About David Bailey
David Bailey is the world’s leading expert in Tennis Movement & Footwork. David has spent 30 years studying the footwork and movement patterns of the top tennis professionals. He has viewed over 10,000 video clips of professional players in action – carefully observing and documenting their precise movements. Based on this research, he has developed a progressive teaching method that is cutting edge, in one of the most complex and misunderstood aspects of the game – movement and footwork.
David has consulted and trained players across the globe, he is a regular presenter at coaching conferences and clinics, he writes frequently for some of the Industry’s most respected media platforms – including tennisplayer.net and TennisPro Magazine – and his revolutionary program has been referenced in the New York and London Times.
David has been the movement and footwork consultant and trainer to over 21 professional Grand Slam players, including: Monica Seles, Jelena Dokic, Bethanie Mattek-Sands, Johanna Konta, Shaui Zhang, Vince Spadea, Jarmila Wolfe, Misaki Doi, Catalina Castano, Anne Keothavong and Andrew Ilie.
“I’ve had the pleasure of knowing David Bailey for several years and I can say without hesitation that he’s taught me a lot of things that is going to help, and any time anybody helps me they gotta be damn good!”
Nick Bollettierri, Legendary Professional Coach
“What David has developed is nothing less than a complete conceptual framework for the baffling array of movement patterns in the pro game.”
John Yandell, Tennisplayer.net
“Dave is a pioneer, a specialist who has developed a language and a method that is cutting edge. This will revolutionize the way in which footwork will be taught in the future…”
Simon Walsh, WTA Professional Coach
“After just four weeks of working with Dave and the Bailey Method, I went on to win my first title. Not only did my ranking jump from about 300 to 98…”
Jarmila Wolfe (Gajdosova), Professional Player, career high #25 singles and #35 doubles
“The Bailey Method is the most important breakthrough in the modern era since graphite rackets, this is the greatest breakthrough from a footwork standpoint that I’ve ever seen.”
Ean Meyer, Professional Coach
“My business has soared… parents seek me out and I now have a rapidly growing waiting list. The Bailey method has added a new dimension to my coaching.”
James Golfin, Australian Lead Coach
Consulting Services Offered
David offers analysis and consultation in his revolutionary method as a one time service or as an ongoing program.
In a one time consultation he will assess your fundamental movement and provide detailed guidelines for your on-going training.
In his ongoing programs, David provides you with comprehensive learning materials and complete instructions on movement drills and filming for monthly online consultation and development. His 12 month program includes regular feedback on match-play performance as provided on video.
Interested parties should contact David directly using the form below. For more information about our consultation service click here.
Packages / Pricing
One Time Session: Initial assessment of your fundamental movements (balance, athletic base, out and recovery steps, stances and basic Contact Move selection). Drills and filming instructions provided – $200.00
6 Month Package: Introduction and initial development of the fundamental Contact Moves (ground stokes only). Includes learning materials, drills and filming guidelines and one session/per month – $1,200.00
12 Month Package: Introduction and initial development of the Fundamental & Essential Contact Moves, Approach, Volley, Smash, Return and Serve footwork and movement, and establishment of your strongest and most effective Contact Moves (matched with Dr. Gordon’s BEST System). Plus, regular feedback on match-play performance (as provided via video). Includes learning materials, drills and filming guidelines, and one session/per month – $3,300.00