Tennis Tips

Tips for Playing on Different Court Surfaces

Types of Tennis Court Surfaces In most cases there are two categories that tennis court surfaces fall into; slow courts and fast courts. A slow court is generally made out of clay, like your typical park court. The ground of these surfaces creates more friction which slows down the pace of the ball when it…

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Get your kids excited to play tennis!

Oftentimes tennis gets overlooked as a great sport for children and instead parents choose soccer or baseball. Tennis is a great choice for your child and can help kids improve in other sports as well. Tennis does not require a team and many cities have many public courts available. Not to mention tennis racquets and…

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The Health Benefits of Tennis for Kids

More children are becoming involved in tennis at an earlier age. Children ages 10 and under use modified racks and balls on smaller courts to support transition into the game. The health benefits are great for children and teens who choose to play the game of tennis.   Growth Childhood is a time when kids…

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High School

Elysium Tennis provides advanced programs for high school students with goals of making the team. Students who want to elevate game play and enjoy a competitive atmosphere will find the program both challenging and rewarding. Learn more about our high school program for youth tennis players.   Getting Started The High School program emphasizes advanced…

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Beginner Clinics

Beginner clinics are a great place to teach players with little to no tennis experience about the court, scorekeeping and necessary strokes to play a match. Learn more about beginner clinics and how to get started.   Tennis pro Dan states “if you have never played or have minimal experience, this is the place to…

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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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