This spring and summer Cardio Tennis® Manager Michele Krause, along with members of the National Cardio Tennis Speakers' Team, will be delivering Cardio Tennis Training courses and TRX Cardio Tennis Pilot Training Courses across the country. These 7-8 hour courses are designed to teach the fundamentals of Cardio Tennis and everything you need to know to make it a sucess at your facility.
Members of the United States Tennis Association (USTA) now have the opportunity to purchase tickets to the 2012 US Open, one of the most widely attended sporting events in the world. This advance ticket sale option for USTA Members only runs from April 24 - May 1, 2012.
In 2011, participation in outdoor recreation reached a five-year record in the U.S.—perhaps signaling a move toward healthier, active lifestyles. More than 141 million Americans, or 49.4 percent of the U.S. population, participated in outdoor activities last year—reflecting an increase of 3 million people compared to 2010 and continuing a five-year trend.
The International Tennis Hall of Fame presented the 2011 Samuel Hardy and Tennis Educational Merit Awards on Saturday, March 17 during the International Tennis Hall of Fame Annual Awards Luncheon, which was held in conjunction with the USTA Annual Meeting in Carlsbad, Calif.
Efforts to engage children in physical activities and sports—including tennis—are starting to have an effect on America’s youngest generation, according to a new study released by the Physical Activity Council (PAC), a partnership of major trade associations in the sports, fitness and leisure industries.
From USTA Reports
With the soft launch of the PlayTennis.com consumer site, all tennis providers—teaching pros, facilities, retailers, tennis organizations and more—should go to GrowTennis.com now to update or add their information, so consumers can find them. It’s a free and easy way to help drive traffic to your business—and to help consumers get into the game and play more tennis.
There’s a new tennis tournament that doubles as family time. The 2012 National Family Tennis Championships offers thousands of amateur players the opportunity to team up with their mother, father, sister, brother, husband or wife to earn the right to play for a national title.
The 86th Annual National Public Parks Tennis Championships will be July 21-29 in Denver. The event—with competition for adult, junior, wheelchair and adaptive players—will be at the Gates Tennis Center and Denver City Park.
Don’t forget to submit nominations by May 1 for two important and prestigious community tennis awards. The CTA of the Year Award honors a Community Tennis Association for outstanding service in growing and developing the sport of tennis in its community, and the Eve Kraft Community Service Award is given to individuals who bring the game of tennis to everyone who wants to play.