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On Saturday February 11th, Agape Tennis Academy, the new management group for DeKalb Tennis Center, held a Grand Opening for the local community. The event was a big success with over 250 people attending throughout the afternoon. The energy was high...

WHY does your child play tennis? WHY do you spend so much of your time, support, and money on lessons, classes and camps? Is it to win the ALTA City Championships or this weekend’s USTA tournament? Is it to help your junior player make their high school team...


AGAPE TENNIS ACADEMY NEWS

1. Avoid hitting neutral or weak balls to the opponent’s net player at all costs.
2. Do hit at the net player occasionally if you can attack or the net player is not confident at the net. She/he will have less reaction time... 

Join us for free tennis, food and fun on Saturday, April 15, 2017 from 2-5pm. This event is open to kids age 5-18 and all ability levels. RSVP by calling (404) 636-5628 or email amy@agapetennisacademy.com.

Through tennis, we can teach kids the principles needed to succeed in life: independence, self-reliance, decision making, hard work, balance, determination, standing up after a big fall, disappointment and joy...

As tennis coaches, there seems to be a constant discussion over which specific areas our teaching efforts are best served (No pun intended).  Any tennis coach, player, or parent is most likely familiar with the discussion over, technique versus live ball play.  As a coach, I have been involved in a great many of these discussions.  Some coaches swear by technique...

Anyone who has played tennis, for even a short period of time, knows full well that tennis is a very mental game. 
Here are some common areas where we see players, at all levels, falling short on the mental toughness scale: Losing a match after being up by a large margin...



What is the “best” way to play doubles? What is the “best” strategy? The best way and strategy for doubles play is awareness. Everyone wants to know if one player at the baseline and one player at the net, or both players at the net, or both players at the baseline is the best.  The answer is...

Have you ever had the bittersweet feeling of striking the tennis ball and immediately hearing, “snap”?! You’ve broken your strings. It’s time for a new set. How tight should I have my racket strung? What type of tennis string should I use? The answer is here!


Each month the Agape coaching staff collectively be selects a junior player of the month. This player will have shown exceptional effort on the court, displayed improvement in their tennis game throughout the month, and will have...


Most athletes are very conscious of the foods that they put in their body before, during, and after practice or play, but are unconscious of the words and the mental conversation that is going on inside their head.  There is a common saying that almost...

THE SECRET SAUCE TO CHANGING YOUR GAME...AND LIFE