Pro Quotes

Patty Hogan

Jan 2010 "Paddle is a lot like the game of chess. To be successful, you have to think ahead. You have to become intuitive about what shots or moves can be made from the different areas on the court or board. You have to be able to defend your side while looking to attack your opponent¹s weakness, if and when it becomes obvious. A disciplined, low risk approach results in a high percentage of matches won!" Director of Platform Tennis, Centercourt Athletic Club APTA Hall of Famer National Champion USA/PPTA Charter Member and Past President Coach of Juniors who have...

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Charles E. Vasoll

Dec 2009 There is probably no single living individual who has devoted as much of his personal time and effort to the APTA and to the cause of platform tennis. APTA Director for 13 years; President 1988-92. Co-editor of Platform Tennis News, the APTA's official publication. Originated the popular national championship medals. Integral part of the Platform Tennis Hall of Fame Committee. Has served for 20 years on the Long Island Platform Tennis Association Board (LIPTA). Initiated APTA membership for league players. Revived presentations of the Honor Award in 1992. "I'm crazy about platform tennis (auto license is P T...

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