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5 Steps to a better tennis serve

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5 steps to a better tennis serve Ever wanted to deliver a tennis serve with the veracity and speed of Pete Sampras or Mark Philippoussis? With our five simple steps you can learn how to ace your serve and get the upper hand on your opponent. Practise your serve from kneeling It sounds strange, but […]

Buying guide: How to choose the right tennis racquet

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Whether you’re new to tennis, or your old-faithful tennis racquet has seen better days, purchasing a new tennis racquet with all the different styles, grips, weights, frames and prices available can be a huge decision. Our comprehensive buying guide to selecting a tennis racquet will help you find the perfect match for your playing level. […]

Christmas gift ideas for the kids

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Christmas shopping doesn’t have to be a chore, especially when rebel has an awesome range of gift ideas to get your kids off the couch and outside in the fresh air. Cross off those computer game consoles and tablets off the list and stock up with Christmas presents guarantee to keep the kids entertained and […]

Rio is a reality!

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The Olympic trials are over and I’m excited and relieved to have booked my spot on the Olympic team to compete in Rio this year. It really was a brutal few weeks in February. We had three races and you had to win two to secure your spot. With only one spot up for grabs […]

Netball pre-season training advice from Laura Geitz

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The pre-season is the time of the year that can make an athlete very nervous, it’s the moment you bid good-bye to your break and knuckle down into a solid training block before the season starts.  Our pre-season period had been pushed back a little this year, which meant some extra relaxation time and making […]

Rio is very real

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Rio is very real… I’ve just finished up a two-week training camp in Deodoro on the course built for the Olympic Games next year. It has been so exciting to discover this part of the world and to train at this venue. I left Sydney with a postcard image of Rio in my head—sipping coconuts […]

How to play the pull shot – Jason Krejza

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There was a time when the pull shot was considered unorthodox, and only certain batsmen played it. For Australia, Don Bradman and Doug Walters were once its greatest exponents, but it has now become part of the armoury of most modern-day batsmen. Have a look at Dougie’s pull for six off the last ball of […]

Train for a better tennis game

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Exercises to improve your tennis skills Tennis is a demanding and fast paced sport, both impressive to watch and challenging to play. It requires split second reactions, excellent coordination and lightning fast agility, but not all skills are learnt on the court. Here are five exercises to add to your off-court training to help you […]

How to bowl leg spin by Jason Krejza

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 The Grip Grip is as simple as ‘two finger’s up, two fingers down’. The ball should rest comfortably in the palm of your hand with your first and second finger resting on the seam, which is across your grip, rather than upright and your ring finger tucked up against the ball. Spin on the ball […]