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Summer Paddle is Here!

By Elysium Staff | May 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Have you heard about our newest form of tennis at Elysium?  While many consider platform tennis (aka paddle tennis) a winter sport, which is traditionally the case, we’ve outfitted our facility to accommodate year round paddle fun for our members of all ages. Our summer platform tennis league has started but there’s still room for…

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Junior Tennis Gets Underway with Boys High School Tryouts

By Elysium Staff | Apr 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Junior Tennis Gets Underway with Boys High School Tryouts As Spring rolls into central Ohio and the snow melts away, our young men are getting geared up for the courts. Boys High School Tennis season is about to begin and we’re all getting pumped up for a great season. Best of Luck to all the…

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Take Advantage of our Summer Beginner Clinics

By Elysium Staff | Apr 20, 2015 | 2 Comments

Take Advantage of our Summer Beginner Clinics One of the most important parts of any tennis training facility is to educate and support the next generation of athletes. Every summer we put together some beginner camps and clinics to give those eager to learn tennis for the first time a chance to grasp the basics…

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Columbus Tennis USTA Teams

By Elysium Staff | Apr 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Columbus Tennis USTA Teams Elysium Tennis is an active participant in the United States Tennis Association league and our players always have an excellent time.  We currently have 186 women and 51 men participating on USTA teams and we’re so proud of them all! Congratulations to our 3.0 Women’s Career-Prickett Team and 4.0 Men’s Curry…

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Private Lessons Available for Summer

By Elysium Staff | Apr 16, 2015 | 2 Comments

Summer is just around the corner, tennis champs!  It’s looking warmer and brighter every day and you’re probably just as eager to break out of the winter slump as we are.  With all the warm weather coming down the pipe, you’re sure to be out on the courts and next year’s Varsity Tennis teams are already…

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What is Platform Tennis?

By Elysium Staff | Mar 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Some still call it “Paddle Tennis” but the idea is generally the same.  The game is played with paddles similar to ping pong, rather than the larger tennis racquets, and a spongy, rubber ball about 2.5 inches in diameter. It was invented in 1928 as a way to keep the love of tennis going throughout…

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The 10,000 Hour Rule

By Elysium Staff | Mar 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

You’ve heard it from your parents, your peers, and your coaches.  If you’ve been paying attention, you probably heard it on ESPN and from the top players around the world too.  What are we talking about?  We’re talking about the one thing that can make a person a tennis champion:  Practice! Malcolm Gladwell postulated that…

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Improve Your Forehand Technique

By Elysium Staff | Mar 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Looking for a few tips to getter more power and accuracy from your forehand swing?  We thought a series of posts to help improve your technique would get you geared up for an awesome spring and summer season. Adding Power Without getting overly complicated in describing the modern forehand technique (our instructors can help with…

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Improve your Tennis Swing with these Simple Tips

By Elysium Staff | Mar 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Are you looking to make improvements to your tennis swing here in Columbus and want some simple tips to work on when you hit the courts?   Keep a few of these pointers in mind and let us know what kind of improvements you see in your form.   Get Ready for that Hit! For starters,…

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Platform Tennis At Elysium

By Elysium Staff | Jan 11, 2013 | 1 Comment

Elysium Tennis is excited to have two platform tennis courts completed and we have our programs up and running. Elysium has three of the four PPTA Certified Teaching Professionals in Columbus on staff. In addition to teaching, Brian Heil, Kevin Hornik and Katya Yergina all play national platform tennis tournaments around the country and are…

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