Adirondack Tennis – tennis information for the Northern region of the USTA Eastern section
AdvantageMaddie – tennis parent blog written by the dad of 9 yr old, Maddie
American Tennis Journal – a new site dedicated to the promotion of American tennis
Are You Sure? - great tennis merchandise created by a great tennis mom
*Athletes Audio – an app for sports (not just tennis!) mental toughness training; click on the link for a discount!
*Atlanta Personal Training – Marcus Shapiro is my son’s trainer, and he does tennis-specific training for several young players in the Atlanta area
Atlanta Tennis – an insider’s view of the Atlanta tennis scene
Big Sports Report – an online news organization dedicated to covering youth sports
BrainTypes.com – understanding your and your child’s brain type can help determine the type of coaching that will work best – take a look!
CA Tennis – chock full of short, informative articles for coaches, parents, and players who want the truth about tennis
Call To Action – Tom Walker’s piece regarding the proposed changes to the junior competition structure
Coach JP Weber’s blog – a great blog written by a great coach and fellow radio host
Crazy Tennis Mom – another very informative blog for parents of junior players
Donovan Tennis Strategies – advises players throughout the US and the world, helping them to determine the right colleges given their tennis and academic credentials and other criteria they might have (size of school, locations, areas of study they are interested in, do they need scholarship vs. trying to leverage their tennis to get into a better academic school, etc)
*Down the Line and Beyond Foundation – founded by Pascal Collard, a tremendous organization devoted to helping junior players develop good character both on and off the court
Everything Tennis – a great blog written by a tennis coach
Fit For Trips – an online resource to get you physically ready for your next adventure travel experience
Fuzzy Yellow Balls – more of a how-to site for players – definitely worth a visit
*Growing Champions For Life – powerful strategies for helping you build enduring relationships with your child/athlete
Heavy Topspin – a tennis blog dealing with the stats and analytics of the pro game
*High-Tech Tennis – an Atlanta-based tennis video analysis service that also does college recruit videos
ITF Junior Rules – the complete rules for ITF competition
*International Tennis Performance Association – tennis-specific fitness training, education, and certification
JBMThinks – helping families develop good character through sports
*Johan Kriek Tennis Academy – read and learn about Johan’s academy in Charlotte, NC
JuniorTennisMatch.com – arrange competitive match play for your junior player
Links to Online Articles – links to articles I’ve referenced in blog posts and on the Facebook & Twitter feeds
MyTennisNetwork.com – Your one-stop shop for all things relating to your child’s tennis
National Wresting Coaches Association Blog – I know it says “wrestling” but there is some great stuff for tennis parents, too!
NCAA Rule Updates – stay up-to-date on any NCAA changes
*NutriFitGA.com - Professional and amateur athletes, anyone with special dietary needs, and individuals who want to take control of their nutrition and health, will find great advantage in arranging a consult
OnCourtAdvantage.com – a comprehensive blog encompassing international professional and junior tennis information – a great site for tennis fans
Pacific Health Labs – the makers of Accelerade and Endurox R4 on-court and recovery drinks used by the pros (and a certain junior I know, too!). Use code ACES15 for 15% off and free shipping.
*PlayintheUS.com – a consulting service for US and international players looking to play college tennis (and other sports, too)
*RAMP Tennis Academy – junior tennis academy for all levels located in Carson, California
Robert Lansdorp’s Blog – he shares his coaching philosophy and some great player stories
*Scholarship for Athletes – a consulting service for those players looking to play at the college level
*Solve the Mystery of Your Child’s Motivation & Distraction Issues – David Benzel’s webinar recording will enlighten you to what may be going on inside your junior’s head – total length ~40 minutes
Sport Parent Support – the name says it all!
*Tennis Junior Aces Magazine – free digital magazine developed for use on your iPad (you can also download the magazine on the iPad Newsstand app), this is a publication of the Down the Line and Beyond Foundation and was created to help competitive junior tennis players improve their tennis games and also help them develop their personal characters
TennisKidsZone – offers a completely moderated and safe kid friendly environment where parents and coaches can relax knowing tennis kids are safe while playing and connecting with other tennis kids from around the globe
*Tennis Mental Edge – written by Dr. Larry Lauer, a blog covering professional, college, and junior tennis and specifically how the mental game can be mastered to gain a competitive edge
Tennis Mind – helping players develop the mental aspect of their game
The Tennis Mom – the inspiration for my own blog!
Tennis Recruiting Network – keep up with the happenings of college recruiting
Tennis Warehouse Forums – an online forum dealing with all sorts of tennis issues, including what tournaments to play, new rules, finding a coach, etc.
*TPATennis.com – Tom Allsopp’s online coaching consulting resource for players, parents, and coaches
*TPATennis.net – Tom Allsopp’s compilation of useful tennis articles and videos along with his commentary
*Universal Tennis Ratings – a more in-depth rating system for tennis players of all ages and levels
USTA – just go ahead and bookmark this one – you’ll be visiting often!
*Yoga with Lisa Jones, ERYT – my personal yoga instructor who has some great information on yoga for our junior tennis players
Youth Sports Blog – a general children’s sports blog
*Zoo Tennis – all the info you need/want to know about what’s going on in the world of high-level competitive junior tennis
10U10s – info on on-court games, tips, and techniques for teaching the 10 and Under crowd
2 Deuces – when being a Tennis Parent gets too serious, here’s a lighter look at the situation from my “other” kids!
*Website for/by/about a ParentingAces Radio Show guest
If you have any other helpful sites you’d like me to add to the list, please use the Comments box and include the URL along with a brief description.