| By Lisa Dodson
In 2011 and the first few months of 2012, I have traveled all over the country talking with pros, visiting tennis clubs, facilities and academies in order to observe and talk with pros about serve techniques. There are many thoughts about how to best achieve a great serve and many personal opinions...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
April 15th marked the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic during its Transatlantic maiden voyage. On that night in 1912, the perceived greatest of passenger liners sank into the North Atlantic, and with it, more than 1,500 lives perished. It was the largest catastrophe of its day. Its...Read more
  | By Dr. Tom Ferraro
Burnout is one of the big issues in tennis, and it’s especially common at the highest levels of play where competition is so great and practice is intense. Let’s discuss the symptoms of burnout, its causes and what to do to prevent it. What are the symptoms of burnout? The three most common signs...Read more
  | By Butch Seewagen
Tennis is the sport for a lifetime. Unlike many sports, tennis is a “carry over” sport, meaning it can be enjoyed from childhood through adulthood. It is a sport that when played proficiently, provides the cardiovascular aerobic exercise needed for a healthy life, while developing character,...Read more
  | By Rob Polishook
If you are reading this article, you are breathing. Interestingly, the majority of us take this subtle automatic action for granted. Why not? Breathing is regulated by our autonomic nervous system. This means it happens without our conscious awareness. This is probably fortunate because in...Read more
  | By Luke Jensen
I want to take this opportunity to write about the newest American tennis hero … Big John Isner! The University of Georgia product has put himself on a very short list of players who enter a Slam and have both the game and momentum to win one! I first saw John at the Easter Bowl, a junior event...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
The One-on-One Doubles® Pro Tournament, one-hour show will premiere on Tennis Channel on Monday, June 11, from noon-1:00 p.m., EST. The half-court, serve-and-volley singles game played on the doubles court, known as One-on-One Doubles®, will be showcased in its tournament format by some of the game...Read more
  | By Long Island Tennis Magazine Staff
Tennis Channel will spend this summer honoring the unheralded coaches around the country who help millions of recreational tennis players every day. The network has begun accepting submissions for its "America's Hottest Tennis Coach Contest," with one male and one female winner to be named in...Read more
  | By Steven Kaplan
Recently , Long Island Tennis Magazine asked me and several of my fellow teaching professionals a few philosophy-based question that touched on subjects like: What's wrong with American tennis? Why doesn't the U.S. dominate the world rankings? Will home schooling help me improve my game? Will high...Read more
  | By Lonnie Mitchel
If you come to me and have aspirations of playing on the Pro Tour, I will educate you on the process, but in fact, will probably also end up talking you out of it. If you want to play on the Tour, you better be willing to make a huge sacrifice of training, practice and diet and also have a...Read more