| By Lonnie Mitchel
I have written a variety of articles in the past and believe in the importance of playing tennis as the sport of a lifetime. Still, tennis players have to learn the skills of a team environment, not just because you might find yourself on a collegiate team or maybe playing on a USTA tennis team at...Read more
  | By Tina Greenbaum
Many of us know that the mental side of tennis is a large part of the game. I have heard different statistics as to how much it actually is, but the most common figure I come across is that the mental side of the sport comprises 80 to 90 percent of the game. That’s a huge amount of the game to...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
The cost of a college education is outrageous. To go to a top ranked college will now cost you about $55,000 annually. The fact that the average annual family income is only $46,000 makes the cost of college a very serious problem. However we all know the value of a diploma from a prestige school...Read more
  | 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