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November 30, 2016

Play tennis for life

A just-released study suggest that regularly playing racquet sports such as tennis can help stave off death, while sports such as soccer and running may not help people live longer. The study, by Oxford University and researchers in Finland and... (Full story …)

April 27, 2016

Tennis is first to endorse ‘CEO Pledge’

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — The tennis industry became the first sports industry to endorse the new National Physical Activity Plan (NPAP) and the CEO Pledge for Physical Activity when the plan was unveiled on April 20 in Washington, D.C.... (Full story …)

March 11, 2015

Timed sport-specific movement makes great athletes

Professional athletes have limited time for improvement, so combining tasks can shorten the training time. Gordon Uehling (CourtSense Founder) and Darius Novak (University of Zabreb) have developed a challenging set of drills for these combined tasks. Warmup begins with hand-eye... (Full story …)

May 22, 2014

‘Cardio Tennis’ plays well against obesity

Created to address the fitness trend and now with 1.5 million participants, Cardio Tennis continues to grow in the U.S. and globally. (Full story …)

January 16, 2014

TI mag, TIA Support PHIT Act, PEP Program

As the sports industry prepares for its largest lobbying day in Washington, D.C., on March 5, Tennis Industry magazine and the Tennis Industry Association are helping to support two key pieces of legislation that will help create a more active,... (Full story …)

January 8, 2014

Athletes’ Performance, Inc. Becomes EXOS

Innovator in proactive health and human performance solutions activates programs worldwide (Full story …)

November 25, 2013

SGI, PHIT America announce 'Challenge'

Do you have a program that increases sports & fitness participation in your community and helps Get America Moving? Submit your program for consideration and enter the new SGI Get America Moving Challenge contest. To show support for the work of PHIT America, SGI Weekly Intelligence is launching the inaugural Get America Moving Challenge. (Full story …)

September 16, 2013

VertiMax provides maximum power, speed development

Tampa, Fla. — VertiMax, an innovator in delivering leading edge speed and vertical gains to athletes is widely used by tennis players of all ages and abilities to gain a competitive advantage on the court. The VertiMax is designed to... (Full story …)

May 20, 2013

TRX, TIA partner to launch TRX Cardio Tennis

Recently, TRX partnered with the TIA and Cardio Tennis to launch TRX Cardio Tennis, the newest TRX Professional Education product. TRX’s Dorian Adam and Michele Krause of Cardio Tennis, who have now delivered four education courses to enable tennis and... (Full story …)

May 1, 2013

33% of Americans active to a healthy level

Washington, DC ‐‐ One-third of the American population age 6 and up is “active to a healthy level,” according to the latest study released by the Physical Activity Council (PAC), a consortium of six major sports, fitness, and leisure trade... (Full story …)

January 25, 2013

Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners remodels

Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners will transform into the world-class headquarters for high performance tennis training, tournaments and recreational play Healthy Way of Life resort to include state of the art tennis complex including eight indoor and 20 outdoor tennis courts (four of them har-tru clay) to compliment world class health and fitness destination that allows people to engage in their areas of passion Life Time Athletic at Peachtree Corners to uniquely offer the experts, programs and services that help people set and achieve their athletic, fitness and nutrition goals (Full story …)

January 22, 2013

ASBA Joins PHIT America

A New National Campaign to Help Overcome the Obesity & Sedentary Crisis (Full story …)

October 31, 2012

Drysdale expands programs with In-Shape Health

In November 2009, In-Shape Health Clubs and Cliff Drysdale Tennis entered into a tennis management relationship, and are now adding 5 more clubs in California that will offer Cliff Drysdale signature tennis programs. (Full story …)

May 3, 2012

ITPA Launched to Improve Tennis Players

International Tennis Performance Association (ITPA) is a new tennis-specific education and certification company offering three levels of certification and overseen by a Certification Commission. Includes quotes from John Isner, professional tennis star. (Full story …)

April 9, 2012

220 Million ‘active’, 68 Million ‘inactive’

Utah, Idaho, & New Hampshire Have Highest Percentage of ‘Active’ Residents. (Full story …)

March 23, 2012

Inactivity levels rise in the U.S.

Physical Activity Study Indicates Children are Slightly More Active (Full story …)

January 23, 2012

Tennis Australia Promotes Cardio Tennis

Developed by the TIA and USTA, Cardio Tennis rolls out to consumers Down Under in major campaign during the Australian Open. In just six years, Cardio Tennis in the U.S. has more than 1.5 million participants, according to data by... (Full story …)

October 25, 2011

Help Keep Physical Education in Schools!

The Sporting Good Manufacturers Association is asking for help in supporting the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) for the 2012-2013 school year, which provides for physical education programs in schools. Although earlier this year the U.S. Senate Appropriations... (Full story …)

July 12, 2011

Wellmune WGP Reduces Immune Suppression

Clinical Study Conducted by University of Houston. Results Presented at International Society of Exercise Immunology (Full story …)

June 29, 2011

Nadal Shares Secret Weapon

Advanced technology that strengthens your backhand, revs up your tennis game, and gives you a total-body workout. Top tier tennis pros Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are using Power Plate® to place in world-renowned tours including the Australian Open, French... (Full story …)

May 16, 2011

USPTA members host Tennis Across America clinics

USPTA encourages kids to play Tennis -- for the health of it!SM with free tennis clinic (Full story …)

April 28, 2011

USPTA to help launch Together Counts

The United States Professional Tennis Association, in association with its Tennis — for the health of it! initiative and Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, is on board for Together Counts, a nationwide program to inspire active and healthy living. The idea... (Full story …)

April 21, 2011

Tennis is another fun way to get fit

Since spring has sprung and summer is around the corner, consider including tennis as a part of your regimen to get outdoors and stay in shape this year. Whether you are looking for a sport to help achieve your weight... (Full story …)

March 17, 2011

Tennis Australia Chooses Cardio Tennis

Will be Key to Participation Drive (Full story …)

March 11, 2011

Cardio Tennis Makes Big Splash with PTR

Clear skies and warm weather was the setting for the 2011 PTR International Tennis Symposium on Hilton Head Island, SC, in February—a welcome change for many tennis industry professionals hit by this year’s harsh winter in many parts of the... (Full story …)

March 5, 2011

'Biggest Loser' Participates in Cardio Tennis

Patrick House, the winner of Season 10 on NBC’s “The Biggest Loser,” took part in a Cardio Tennis Kids presentation on Feb. 24 at the Professional Tennis Registry Symposium on Hilton Head Island, S.C. Cardio Tennis (www.cardiotennis.com), a program managed... (Full story …)

February 28, 2011

Making a Difference for Kids

First Lady Michelle Obama, Andre Agassi and Stefanie Graf Featured in New Public Service Announcement to Encourage Children to Get Active and Enjoy Tennis. USTA Commits to Constructing and Renovating 3,000 Tennis Courts Nationally; Interested Communities Encouraged to Visit USTA.Com/Facilities to Learn More 200,000 Youngsters in USTA Programs to Participate in The Presidential Active Lifestyle Award (Full story …)

December 22, 2010

Teaming up in the fight against obesity

USPTA and the Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation. (Full story …)

November 16, 2010

Venus to Visit Boys & Girls Club

To Encourage Kips Bay Kids to Get Active (Full story …)

August 13, 2010

Cardio Tennis Clinic on TV News in Los Angeles

KABC-TV in Los Angeles aired a Cardio Tennis segment in early August by nutrition and fitness reporter Lori Corbin, who participated in a Cardio Tennis class that also included actress Kendra Andrews, star or the new Disney dance movie “Step... (Full story …)

August 5, 2010

USTA Conducts Tennis Clinic at White House

Record-breaking Doubles Team Bob and Mike Bryan and World No. 20 Sam Querrey Join USTA Instructors on QuickStart Courts. President Barack Obama Makes Surprise Appearance to Speak with Local NJTL Kids. (Full story …)

July 14, 2010

Tahitian Noni Wins Grand Slam with Haarhuis

Wimbledon Champion Loves Tahitian Noni® Original (Full story …)

July 1, 2010

Kessler Institute Offers Tennis Fitness Tips

WEST ORANGE, N.J. — For millions of players across the country tennis is a year-round sport, but as the weather turns warmer, people play more frequently. Indoors or out, at local courts or center court at Wimbledon, fitness is the... (Full story …)

June 25, 2010

Federal Funds Available to Tennis Facilities

Each year, the Carol M. White Physical Education Program (PEP) awards millions of dollars to schools and community-based organizations to initiate, expand, and improve physical education programs. Your local tennis facility could work with a school or schools in your... (Full story …)

June 8, 2010

PTR Signs Two Additional Corporate Members

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced two more have signed as Corporate Members of the organization - MyTrainingDiary and Fitness Anywhere, Inc. MyTrainingDiary provides an innovative training solution for competitive tennis players of all ages. Players... (Full story …)

June 2, 2010

PTR to conduct Etcheberry Certification

Hilton Head Island, SC - - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced two more have signed as Corporate Members of the organization - MyTrainingDiary and Fitness Anywhere, Inc. MyTrainingDiary provides an innovative training solution for competitive tennis players of all ages.... (Full story …)

May 4, 2010

Get Fit and Have Fun with Tennis

Tennis Across America Day is May 8 (Full story …)

May 3, 2010

National Physical Activity Plan is Off and Running

USPTA is part of public/private partnership for plan to improve public health (Full story …)

April 5, 2010

Simply Smart Milk Serves Up VIP Tennis Weekend

Contest winner to Play Tennis with Chris Evert at the Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic (Full story …)

Baby Goes Pro to Help Fight Childhood Obesity

Baby Goes Pro to Play Integral Role in First Lady's "Let's Move" Initiative to Fight Childhood Obesity at Annual White House Easter Egg Roll on April 5, 2010. (Full story …)

March 31, 2010

Tennis Across America Still Encouraging People

National program is in its 21st year of getting people to participate in tennis, get fit, and have fun. (Full story …)

December 4, 2009

'Fit to Hit' starts Monday, December 7

New half-hour fitness show on Tennis channel. Original Series to Showcase the Health Activities and Nutritional Guidelines Players Can Follow to Ensure On-Court Success (Full story …)

November 18, 2009

Etcheberry Experience Signs as PTR Corporate Member

Hilton Head Island, SC — Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) announced that Etcheberry Experience has signed on as a PTR Corporate Member. The Etcheberry Experience provides PTR members discounted prices on Etcheberry Strength and Condition Certification, as well as other Etcheberry... (Full story …)

August 31, 2009

XerTech Showcases Fitness Products at US Open

Engaging Exercise Zone to Provide Fun and Fitness for All Ages, US Open to Drive Exposure for XerTech’s Products (Full story …)

 

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