| By Bruce Forrest
I’ve been playing tennis for 34 years. I truly enjoy the game. Every time I step on to the court, it brings me back to my junior tennis years and I feel like a kid again. I wrote this article not to be critical, but as an observation on how the sport of tennis is losing its traditional values. I...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
While there are many ways to perform successful tennis hitting movements, there are underlying commonalities that unify and define them all. I would call these universal stroke production characteristics “fundamentals.” These fundamentals are based on the static and immutable laws of physics,...Read more
  | By Laszlo Elek
Any tennis player looking to move their game to the next level has to look at their fitness level. Fitness is an essential part of tennis, and its importance increases at the higher levels. When assessing the fitness components of tennis, we need to look at several areas to highlight the demands of...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine had a chance to chat with Jericho, N.Y. native Bryan Koniecko, a senior at Ohio State University. Bryan has been ranked number in the country for most of the year by the NCAA. Did growing up on Long Island influence your tennis for the better or the worse? Long Island is...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Wednesday, May 6, the United States Tennis Association/Long Island Region board will host its 19th Annual Awards Dinner at the Crest Hollow Country Club, located at 8325 Jericho Turnpike in Woodbury, N.Y. It will be the largest and most prestigious tennis gathering held on Long Island to honor...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Playing tennis on a regular basis is good for your heart. It's also good for the body and mind. In fact, playing tennis on a regular basis produces positive physical, physiological and psychological benefits. Some benefits include an increased burning of calories, and a reduction in blood pressure...Read more
  | By Edward Wolfarth
Multi-tasking (MT) is now the mantra of our generation. It is indiscriminately accepted not only in colloquial conversation, but among astute teachers and scholars. It is empowering. According to this widely-held axiom, our students can and do learn efficiently doing several things at once. Our...Read more
  | By Jimmy Riaz
Yoga, a Hindu system of meditation and self-control, involves a plan of physical exercises and breathing control … it strives for complete unity between the mind and body. The sport of tennis also requires complete unity between mind and body; in fact, it’s a mind-body game. If you want to improve...Read more
  | By Steve Haar
As you approach your favorite tennis courts for a match, from a distance, you hear some terrific dance music. Getting closer you see a large group of adults moving in rapid fashion around the court and hitting tennis balls, all with smiles on their faces. What’s going on here? Welcome to Cardio...Read more
  | By North Shore Rehab Associates
Tennis is a sport enjoyed by many. Its benefits increase the wellness of the body and its function, but with any sport, there is risk of injury. One of the most common tennis related injuries seen at North Shore Rehab Associates is lateral epicondylitis, more commonly known as “tennis elbow.”...Read more
  | By Michael Jappell CRPC
Most of us have heard the saying: “Don’t put all of your eggs in one basket.” For years, financial experts have urged investors to spread their money across different types of asset classes—such as stocks, bonds and cash—in order to help reduce risk and enhance long-term returns. Yet, all too often...Read more
  | By Jared Rada
Are pee wee tennis players better athletes than pee wee football players? Are they stronger then soccer and basketball players? I think it is safe to say that kids between the ages of five-years-old and eight-years-old share the same athletic capabilities within all sports. If this is true, why do...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The first Grand Slam of the year concluded, amidst extreme emotions and compelling action. The event produced high drama and spectacular tennis. On the men’s side, there was a lot of talk coming into the tournament about the young guns: The red hot Andy Murray, number three seed Novak Djokovic and...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis is a game which brings people together. However, there are many children who will never have the opportunity to play the game due to limited economic resources. Zachary Mintz and his twin sister, Paige, two high school sophomores, founded Tennis Racquets for Kids Inc. Both Paige and Zachary...Read more
  | By Clark D. Ruiz II
The dilemma that faces many tennis families today, after spending nine to 10 years on the junior tennis circuit running from tournament to tournament is, “How do we find the right college for our child?” Ask most young junior tennis players where they want to go to college, and the majority will...Read more