TFP 205: Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand Technique Q&A
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On Episode 205 of The Tennis Files Podcast, world renowned sports science and fitness expert Dr. Mark Kovacs will reveal how to develop biomechanically efficient technique on your serve and backhand. Mark is a performance physiologist, researcher, professor, author, speaker and coach with an extensive background in training and researching elite athletes. He is the Senior Director of Sports Science for the Cleveland Cavaliers and the founder of The International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA) of which I am a proud member. He is also the founder of the Kovacs Institute which is based in Atlanta, GA. Mark has trained numerous top professional tennis players, including John Isner, Sloane Stephens, Sam Querrey, Donald Young and Melanie Oudin. On the show, you’ll learn the biggest technical mistakes you need to correct, optimal two handed backhand technique, visual cues for using your kinetic chain, how to transfer your weight on the serve, why your back leg is the secret to generating explosive power, exercises that most amateur players may want to avoid, and much more! I hope you enjoy my interview with Mark! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below! And be sure to subscribe to Tennis Files to receive the latest tennis content to improve your game straight to your inbox! KovacsTennis App Kovacs Institute Twitter Kovacs Institute Facebook Kovacs Institute Instagram Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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