Tennis Tips

Tennis Tip: Rain & Sprain

Tennis Tip: Rain & Sprain

Remembering instructions sounds like a no-brainer, right? Well, all too often it’s not as easy as it sounds. Catch phrases can help. Here’s one to help us remember safety first on wet courts. While this may sound super basic, it’s always surprising to me to see how many people try to “stretch” their play time by hitting and running around on slightly wet courts.  Rain and Sprain – So many people...

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Employment Opportunities with Pure Tennis

Employment Opportunities with Pure Tennis

Tennis Professional – Multiple Openings! 10 & Under “Quick-Start” Tennis Coach/Professional Pure Tennis LLC is searching for an enthusiastic part time Tennis Professional Position Overview : Exciting part-time opportunity as Assistant/Head Professional at multiple Elementary School locations in the Atlanta GA, Castle Rock CO, Washington DC, Baltimore MD metro areas servicing the 20748,...

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Pure Tennis Tip: The Serve

Pure Tennis Tip: The Serve

  Name: Serve – Keeping Your Balance on One Leg.Objective: Learn proper balance on the serve by hitting the ball and stopping at the contact point while maintaining balance on the front leg. Description: Proper balance on the serve is critical. It is the first step in creating consistency in your serves. To add more power to your serves, you must use proper weight transfer, which...

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Quick-Start Tennis NOW at The Museum School

Quick-Start Tennis NOW at The Museum School

About Quick-Start Tennis: 10 and Under Tennis, also known as QuickStart, follows the same logic as other youth sports like baseball or soccer, utilizing specialized courts and child-friendly equipment. Balls bounce lower, don’t move as fast through the air and are easier to hit. Racquets are sized for small hands and the courts are smaller and easier to cover. The results are immediate and...

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Tennis Tip: Can the Correct Mental Attitude Improve Your Mechanics?

Tennis Tip: Can the Correct Mental Attitude Improve Your Mechanics?

Your mental attitude, whether positive or negative, has a major impact on your physical game, which includes your vision, timing, balance, etc. With a positive mental attitude your mind clears the way for your stroke production to operate at an optimum level. With a negative mental attitude your mind blocks the pathway to optimum play resulting in a subpar performance. In a recent lesson I gave,...

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Tennis: For the Health of it!

Tennis: For the Health of it!

Bjorn Borg, the stoic tennis-playing Swede who won five straight Wimbledon and six French Open singles titles, was famous for his calm, cool demeanor on the court. For a time, he was dubbed “Ice Borg.” His conditioning was legendary, and so was his resting heart rate, a reported 45 beats per minute. Whether true or not, the story about Borg’s tranquil cardiac tissue underscores...

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