Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

Here’s a simple tennis drill you can do with your child to help them understand the basics of consistency and that “the ball will always come back.” This basic consistency tennis drill works through three exercises that progress as your child masters the fundamental concepts. Continue reading Basic Consistency Tennis Drill for Kids Ages 5-9

Adjust Your Asana: Preventing Pain in Your Yoga Practice (Part 2)

Last week we discussed how you can avoid injury and pain in yoga class. But some of those tips require asking your instructor for help or insight. So, this week let’s talk about a few things you can do to prevent pain in each asana until you are able to get the attention of your yoga instructor.

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How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

We’ve all heard it before, read about it everywhere and talked about it with physicians, family and friends. If it is true, that yoga is a great salve for the body, mind and soul, then why does my body hurt before, during and/or after class? Here’s a few tips for stopping and even preventing injury and pain during your yoga practice. Continue reading How to Avoid Injury & Pain in Yoga Class

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