Joint Mobility – Use It, or Lose it!

A good level of joint mobility allows a person to perform movements without restriction, while a person with good flexibility may not have the strength, coordination, or balance to execute the same movement. A good point to remember is good flexibility does not always denote good mobility. Continue reading Joint Mobility – Use It, or Lose it!

Introducing Our New Tennis Director at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield

Locally owned Elite Sports Clubs is excited to announce that it has named Michael Dierberger as the Tennis Director for the Brookfield location at 13825 W. Burleigh Road, Brookfield, WI. Elite has the largest tennis program in the state and Wisconsin’s largest junior program. With 40 courts between the five area clubs, they were the first to use indirect lighting and implement the 10 and under QuickStart youth tennis program. Continue reading Introducing Our New Tennis Director at Elite Sports Club – Brookfield

Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Here’s a simple contact point tennis drill you can do with your child. The drill consists of 3 steps that progress as your child masters the fundamental movements.

There are two key things you and your child need to understand when it comes to the contact point. First is the body position; you want your child to be sideways. So, often you will find that tennis pros and coaches will use a target positioned perpendicular to the net to help the kids understand that they should be facing sideways the whole time. The second thing to remember is that the contact point should be on the side of your body. Continue reading Contact Point Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

Bounce Catch Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years

This is a specific drill you will often see Tennis pros doing with kids during QuickStart 10 & Under tennis lessons. It’s also a simple drill that parents can do with their children at home. The bounce catch tennis drill consists of three specific steps. Kids learn coordination by bouncing and catching the ball with their hand, a cone, and their racquet. Continue reading Bounce Catch Tennis Drill | Kids Ages 3 to 7 Years