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Happy First Birthday to ParentingAces! Hard to believe I’ve been writing and sharing with y’all for an entire year! A huge thank-you to those of you who read my ramblings, share them with your tennis buddies, and take the time to comment with your own experiences – I truly value each and every one of you.
And the winner of the Birthday Contest – and a $50 gift card from my friends at Holabird Sports – is . . .
<Drumroll please>KAREN YANNONE
Congratulations, Karen! Please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your mailing address so Holabird can send you the gift card. Happy shopping!
Here’s to Year Two and more rambling and sharing – thanks for sticking by me!Share this:
Our First Anniversary is coming up soon – November 3rd, to be exact! To celebrate, we’re giving away a $50 Holabird Sports gift certificate to one lucky Parenting Aces reader! All you have to do is “Like” our Facebook page (click here), post on our Facebook Wall the title of your fav ParentingAces post from our first year, then “Share” our Facebook page with your friends. We’ll draw a winner on November 3rd. Good luck!
And a big THANK YOU to our friends at Holabird for their generosity and support!Share this:
The word PUSHER is often uttered with disdain and a snarl among junior tennis players. It is the supreme insult to hurl at another player, as in, “I can’t believe I lost to a pusher! I must totally stink at tennis!”
But, really, what is a pusher? And is it such a bad thing to be called one?
According to coach Don Petrine, pushing is a style that one encounters in developmental tennis (and perhaps senior and club tennis). “A pusher uses all your pace on the ball, never generating their own pace, parasitic in nature, and uses it against you. A pusher never tries to end the point with an offensive shot; they just use your pace and hit high percentage shots until you hang yourself, go insane, or make an unforced error. They are usually More >