| By Juan Pablo Perez Rios
Besides teaching technical and tactical skills to our players, we have to commit to teach them a very important type of training, “Invisible Training.” What is invisible training? The question gives us the answer. Invisible training is all the things a player does that we cannot see, but influences...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The 2011 Long Island High School Coaches Workshop is set for Sunday, March 20 from 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Bethpage Park Tennis Center, located at 99 Quaker Meeting House Road in Farmingdale, N.Y. The workshop is free and open to all Long Island High School Varsity and Junior Varsity Tennis Coaches...Read more
  | By Rob Glickman
I recently traveled to NOW Sapphire Riviera Cancun Resort from Plainview, N.Y., leaving behind the snow storms for 80 degree weather and sunshine. This was a great experience for me. There were many diverse people, from many different states and countries, all different levels of tennis play,...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The USTA/Eastern-Long Island Region will kick off its new series of club owner workshops with a session focusing on cooperative advertising initiatives and search engine optimization, scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 23 from noon-2:00 p.m. Called LITE, or "Long Island Tennis Exchange," the workshop...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
On Friday, Feb. 25, the USPTA will be hosting its Educational Seminar and Networking Event at Sportime Kinks Park, located at 275 Old Indian Head Road in Kings Park, N.Y. This education interactive event will begin at 6:00 p.m. and end when the tournament concludes. Music will be provided by The...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
My father, who was in the field of education for almost 20 years, said to me many years ago: “Your students will challenge you in many ways and they will teach you many things.” He also said that “students will give you many gifts that will come back to you in ways that just cannot be measured.”...Read more
  | By Salomon Levy Bromet
Many times, we are trying to make a correction in our strokes, but because we’re so focused. On the racquet movement, the body rotation or the footwork, we often forget an important factor that can be the key to an efficient stroke so we should ask: What’s happening to the non-dominant hand? In...Read more
  | By Juan Pablo Perez Rios
It is very common to see parents enroll a six-year-old child in a tennis program and expect a champion out of it, or for a father to have the unrealistic expectation that his son or daughter will be able to beat the number one player in their school after just one month of instruction. Good...Read more
  | By Miguel Cervantes III
Last issue, I wrote an article on my favorite shot, “the cross-court lob,” as an awesome weapon to add to your arsenal in doubles. This issue, I am writing about a weapon that is a bit more abstract, but just as important. This issue’s doubles weapon of choice is “Communication.” Communication in...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Confidence is something that every tennis player needs. It will allow you to relax as you play, handle pressure better and make the losses less painful. But exactly how does one get confidence? That is not so simple. If it were easy, everyone on the court would feel like Roger Federer. Confidence...Read more