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Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have used their two-handed backhands to catapult themselves into the roles as arguably the top two players in men’s professional tennis today. Jeff Salzenstein, the former top 100 ATP Tour singles and doubles player and noted tennis instructor, is committed to teaching tennis players how to make this stroke a point-winning weapon in their games.

The former two-time All-American from Stanford University has launched a free four-part video series revealing the solutions to the two-handed backhand which will help players transform this all important shot to give them more spin, power, and control. The powerful video series – The Two-Handed Backhand Solution – is available for a very limited time for free by clicking here: http://www.mailermailer.com/rd?http://jeffsalzensteintennis.com/go/backhandfreevideos.html

“Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray have two of the best two-handed backhands in the history of the sport,” said Salzenstein. “It’s a real weapon for them and is a major reason why we will be seeing them continue to be the top two contenders for major championships in the years to come. However, for most players, the two-handed backhand is more of a liability. But, with the proper instruction from me, the two-handed backhand doesn’t have to be your Achilles heel. In my powerful free video series, I will identify the major limitations that keep players from reaching their true potential with their two-handed backhand.”

In the first free video, Salzenstein reveals how players can release the tension out of their hands and arms to create the relaxation needed with the two-handed backhand. In the second free video, Salzenstein shows a very sneaky footwork secret to help players move better laterally. Players want to be able to move more gracefully and explosively through the court especially on the backhand side and Salzenstein shows players exactly how to do it. In the third free video, Salzenstein gives a full lesson on how to handle the dreaded high backhand, a shot many players probably have a really hard dealing with. Finally, in the fourth video lesson, he will make a big announcement to all those who register for the free series.

A USTA-certified High Performance tennis coach and a certified nutritional therapy practitioner, Salzenstein is regarded as one of the best coaches in the world. Jeff has always been an intense student of the game and coaches players of all levels in his hometown of Denver, Colorado. He played in the main draw of all four Grand Slam tournaments, extending world No. 2 Michael Chang to 6-4 in the fourth-set in a wildly entertaining second-round night match at the US Open in 1997. His professional career extended from 1996 until 2007, earning a top 100 ranking that included practicing with and playing matches against the likes of Roger Federer, Chang, Pete Sampras, Andy Roddick, Patrick Rafter, James Blake, Mardy Fish, David Nalbandian, Jo-Wilfried Tsonga among many others.

Salzenstein was known for his unwavering determination, perseverance and intelligence in maximizing his abilities and talents as a player and now brings his passion for tennis into the world of coaching. After enjoying a successful USTA national junior tennis career where he finished 1992 ranked No. 2 in the boys’ 18 singles rankings, he played No. 1 singles for Stanford University and helped his team to a pair of NCAA team titles in 1995 and 1996. He also enjoyed tremendous success on the USTA Pro Circuit, winning numerous singles and doubles titles on the at the Challenger level. He sat out most of the 1998 and 1999 seasons with knee, back and ankle injuries, but became the first American to break into the top 100 of the ATP Tour rankings after the age of 30 in 2004. His best ATP Tour result came in reaching the semifinals of Delray Beach, Fla., in 2004, beating Greg Rusedski en route.

Since leaving the pro circuit, Salzenstein founded JRS Sports, LLC, an organization focused on helping tennis players all over the world improve their tennis through online tennis instruction in the areas of technique, footwork, nutrition, injury prevention, motivation, and athletic development. His www.JeffSalzensteinTennis.com website has become a vibrant online tennis instructional portal that is setting a new standard in online tennis instruction. Salzenstein has 12,000 free subscribers to his online video tutorial website. He has over 150 instructional tennis lessons on YouTube with over two million views in the last 24 months alone.

Salzenstein also has a successful membership site called “The Total Tennis Training Inner Circle” that has over 700 members from more than 25 countries. Salzenstein launched his first online tennis course, “The Tennis Forehand Solution,” in 2011 which has gained an impressive following around the world with more than 1,000 subscribers. In 2012 he launched another wildly successful course “Tennis Serves Secrets.” For more information on Salzenstein, go to his website www.JeffSalzensteinTennis.com or follow him on Twitter at @JeffSalzenstein

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