Latest Articles by Pat Dougherty

VIDEO: Hover drill

Improve your change of direction with this drill.

Apr 19, 2016
by Pat Dougherty

VIDEO: Hopscotch cross-over drill

Reach more passing shots with more effective footwork. 

Mar 01, 2016
by Pat Dougherty

Speed It Up

Move through your powerful approach shot with fluid, strong strides.

Jan 18, 2016
by Pat Dougherty

How To: Master the Front-Foot Hop

Attack short balls with force while staying in position.

Mar 05, 2013
by Pat Dougherty

How To: Hit a Forehand Approach

Try this simple and surprisingly effective weapon.

Jan 21, 2013
by Pat Dougherty

Master Every Stroke: Kick Serve

A lower contact point, hitting up on the ball and plenty of racquet-head speed are all key to the kick serve.

Feb 10, 2011
by Pat Dougherty

Master Every Stroke: First Serve

Pat Dougherty, the serve doctor at Nick Bollettieri’s academy, provides key tips for a bigger first serve.

Feb 10, 2011
by Pat Dougherty