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Head in the Game: The Importance of Mental Focus

By Elysium Staff | Aug 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

Stepping onto the tennis court without a clear head could be detrimental to not only your game, but to your safety as well. Past events such as lost games, missed opportunities, or worrying about that bill you forgot to pay don’t have any business being your center of focus when you are playing the game.  Negative…


Know Your Tennis Rackets

By Elysium Staff | Aug 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

So, you’ve decided to take up tennis. You’re all set with breathable, comfortable clothes and shoes, and your lessons have been booked, but what about the star of the game? The tool that will help you win or lose. The racket. Tennis Rackets can be found in three basic types: control, power, and in-between. It’s…


How to Handle Tennis Elbow

By Elysium Staff | Aug 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

A common term for a painful condition that can develop in your elbow by overusing arms, forearms, and hand muscles is tennis elbow. Affecting nearly half of tennis players during their career, this condition is most often seen between the ages of 30 and 50, and is more prevalent in males. About 3% of the…


Choosing the Right Tennis Instructor

By Elysium Staff | Aug 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

Finding a good Tennis instructor or coach can be difficult. Often times, they are former college or high school players who might look good hitting a ball, but in actuality, have little to no experience teaching how to hit that ball. Part of attaining certification from the Pro Tennis Registry (PTR) or US Pro Tennis…


Stay Hydrated Out There!

By Elysium Staff | Jul 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

  The beautiful city of Columbus, OH is typically characterized by hot, muggy summers with average highs in the eighties. However, record triple digit temps were recorded in the 1930’s. June July   Aug Sept Record high 102   106   103   100 Avg high      81.6 84.9 83.7 77 Avg low       61.5…


History and Culture of Wimbledon

By Elysium Staff | Jul 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

After another great Wimbledon season, we thought it would be appropriate to talk about why it’s such a big deal in the tennis world. Each summer the best tennis players in the world converge on Wimbledon, a suburb on the outskirts of London. For two weeks they will pit their skills against one another for…


A Successful Battle of the Mudhole Platform Tennis Tournament

By Elysium Staff | Jul 14, 2015 | 0 Comments

This past weekend, Elysium Tennis hosted the second annual “Battle at the Mudhole” platform (paddle) tennis tournament.  Some of the best players in Columbus and the state of Ohio participated as well as many local platform tennis enthusiasts.  It was a great success and lots of fun for everyone involved. Platform tennis is always played…


How to Choose the Perfect Tennis Racket for You

By Elysium Staff | Jun 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

A tennis racket, like most sports gear, can range in price from as low as twenty dollars and upwards, with prices in the hundreds. If you’re going to make that kind of investment, it’s a good idea to know what you’re looking at, and for. With over twenty major brands to choose from in addition…


Meet the Elysium Pro Shop!

By Elysium Staff | Jun 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s something we’ve been working on for quite a while now, in the hopes of being able to provide our members with everything needed to thrive on the court.  Well, the time has finally come to announce our digital Pro Shop! Thanks to a partnership with a warehouse shipping facility here in the Midwest, Elysium…


5 Reasons to Join us for Summer Beginner Clinics

By Elysium Staff | May 28, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s that time of year again and everyone at Elysium Tennis is gearing up for a great summer of leagues, tournaments, and training. One of the more fun things we do throughout the summer is train new tennis players in our special beginner tennis classes. It’s already almost June and our classes are almost full.…