Chris Lewit
There is a dirty little secret in the cloistered world of competitive junior tennis: Cheating and gamesmanship are rampant—and nobody is doing anything about it. For many children and parents, the first exposure to the junior tennis circuit can be a shock because junior tennis is one of the few...Read more
Net Generation players got to experience the US Open up close, conducting demos and clinics on the courts prior to the professional matches.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Since its inception more than two years ago , the USTA’s Net Generation initiative has made its mission to get more kids playing tennis, and has attempted to reach this goal through fun and unique events throughout the year. A major aspect of this initiative takes place at the end of the summer...Read more
John Curtis
As it pertains to running a good clean group lesson—with juniors in particular—being organized with your time allocation is extremely important. Let’s be honest: If you allow them, kids can and will completely derail your lesson plan within the first minutes of the class. We have all likely...Read more
Brian Coleman
When he was around seven-years-old, Julian Joaquin Vasquez can remember his aunt giving him an old tennis racket and he begin hitting balls against a wall. “I hit for about an hour, and then when we were supposed to leave, I didn’t want to at all,” recalls Vasquez. “This made my parents realize...Read more
Ben Mullis
Everyone knows that one player who is able to elevate themselves out of the level or category they “should” be playing at from a technical perspective, i.e. stroke mechanics into an entirely different level, but not many seem to understand why or how? I will be discussing the intangible element of...Read more
Gilad Bloom
In Hebrew, there is a saying that translates to: "god gives nuts to people without teeth.” Most teaching professionals have encountered this type of player—extremely talented, but agonizingly lazy. As a coach, I always promote good practice habits, discipline, hard work, etc. But how does a coach...Read more
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills hosted the 8th annual "Little Mo" Internationals in late August.
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
The West Side Tennis Club in Forest Hills, N.Y. hosted the eighth annual “Little Mo” Internationals earlier this summer, as some of the top junior tennis players from around the world came to New York to compete in the second leg of the “Little Mo” Slam. The week-long event began with a free clinic...Read more
Nick Horvat
Endurance in the most limiting and arguably the most important factor in the science of human performance. To a certain extent, we all have a lack of endurance in something that we do, and we could all benefit greatly from improving it. If our professional work is connected to a physical activity...Read more
Conrad Singh
I always wonder why whenever a player I work with is in a positive mindset about themselves, they tend to also be playing very well. Take for example Nick Kyrgios at the Citi Open... If you saw him on and around the courts and listened to his interviews, he was in a positive state of mind all week...Read more
New York Tennis Magazine Staff
Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning 1720 Crotona Avenue Bronx, N.Y. (718) 247-7420 CaryLeedsTennis.org CaryLeedsInfo@NYJTL.org Cary_Leeds_Logo.png The Cary Leeds Center for Tennis & Learning houses a two-story, 12,000-square foot clubhouse, educational spaces, and access to 20 courts (...Read more