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Haggerty and Capitalism

I had the opportunity to finally meet the USTA’s new President–Dave Haggerty–yesterday afternoon at the Atlanta “Listening Session” the USTA held in conjunction with the Southern Annual Meetings. Read more…

Make Good Contact with the Ball First

One thing I find with nearly every beginning adult and junior player is the question, “How do I employ strategy and aim the ball to this side or that side of the court?”

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Cross Court Is The Best Strategy

One of the best tennis coaches I have ever known and learned from was Coach Jim Leighton of Wake Forest University and the Old Town Club in Winston Salem, N.C. In the early days, as legend has it, on any given Sunday you could find Dennis Van Der Meer or Vic Braden sitting in the shop discussing tennis technique and strategies with Coach Leighton. I do not know if this is true or not but he was one heck of a coach.

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Suggested Resolutions For USTA 2013

Here are my picks for “suggested resolutions” the USTA could adopt going forward into 2013. I read these in this order on the We Coach Tennis radio show on December 30th, 2012. Hope somebody was listening. If not, now I have written them out so they might be better understood.

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The Cougars of Columbus State University Men’s Tennis vs. The Wildcats of Abilene Christian University Men’s Tennis

This week the Road Not Taken takes a look into the world of the NCAA Division II tennis. This is a NCAA Division that is full of athletes from all around the world. Our first team is the Columbus State University Cougars. And our second team to look at is the Abilene Christian University Wildcats.

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