10 July 2014 0 Comments

Millennials Arrive Back on the Tennis Courts

The affect of a young millennial generation has arrived on the tennis court.
Among the many challenges that keep me interested in the tennis lesson industry is understanding what inspires market segments and the individuals that make up those generations.  The world has changed a lot since the turn of the century [...]

30 June 2014 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal Takes on the Challenge

Occasionally for fun at our TennisTIP Group Lessons as part of our skills exercise, we bounce the ball of the edge of our racquets to develop hand eye coordination.  See Rafael Nadal do it from his back yard at Wimbledon.  How many do you think he did?  How many can you do?

17 June 2014 0 Comments

Miami Adult Tennis Rankings 2014

Just for fun I thought I would calculate some of the local tournament rankings that are non sanctioned events here in Miami Dade County.  Naturally, by far the two largest events are Best of Miami (BOM) and the All-Island Tournament (AI).  Since both events have both Spring and Fall tournaments I thought it would be [...]

9 June 2014 0 Comments

Excellence Times 9

Have you ever done anything really great nine times?
Perhaps you gave birth, achieved a career milestone, adopted a child, rescued a pet, fed the homeless or simply cracked a forehand on Saturday afternoon flawlessly for a few extended hours. 
Greatness is an overused American term that drives our culture and each [...]

2 June 2014 1 Comment

Touche’ for the Cliche’

Journalist are guaranteed at least one story option for every major tournament,  Roger Federer raising his hands in triumph or waving goodbye prematurely.
 
As the ambassador of our sport Roger Federer is the most valuable asset.  Put him on the cover of this newsletter and you are more likely to [...]

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