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Offline wilsonboy

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« Reply #20 on: May 10, 2006, 06:08:20 AM »
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Did you mean "brilliant" or "pervy?"   ;;)


For me they go hand in hand.  :)


lmao. well a lot of child molesters have really good business jobs; or so I heard.  ;-()
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« Reply #21 on: May 10, 2006, 10:51:37 AM »
You guys are KILLING me, pummelling me into submission.
I was at this casino minding my own business, and this guy came up to me and said, "You're gonna have to move, you're blocking a fire exit." As though if there was a fire, I wasn't gonna run. If you're flammible and have legs, you are never blocking a fire exit.  - Mitch Hedberg

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« Reply #22 on: May 10, 2006, 07:52:20 PM »
I had English and Chemistry AP test this week, I feel your pain.  I like both private lessons and group clinics.  They both offer something different.  The personal attention is always nice but I feel I improve most playing against other players.  That way I can learn how to play against different styles and can build about confidence in playing match situations.  Without first hand experience of playing other the private lessons could mean nothing.  There was this kid on my tennis team who took lessons weekly for two years but never played with anyone else.  Now his strokes are very nice and perfected but he loses everytime in an acutal match.

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« Reply #23 on: May 10, 2006, 09:29:21 PM »
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I had English and Chemistry AP test this week, I feel your pain.  I like both private lessons and group clinics.  They both offer something different.  The personal attention is always nice but I feel I improve most playing against other players.  That way I can learn how to play against different styles and can build about confidence in playing match situations.  Without first hand experience of playing other the private lessons could mean nothing.  There was this kid on my tennis team who took lessons weekly for two years but never played with anyone else.  Now his strokes are very nice and perfected but he loses everytime in an acutal match.


finally, someone who actually answered my question! :)) thanks. yep, i do need some competition and improvement in actual matches too, and i would probably be better off getting it from group lessons and/or tennis camps.
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« Reply #24 on: May 11, 2006, 06:04:53 AM »
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I had English and Chemistry AP test this week, I feel your pain.  I like both private lessons and group clinics.  They both offer something different.  The personal attention is always nice but I feel I improve most playing against other players.  That way I can learn how to play against different styles and can build about confidence in playing match situations.  Without first hand experience of playing other the private lessons could mean nothing.  There was this kid on my tennis team who took lessons weekly for two years but never played with anyone else.  Now his strokes are very nice and perfected but he loses everytime in an acutal match.


Well, that's his fault for not doing tournaments and/or exhibitions. Even if u are in a group setting, u won't always become 'match tough' without playing serious matches.
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« Reply #25 on: May 11, 2006, 07:28:23 AM »
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I had English and Chemistry AP test this week, I feel your pain.  I like both private lessons and group clinics.  They both offer something different.  The personal attention is always nice but I feel I improve most playing against other players.  That way I can learn how to play against different styles and can build about confidence in playing match situations.  Without first hand experience of playing other the private lessons could mean nothing.  There was this kid on my tennis team who took lessons weekly for two years but never played with anyone else.  Now his strokes are very nice and perfected but he loses everytime in an acutal match.


Well, that's his fault for not doing tournaments and/or exhibitions. Even if u are in a group setting, u won't always become 'match tough' without playing serious matches.


Thats true.  I agree completely but don't you still need the experience in those less serious clinic matches before the tournaments so you don't get completely blown out?  I am basically saying that the more people I play the better I get and I feel like I can get that through the group lessons yet I also love to have a few private lessons mixed in so I can work on the smaller details of my game.