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Talking Tennis-Mark Milne (Episode #2)

7.10.20-Thirty30 Tennis is a shortened format of tennis where every point really counts and can be described as the tennis equivalent of the Twenty20 format of cricket. ‚Äč Thirty30 Tennis provides recreational and professional tennis players with an alternative shorter format to 'sets to 4 games with No Ads' (Fast4).

 

 

Talking Tennis-Rachel Cohen

7.18.20-We are joined by Rachel Cohen, teaching pro at Frog Hollow Racquet Club, in Lansdale, PA. Rachel talks to us about transitioning to being a doubles player, Philadelphia sports, and becoming a smarter player. 

 

 

Talking Tennis-Edgar Giffenig 

5.14.20-We talk to Edgar Giffenig about his tennis career which has seen him go from a Mexico City beginning, to his current stop in Salisbury, CT at the Norfolk Country Club. With a myriad of stops in between. Some great stories and some tips on teaching the game as well. 

 

 

Talking Tennis-Josh Burger

5.13.20-Sports Psychology Coach Josh Burger joins us to talk about the mental aspect of the sport of tennis in particular and all sport in general. A fun conversation where we made each other think a little. Which you should expect when speaking about the mental aspect of things. 

 

   

Talking Tennis-Danny Zausner

5.14.20-Danny Zausner, COO of the USTA National Tennis Center joins us. The National Tennis Center is the home of the U.S. Open, and so much more. Currently the center is operating as a hospital for those in need during the Covid-19 pandemic. Mr. Zausner talks to us about the behind the scenes activities and the growth of the center over the two decades that he has been involved.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Bruce Myers

5.10.20-Bucknell University Men's Coach Bruce Myers takes a moment to talk to us about how he sees the world of tennis. The perspective of a college coach and how he goes about evaluating, recruiting, and teaching makes for an interesting conversation.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Nsimbi Shahiidu 

5.10.20-Originally from Uganda, Nsimbi Shahiidu now coaches at the Smash Academy in Doha, Qatar.We talk about the techniques and enthusiasm that he instills in youth lessons.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Ken DeHart

5.10.20-We take a virtual trip to San Jose, CA to chat with PTR Hall of Famer Ken DeHart. Ken is the Director of Tennis at Silver Creek Valley Country Club. He gives us his views on keeping them playing and keeping them happy.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Todd Mansfield

5.9.20-Todd Mansfield talks to us about his tennis journey from Northwestern University to the Pacific Northwest. Todd is the Head Pro at Break Point Tennis Academy, as well as the Head Coach at Lincoln High School. We had a great time just discussing our passion.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Rachel Lifpitz

5.9.20-We are joined by USPTA Coach Rachelle Lifpitz, author and illustrator of "Just Love Tennis 4 Kids", a manual and a coloring book for ages 3 and older.It provides parents and coaches with fun activities and tools to engage children on and off the tennis court. proceeds from the book go to Soles4Souls, a company that collects gently worn shoes in hopes to help wear out poverty. Her book is currently on sale at Amazon; www.amazon.com/dp/1077263546 and Rachelle can be reached at rachellelifpitz@yahoo.com for more information.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Johan Kriek

5.9.20-Johan Kriek, two-time Australian Open Champion, talks to us about how he got his start in South Africa. The fact that he became a coach in Austria before he was a professional player, and the way his academy instructs the next generation of players. Great conversation, great guy.

 

   

Talking Tennis-Mark Milne

3.1.20-Mark Milne, creator of Thirty30 Tennis joins us from Arbroath, Scotland to discuss a new way of scoring and accelerated game play for the sport of tennis

 

                     
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