While some fashion experts would argue that The French Open is the “most fashionable” Grand Slam, the lights of New York City still shine the brightest—which inevitably pushes the style boundaries at the U.S Open. Here’s a list of the five most iconic sneakers to debut during the fortnight in Flushing:
Author Archives: Brandon Flanagan
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.
Obama vs. Trump—Who Wins?
In these rather contentious political times, where our opinions, affiliations, and ideologies couldn’t be any more polarized, it’s important we find positive ways to alleviate our political stress. Tennis coaches play a more significant role in this process than you might think: what better way to unwind than to slap a few forehands or burn several hundred calories chasing a fuzzy yellow ball?
3 Ways HIIT Can Improve Your Tennis Game
The science behind HIIT suggests that a 12-20 minute anaerobic workout within a one hour period will boost your metabolism for the next 24-36 hours.
Four Simple Steps to Reduce Tennis Injuries
Research has shown, that if you take the proper precautions, you can greatly reduce the risk of injury.
Four Exercises to Improve Lateral Agility
One of the most important physical attributes in tennis is your lateral speed and agility. Research shows that in a tennis match, lateral movement accounts for 70% of all movement.
Want a More Powerful Serve? Try These Five Exercises
The power displayed by today’s tennis professionals is truly awe-inspiring. The tremendous power of the modern game is most noticeable on the serve.
Noah, the Tiebreaker Test, & Coyle’s Sweet Spot
Noah is an 8 year old player who loves tennis. He especially loves to compete. At a young age, he’s already had considerable success in USTA 10U tournaments. For Noah’s continued development, it’s important that we find new ways to keep challenging him. During a recent private lesson with Noah, I modified a classic exercise I learned from Steve Smith, to provideContinue reading “Noah, the Tiebreaker Test, & Coyle’s Sweet Spot”