Posts by Tim Owens

7 Tennis Essentials that Every Player Should Keep in Their Tennis Bag

Player with tennis bag

Tennis is a game of determination, physical stamina, and preparedness. Not-to-mention the right type of kit which is totally make-or-break for the type of game you play. While the world of recreational tennis is completely different from that of the professionals we watch on television, the game itself is no different. Whether you’re a pro…

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It’s time for Tennis & Pickleball to just get along!

There is no doubt with the pickleball craze out there at the moment, tennis courts are more in demand than ever before. I truly feel that if tennis clubs do not start filling their empty courts with “open-play” pickleball they are missing tons of potential revenue.  The sport continues to grow at an all-time record…

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What Age Should Kids Start Playing Tennis?

What Age Should Kids Start Playing Tennis

Approximately 2.14 million children aged 6-12 play tennis, as do 2.23 million children aged 13-17. Has your child expressed an interest in playing tennis? Are you unsure of whether or not they’re old enough to learn? There’s not one appropriate age for a child to start learning tennis. There are a few things you need to…

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Top 7 Health and Social Benefits of Pickleball

pickleball healthy player

According to the U.S.A. Pickleball Association, there are currently 3.1 million players across the country. That’s a 12 percent increase from the previous year. As more people discover the game and play pickleball for themselves, these 3.1 million players have also been able to improve their health and social lives with every game. You too can…

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5 Key Tips for Member Retention at Your Club

How to retain your tennis members

Are you worried about member retention at your tennis club? When you’re one of the leaders of a tennis club, you always want to promote exclusivity and let potential members know all of the perks of being on the inside. Getting members to join is hard, but getting members to stick around can be even…

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Exciting Group Games and Drills for Group Tennis Lessons

Group Games and Tennis Lessons

While practicing is a great way to improve your skill set, oftentimes it can be a very loathsome time and is not always mentally stimulating. If you’re looking to spice up practice time for yourself and your students, group games are a great option! With group games, you can still teach the important skills you…

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5 Pickleball Tips That Will Help You Win

5 Pickleball Tips

Pickleball might look like a deceptively easy sport, but there’s actually a good amount of skill and strategy that goes into a good game. You don’t have to be an excellent tennis or badminton player to play pickleball well, but there are some skills you should have if you want to win. Looking to improve…

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Starting Young: 5 Must-Have Tips on Teaching Kids Tennis

5 Must-Have Tips on Teaching Kids Tennis

If you have dreams of your kids playing in Flushing Meadows, Roland Garros, Wimbledon, and Melbourne Park someday, it’s time to teach them tennis. You’re never too young to start playing! Here are five must-have tips on teaching kids tennis to help them master the game. 1. Watch and Learn Get kids familiar with the…

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