New York Tennis Magazine Staff
American Sport Psychology (443)-243-5598 Brandyn@AmericanSportPsychology.com AmericanSportPsychology.com Brandyn Fisher, Ph.D., is founder and CEO of American Sport Psychology (ASP), the leader in elite mental training for tennis players. With a Ph.D. in sport psychology and an extensive coaching...Read more
Suzanna McGee
Whatever the level of your tennis skill may be, you can always improve upon your game by improving your tennis-specific fitness. Fitness training should be a regular part of your “tennis lifestyle.” The more serious a player you are, the more fitness you will need. You have to improve your strength...Read more
Suzanna McGee
Playing tennis makes tremendous demands on the human body. You spend hours on the courts, grinding and practicing, and later in the gym, working on your tennis-specific fitness to optimize movement, power, explosiveness and the prevention of overuse injuries. Today’s elite athletes are similarly...Read more
Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky
Lower back pain is one of the more common complaints to a doctor. Almost everyone will experience lower back pain at least once in their lifetime. Inactivity, lack of proper exercise, being overweight, smoking, family history, jobs or tasks that require heavy lifting, or frequent repetitive...Read more
Elizabeth Right Reiss
Your aspiring athlete is on a roll. They have been taking the initiative and working on their own, focusing on wall exercises, practicing with coaches and friends, and even getting enough sleep. They are taking the time to watch their opponents, studying their strengths and weaknesses, watching the...Read more
Erik Scharf
Injury prevention in tennis is vital for all ages and all levels. The inherent repetitive motions in tennis can cause injuries and imbalances in professionals, juniors and adults just looking for some weekly exercise. According to the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a complete physical...Read more
Dr. Leon Popovitz
Repetitive overhead sports, such as tennis or throwing sports, can lead to various conditions in the shoulder. One common condition is a SLAP tear (Superior Labrum Anterior Posterior). This refers to a tear in the ring of cartilage that surrounds the glenoid (socket bone) in the shoulder. The...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Dr. Tom Ferraro (516) 248-7189 ♦ drtferraro@aol.com www.drtomferraro.com Dr. Tom Ferraro is an internationally known sport psychologist designated as one of “the nation’s top mental game gurus” by Golf Digest. He has a full-time sport psychology practice in Nassau County, working with elite and...Read more
Irina Belfer-Lehat
High school tennis players work hard both on and off the court, and often forget about proper hydration and nutrition during tennis season. Tennis involves intense physical activity. Nobody can predict when a match will finish until the final point is won. The best way to prepare to play tennis is...Read more
Irina Belfer-Lehat
Following proper nutrition preparation will guarantee an improved tennis match. Packing your lunch box with proper snacks and fluids will help you to avoid fatigue and cramps and will prepare you for any early, late or multiple matches. Here are some easy tips on what super snacks and drinks to...Read more