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Dear Abby

How do I defend against someone bringing me into the net, and then lobbing me?  Signed, Anita Plan Dear Anita, When executed properly, the drop shot/lob combo is tough to defend. We see this tricky combo utilized in singles and doubles. One of the best strategies to combat the drop shot/lob combo is to embrace…

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Newbie’s Guide to Paddle Tennis Tournaments

Paddle tennis tournaments are a great way to elevate a person’s game to the next level by entering into a competitive atmosphere with other players. Rules and regulations of paddle tournaments are governed by the American Platform Tennis Association (APTA) which provides resources for game play. Learn what to expect when signing up for the…

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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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Platform Tennis At Elysium

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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1st Elysium Juniors to Graduate From College

Jessica Easdale and Becky Simon from the 1st wave of Elysium Juniors graduate from their respective colleges after playing 4 yrs. of college tennis. Becky Simon plays women’s varsity tennis for Ohio Wesleyan University and will graduate on May 13th of this year. Becky has lettered 4 times at OWU and has played 1st, 2nd,…

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