Steven Kaplan
I don't travel to tournaments as much as I used to earlier in my career, but I decided to journey with a terrific student to Virginia Beach to the Girls’ 16 Clay Court Super Nationals this past July. I was expecting the worst, but was pleasantly surprised at the performances of these top girls...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Emilio Sanchez, the three-time Grand Slam doubles champion and CEO and Founder of Academia Sanchez-Casal, hosted clinics over the course of two-days for both junior and adult players at the Riverdale Tennis Center in the Bronx. “It was a great experience to coach this group of talented players at...Read more
Philip Feingold
Motor reaction is a response to a sudden signal with particular movements or actions. There are two types of reaction time: Sensory stimuli and reaction time of mental processes. But, as it can be not only one but several simultaneous or successive stimuli, and, therefore, one or more possible...Read more
Philip Feingold
Do you recognize yourself in any of these people? 1. A professional tennis player who spends 20 minutes or more every day in front of a mirror to perfect their forehand. 2. A weekend player who always has a video camera on hand to record their tennis strokes. 3. A tennis player who never loses a...Read more
Shakim Sadler
Whether you are a pro athlete, youth athlete or work in an office, something drives you to do your best. What is that motivational factor? For a pro athlete, it could be winning a tournament/championship and being recognized as the best. For a youth athlete, it could be winning a trophy and making...Read more
Brian Coleman
Future Stars Camps are in their 37th year of providing specialized camp experiences throughout Westchester, Manhattan and Long Island. Co-founded by Charlie VanDercook in 1980, the program’s tennis camps have become some of the most successful in the Tri-State area. Pablo Montesi serves as Vice...Read more
Lisa Dodson
The serve toss is one of the most troublesome and misunderstood movements in the game of tennis. We experience difficulty in regulating and duplicating accurate tosses even under the best conditions. The most disturbing thing about the toss is how much it can get into your head and how destructive...Read more
Mike Williams
This is a public service announcement for all doubles players and aspiring doubles players! There is a pervasive epidemic throughout the tennis community. It is called “Owling” and it must be stopped NOW! What is “Owling?” Owling is the dubious action of a tennis player, who is stationed at the net...Read more
Dr. Tom Ferraro
The ineffable state known as “The Zone” is the Holy Grail of sports. Every athlete seeks it. Any athlete who has played in the zone remembers the ease, joy and satisfaction of finding this special place. The dictionary defines “The Zone” as “An area or stretch of land having a particular...Read more
Khrystsina Tryboi
We’ve all been waiting for summer, and now that it’s finally here, we can enjoy playing tennis outdoors! Many would argue that tennis is made to be played outdoors. However, playing outdoors has both its benefits and challenges. For instance, recreational and seasonal players are at a greater risk...Read more