. We talk about the transition from east to west coast and the differences and similarities. Great chat. Great guy! If you're in the San Diego area Dean is the man to see to hit a better ball.
John Carrizosa "The State of Tennis (Instruction)"
John is a "boots on the ground" tennis director at the beautiful Palos Verdes Tennis Club beautiful club in Palos Verdes, CA. We talk in depth about the tennis boom post-covid, pickle ball emergence, tennis instruction and more. Great conversation with a very smart and successful tennis pro and director in the heart of L.A.
Alejandro Heavey: Argentine Master Tennis Pro and Biomechanics Expert
Alex Heavey has been a proponent of the BT system for over a decade and combines it with his knowledge of biomechanics, which he is an expert and author. Great chat. Plus we talk a bit about Argentine tennis.
"Junior Tennis in Russia": Anton Samuilau: Former #1 Junior in Belarus
Fascinating conversation with Anton who played the Junior circuit with Rafa, Tsonga and others in Europe. He was the national champion of Belarus throughout the Juniors, starting in the Boys 12's. He also tells about his 6-0, 6-0 win over Alex Dolgopolov in the Juniors.
Ted Jones NY College Tennis Player Turned NY Stand Up Comedian
Fun conversation with Ted Jones "T-Money" who Broudy coached as a Junior, played college ball for UCONN, now tunrned comeidan in New York City. Fun conversation about life in NY, comedy and tennis. This was a fun and funny talk!
J.C. Freeman: Tennis Director Extraordinaire
J.C. is the Director of Tennis at Inverness Country Club in Birmingham, Alabama and Vice President of USPTA Alabama. He runs an incredible tennis program, including Junior clinics that are the envy of the south, with a waiting list to enroll. J.C.shares his insight on how to run a top-notch tennis facility.
Claudio Eulau Living at the 45º in N.Y.
Claudio is a great teaching pro in Long Island, N.Y. who has a unique psychology when it comes to "caring" about his students. A teaching pro will learn so much from hearing his simple yet profound teaching style. He also taught me about the two-handled racket and how that can be a great teaching tool.