Topic: Tennis

Red Dot, Green Dot, Orange Dot, or Yellow?

While you might be eager for your child to progress from a low compression ball to a higher bouncing ball quickly, there’s quite a number of benefits from starting out on a red dot ball. We’ll explain why it’s still important to start slow before we advance our junior players to larger court sizes and […]

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Not Just for Kids: The Benefits of Training with Low Compression Tennis Balls

Our tennis pros often get a funny look from our older students when we tell them we are going to do some work with low compression tennis balls. They assume we only use those for little kids. However, there are a number of benefits from training with compression tennis balls, even for experienced players.

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Get Out and Play Tennis!

Tennis is the sport of a lifetime. There is never a bad time to start learning the sport. If you have no experience at all and are interested in learning, or have some previous experience but haven’t dusted off your racquet in awhile, here is a step-by-step process for you to get out and play […]

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Tennis Pro Highlight: Rick Vetter

Rick Vetter is an experienced USPTA Master Tennis Professional at Elite Sports Club-North Shore. For over 45 years, Rick has been coaching tennis youth with the same amount of passion as he did when he first started. Read on to learn more about Rick Vetter!

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Tennis Pro Highlight: Mike Sharp

Mike Sharp is the Tennis Director and the General Manager at Elite Sports Club -West Brookfield. Mike absolutely loves the sport of tennis and enjoys sharing his passion with both new and experienced players alike. Learn more about Mike Sharp!

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The Difference Between Static and Dynamic Stretching

Do you start your workout by stretching? If not, you should be in order to prevent injury. If you do, are you doing effective stretches and are you doing them correctly? There are two different types of stretches: static streching and dynamic stretching. In this blog, we will define, describe, and explain some common differences […]

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How to Start Tennis for Adults

Tennis is a very widely played sport and can be extremely competitive. With youth programs being plentiful, many people experience the game at a young age. If someone has not experienced the game though, it may be difficult to start playing tennis for adults. However, there are ways to begin playing that may be helpful […]

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Staff Highlight: Riki Spahn

Today we’d like to introduce you to Riki Spahn. She has been with Elite Sports Clubs for many years in many different capacities. So, take a few moments to get to know her, how she started here, and what keeps her passion for fitness & tennis going.

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