Webinar 17: Return +1 Strategy (Video, Tactics & Technique)

Welcome to the world's best tennis strategy!

Craig O'Shannessy is widely recognized as the world leader in researching and teaching tennis strategy. Craig has coached tennis at all levels of the game for the past 35 years. He has been the official strategy analyst for two Grand Slam events (Wimbledon & Australian Open) as well as having worked with Novak Djokovic for three years (2017-19), helping guide the Serb back to No. 1 in the world while winning four Grand Slam titles. Craig has also been the strategy analyst for the ATP Tour for a decade, analyzing the best players on the biggest stage in our sport.

Craig brings all of that experience to these educational webinars, using winning percentages to teach the best patterns of play when serving, returning, rallying, and approaching.

Welcome to the Brain Game Tennis webinar on Return +1 Strategy (Video, Tactics & Technique)

  • Duration: 90 minutes.
  • Host: Craig O'Shannessy, Brain Game Tennis
  • Q&A: During and at the end of the webinar.

Learn the world's best strategy from the world's leading tennis analyst.


  • Return +1 defense. Where will you most likely be standing?
  • Return +1 FH vs. Return +1 BH win %.
  • Where to expect to be hitting your Return +1 shot based on where you returned.
  • What to plan for with the next shot after your Return +1 defensive cross court shot.
  • Return +1 offense. The smart way to get to the net.
  • Rajeev Ram case study. Moving back into the Top 100.
  • Novak Djokovic case study from the 2018 US Open.
  • Stefanos Tsitsipas case study from the 2021 & 2022 seasons.
  • Rafael Nadal case study - Roland Garros.
  • Roger Federer case study - Wimbledon.
  • Return +1 defense. Slice vs. blocking from the backhand wing..
  • Is it better to attack your opponent's Return +1 FH or BH? When do you play open court versus back behind
  • Mental game. Combine return and 1st groundstroke as one component.
  • The right time (opponent) for a Return +1 drop shot.
  • Return +1 - offensive vs. defensive situations/mentality.
  • Best passing shot targets versus a Serve +1 approach.


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