Created by Nick Nemeroff, The Big Three Podcast is a podcast chronicling the careers of Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic.
Big 3 Technical Breakdown #1: 40 Minutes on Nadal's Forehand with Jim Klein
In this first episode of the Big Three Technical Breakdown series, biomechanics expert Jim Klein talks to Nick about Nadal's forehand. Jim is the Director of Tennis at the Doylestown Tennis Club in Doylestown, PA. He has been teaching tennis for over 35 years and has extensively studied the swings of the top professionals in slow motion.
- Nadal's Forehand Grip
- 5 Key Elements to Nadal's Forehand
- Impact of Ground Reaction Force on Nadal's Forehand
- Nadal's In-Match Forehand vs. Practice Forehand
- Nadal's Integration of the Reverse Forehand
- Federer vs. Nadal Forehand Swing Path
- Evolution of Nadal's Forehand Backswing
Big 3 Fan Story #1: Nick from South Africa
In the first episode of the Big Three Fan Story series, we interview Nick from South Africa, talking about his tennis journey and why he became a Novak Djokovic fan. Nick discusses growing up in similar conditions as Djokovic, drawing inspiration from Djokovic's physical routines and habits learning to improve his return of serve from Novak and more!
Big 3 Technical Breakdown with Biomechanics Expert Jim Klein
Jim Klein, USPTA Elite Pro, and Director of Tennis at the Doylestown Tennis Club in Doylestown, PA, joins Nick to discuss the ins and out of the strokes of Federer, Nadal and Djokovic. Jim has been teaching tennis for over 30 years, has a degree in the Science of Tennis Instruction from the Tyler Junior College and was named the Pennsylvania Coach of the Year in 1991.
- Prestretch Forehand Mechanics
- Forehand Racket Head Speed
- Backhand Backswing
- Height and Spin off the Forehand Side
- Defensive Forehand
- Backhand Backswing
- Backhand Efficiency and Effectiveness
- Serve Ups and Downs
- Forehand Backswing
- Open Stance Defending
All Three: 34:50-End
- Grips used by the Big 3
- Going to the Net
- Best Shot amongst the Big 3
Making the GOAT Argument for Federer, Nadal and Djokovic
In this very first episode of the Big Three Podcast, we'll break down the Greatest of All-Time Arguments for Federer, Nadal and Djokovic.
We'll make specific arguments for each player and present counterarguments when applicable. We'll also review what the masses had to say regarding this debate.
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