Oct 2009 "The greater majority of the best paddle players in the country are 35 years or much older. This proves that paddle is more about the mental aspect of competition than it is about the talent/physical aspects of competition. It also shows that you do not need to be a young, great athlete to excel at the game. This clearly shows that: 'Paddle is a more a Game of Will than Skill'"
"Paddle is a game of time, because the court is so small and your opponents are so close, so while playing you try to buy time and shrink time with your varied type of shot selections." Chatham, NJ Independent platform tennis professional with over 20 years of teaching experience Winner of 10 National titles including juniors, women's, mixed and senior women's. Ranked #1 (with Tonia Mangan) for the 2007-08 season. USPTA HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE 2016 firstname.lastname@example.org
Jan 2011 "A missed opportunity isn't a lost point". "Three C's of platform tennis are being calm, controlled and confident when playing." Cynthia Cynthia Dardis as she is a PPTA Certified Professional 1 and teaches at the Lake Club in Wilton, CT. Nationally ranked in Top Ten gold medal - Women's 40+ National Championships email@example.com
Jun 2010 "Be the best paddle partner that you can be. Remember that your body language can tell your partner a lot about how you feel about how they are playing. The dreaded eye roll or the shoulder shrug can make your partner feel that they have 3 opponents. Be positive on the paddle court. No one intentionally faults, drives in the net,or lobs long. An encouraging smile or a casual 'no worries' can go a long way to making your partner feel relaxed. And, we all play better when we are relaxed AND focused." Mary Doten Head Pro Katherine...
Apr 2010 "You should never drive the ball with the intention of ending the point. Use the drive only to set yourself up for a better opportunity." firstname.lastname@example.org