August, 2012

Quick Tennis Tip – Play to Improve or Play to Win?

QUICK TIP – Play to Improve or Play to Win? You have a choice in tennis to play to improve or play to win. Playing to improve means you go for your shots (no cautiousness) when the situation presents itself and live with the results. Playing to win means that when the chips are down you turn into a pusher (just getting the ball back) and pray your opponent misses. This type of player often...

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7 Elementary Schools Paint QST Lines

7 Elementary Schools Paint QST Lines

In the News… 7 Elementary Schools Paint QST Lines USTA AWARDS “FACILITY ASSISTANCE GRANT” TO: SANTA MONICA MALIBU UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT   TheTennis Patrons of Santa Monica, the not-for-profit Community Tennis Association and backbone of Santa Monica tennis since 1947, direct After-School Tennis classes on 7 elementary schools playgrounds under the umbrella of the SMMUSD....

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Kid’s Play: 10 and Under Tennis Keeps Children Fit

Kid’s Play: 10 and Under Tennis Keeps Children Fit

Finding a fun sport that complements a kid’s abilities can be challenging, especially if they’ve already beaten you on every Mario Kart Wii track, which totally tires you out. For a truly enjoyable workout that’s tailored to a child’s size and age, check out 10 and Under Tennis. A new just-for-kids athletic program developed by the USTA, 10 and Under Tennis  is tennis sized right for kids so...

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