Seven Tennis Pandemics

Throughout tennis history, there have been certain ideas that have spread like viruses: traveling from person to person until they reached pandemic proportions. Seven specific actions, moments, and events had such an enormous impact that they changed the sport forever. Read for the Seven Tennis Pandemics.

Save Your Shoulder with Six Self-Care Strategies

As the world battles the Covid-19 Pandemic and the quarantine and self-isolation that follows, we’ve got a choice of how to spend our abundance of alone time. Hopefully your physical activity hasn’t been limited to traipsing back and forth to the fridge in between episodes of the Tiger King. Social media has been flooded withContinue reading “Save Your Shoulder with Six Self-Care Strategies”

Four Lessons from Tom Brady

Without question, the biggest story of the NFL offseason has been, “who will Tom Brady sign with?” If you’ve switched on ESPN since the Chiefs won the Super Bowl, then you’ve heard the talking heads yapping incessantly about all his possible destinations. Thankfully, the wait—and the endless prognosticating—is almost over. On March 18th, Brady willContinue reading “Four Lessons from Tom Brady”

Nick Kyrgios Helps Debunk Top Five Serve Myths

Over the course of tennis history, we’ve had our fair share of bad boys: the temperamental Johnny Mac, Nasty Nastase, and the rebel Andre Agassi, to name a few. Our modern day bad boy is none other than Nick Kyrgios—the basketball jersey wearing, mohawk sporting, fine-inducing Australian. Hate him or love him, Kyrgios’ serve is a force of nature—and no, I’m notContinue reading “Nick Kyrgios Helps Debunk Top Five Serve Myths”

7 Secrets to Finding The Best Coach for Your Child

Is your son or daughter interested in starting tennis lessons? Are they currently taking lessons, but not enjoying it? Have they been taking lessons for a while, but not progressing? If any of these questions apply to you, read this post before take the next step—The Seven Secrets to Finding the Best Coach for Your Child:

Love Means Five: Five Lessons Learned from “Love Means Zero

Tennis Hall of Famer and icon, Nick Bollettieri, is profiled in Showtime’s documentary, “Love Means Zero.” If you’re a tennis coach, this a must-see—there are many lessons to be learned from Nick’s aces and faults. Here are the five most important lessons that tennis coaches can learn:

The Four Best Baseball Analogies

October is here—and that can only mean one thing—postseason baseball. The marathon 162 game MLB regular season is over and the road to the Fall Classic begins tonight. Many pundits dubbed the 2019 season, “The Year of the Home Run,” with baseballs leaving the yard at an unprecedented rate. Hopefully the crisp autumn air will slow down these juiced balls andContinue reading “The Four Best Baseball Analogies”

The Four Best Football Analogies

NFL opening day is upon us—and for a brief, blissful moment—every one of the league’s 32 teams is on equal stead. My New York Jets have a promising young quarterback at the helm and the scariest head coach in the league—which is a positive, considering unparalleled intensity will be needed to transform the “same old Jets” from a perennial laughing stock into a playoff contender.

Top Five Most Memorable US Open Matches

Born and raised a few hours north of New York City, I was lucky enough to attend the U.S Open several times as a kid. In 1997, our family took our first trip to the Open—ending up with seats in Row ZZ of the brand new Arthur Ashe Stadium—where our views of Shea were better than that of Chang and Venus below.