Archive for January 2016

5 Perks of Indoor Tennis Clubs

Indoor tennis is a great way to stay in shape and get better at your favorite sport. While tennis is often played on an outside court, many gyms offer indoor courts as well. Indoor tennis is played like regular tennis, and some people prefer to play indoors. If you have never played indoor tennis before,…

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Handling Yourself on the Paddle Court

Paddle tennis is a fun sport that many people enjoy playing in the winter. The heated court and durable materials make it the perfect cold weather sport and the fact that the rules are very similar to regular tennis make it easy to learn and understand. If you are new to the sport, you may…

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What is Paddle Tennis?

Paddle tennis is also called platform tennis, and it was invented in 1928 in Scardale, New York. It is played with two teams of doubles on a 30′ x 60′ heated aluminum court. The court is usually fenced in to protect the crowd and innocent bystanders. Paddle tennis is played much like regular tennis, and…

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3 Essential Stretches for Your Pre-Match Warm Up

Because tennis is a fast-paced game, you’ll find both your upper and lower body being used extensively with an emphasis on cardiovascular endurance. The motions required to move about the court put high strain on the musculoskeletal system—especially the legs, midsection, upper body, and arms. To avoid injury when on court, you’ll want to understand…

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A Bright New Year for Columbus Tennis

Happy New Year to all of our Columbus Tennis Members and friends across Columbus and Greater Ohio! Here at Elysium Tennis we had a great year in 2015 with lots of new member signups, ongoing classes and private lessons, a few really successful youth camps, and our big Holiday Tennis Tournament. There have been many…

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