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Friday, April 23, 2010

Episode 43: the board game named Tennis


Tennis has been compared to other sports and activities. Now I make the case for the similarities of tennis and backgammon. If you thought that a Chess match was like a tennis match, wait until you hear about the "oldest" game in recorded history.

Monday, April 12, 2010

Episode 42: Tennis stroke BANDAIDS



Reviewing Chapter 10 of the classic Brad Gilbert book "Winning Ugly", I present a snapshot of simple ideas that can provide assistance for forehands and backhands.

Friday, April 2, 2010

LISTEN TO DISCUSSION...Remembering the Battle of the Sexes

The early 1970's were a defining time in tennis. Hustler and former tennis player Bobby Riggs and female tennis pro Billie Jean King made history through the famous spectacle held at the Houston Astrodome known as the Battle of the Sexes. Listen to a lively discussion between Ron Miller and Ian Westermann (ESSENTIAL TENNIS) and callers from around the U.S. as we discussed the state of women's vs. men's tennis and the potential for an event like this to be repeated today.