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October 31, 2007

Dodgeball!







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Mary Shoji, Physical Education Teacher, Punahou School, Honolulu, HI, demonstrates a game of "Dodgeball". Dodgeball is a fun warm up game to recalibrate vision. This game should be played with adult supervision.

October 21, 2007

Swivel Disks







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Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member, Yip Team Member gives a lesson on angular momentum to the 7th grade girls PE class at Punahou School. Students are placed on disks made out of lazy susan's. Lazy susan's can be bought at your local hardware store.

October 18, 2007

Slice or Topspin Approach?






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Brent Hunter, USPTA & Lee Couillard, USPTA show two contrasting styles of hitting the approach shot. Lee uses a slice approach and Brent uses a driving topspin approach. Regardless of what type of approach shot you are attempting to hit, the ball must not sit up into the strike zone of the opponent. There are advantages and disadvantages to hitting both of these types of approaches, however, if hit CORRECTLY, they are no disadvantages to hitting either type.

October 16, 2007

Re-calibrate






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Dr. Michael Luan is a Biomechanist. He has a Bachelor's of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Southern California, a Master's
degree in Oriental Medicine from the Santa Barbara College of Oriental
Medicine, and a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Los Angeles of
Chiropractic. He lives in Santa Barbara, California. In this video he discusses the dilemma of sports and vision in today's most common ball sports.

October 12, 2007

"Intense" cardio drill






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Michele Krause, USPTA, National Cardio Tennis Director, TIA, conducts a drill called "Intense".

October 11, 2007

"The Shoot" drill







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Michele Krause, USPTA, National Cardio Program Director (TIA) conducts a drill called "The Shoot". Please wait while the movie downloads...

October 10, 2007

Warm up first!






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Michele Krause, National Cardio Tennis Program Director, TIA (Tennis Industry Association) shows three warm-up exercises you can do before rallying full court.

October 1, 2007

Toss, volley, movement drill


Lee Couillard, USPTA, Wilson TEAM Member, Balle de Match Member shows a volley, catch and movement progression. Please be patient while the movie downloads...







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