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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. If you have, you may now be looking forward to hitting your...Read more
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. “...Read more
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. Yet once the competition starts, their best shots become their worst. Perhaps their...Read more
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]. From now on, every decision you make, both on and off...Read more
Margie Zesinger
In addition to pure talent, the greatest champions of the game acquire relentless self-belief and determination through preparation. Every player has experienced a certain amount of doubt when down in the score or struggling through a match. Look at Andy Murray during the 2012 Olympics and 2013...Read more
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. “There is a wealth of...Read more
Eric Faro
Every day, coaches from all around the world tell their students "get a bucket of balls and practice your serve.” This is great advice; however, just going out and practicing your serve without a purpose might just lead to boredom. Oftentimes, you will see players hitting serve after serve, and...Read more
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,...Read more
Luke Jensen
I am asked all the time from competitive tennis players … is the game more mental or physical? In my life-long adventure through the world of competitive tennis, I have found that the mentally tough players win more than the physically gifted. When I was a young player in the juniors, most of my...Read more
Lonnie Mitchel
“The Leader in Sports Entertainment” is ESPN, and one of their top correspondents, Sal Palantonio, lectured at SUNY Oneonta where I coach men’s and women’s tennis. When he spoke, something he said resonated with me. He noted, "Always use the tools to be successful that are available to you.” A...Read more