by Jeff Salzenstein
It’s finally here!

You are about to discover…

…the secrets to finally beating the dreaded pusher that has been a thorn in your side for waayyyy toooo long!

Let me ask you something…

How many matches have you lost to pushers over the years?

Seriously?

5? 10? 20? Have you lost count?

I’m sure you feel frustrated because you continue losing to that player who does little to nothing…

….the player that seems to just get the ball back one more time…
And it happens over and over again…

 

 

 

 

Feels familiar?

Today, you will learn 3 simple, yet powerful strategies you can use to beat the annoying pusher once and for all….

But first…

Who am I and how can I help you?

My name is Jeff Salzenstein and I was a junior national champion at age 12, a 2 time All-American and national champion at Stanford, and an 11 year ATP tour veteran who broke the top 100 in the world for the 1st time at the age of 30.

Oh yeah…

I also reached a career high of #69 in the world in doubles too…

Now, I am a committed and passionate high performance coach who has helped players at all levels dramatically improve their tennis games…

Truth be told, when you follow the powerful strategies I am about to share, you WILL turn the tide on the dreaded pushers and start dominating them easily.

You will win more matches you used to lose, and have have so much more fun playing tennis.

The harsh reality is that annoying pushers exist at all levels of the game and these strategies will work against beginners all the way up to high level players.

You do not need to feel uncertain about what to do against pushers anymore.

You do not have to spend anymore time or money on lessons without learning the right strategies you will need to beat the pusher…

Most importantly…

…you don’t have to be a grizzled veteran of the game to learn, understand, and implement these strategies RIGHT NOW!

It’s time to reveal the first strategy to beat the pusher…

Are you ready?

Let’s get to that first powerful tip…

Hit The Backhand Slice Short Crosscourt

Pushers love standing way back behind the baseline…

It is their happy, comfy place to hang out…

With this deep backcourt positioning, pushers can run down more balls and have more time to get to every shot you hit…

They thrive on being able to defend against your offensive shots…

However, you can expose them when they stand way behind the baseline by using the Backhand Slice Short Crosscourt shot to FRUSTRATE them…

You can totally break the pusher down with this little known and sneaky shot!

Let me be clear…

Don’t hit the slice backhand deep crosscourt…

Instead, play this shot short and low over the net with a soft touch so that the pusher has to move forward into the court.

You see…the pusher does not want to move from their comfy spot behind the baseline to deal with a low sliced ball to the backhand side…

They do not want be forced to reach for a low ball…

They do not want to hit a weak shot from below the level of the net so that you can take the offensive on them…

They do not want to come to the net, a spot where they often feel very vulnerable…

The key is getting the pusher to do something different, to get them out of their their comfort zone…

And if you want to see EXACTLY how to make this work for you, Click here!

Now that you know about the backhand slice short crosscourt strategy, let’s take a look at the next powerful tip you can easily use to beat the pusher…

 

 

Attack the Wimpy Second Serve

Sometimes the biggest weakness a pusher has is their 2nd serve…

If you do not want to get in long rallies with the pusher, attack their second serve…

It might be the shortest ball you get during a point…

Attacking the second serve the right way will put the pusher on the defensive and let you play points on your terms…

When attacking the second serve, the most important thing to focus on is WHERE you will hit the return…

In other words, hone in on your target…

Many coaches will just tell you to be aggressive and attack, but that’s not specific enough.

Having a very specific target in mind before you return is critical…

“Break the Window”

One of the secrets to crushing a pusher’s weak 2nd serve is imagining seeing a window right above the net strap in the middle of the court…

This target allows you to focus on a specific SAFE area above the net so that you can swing aggressively at the ball and give yourself the best chance of making the return…

By aiming safe and “breaking the window” above the net, you can really let yourself swing aggressively.

You can take control of the point with a powerful return that puts the the pusher on the defensive immediately.

With this first strike, you never let the pusher get into the flow of the point where they can do their damage.

Now…

What if the pusher is smart (they often are) and makes an adjustment after you start nailing returns against them?

They may move even deeper behind baseline after the serve…

…but if that happens, you can easily adjust your return strategy to mess with the pusher’s head

Hit Short Angle Returns

If your opponent moves behind the baseline after a weak 2nd serve, you can start hitting devastating topspin angles to pull them off the court and completely unravel them…

When you attack the 2nd serve by hitting angled returns, you force the pusher to move wide to deal with the first ball in the rally. You also force them up into the court, a place we know the pusher does not like to be.
By hitting an aggressive topspin angled return, you surprise the pusher who is normally prepared to handle a deep, hard return…
Combining the short angled topspin return with the “break the window” strategy through the middle of the court allows you to attack the weak 2nd serve and take down the annoying pusher
If you want to master these strategies, CLICK HERE!
Now that you have two amazing strategies that will help you beat the pusher, here’s a third cutting edge tip that most players never use, and are completely unaware of!
 

Hit Angle Approach Shots

Yes, use the angle approach shot to beat the pusher…

What?

Wait!

Almost all coaches tell you to hit your approach shots down the line…

Not me…

Before I explain…please understand that the down the line approach shot can be effective against many players, but it will not work as well against the pusher who is stands several feet behind the baseline…

Here’s why…

If you hit an approach down the line when your opponent is way behind the baseline, all they have to do is take 1 or 2 steps across the court to hit an easy crosscourt passing shot or a lob over your head.

BUT…

If you hit an angle approach shot, you force the pusher to cover more ground. The pusher has to run further across the court (and move up into the court) to deal with your angled shot.

This is tricky for the pusher…

And because a well executed angle approach shot is so difficult to deal with, the pusher might be forced to hit a floating weak slice back to you…

Adding that surprise element by angling the approach shot instead of always hitting down the line makes you unpredictable and throws the pusher off their game…

The pusher will be forced into hitting a low percentage passing shots down the line, or they will have to hit a defensive ball back through the middle, which you can easily put away.

Simply put, hitting angle approach shots is the smart and powerful way to disrupt the pusher.

Want to learn how to use this shot more effectively? CLICK HERE

There you have it…

…3 simple, powerful strategies to beat the dreaded pusher.

You are ready to stop struggling against these annoying type of players…

All you have to is implement these strategies the next time you step on court, and you will dominate that pusher that you have been struggling against…

It’s time for the frustration the end…

 

 

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