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Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files (tennisfiles.com) is committed to helping you improve your tennis game. He will uncover the best strategies, training methods, mental attitudes, and techniques that will enable you to reach your tennis potential. Mehrban will interview the top minds in tennis on The Tennis Files Podcast, including professional and elite tennis players, coaches, trainers, authors, and other tennis experts. Tennis is a demanding and complex sport which requires hard work, consistency, problem solving, and the determination to reach your tennis goals. Mehrban will find the answers to your tennis problems so you can break through your struggles and become a better tennis player.

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Mehrban Iranshad from Tennis Files (tennisfiles.com) is committed to helping you improve your tennis game. He will uncover the best strategies, training methods, mental attitudes, and techniques that will enable you to reach your tennis potential. Mehrban will interview the top minds in tennis on The Tennis Files Podcast, including professional and elite tennis players, coaches, trainers, authors, and other tennis experts. Tennis is a demanding and complex sport which requires hard work, consistency, problem solving, and the determination to reach your tennis goals. Mehrban will find the answers to your tennis problems so you can break through your struggles and become a better tennis player.

    TFP 209: 5 Keys to an Explosive Forehand

    TFP 209: 5 Keys to an Explosive Forehand

    On Episode 209 of The Tennis Files Podcast, you’ll learn the 5 keys to mastering an explosive forehand.

    On the show, you’ll learn how to execute a proper unit turn, how to uncoil your body efficiently, the most common forehand power killers, how the contact point varies for different grips, drills to develop powerful acceleration, and much more!

    I really hope you enjoy this episode! If you found it helpful, let me know 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!

    FH Power Challenge
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    • 19 min
    TFP 208: Claudio Pistolesi — Pro Tour Secrets to Unlock Your Tennis Career

    TFP 208: Claudio Pistolesi — Pro Tour Secrets to Unlock Your Tennis Career

    On Episode 208 of The Tennis Files Podcast, pro tennis coach Claudio Pistolesi reveals his top insights from over four decades of playing and coaching on the ATP/WTA Tour that will help you reach your fullest tennis potential.

    Claudio is the Director of the Junior Tennis Champions Center (JTCC) Bolles in Jacksonville, Florida. He was ranked as high as #71 on the ATP Tour and defeated many top ATP Tour pros, including Mats Wilander, Sergi Bruguera, David Wheaton, and Aaron Krickstein. Claudio has trained and coached numerous top ATP/WTA Tour pros, including Monica Seles, Robin Soderling, Simone Bollelli, Daniela Hantuchova, Takao Suzuki and Ai Sugiyama. He is also a volunteer coach for the University of North Florida Tennis Team.

    On the show, you’ll learn why Italy has so many top #100 ranked tennis players, how the sound of an Italian cannon helped develop a world class serve, how Claudio got in the zone and defeated world #1 Mats Wilander, how he brought Simone Bolelli from world #248 to #36 in less than three years, why empathy is the key to success in coaching, and much more! 

    I hope you enjoy my interview with Claudio! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below!

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    Global Professional Tennis Coach Association
    JTCC.org 
    Claudio Pistolesi Enterprise
    Claudio’s Instagram Page
    Claudio’s Facebook Page
    Range; Why Generalists Triumph in a Specialized World
    The Inner Game of Tennis
    Match Play and the Spin of the Ball
    Emotional Intelligence
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    • 1 hr 46 min
    TFP 207: How to Win the Big Points with Mark Jeffery and Ramon Osa

    TFP 207: How to Win the Big Points with Mark Jeffery and Ramon Osa

    On Episode 207 of The Tennis Files Podcast, high performance coaches Mark Jeffery and Ramon Osa will reveal how to play your best tennis when it matters most.

    Mark Jeffery is the founder of Big Point Player Training. He is a 12 years British HM Forces veteran, former Army champion, and mentors players and coaches on how to perform their best under high pressure. Ramon Osa is a world-class tennis coach, Tennis Summit instructor, and the founder of OsaTennis360.

    On the show, you’ll learn the four key elements that will elevate your tennis performance, examples of mental toughness in the Wimbledon finals matches, a 20 second routine in between points to help you reset and refocus, and much more!

    I hope you enjoy my interview with Mark and Ramon! 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!

    Big Point Player Free Quiz
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    • 1 hr 6 min
    TFP 206: How to Set and Achieve Your Tennis Goals with Gigi Fernandez

    TFP 206: How to Set and Achieve Your Tennis Goals with Gigi Fernandez

    On Episode 206 of The Tennis Files Podcast, 17-time Grand Slam Champion Gigi Fernandez will show you how to set and achieve your tennis goals. If you have a strong desire to accomplish big goals in tennis and want to maximize your potential, don’t miss this episode! 

    Former world #1 Gigi Fernandez is widely considered to be one of the best doubles players of all time. She is a Hall of Famer, winner of 17 Grand Slam doubles titles with various partners, and 2 Olympic Gold Medals with Mary Joe Fernandez. In 2000, Gigi was named Puerto Rican Athlete of the Century. Gigi now spends her time coaching adult players how to excel at doubles and developed the Gigi Method of doubles.

    On the show, you’ll learn how to get unstuck when you’ve been on a losing streak and unhappy with your progress, how to set the right weekly, monthly and yearly tennis goals, how to communicate with your doubles partners, the keys to Gigi’s massive success on the WTA Tour, and much more!

    I hope you enjoy my interview with Gigi! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below!

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    • 1 hr 6 min
    TFP 205: Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand Technique Q&A

    TFP 205: Dr. Mark Kovacs — Serve and Backhand Technique Q&A

    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!

    KovacsAcademy.com
    KovacsTennis App
    Kovacs Institute Twitter
    Kovacs Institute Facebook
    Kovacs Institute Instagram
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    • 54 min
    TFP 204: How to Play Your Best Tennis with Jeff Greenwald

    TFP 204: How to Play Your Best Tennis with Jeff Greenwald

    On Episode 204 of the podcast, mental game expert Jeff Greenwald will reveal the keys to mastering your mind, including technical and tactical adjustments in the most common pressure situations.

    Jeff is an internationally recognized sport psychology consultant and licensed psychotherapist. He is the author of the 3rd best-selling tennis psychology book entitled The Best Tennis of Your Life and Fearless Tennis. He was also ranked No.1 in the world in the men’s 35 age division, and is a two-time ITF World Champion and former ATP Tour player. Jeff has been helping athletes and professionals through his personal coaching, seminars, book, and audio programs for several decades.

    You’ll learn how to improve your mindset and mental preparation, how to perform your best under pressure, how to stay focused and present during matches, and much more on the show!

    I hope you enjoy this episode with Jeff! Let us know what you think about this episode in the comments below!

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    • 1 hr 3 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
93 Ratings

93 Ratings

Sabina🎾 ,

Love the discussion and topics

I have listened to this podcast for a long time and it’s one of my favorite tennis podcasts. I love the focus on how to get better and the mix of sharing his own experience and interviewing coaches within every aspects of the game. Really incredible content Mehrban creates for our tennis community including the yearly tennis summit and I appreciate that a lot. Fun to listen to while learning and enjoying this wonderful sport!!

Jorge Lopez-Diaz ,

Mehrban “Frankenstein” Iranshad

What a great way to bring to life the best monster encyclopedia than to grab the best of the best in every aspect and putting it all together for everyone to nourish from. Great episode organization, great content and great humor! Recently had a job promotion which came with an hour of commute and I’m never going to dread it because it gives me the chance to enhance every aspect of my tennis career through just enjoying a great conversation with the greatest minds in the sport. Couldn't be more happy with this podcast.

Theiafo ,

Tennis Files

The podcast has been invaluable for this 70 yo tennis athlete
It covers so many venues with so many tennis pros
It has been my go to since Tennis Summit 2020 and filled a void during COVID
So thank you Mehraban😊🎾
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