TennisIndustry.org, the central information source for the tennis trade, has recently been redesigned and is set to launch in mid- to late-November. The new website not only focuses on providing specified content for the various segments of the industry, but it also consolidates much of the information that previously resided on ancillary sites hosted by the TIA—making TennisIndustry.org a true "one-stop shop" for industry information.
TIA Cardio Tennis Manager Michele Krause just finished running an afternoon of Cardio Tennis sessions at the grand opening celebration of the Montgomery TennisPlex in Boyds, Md., outside of Washington, D.C. She finally has a moment to relax before heading to California for the USPTA World Conference, where she and some of the National Cardio Tennis Speakers Team members will put on morning clinics for the attendees and offer a presentation to USPTA pros.
Cardio Tennis is the ultimate party on the tennis court! One of the things that adds to the fun and excitement is the use of music. You will want to keep your classes energized by changing your music regularly.
Since its inception in 2005, Cardio Tennis has become one of the most popular programming options for tennis facilities and clubs throughout the country, and internationally. In only 7 years of existence, the Cardio Tennis program has grown to over 1.3 million participants in the United States, is being delivered in over 30 countries, and Tennis Australia, the national governing body of tennis "down under," has signed an affiliate agreement to use the program as a key participation driver in their country. Learn how you can quickly get started with the program by visiting CardioTennis.com today!
According to a recent consumer research study commissioned by Tennis Australia that focuses on its effort to grow participation in the country via Cardio Tennis, the program has "clearly succeeded in its launch objectives." The study, which was conducted by First Point Research and Consulting on behalf of Tennis Australia, was aimed at understanding how "the program [Cardio Tennis] has delivered against the expectations of participants and the broader target." In 2012, Tennis Australia launched the Cardio Tennis program at the Australian Open as a part of its efforts to grow participation in the game throughout the country.
Houston, TX (October 10, 2012 ) - The United States Professional Tennis Association 10 and Under Tennis Conference will take place at The Downtown Club at The Met, Houston, Texas, from November 9-10. The conference is an opportunity to hear some of the industry’s leading experts speak on 10 and Under Tennis.
Cardio Tennis was a big part of the USPTA's Annual World Conference on Tennis in September at the Hyatt Regency Monterey Hotel & Spa in Monterey, Calif.
From USTA Reports -- United States Tennis Association (USTA) Player Development announced the release of 10 and Under Tennis Competency video resources to provide coaches, players and parents with a source on fundamental guidelines and skill proficiencies that young players, ages 10 and younger, should learn prior to progressing from one play format to the next.
The Tennis Industry Association’s Board of Directors met during the US Open and heard updates from several segments of the tennis industry, including a “state of the industry” report by TIA President Jon Muir, key industry research from Sports Marketing Surveys, and an update on the youth tennis initiative from the USTA.
As the 10 and Under Tennis/Youth Tennis Initiative continues to roll out, both the USTA and TIA have employed various monitors to track its progress. The USTA’s “10 and Under Tennis Dashboard” keeps tabs on participation aspects of the initiative, among other measures, while the TIA is tracking manufacturer shipments of red, orange and green balls. (These metrics are available on the TIA's website at TennisIndustry.org/Dashboard.)