Tagged: practice

How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

We’ve all heard it before, read about it everywhere and talked about it with physicians, family and friends. If it is true, that yoga is a great salve for the body, mind and soul, then why does my body hurt before, during and/or after class? Here’s a few tips for stopping and even preventing injury and pain during […]

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Ball Control Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 6-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to introduce them to ball control and how to accurately hit cross court and down the line. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts.

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Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to help them understand the basics of consistency and that “the ball will always come back.” This basic consistency tennis drill works through three exercises that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts.

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Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Here’s a simple contact point tennis drill you can do with your child. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental movements. There are two key things you and your child need to understand when it comes to the contact point. First is the body position; you want your child […]

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Bounce Catch Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

This is a specific drill you will often see Tennis pros doing with kids during QuickStart 10 & Under tennis lessons. It’s also a simple drill that parents can do with their children at home. The bounce catch tennis drill consists of three specific steps. Kids learn coordination by bouncing and catching the ball with their […]

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Tennis Warm-up: Catch Pass Mini Rally

Today’s lesson on the catch pass mini rally is another segment in the tennis warm-up category where we will test your racquet control. This is the third video in the mini-tennis series, so if you have not seen the “Bump-Bounce-Hit” or “Bump-Pass” videos, make sure you check those out first as they are the preceding […]

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Tennis Warm-up: Bump-Pass Volley

In the second video of our mini tennis warm-up series we will be talking about the “Bump-Pass” rally to help you focus on the control of the ball and racquet. If you have not seen the first video in the mini-tennis series “Bump-Bounce-Hit”, make sure to watch the first as that is a prerequisite to […]

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Tennis Warm-up: Bump-Bounce-Hit Mini Rally

This is the first video in a series that will focus on mini-tennis skills and warm-ups that will help you gain better control of your racquet face and ball that translate nicely on the match court. Use these skills to warm up for a match, or practice with a partner before a hitting session. The […]

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Progress in Your Yoga Practice

There are endless amounts of benefits of practicing yoga. Yoga has become more popular yet many men (and women) consider yoga to be for women. At Elite I have seen growth in men attending yoga classes. I would say anywhere from 20-30% of men are now practicing yoga as they share their thoughts on how […]

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