Maria Sharapova launches online tennis lessons on The Skills


Now that the world is shifting to online everything, including training, in just a few clicks of a button you can be coached by Maria Sharapova. The five-time Grand Slam champion filmed 20 episodes for The Skills platform, which offers instructional videos by world-renowned athletes.

Remember that sneak peek at a filming project on a tennis court in Los Angeles that Maria recently gave us on Instagram? Well, now we have the answer, the Russian was shooting her tennis lessons.

In the videos, Maria shares her 28 years of tennis experience, covering the proper grip and technique for a forehand, different strokes and drills, tips for maintaining focus amid distractions, and all the details that go unnoticed in routines, in performance, everyday habits that are all contributors to success at all levels.

“I hope anyone watching can learn lessons that could be valuable not just in sports, but in their careers and their lives,” says the former world No.1 who owns equity in the company.

Yearly membership on The Skills ranges from $69 for a single athlete’s full courseload to $149 for everything on the site.


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