| By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff

The 2010 Annual USPTA Eastern Conference is set for Monday-Tuesday, May 17-18, 2010 and it will be hosted at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. The two-day event brings together some of the sport's top professionals, who will be on hand to discuss the sport and deliver presentations on improving your game, to committee meetings, to networking receptions.

For additional information or questions about the USPTA Eastern 2010 Annual Conference, please contact Bill Mecca at allstartennis@optonline.net or click here for registration information. Below is a schedule of events for the two-day affair (subject to change):







Monday, May 17

8:00 a.m.-Noon Specialty Course CPR/AED/Choking Certification Course 
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Happy Bhalla (USPTA) The Wholistic Approach to the Mental Game
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Randy Mattingley (USPTA) Right Click: Making Our information Technology Work for You
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Larry Jurovich Developing Net Skills
11:00 a.m.-Noon Billy Nealon (USPTA) Floating Footwork: The Art of Efficient Movement
Noon-2:00 p.m. Lunch Randy Mattingley, USPTA National Representative, MaliVai Washington (courtesy of Wilson), Division Awards and Hall of Fame Ceremony
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Sophie Woorons-Johnston (USPTA) Amazing Powers of Observation
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Ajay Pant (USPTA)  FUNdamental Practice
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Ronald Agenor (USPTA) How to Develop a Blazing One-Handed Backhand
5:00 p.m.-6:00 p.m. Committee Meetings Fast Feed Contest
5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. BBQ One-on-One Doubles & Networking



Tuesday, May 18

9:00 a.m.-Noon Tips Videotaping  
8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m. Arnold Tobin Thenor Hand Strengthening Gloves
9:00 a.m.-10:00 a.m. Jeff Rothstein (USPTA) & Bruce Levine (USPTA) Understanding Today’s Racquet and String Technologies
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. Feisal Hassan (USPTA) (courtesy of Head) Footwork and Movement for Doubles
11:00 a.m.-Noon Ronald Agenor (USPTA) How to Develop a Monster Forehand
Noon-1:00 p.m. David Robinson (USPTA) Performance and Profits: On-Court Fitness Formats 
1:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. Rob Polishook (USPTA) Coaching from the Inside Out:The Athlete is a Person First and Player Second
2:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Gene Mayer (courtesy of Prince) Modern Stroke Development 
3:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Spike Gonzales (USPTA) Developing Character Within the Culture of Constant Contentment 
4:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Larry Jurovich Observing a Focused Competitive Athlete