September 15, 2011
By Richard Thater
Monumental! Revolutionary! These are two of the powerful words used by tennis industry leaders to describe 10 & Under Tennis. Although QuickStart equipment is foundational when teaching tennis to children—smaller courts and racquets, softer, slower balls—remember that Lance Armstrong said the Tour de France is not about the bike … it is really about the mindset.
September 15, 2011
By Rob Polishook
We have all heard people say, “She played out of her mind!” referring to someone who played exceptionally well and beyond expectations. As an athlete, have you ever performed out of your mind? Either pitching to perfection, running like the wind or serving lights out?
September 15, 2011
By Luke Jensen
For any tennis player in the United States, the U.S. Open is the Mac Daddy of everything tennis … it is the biggest tournament in the world. This event has the biggest monetary prize to win; it is played in the biggest tennis stadium in the world and is played in the greatest city in the world … New York City!
September 7, 2011
By Fritz Buehning
Are we overloading our kids with too much sports-specific training at too young of an age? Why is a guy who is passionate about tennis and in the tennis business talking about cross-training? Because it’s summer! School is out and that means tennis camp for many.
August 30, 2011
By Eric Faro
Not a day goes by that I don't hear the same thing … I am a slow starter in tournaments; what can I do to change this? When I hear this question, there are three things that I tell everyone …
July 27, 2011
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The Ross School Tennis Center in East Hampton, N.Y. recently hosted a Tennis Family Weekend with tennis great, Patrick McEnroe.
July 26, 2011
By Ajay Kumar
The sport of tennis has evolved. The days of pure serve-and-volleyers, or pure baseliners, are diminishing. However, tennis players are thinking differently and have become all-court players—executing a variety of strokes in any given match regardless of the surface.
July 19, 2011
By Luke Jensen
If you play tennis to win, there is not a level of play that does not involve pressure. In tennis, someone will win and someone will lose.
July 15, 2011
By Rob Polishook
Many of us probably know the suffix “-logy” means “the study of.” For example, astrology is the study of stars, neurology is the study of the nervous system, and ideology is the study of ideas. So, what does this have to do with sports?
June 27, 2011
By Dr. Tom Ferraro
The spoiled child will always grow into the athlete who gives up and throws in the towel at the first sign of pressure or adversity.