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Archive | August, 2012

Gary Muller: The King of ORC

30. August 2012

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Gary Muller: The King of ORC

__________ ***Gary Muller was born in Durban, South Africa and is currently Tennis Director at Ontario Racquet Club [ORC]. As a junior, he was not one of the top U12 or U14 players in South Africa, but he started making an impression in his second year of U16. He represented South Africa as a junior [...]

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Reflections from the U16 Outdoor Canadian Nationals

30. August 2012

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Reflections from the U16 Outdoor Canadian Nationals

By: Craig Mercer __________ *** Craig Mercer is currently the Director of Operations at Ace Tennis and the Head Coach of the High Performance Competitve Training program. Ranked as high as #3 in Canadian Junior tennis Craig competed in more than 20 Junior Nationals for Team Atlantic and Team Quebec. Craig has a Master of [...]

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The Best Coach in Tennis History?

30. August 2012

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The Best Coach in Tennis History?

Written by: Jeff Salzenstein __________ *** Jeff Salzenstein is the founder and president of JRS Sports, LLC, an organization focused on helping tennis players all over the world improve their tennis with world-class tennis instruction in the areas of technique, footwork, nutrition, injury prevention, motivation, and athletic development training. A member of the Colorado Tennis [...]

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Going to College or Turning Pro? Making an Informed Decision!

24. August 2012

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Going to College or Turning Pro? Making an Informed Decision!

In this picture: John Isner, graduate of University of Georgia To read the original file, please click here. An FAQ prepared by: The USTA National Collegiate Varsity Committee Timothy Russell, Ph.D.- chair “It’s all about your work ethic, talent, and the right timetable!” One of the most important, and often difficult, decisions that top ranked junior [...]

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Great Coach in his Own Right: Simon Laurendeau

23. August 2012

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Great Coach in his Own Right: Simon Laurendeau

__________ ***Simon Laurendeau, 41 years old, is the brother of Canadian Davis Cup Captain Martin Laurendeau, who has been a committed High Performance coach for years on the Canadian scene. Simon is often the Quebec designated coach at the Junior Nationals. He works at Nuns Island Tennis Club in Montreal and is married to Catherine. [...]

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Dominique Harmath: “More Than Just A Sport”

21. August 2012

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Dominique Harmath: “More Than Just A Sport”

Written by: Dominique Harmath __________ ***Dominique Harmath is a former Canadian Junior Champion who has always been at the top of her class in Canadian rankings. She just finished her sophomore year at Rice where she played at #1 in doubles and primarily at #2 in singles, had a 16-10 record in singles and 18-6 [...]

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