Posts Tagged ‘Winter Sports’

Why Paddle Tennis is Traditionally a Winter Sport

When people think of the sport of tennis, warmer weather, shorts and moisture-wicking t-shirts generally come to mind with a blazing sun keeping everyone warm as balls are volleyed back and forth. Paddle tennis (also known as platform tennis) is quite the opposite in that it is traditionally played in the winter. Find out more…

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Don’t Hibernate: Stay Active This Winter!

Gym memberships are not the end all be all when it comes to getting into a winter workout. Staying in shape does not have to cost money every month and can be even more fun outdoors in nature. With a little creative spirit and basic equipment, it is possible to stay in shape all winter…

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What is Platform Tennis?

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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