Archive for June, 2011
It’s a huge investment to buy a tennis ball machine. Coaches and Players, alike, feel that a tennis ball machine is a wonderful tool when it comes to hitting a few strokes when no company is available or even for drilling. Up-to-the-minute technology advances are the reason behind these machines being so versatile. The variables in training with these tennis ball machines are virtually endless. Therefore, we recommend that you do a thorough research prior to investing in a tennis ball machine.
If you’re dreaming about mastering the strokes in tennis and planning on investing in a tennis ball machine, then read on because we’ve tried to help you with how to buy a tennis ball machine:
- Prepare a budget for buying a ball machine before you hit the market. A tennis ball machine can go from being moderately expensive to being quite expensive, and some can even go up till four figures. If the tennis ball machine is being bought for a school, we recommend you take the athletic director’s advice on how much to spend. On the other hand, if you’re purchasing the ball machine for yourself, you may go in for a lesser expensive model.
- Stopover sat a few of the racket clubs and gyms in the area. Figure out the different types of tennis ball machines that are used. A lot of tennis clubs now allow their members to hire tennis ball machines. If you have the facility to rent one, try that first for a couple of hours and thereafter invest.
- Think through all the options you’d like your tennis ball machine to have. A good tennis ball machine will give you options like backspin, oscillation, various height settings and topspin. A lot of ball machines are programmed to hit a particular succession of shots, wherein the ball machine literally functions as your virtual “game” partner. What’s mind boggling is that some of these tennis ball machines use remote controls. Read the rest of this entry »
With a sport like tennis, it is imperative to have a good hitting partner. Well, for all those who love the sport and haven’t been able to play for the lack of such friends, you can now practice alone with the help of a tennis ball machine. A tennis ball machine isn’t really a substitute for either a practice partner or a tennis instructor. Nonetheless it’s an excellent way to polish your consistency and sharpen your strokes.
Here are all the facts you should know about a tennis ball machine:
The cost of a tennis ball machines can vary from $230 – $28,500. What dictates the pricing of a tennis ball machine are its features. The greater the number of whistles and bells in the machine, the greater its price will be. Some of the significant features of a tennis ball machine are the A/C or battery power, ball capacity, weight, spin, ball speed and oscillation.
Certain tennis ball machines need an 110V electric outlet to run as they work on direct current. This particular feature kills the portability of the tennis ball machine because not all courts have a direct electric outlet facility. To counter this, a lot of ball machines are now power-driven by batteries and when charged fully they can last for about 8 hours. it takes about Read the rest of this entry »
Tennis as a sport needs two players when playing singles and four players when playing doubles. Practice in this sport is what goes a long way in improving speed, skill, serve, overall play and return. The tennis ball machine eliminates the need for an opponent or even a partner.
Here are a few basics about tennis ball machines:
The ball machine allows a player the freedom to train at their own location, time and speed. It allows you the prospect of practicing and playing alongside a partner who never tires or never misses and is forever free to play.
The tennis ball machine gives you consistent and quick succession of balls to hit every time.
High-end tennis ball machines can pitch balls that are high, off-center, low, and close-to-the-net.
Certain ball machine models use balls for football and baseball, thereby giving the player freedom to cross-train. It also improves hand and eye coordination.
Tennis ball machines are the increasingly popular substitute for tennis buddies. Powerful functions, durable batteries and a convenient size have all made tennis ball machines the greatest addition to a tennis player’s routine trainings. Cleaning a tennis ball machine is the Read the rest of this entry »