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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 …..

5 WAYS HONG KONG PARENTS CAN HELP THEIR CHILDREN DEVELOP INTO BETTER TENNIS PLAYERS

“Practice makes perfect.” We’ve all heard the expression, except perhaps former Sixers basketball star Allen Iverson. For developing basketball players who don’t have the skill to cross up Michael Jordan or drop 41 points on Kobe Bryant, practice is an important part training and a great way to develop and improve new abilities. The same …..

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 …..

INDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR HONG KONG TENNIS PLAYERS

One of the only complaints we have about tennis is that, as an outdoor sport, it is often at the mercy of elements. Here in Hong Kong, it can sometimes be simply too hot or too rainy to hit the court. Here are some fun activities that Hong Kong tennis players can turn to on …..

HOT WEATHER TENNIS TIPS: HOW TO BEAT THE HEAT ON HONG KONG TENNIS COURTS

When you or your children sign up to play tennis with us, our coaches do everything in their power to ensure that we live up to our reputation as the best tennis school in Hong Kong. We tirelessly go over our lesson plans, we incorporate fun games and we make sure that our courts are …..

THE SOCIAL BENEFITS OF TENNIS FOR CHILDREN

While the Nintendo games can certainly be a great deal of fun and schoolwork is of vital importance, children today are spending too many hours glued to their screens. Whether studying or playing, it is simply not healthy for our youngsters to be sitting down inside all day! Most parents in Hong Kong are aware …..

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