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WINTER TENNIS, HONG KONG STYLE

Christmas is fast approaching. For much of the world, December is a month of freezing temperatures, warm beverages, and falling snowflakes. In Hong Kong, most of us experience this winter wonderland by proxy, sitting down with our families to watch Christmas specials on television. December is when Frosty the Snowman comes out to play, Charlie …..

TENNIS RELATED CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR KIDS IN HONG KONG

It’s getting close to that time of the year, folks. Soon, the land will be blanketed in snow, as revelers parade the streets singing Christmas songs and drinking warm cocoa. Or maybe not. Who are we kidding? Hong Kong isn’t exactly anyone’s idea of a winter wonderland, but you know what? We like it that …..

WANT TO LIVE LONGER IN HONG KONG? PICK UP A TENNIS RACQUET

When it comes to prolonging our lives, we do pretty well for ourselves in Hong Kong. Despite the polution, if Hong Kong were a country it would rank first when it comes to average lifespan. Not first in Asia…first in the world. With an average death age of 84.28 (and 87.3 for the ladies!), Hong …..

TENNIS STRENGTH TRAINING FOR HONG KONG KIDS: COMMON QUESTIONS

For parents of young Hong Kong tennis players, deciding when to start strength training can be tough. At some point, kids need to develop the physical tools to succeed, but at the same time, it is important not to expose them to too much too early. As coaches, we often get asked about strength training …..

THE GROWING POPULARITY OF TENNIS IN CHINA

When we think of tennis regions, the same few locations always pop up. Australia. The United States. England. Central and Southern Europe. Russia. We hope to have Hong Kong tennis included on that list sooner rather than later, and it appears the mainland is helping the cause by making a real push for China to …..

LOOKING AHEAD TO THE US OPEN

It’s August, and that means it’s almost time for the fourth, and final, Grand Slam event of the year. The US Open, not to be confused with the similarly named golf tourney, is played in the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in the New York City borough of Queens. Hong Kong tennis fans …..

TENNIS 101: TIPS FOR CHOOSING THE RIGHT TENNIS SHOES

After joining a club and picking up a racket, choosing the right footwear is one of the most important decisions a tennis player in Hong Kong has to make. The right shoes can help with comfort and injury prevention and can work wonders with on-court production too. The benefits of the right shoes can help …..

5 GREAT WAYS TO GET KIDS EXCITED ABOUT TENNIS THIS SUMMER. TIPS FOR PARENTS IN HONG KONG

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a Hong Kong tennis fanatic like us – and if you are a Hong Kong tennis fanatic like us…then you know nothing beats the feeling of introducing someone to this great game of ours. Whether you’ve had one of your coworkers to your apartment to watch Nadal at the …..

MEET THE ATA COACHES: NATHAN BOOTH (AUS)

Here at Australasia Tennis Aces, we constantly find ourselves grappling with an unanswerable question: Are we the most fun tennis school in Hong Kong because we have such awesome coaches… …or do we attract such awesome coaches because we are the most fun tennis school in Hong Kong? We may never get to the bottom …..

MEET THE ATA COACHES: PATRICK MCKEE (AUS)

Here at Australasia Tennis Aces, we constantly find ourselves grappling with an unanswerable question: Are we the most fun tennis school in Hong Kong because we have such awesome coaches… …or do we attract such awesome coaches because we are the most fun tennis school in Hong Kong? We may never get to the bottom …..

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