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Craig has an immense love, passion, and devotion to the sport. He is a coach and an analyst and what he does, he does very well. He is devoted to that. He sees the game from every detail and different perspectives that are important for all of us players to take into consideration.

Novak Djokovic

World No. 1 Player - 20 Grand Slams

Andy Murray

Former World No. 1 - 3x Grand Slam Winner
What happens in matches, and what the numbers say, can often be very different. This is where Craig's work proves invaluable. Patterns and percentages are not always obvious but Craig is excellent at distilling and communicating the information.

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) and 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.

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Once purchased, hover your mouse over the Webinar title in the main navigation bar, and you will see the specific webinars in the drop-down menu.

Webinar #11 Break Points & Tie-Breaks. How To Master Clutch Situations.

WHEN: Thursday, December 1, 2022, at 1.00 pm central time (US)

Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:

  • Serving at break point. Should you come out swinging?
  • Serving at break point. How important is it to make a 1st serve?
  • Serving at break point. Is the goal to hit a winner or just be solid?
  • Returning at break point. Are you looking to hit a winner in the rally?
  • Returning at break point. How much risk should you take on to win the point?
  • Tie-break. What's the best way mentally & emotionally to handle the pressure?
  • Tie-break. Do you look to throw surprise patterns in at this time?
  • Tie-break. How do you control your emotions in a clutch situation?
  • Tie-break. Do you stick with what's worked or go Plan B more?

Webinar #12 Team Novak Djokovic: Backstage With The World #1.

WHEN: Thursday, December 22, 2022, at 1.00 pm central time (US)

Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:

  • What is the mindset behind capturing the most weeks at #1?
  • Does he put himself first or his opponents?
  • What specific strategies did Novak improve from 2017-2019?
  • How does he respond to adversity?
  • What patterns of play fueled winning three Slams in a row?
  • The importance of footwork. Is he the best mover of all time?
  • What's more important? Winners, forced errors, or unforced errors?
  • What patterns of play can you copy straight away from him?
  • What were his hidden strengths?
  • What areas of his game became better under pressure?
  • How did he defeat Nadal and Federer during this period?

Webinar #13 How Not To Lose: Understand & Fix Your Self-Defeating Habits.

WHEN: Thursday, December 29, 2022, at 1.00 pm central time (US)

Some of the topics covered in this webinar include:

  • What patterns of play do you need to develop the most?
  • What kind of points do you lose the most?
  • Does specific rally length do you lose the most points?
  • How to get your pre-match mental & emotional game in order.
  • What's the No. 1 tip to stop losing matches?
  • How many opponents do you really compete against in a match?
  • Serving: What's the goal for first serve percentage & points won?
  • Serving: How big of an impact do double faults have on the final outcome?
  • Returning: How do you get to break serve more?
  • Returning: Should you be working on returns more in practice?
  • Rallying: How important are Serve +1 and Return +1?
  • Rallying: Focus is reducing errors. Where should you play defensive shots?
  • Net: Should you go to the net more, even if your volleys are bad?
  • What's the mentality behind "good" errors?
  • Mentally: What you focus on is super important to the final outcome.
  • Emotionally: Once you lose this area, the match is basically over.
  • Strategically: Where is the best place to hammer away at your opponent?
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