| 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
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
The title of this article is a hotly debated topic between me and my friend Jean. The conversation always begins the same way, with him singing the praises of Serena Williams. With her impressive list of accomplishments, it is easy to argue her case as being the best female player of all time, but...Read more
  | By Lisa Dodson
Can you really make huge strides in your game in just one hour? Absolutely. The key is to be organized, have a plan and don’t waste time. In this article, I am going to provide a foolproof workout that, done regularly, will make you a better player in a very short period of time. It may be tough...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
For over 35 years the Julian Krinsky School of Tennis has provided world-class tennis instruction to beginning, intermediate, and tournament level players. This summer, Krinsky Tennis is introducing an all new program designed to provide the best training available for top performing juniors...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Every coach and every parent wants to know one thing. What are the characteristics of a champion? Whether it’s in tennis or in any other field or endeavor, what are the inner traits of the true winner? I sought out a tennis coach who has worked with some of the best and brightest kids in the nation...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
I have an idea for what could be the most boring video game of all time … imagine a large blob that doesn't move, cannot fire back and you get unlimited opportunities to shoot it. Unfortunately, young players tell me that this game is not in the same league as Mortal Kombat because it presents no...Read more
  | By Tina Greenbaum
It’s important to understand that one’s mental attitude affects not only their tennis performance, but every aspect of their lives. The challenge in both tennis and life is to have the skills and strategies to turn a losing situation into a winning one—which may or may not actually mean winning the...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
It has happened to us all … one moment you are concentrating on playing the point—everything feels smooth, relaxed and in control. Seemingly, the next moment, you find yourself in another place, feeling tense and each step you take feels like a challenge. Add to that a stunned concern with how the...Read more
  | By Tim Mayotte
We were sad to see our wonderful and colorful Hungarian fitness trainer Beci Ilyes move back to Europe last month. Besides doing a great job motivating and working our players, the kids had grown quite attached to him. Instead of letting him slip out of our minds, we decided to say goodbye formally...Read more