In April, the All England Club made the bold decision to ban all Russian and Belarusian players from this year’s Championships. As a counter measure, the ATP and WTA have removed ranking points from the this year’s event—effectively making it an exhibition. These factors make for a radically different Wimbledon draw, as five top 100Continue reading “2022 Wimbledon | Bold Predictions”
In 2020, I wrote a blog entitled “13 Reasons Why Rafa has 13 French Opens.” In a simple one sentence conclusion, I wrote, “Something tells me by this time next year, I better have a 14th reason up my sleeve.” I might’ve been off by a year with my prediction, but as the French say,Continue reading “14 Reasons Why Rafa has 14 French Opens”
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.
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”
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 of his possible destinations. Thankfully, the wait—and the endless prognosticating—is almost over. On March 18th, BradyContinue reading “Four Lessons from Tom Brady”
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”
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:
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:
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”
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.