Topic: Tennis

Staff Highlight: Brittany Landers

We’re thrilled to announce Brittany Landers as our new Fitness Director at Elite Sports Club-Brookfield! Brittany’s positive attitude is infectious to all that step foot in the fitness center. She uses her fitness experience to help her clients realize their fullest potential. Read on to learn more about Brittany Landers!

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Staff Highlight: Erika Wentz-Russell

We’re excited to (re)introduce Erika Wentz-Russell to the Elite Sports Clubs team! She is actually returning after some time to serve as our Director of Club Services and also bring her tennis teaching skills to Elite Sports Club-West Brookfield. She’ll be helping out in a variety of areas so get to know how she can […]

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Get the Low Down on Tennis Lingo

What do the words love, ace, carry, and jam have in common? They all have to do with tennis, even though they sound like they actually have nothing to do with tennis. So, if you are new to the sport have no fear, for we are here to decode the slang-filled language that is tennis.

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Tennis Fun Facts

At Elite Sports Clubs, tennis is a sport that is enjoyed by members of all ages and all levels. The sport of tennis has been admired by both spectators and players since the early 12th century. Here are some facts and interesting developments that have occurred since the early history of tennis.

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Get a Grip! Which Tennis Grip is Right for Me?

There are many ways to grip your tennis racquet. Your playing style, situational awareness, and level of comfortability will determine which one you should use. As you become more skilled, you might switch between several grips for different shots. Let’s take a look at some of the most popular grips and where they work best.

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Tennis Pro Highlight: Jeff & Jordan Aranda

Following Wally Bronson’s retirement after 50+ years, Elite Sports Clubs is proud to announce that Jeff and Jordan Aranda will be stepping into the role together as Tennis Co-Directors of Elite Sports Club-River Glen! Jeff and Jordan have both been tennis pros at the club for many years. Here’s a little bit more information on […]

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Wally Bronson Retires After 52 Years

After a long and successful tennis career, Wally Bronson, Tennis Director at Elite-River Glen, has decided to retire. Read about how he got started in tennis, his favorite moments at Elite, and what he plans on doing next.

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Know Your Tennis Racquet Bevels

A tennis racquet’s handle has an octagonal shape, and the 8 sides are called bevels. The bevels serve as a reference point for executing certain grip types, as well as providing a comfortable shape to hold the racquet. Here’s what you need to know about tennis racquet bevels.

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