Category Archives: Tennis

Breaking Many Barriers

 Arthur Ashe, a professional tennis player and activist, widely broke many racial barriers through his talents not only as a tennis player, but also as an all-around leader.  Arthur Ashe was and still is to this day, the only African- … Continue reading

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The Tigers Finish in the Heart of the Competition

I was proud to watch so many of our players compete so well today at the Eight Annual Tiger Invitational Tennis Tournament. Hopkins 27 Northfield Mount Hermon 15 Williston 14 Suffield 13 Wilbraham & Munson 8 Gunnery 5 Pomfret 5 … Continue reading

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Looking for the Take-aways after 0-7 Loss to Deerfield

Suffield Academy v. Deerfield Academy: 0-7 Loss                                  April 16, 2014 Deerfield were gracious hosts and brought solid ground strokes to the match, and even … Continue reading

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We Played Some of Our Best Tennis Today

Suffield Academy Girls Tennis versus Deerfield Academy, April 17, 2013 The girls took advantage of our great spring weather today to put forth their best tennis this season. Deerfield’s squad was disciplined by managing their errors and sustaining quality shots … Continue reading

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Girls Varsity Tennis Off To A Good Season

Suffield Academy Girls Varsity Tennis versus Westover School, April 10, 2013 The girls continued their positive momentum with today’s win. Team shout out to Mr. Shanahan’s poem to inspire more appreciation for our goal of becoming mindful tennis players. Players … Continue reading

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What is a good definition of mindfulness? Jon Kabat-Zinn

We often watch athletes live in the present so well, but do we pay attention at how well they do stay in the moment? Here’s a great definition of mindfulness that we can use in our tennis matches as we … Continue reading

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A Win with a View

A Win with a View. We learned today that just as the Metacomet ridge frames our view of the horizon on Bell Hill, Mt. Greylock inspired Herman Melville from his second floor writing room at Arrowhead. Miss Hall’s was a great … Continue reading

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Great Visual for Learning How to Use Tennis Trakker Pro

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A Player’s Motivation is Important During a Drill

As we look to regain, improve and master our cross-court compentancy, let’s watch someone do this drill well.  

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Congrats Team for a Great Season

Tennis Speech From an historical point of view, the girls completed a great season, earning a 9-3 record, an impressive finish given some of the stronger teams on our schedule. From another historical point of view comes an apology from … Continue reading

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