300 episodes

If you LOVE tennis, you badly want to improve, and you’re willing to work hard to achieve your goals then this is the tennis podcast you’ve been looking for! For over a decade tennis professional Ian Westermann has been answering questions for listeners all over the world with one goal in mind: making YOU a better tennis player.

What topics are covered? Over the years no stone has been left unturned as Ian covers such topics as creating topspin, singles strategy, doubles strategy, mental toughness, stroke technique for the serve, forehand and backhand, fitness and conditioning, how to defeat pushers, mastery mindset and goal setting, how to change bad habits, footwork, defeating nerves during matches, tournament success, tie breaker success, breaking through plateaus, advice for tennis parents, and much, much more!

Does Ian’s audio tennis instruction translate into better on court results? In short, YES!

There’s a reason why the Essential Tennis Podcast is the highest rated tennis podcast in the world: Ian’s instruction actually does bring results. Tennis players all around the planet listen to his lessons thousands of times per day and are improving their tennis as a result.

So whether your technique needs polishing, your strategy is suffering, or your mental game is leaving you a wreck on the court this tennis podcast can take you to the next level. Start listening today so you can take full advantage of all Ian’s tennis knowledge!

You’ll also hear candid, in depth interviews with luminaries, book authors, and other experts in the game of tennis like Gigi Fernandez and Craig O’Shannessey. Ian loves spending time chatting with other podcast hosts as well in an effort to bring a well rounded, balanced approach to the thoughts and perspectives presented on his show.

Subscribing to the Essential Tennis Podcast is hands down the best way to automatically get each episode that Ian publishes but you can also access each and every lesson at essentialtennis.com. From there you can manually download each .mp3 file into iTunes and listen to them on your computer or transfer them to your iPhone, iPod, or iPad to listen on the go.

You can also subscribe via the Podcasts App on your iPhone, the Play Music app on your Android phone, or through Spotify, Stitcher, or anywhere else you listen to podcasts.

Be sure to check out all of the amazing video and written tennis lessons on www.essentialtennis.com as well. Everything at Essential Tennis is completely free and open to take advantage of. No matter what part of your game you need to improve you’ll find helpful instruction to get you to the next level.

Have you enjoyed the Essential Tennis Podcast? Then please rate and review the show! It’s already the most highly rated tennis podcast on iTunes but Ian would greatly appreciate your support by leaving your comments and rating.

Thank you so much for listening and good luck with your tennis!

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If you LOVE tennis, you badly want to improve, and you’re willing to work hard to achieve your goals then this is the tennis podcast you’ve been looking for! For over a decade tennis professional Ian Westermann has been answering questions for listeners all over the world with one goal in mind: making YOU a better tennis player.

What topics are covered? Over the years no stone has been left unturned as Ian covers such topics as creating topspin, singles strategy, doubles strategy, mental toughness, stroke technique for the serve, forehand and backhand, fitness and conditioning, how to defeat pushers, mastery mindset and goal setting, how to change bad habits, footwork, defeating nerves during matches, tournament success, tie breaker success, breaking through plateaus, advice for tennis parents, and much, much more!

Does Ian’s audio tennis instruction translate into better on court results? In short, YES!

There’s a reason why the Essential Tennis Podcast is the highest rated tennis podcast in the world: Ian’s instruction actually does bring results. Tennis players all around the planet listen to his lessons thousands of times per day and are improving their tennis as a result.

So whether your technique needs polishing, your strategy is suffering, or your mental game is leaving you a wreck on the court this tennis podcast can take you to the next level. Start listening today so you can take full advantage of all Ian’s tennis knowledge!

You’ll also hear candid, in depth interviews with luminaries, book authors, and other experts in the game of tennis like Gigi Fernandez and Craig O’Shannessey. Ian loves spending time chatting with other podcast hosts as well in an effort to bring a well rounded, balanced approach to the thoughts and perspectives presented on his show.

Subscribing to the Essential Tennis Podcast is hands down the best way to automatically get each episode that Ian publishes but you can also access each and every lesson at essentialtennis.com. From there you can manually download each .mp3 file into iTunes and listen to them on your computer or transfer them to your iPhone, iPod, or iPad to listen on the go.

You can also subscribe via the Podcasts App on your iPhone, the Play Music app on your Android phone, or through Spotify, Stitcher, or anywhere else you listen to podcasts.

Be sure to check out all of the amazing video and written tennis lessons on www.essentialtennis.com as well. Everything at Essential Tennis is completely free and open to take advantage of. No matter what part of your game you need to improve you’ll find helpful instruction to get you to the next level.

Have you enjoyed the Essential Tennis Podcast? Then please rate and review the show! It’s already the most highly rated tennis podcast on iTunes but Ian would greatly appreciate your support by leaving your comments and rating.

Thank you so much for listening and good luck with your tennis!

    Battling Your Tennis Super Villains - Essential Tennis Podcast #344

    Battling Your Tennis Super Villains - Essential Tennis Podcast #344

    Get ready to have your tennis match obstacles flipped on their head! In this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast you’ll learn why the things that bother you the most during competition might actually be great opportunities in disguise. This one, simple mindset shift could make the difference between winning and losing your very next showdown with a tennis foe.

    • 14 min
    Fighting The “Old Tennis You” - Essential Tennis Podcast #343

    Fighting The “Old Tennis You” - Essential Tennis Podcast #343

    It’s a common struggle for players on the road to tennis improvement: learning how to hit a better forehand, backhand or serve, practicing it several times, then trying to use it in a match only to find your old, bad habits coming back to bite you! The hard truth is, those old tennis habits never go down without a fight, so knowing HOW to fight them is the key to success. In this episode, Ian shares what really works (and what doesn’t) after working with thousands of students...

    • 10 min
    Swimming Over The Deep End - Essential Tennis Podcast #342

    Swimming Over The Deep End - Essential Tennis Podcast #342

    Have you been improving on the tennis court fast enough? If your answer is “no” then the message in this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast is critical to listen to. You’ll hear the story of a little boy and a swimming pool that illustrations an essential mindset we all need to keep from getting stuck in a rut in every walk of life, on and off the court.

    • 13 min
    Double Your Tennis Net Play Effectiveness - Essential Tennis Podcast #341

    Double Your Tennis Net Play Effectiveness - Essential Tennis Podcast #341

    If you ever feel lost at the net then do NOT miss this episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast! You’ll learn the one shift my student made to go from ducking and going the wrong way at the net to athletically pouncing on balls no matter which direction they went. Apply what you learn and you, too, can double your confidence and effectiveness at the net in either singles or doubles.

    • 14 min
    Top 10 Ways To Make 2020 Your Best Tennis Year EVER - Essential Tennis Podcast #340

    Top 10 Ways To Make 2020 Your Best Tennis Year EVER - Essential Tennis Podcast #340

    This is the ultimate checklist for tennis success in 2020! Listen as Ian counts down his top ten tools, mindsets, processes, and approaches to learning that have made the biggest difference in his students over the past twelve months. Use any 5 of them in the New Year that you’ll see a huge difference in your game. Use all 10 and you’ll have the best tennis year of your life! Thanks for another year of support for the Essential Tennis Podcast.

    • 30 min
    Why I’m Thankful for Tennis - Essential Tennis Podcast #339

    Why I’m Thankful for Tennis - Essential Tennis Podcast #339

    Tennis has been a core part of my life for almost 30 years and during that time I’ve come to be incredibly thankful for a great many things that the game has given me. This episode of the Essential Tennis Podcast will explore the top four of those things as well as give actionable suggestions on how you can make all of them a more deep, purposeful part of your own tennis experience.

    • 25 min

Customer Reviews

IowaJim2019 ,

Always learning something new or in greater depth

I've listened to a bunch of ET podcasts, the content is always relavent, thoughful and well presented. Thanks Ian for making the committment to keep making this valuable resource available while keeping it fresh and new.

tennis player 203445 ,

Best tennis help off the court!

Thank you Ian! I love your podcast and tennis approach. The tennis therapy episode was really enlightened l. Thanks for being vulnerable and honest and sharing your story. Great job!!

okijaws ,

ThankS! ET’s the BOMBdigity!

Great for the coach and the player! Thank you for the consistently amazing content.

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