January 24, 2014
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

On Feb. 1-2, Centercourt will be offering two junior clinics with world renowned coach Chuck Kriese.

January 20, 2014
By Richard Thater

Do you make a distinction between your tennis partners and opponents? Are you happy with your choices?

December 17, 2013
By Carl Thorsen

As a High Performance coach, I have had many discussions and have heard many opinions about what makes for a good practice partner.

December 6, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff

The New York metro tennis community has some of the sport’s best facilities, both indoor and outdoor, and best coaches in the world. With this wealth of talent available right in our own backyard, New York Tennis Magazine recently took the opportunity to pick the brains of some of these top coaches. 

December 6, 2013
By Dr. Dan Schaefer

It’s all about how you use your mind to achieve the results you want or how you unknowingly allow your mind to get in your own way. I asked my clients to create a Wish List of things that could improve achievement at their highest level and the list below contains some of the items that came up most frequently.

December 5, 2013
By Miguel Cervantes III

The positive growth of tennis in America requires the community to engage in mentorship at every level of the game. Whether as a coach, a meet up group, a player or parent, mentorship can make a huge difference not just in the rate of growth of our sport, but more importantly, the positive growth of our sport. 

December 5, 2013
By Gilad Bloom

When I was a pro player on the Tour in the 1980s and 1990s, I used to plan my yearly tournament schedule generally a year in advance. 

December 4, 2013
By Bill Longua

When I am teaching or answering questions from members online, the same question often arises: “How can I generate more power in my shots?” The answer is by creating more head racquet speed in your strokes.

November 27, 2013
By Margie Zesinger

What is the ideal training environment for a tennis player? An obvious response would be the ideal environment is one that offers the most individual attention and one-on-one coaching. Individual training is important, but it is only a piece of the puzzle.

November 26, 2013
By Lisa Dodson

We’re finally at the finish of the three part series about understanding the major differences and similarities between the serve and overhead.

November 22, 2013
By Richard Thater

Sparks flew during a panel discussion held at the First Annual New York Tennis Expo in April of this year. Following sophisticated presentations by a former touring pro and local tennis leaders, Nick Bollettieri opened his remarks by challenging the need for such highly technical information. 

November 21, 2013
By Rob Polishook

Think back to the last Grand Slam final you saw … Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic or Andy Murray raise the microphone and always shout out to their team thanking them for their support, patience and direction. 

November 19, 2013
By Xavier Luna

"When you stay in the process is when you win—not when you get into the end results."—Billie Jean King, former number one women's tennis player in the world and holder of 39 Grand Slam titles

November 18, 2013
By Luke Jensen

As the tennis year rolls on, I would like to bring up a point on the 40th anniversary of the most important and impactful tennis match in history. 

October 3, 2013
By Bill Longua
It remains an ongoing debate about which shots are the most important when playing doubles: The serve, volley or the return. I won’t try to solve that debate here, but I will tell you that all three are imperative to a solid doubles game, with the return of serve maybe the most strategic.
October 2, 2013
By Daniel Kresh
Almost every club player I have ever seen either does not fully appreciate the importance of their non-dominant arm, or at the very least, will intermittently forget how important using it can be for every shot in tennis … that’s right, every shot!
October 2, 2013
By Gilad Bloom
As a player, coach and as a parent, I have learned over the years that exercising patience is a wise move in most cases, especially when you are dealing with children.
September 30, 2013
By Lisa Dodson
In the last issue, we started discussing the major differences between the serve and the overhead. Hopefully you have started cleaning up your overhead technique by improving your movement, balance and preparation for this important shot.
September 27, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Israel Tennis Centers’ (ITC) Vice President of Development Jacqueline Glodstein has announced that Dvorah Marsha, coach at the Israel Tennis Centers in Tel Aviv and Ramat Hasharon, Israel, would be moving to New York to take over the role of development manager in the ITC Foundation’s NYC office.
September 23, 2013
By Rob Polishook
How many times have you seen an athlete get tight, underperform or choke in a big event? In practice, they play great—not a care in the world, going for broke on every shot, and effortlessly succeed while doing so.
September 20, 2013
By Dr. Dan Schaefer
It happens very quickly. The contract is in front of you, your pen moves across the paper, the ink is still not dry and your business status changes immediately. Instantly, you are the CEO of your own company. The ______ Group [enter your name].
September 19, 2013
By Margie Zesinger
In addition to pure talent, the greatest champions of the game acquire relentless self-belief and determination through preparation.
September 18, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Former World Top-10 Tim Mayotte has joined forces with renowned junior coach Lee Hurst to launch the Mayotte-Hurst Tennis Academy at Cunningham Sports Center in Fresh Meadows, N.Y.—just a short distance away from the U.S. Open site where Mayotte once reached the quarterfinals.
September 17, 2013
By New York Tennis Magazine Staff
New York Tennis Magazine has the unique opportunity to pose questions from our readers to tennis coaching legend Nick Bollettieri. Nick has coached 10 world number ones, including Andre Agassi, Boris Becker, Jim Courier, Martina Hingis, Jelena Jankovic, Marcelo Rios, Monica Seles, Maria Sharapova, and Venus and Serena Williams, as well as a host of other world-class players, including Tommy Haas, Anna Kournikova, Jimmy Arias and Nicole Vaidisova, to name a few.