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April 21, 2019

Lou Holtz once said, "When you stop growing, you start dying."  As humans we all want to see improvement in the things we do.  That is no different in tennis.  The feeling of seeing all your hard work pay off on the tennis court can push you to want to keep improving....

April 8, 2019

“Wisdom is not a product of schooling but of the lifelong attempt to acquire it.”  This would make Jace Derwin wiser beyond his years. Jace is head of performance training at Volt Athletics since 2012.  Jace has a background as a dual sport athlete in college while ear...

March 20, 2019

Mike Harmon is a rare find in seeking professional advice for keeping a tennis player injury free.  Based out of Denver, Mike has an extensive background as a tennis player.  In fact, his dad played for Columbia University and taught Mike how to play.  His 3.5 - 4.0 le...

March 3, 2019

I ask my students how is the only way you can lose if you hold your serve the whole time in your match?  After the struggle of coming up with some scenario, they soon realize that losing in a tiebreaker is the only way.  As many of you know, anything can happen in a ti...

February 19, 2019

I remember hearing from a friend of mine who read an interesting comment from Andy Murray.  While Andy's passion for boxing is noted in some of his interviews, the comment I wanted to focus on relates well to tennis.  He mentions that for entertainment value, he w...

February 4, 2019

Just looking at Dr. Hellerstein’s credentials would assure you that you’re in good hands with eye care. She has been working with children and adults who have difficulties in learning or vision perception for over 40 years.  Her knowledge on the field of the brain and...

January 21, 2019

Gym owners have realized that they can offer discounted membership rates for people based on one fact: most don't use it.  We often think higher of ourselves in the future than what actually happens.  Author Steven D. Levitt talks about this in his book Freakanomi...

January 7, 2019

New Years can bring out feelings of new beginnings and opportunities to strive towards new goals.  While these feelings can quickly dissolve into moments of frustrations if those goals are not properly set.  While it's important to implement goals for your ambitions th...

December 23, 2018

A break of serve, at any level, can be a huge turning point in a match.  Winning one game on someone’s serve is all you need to win…if you hold.  There lies the problem.  We are more prone to losing the next game after a break of serve than any other times during a mat...

December 10, 2018

If you're a fan of tennis you are most likely a fan of watching the sport on TV or if you're lucky enough, live.  Either way, the entertainment value of watching the greatest tennis players in the world battle it out is well worth the time and money to do so.  The prob...

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