| By Kristina Hyland
Sportime in Kings Park will be hosting tennis scholarship tryouts on Sunday, June 23, from 1:00 p.m.-4:00 pm. Full-year and half-year scholarships will be awarded. Participants may qualify to attend the John McEnroe Tennis Academy (JMTA) Tryouts on Sunday, July 21. The event will feature a tennis...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Christopher Morley Tennis LLC is bringing a new generation of tennis instruction to the area with the opening of its tennis facility in Nassau County in September. The new facility, which will be located on the grounds of Christopher Morley Park at 500 Searingtown Road in Roslyn, N.Y., will include...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
It has been a little less than a year that Tennis to the Max started as the brainchild of Sports Psychologist Consultant Tina Greenbaum and tennis instructor Fred Sperber. The unique program combines the essential elements of working on the mental side of competing with the game’s technical...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
The traditional goal of most strength programs for athletic performance has been focused on increasing maximum strength. Athletes typically train at 75 to 95 percent of their one repetition maximum effort, hoping to achieve greater one repletion weight scores. How does this training method transfer...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
BZZZZ, BZZZZZ. It’s usually a weekend in my world. I may have just stepped off a court after an enjoyable morning hitting session, or finished reading the New York Times over eggs and coffee. All is relaxed and status quo. Yet for the athlete on the other end of my buzzing cell phone, his or her...Read more
  | By Tim Mayotte
I had a problem with one of my students that drove me loco. An otherwise quick 12-year-old boy was confusingly slow on the court. One of the fastest sprinters in our program, he was slow and disorganized with in his movements. I was stumped until a friend of mine hinted I should look at his split-...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
For many players in the north, our tennis is just starting to come out of our indoor hibernation to dealing with all of Mother Nature’s elements outside. This is one of the most frustrating aspects of the game. Indoor tennis is easy compared to the chaos of dealing with lobbing with your overhead...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Long Island Tennis Magazine is proud to announce that Nick Bolletieri will now be a regular contributor. Nick has made himself available to answer questions for Long Island Tennis Magazine and field questions from our readership in future editions. This is your chance to have a coaching legend...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
After many years of teaching and working in the business world, I learned you must develop a philosophy and live by it and be true to it. If you are about to embark on a search for the best instructor, ask him/her what is their teaching/coaching philosophy? You need a mission statement as a...Read more
  | By Tonny van de Pieterman
An interesting thing happened to me a little while ago that I want to let you in on. I had bought an Apple iPad and I was excited exploring all its options. One of my friends suggested I should play the free video game that was automatically installed. Since I am not much of a gamer (as far as...Read more