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Gerri-isms: Strategy is Essential

Hall-of-Famer Gerri Viant is the Yogi Berra of platform tennis—except her sayings make sense. Say what? Say Strategy.

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Lessons from the Highest PTI Guy

MAPTA’s Doug Tynan from Greenville Country Club shared his refreshing “health over results” attitude. Here’s a reprint of the story.

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Momentum Swings: What to do about them

For the audience, momentum swings are what make a great match. For the players, they create too much emotional and physical investment. Focus on four methods to make the swings go your way.

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Ask The Pros: Cold Weather Paddle Tips

Peter Berka, Denise Murphy, and Heather Prop offer strategies to prepare for the deep freeze.

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Risk vs Reward - When lower percentage can be productive

Platform tennis is a numbers game. When does the risk of a great shot outweigh the rewards of hitting a safer, more consistent ball?

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The Calming Effect of Counting

Need help with your screens? You have more time than you think you have. Remain calm and count it out.

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Thoughts to Begin the Season

It’s early in the platform tennis season and a great time to develop an ongoing process, using each match experience to inform your next matches.

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Gerri-isms On Partnership and Positioning

Hall-of-Famer Gerri Viant contributed five Gerri-isms articles to Platform Tennis Magazine. Here is an abridged version of one of our favorites.

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Fixing Serve Errors and Placing Serves

The crew at mipaddle shares lessons on types of serves, how to get them in the box, and where to aim.

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It is Time to Stop Missing First Volleys

If you are missing your first volleys when serving, it may be time to stay back. Learn more now.

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