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Archive | September, 2012

Clement Golliet: “Youth and Resistance Training”

27. September 2012

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Clement Golliet: “Youth and Resistance Training”

Despite what many may say that young children should not do resistance training and notwithstanding controversial literature, in fact, the risk of injuries stays at relatively low levels and the number of kids with growth plate fracture remains extremely small.

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Allen Fox: “Your Game Will Follow Your Emotions”

27. September 2012

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Allen Fox: “Your Game Will Follow Your Emotions”

When you feel good, you are apt to play well; conversely, when you feel bad, you are likely to play poorly. Sport psychologists talk about the need to control emotion on court, but what they mean by this is not simply suppressing emotions (like anger or depression). They refer instead to an optimum strategy by which players not only rid themselves of negative emotions but also to create positive ones.

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “OTA Gets it Right”

27. September 2012

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “OTA Gets it Right”

The Ontario Tennis Association has announced a new major fall circuit for the U18 and under U16 age categories. The tournaments will be offered under the title of Team Ontario Circuit and will provide the winners of each circuit a direct entry to the Canadian Junior Indoor Nationals in the winter competitive season.

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Trouble Down Below”

21. September 2012

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Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche: “Trouble Down Below”

Written by: Pierre ‘The Bear’ Lamarche __________ ***Pierre Lamarche has been an outspoken proponent of Canadian tennis and how the sport should have a major place in the Canadian sport landscape. He believes this lofty ambition can only be achieved through the combination of success on the international professional competitive scene, with the required domestic [...]

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Michael Emmett: 30 Best Male Servers of All Time

21. September 2012

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Michael Emmett: 30 Best Male Servers of All Time

Written by: Michael Emmett __________ ***Michael Emmett is the Director of Tennis Operations at all Mayfair clubs.  He is a certified Tennis Canada Coach 3 with a Journalism degree from the University of Texas. Michael spent several years working in sports television at TSN and Sportsnet.  Michael is a former National champion who finished his [...]

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Damien Cox on the Davis Cup: “Big Boys Coming To Town”

21. September 2012

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Damien Cox on the Davis Cup: “Big Boys Coming To Town”

Damien Cox of the Toronto Star writes: “The Davis Cup process is about to get much, much tougher. The draw was held for next year’s World Group competition today and lo and behold, if Canada didn’t draw the nastiest opponent of ‘em all, the mighty Spanish, without question the most powerful tennis nation on earth [...]

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