How to Choose a Good Tennis Racket – Pick Best Tennis Rackets Tips

First timers playing tennis always have a problem on how to choose a good tennis racquet. There are a variety of specifications and options to choose from. Having an endless list of options can be quite stressful. How do you determine which is the best tennis racquets for you?
The type of racquet that you choose will profoundly affect your health and game. It is what determines whether you will enjoy tennis as a sport or not. To ensure that you greatly enjoy playing tennis enlighten yourself with some of the features of modern tennis so that you can choose a good tennis racquet.…

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Working with young kids – Elf Tennis

Some of you have reading this post may have read through my website and are wondering, ” what is it really like to teach 3 year olds and what do you actually do during the lesson? How could children as young as three possibly participate in a tennis lessons?” In this blog post, I will discuss some of the approaches used to help make lessons more amenable for young children. Rather than give you a list of activities, I would like to suggest an embodying philosophy. One of the key factors to success in engaging young children is flexibility. Flexibility means being open to ideas presented by the children in the class and picking up on cues from the children.…

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Why start with a two handed forehand – Elf Tennis

I’ve been coaching young children tennis for over 15 years and have seen many children begin tennis by using the two handed forehand. Many will eventually switch to a traditional one handed forehand. I believe that starting out with a two handed forehand is beneficial for many reasons. Many students, when they begin tennis, aren’t strong enough to use only one hand when executing the forehand and that will inevitably lead to technical errors like opening up the racquet too much, starting too high and hitting the stroke downwards. Adding one’s second, non dominant hand, allows one to be fully balanced and properly learn the unit turn while hitting a forehand.…

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Tournament Training Program – Elf Tennis

You’ve Been Served Tennis Academy 

ElfTennis is pleased to announce the launch of it’s tournament training program, You’ve Been Served Tennis Academy and Camps. Participation in the tournament training program is by invitation only and a tryout is required if you haven’t taken classes with ElfTennis before. You’ve Been Served Tennis Academy is geared for people who would like to compete in junior team tennis and tournament play. Both levels also include ladders, and out of state travel matches ( optional).

Tournament Training Levels: 

Wimbledon: This level is geared for players typically aged 8-12. The program includes 3-5 hours of tennis per week  including group lessons, conditioning, mental toughness training, and video analysis.…

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Summer Camp – Elf Tennis

Summer Camp 2017

ElfTennis is pleased to offer a comprehensive, fun-filled camp for the summer of 2016. Summer camp location is at Cooper Park in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn. Facility features two newly resurfaced hard courts. Rain location at McCarren Pool.

Camp consists of interactive games and drills, intense drill sessions, ladder matches, conditioning, mental toughness workshops, Interclub and Intercamp matches, as well as end of session tournaments. High performance players are grouped together and have camp sessions tailored to them. During camp, campers can expect to improve fundamentals, develop sound footwork, a competitive drive, and strategic thinking for matches.…

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