Category: Tips

Are you Mentally Ready for Spring?

Hard courts at PRC

PRC is conducting specialty clinics the next two weeks which focus more on your thoughts and actions when you are not hitting a tennis ball.  The Mental Toughness clinic will help you control your thoughts and give you an action plan for the time that you spend between points.  How you spend the time between points and games…

Focus With Eye Coach

Many juniors and adults have had the opportunity to train on PRC’s new Eye Coach machines. Students have loved the experience – and appreciate the immediate results.  The Eye Coaches addresses the major problem in tennis – not tracking the ball and focusing on contact. Players can learn faster, practice 17 different shots, and feel…

Are you ready for April?

Hard Courts at Princeton Racquet Club

Many of you may say yes, I have been anxiously watching April, the giraffe on the Animal Adventure Park Giraffe Cam, ready to give birth to her baby.  As this is written, over 215,000 people are watching the live camera, as she may deliver any minute.  If you would like to spend some of your snow…

On Purpose

While attending the PTR Symposium each year, Cos and Judy look forward to hearing Dr Jim Loehr, who is considered to be the mental toughness expert for tennis.  We have shared many topics that Dr.  Loehr has designed and presented throughout the years to many juniors and adults.  During the last two years, the focus has been…

Raising A Racquet!

Good job to the students who worked toward achieving the two goals of the New Year:  split stepping and the positive physical response of changing the racquet to the nonracquet hand immediately after the point.  Increasing the use of your nonracquet hand will minimize fatigue of your racquet hand and arm during the match.  Also,…

Raise Your Racquet and Step Into the New Year!

Mailbox at Princeton Racquet Club

Have you made your new tennis resolutions for 2017?  At PRC, we are going to recommend two actions in which we hope will become a habit for every adult and child.   One action (split step) is the foundation of footwork during the point and the other action (putting the racquet in the non dominant hand) is…

Sweet Volleys at Monday Match Play

Berger Open

Motivation was high to hit offensive winners off volleys and overheads at Monday Match Play today.  Doubles teams earned “Berger” points for doing so and the teams with the most points were rewarded with Berger cookies (the official cookie of Baltimore and reputed to be the best).  Lots of fun and rewarding winners.  Thanks to…

Facing the Heat!

Kudos to so many men and women who participated in drills, played in groups, and competed in USTA league matches, district championships and even the National Grass Court Championships during the last two weeks.  Although the temperatures were in the 90’s, PRC adults demonstrated great mental toughness. Sato, one of our dear friends in Japan, has…

Staying Hydrated on a Hot Day

Junior Summer Camp

The adults and juniors chose different ways to stay hydrated and cool today on a hot day on the courts.  Suzie Cohen used a spray water bottle to help Doris stay cool while the campers and staff enjoyed cold watermelon during their break. Temperatures are forecasted to stay high over the weekend.  Don’t forget to wear a…

“Hot” Summer Adult Clinics

Kaptan's Clinic

It’s not too late to enroll in an adult clinic or drop in to a lesson.  Coaches (Judy, Cos, JR, Kaptan, Mansour and Raj) conduct lessons and drills for adults during the daytime, weeknights and weekends.  Private lessons can also be scheduled at your convenience.  Summer is the best time of year to work on…