| 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
  | 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