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Types of Tennis Spin

So you have just purchased a racquet, joined a tennis club, or are waging war against a ball machine to practice forehands and backhands. Once feeling comfortable on the basic groundstrokes, you might consider stepping up your tennis game by learning how to add spin to the ball. Perhaps you’ve recorded pro tennis matches and […]

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Become a Ball Person at a Grand Slam Tournament

Known by several names—ball person, ball kid, ball girl, ball boy—these select individuals are able to stand closer to the likes of the Williams sisters, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, and Maria Sharapova than those privileged few who drop great amounts of money to secure the most coveted audience seats. Individuals who get tapped to become […]

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Tech for Tennis

In a society bombarded by data and always within arms reach of the Internet, why not sift through the heap of digital info to find tools to improve your tennis game? Although the sport of tennis seemed slow to jump on the trend of using apps and electronic devices to step up individual games, there […]

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Finding a Junior Tennis Camp

Junior Tennis Camps The abundance of junior tennis camps within the U.S. can cause parents to have trouble whittling down the choices. There are several questions to ask yourself to help begin narrowing your options. Do you want to send your kid to a boarding tennis camp or a local tennis camp? And why tennis […]

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Cardio Tennis Classes

You’ve probably heard of many fitness crazes that have hit mainstream culture in the past five or so years, such as CrossFit, P90X, yoga, and Boot Camp. However, cardio tennis is a tennis-specific fitness class that steadily gained popularity since it was introduced by the Tennis Industry Association in conjunction with the USTA in 2005. Cardio tennis intertwines […]

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Best Stretches for Tennis Players

Few things are more frustrating than getting injured after months of intense training and improvement or several days before a much-anticipated tennis tournament. The International Tennis Federation cites calf muscle and hamstring muscle strains, groin injury, lower back pain, and tennis elbow as several of the most common tennis injuries from which players suffer. By […]

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