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Why People Write Off Champions Like Nadal, and How Winners Bounce Back

By | June 11th, 2017|Kids Tennis|

Rafael Nadal is Done! It's funny--now that Rafael Nadal has won his 10th French Open in dominant fashion--how the mainstream public have short memories. It was quite a display of mastery by the great Spanish champion on the red clay of Roland Garros, where he [...]

How to Help Develop Childhood Coordination and Gross Motor Skills

By | April 14th, 2017|Kids Tennis|

Good hand-eye coordination is something heavily emphasized as being an important part of any athlete’s repertoire. However, it’s gross motor skills, and not fine motor skills, that need to be developed first. Fine motor skills deal with small movements in the wrists, hands, fingers, feet [...]

3 Basic Keys to Injury Prevention

By | April 10th, 2017|Kids Tennis|

Andre Agassi’s best-selling book, Open, provided readers with a good number of personal anecdotes and behind-the-scenes tales from the Hall of Famer’s playing days. One aside I found particularly interesting—and never forgot about—is when Agassi mentioned that he barely stretched. That's cool and all, but [...]

How Tennis Promotes Participation More Than Other Sports

By | March 15th, 2017|Kids Tennis|

In the last blog, I wrote about the benefits of team tennis and how it effectively emulates the qualities of America’s popular team sports. However, I forgot to mention the one downside of such a dynamic that can be avoided with traditional tennis: participation. A [...]