The fundamentals of tennis starts with the basic understanding of the game of tennis, it’s rules, regulations and game play. Players first learning the fundamentals of tennis should initially begin with the basics before progressing to advanced tennis components.

The physical fundamentals of tennis can further be subdivided into these components:

  • Strokes – this pertains to techniques in striking the ball
  • Footwork – this covers proper movement on court
  • Physical fitness and conditioning – this includes strength, flexibility, speed, agility and stamina. It also covers eyesight, reaction time and coordination.
  • Equipment – your racket, strings and shoes