The Power of JTT

Walking through Folkes/Stevens Tennis facility at Old Dominion University, you see people of all ages and skill levels playing tennis. Some competitive, some just for fun, while beginners are starting their own new experiences. Underneath it all, making these different areas come together is the business of it all, like the roots of a blossoming … Continue reading The Power of JTT

Tennis Starts with Love, and Grows through Inclusion

Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), refers to a range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. According to the Center for Disease Control, ASD is prevalent in the United States at an estimated 1 in 68 births, meaning more than 3.5 million Americans live with … Continue reading Tennis Starts with Love, and Grows through Inclusion

Choosing the Right Tennis Summer Camp

This post is brought to you by our friends at Nike Tennis Camps, who want to help you choose the right tennis summer camp for your son or daughter. Summer is around the corner and as a parent of three, I too, am trying to figure out where to send my kids to summer camp … Continue reading Choosing the Right Tennis Summer Camp

Tennis Takes on a New Opponent: Summer Brain Drain

Summer, summer, summertime…time to sit back and unwind…The lyrics to the hit song, “Summertime,” by DJ Jazzy Jeff & The Fresh Prince always seem to roll around in my head whenever I start to think about summer. And the lyrics couldn’t be truer; summertime is a time to relax and rejuvenate especially for school-age kids … Continue reading Tennis Takes on a New Opponent: Summer Brain Drain

Smashing Glass Ceilings, One Volley at a Time

Serena, Madison, Venus, Coco, Lauren, Alison, and Christina – other than being awesome names, these names have something else in common; all these women are Americans ranked in the WTA top 50. When it comes to answering Beyoncé’s question of “who run the world,” in professional tennis today, the answer most certainly is “girls!” But … Continue reading Smashing Glass Ceilings, One Volley at a Time