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The best athletes are always looking to gain an edge on the competition. In Compete Like a Champion, Dr. Larry Lauer and Coach Johnny Parkes from USTA Player Development will explore all aspects of high performance tennis and what it takes to become a successful athlete. Our hosts will provide useful tips for tennis players, coaches, and parents. Visit www.playerdevelopment.usta.com for more resources.
 
Former TV Health Reporter for an NBC station and current radio host, Robin Stoloff has one mission - "Empowering people to live a healthier life." As host of her own radio show, columnist, and former host of a weekly TV health program, Robin shares essential healthy living tips and interviews with top experts in the field of nutrition, fitness, medicine, and health. A certified fitness instructor and former fitness competitor, Robin plays on a USTA tennis team and teaches group fitness classes.
 
A look ahead to Saturday's grand opening of the New Meadowlands grandstand and a recap of this past weekend's Matron stakes at Dover Downs and Windy City Pace at Maywood Park will be highlighted on this week’s edition of “Eye on Harness Racing,” the U.S. Trotting Association’s weekly online video news magazine, sponsored by TrackMaster. Also on this week's show, Paul Ramlow takes a look at the upcoming TVG FFA races and the Progress Pace elimination in the segment "Paul's Paddock Picks." Tra ...
 
A tennis podcast to feed your passion for the game! We are tennis fans that interview tennis professionals and discuss tips, news, and reviews for your game. Our mission is to help bring the tennis community together and help grow the sport. Host Phillip Kim is the Tennis Pro at the Langham Huntington Hotel in Pasadena, CA and Director of Tennis for the City of Azusa, CA. Our global Fan Favorite reporters share their passion for their favorite players and our reviews and giveaways help you d ...
 
Welcome to the USTA Northern California radio show! Designed as an opportunity for members and prospective members to listen in on upcoming events, tennis tips, testimonials and highlights from our different partners. If you have ever wanted to know more about tennis, or thought of getting in the game, tune in! For everything tennis, think USTA NorCal. Also, be sure to check us out at www.norcal.usta.com.
 
MOMMA'S COMING BACK WITH EXCITING NEW GUESTS, NEW FEATURES, CONTESTS. Inescapably intelligent and unapologetically irreverent. Interviews will peel back the layers of athletic accomplishment – In all things, Momma Got Game is fueled by an unconditional love of sport, the men and women who play, and the fans. Stay Tuned and Join The Conversation!
 
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Are we inspiring or motivating players? The episode details the relationship between inspiration and motivation in sport and tennis. We take a deeper look into the power of being self-determined towards your vision or dream and how coaches and parents can facilitate this inspiration. In addition, we do talk about the ways that we undermine motivati…
 
Tory-Ann Fretz is a former American amateur and professional tennis player. She was ranked as high as number 4 in the US and was consistently in the top ten from 1963 to 1966. Tory was also No. 2 in the US doubles rankings in 1965 and 1966. She was known for her cute Pixie hair style and stylish net play! Tory lived the dream! She shares how she mo…
 
It is not always easy to navigate everything life throws at you. Sometimes, we need a little help. Author, speaker, and Certified Transformational Life Coach, Susan De Lorenzo, specializes in helping those recovering from setbacks such as cancer, divorce, and job loss – a.k.a. “gifts in disguise,” using proven techniques for success. After more tha…
 
"You have to win the most important points so we talk about having a goal, setting up, and the Bryans are so great at figuring stuff out." As the former traveling coach of Bob and Mike Bryan, Dave Marshall brings a lot of experience to the show this week. He worked with the record-setting doubles duo during the final few years of their career, incl…
 
The team is back after a tumultuous 2020 with the second episode of the new year, examining the concept of gratitude. Frequently cited as a means to well-being, gratitude is pitched by self-help professionals and therapists as an important skill to engage in. Just how important is gratitude to your well-being? We review several articles and discuss…
 
"It’s fun to be a part of it if you’re a part of the team when they break through or when they change something and you see the benefit right away." A new year means New Year's resolutions and there's arguably no one more in demand this time of the year than a fitness trainer. This week brings in strength coach Gunnar Peterson to talk all things fi…
 
The new year is the perfect time to set new goals. As we enter 2021, Dr. Larry and Coach Johnny are talking about resolutions again. We examine the importance of setting realistic goals that you can live with and discuss how to stick with those goals. http://www.playerdevelopment.usta.com/podcasts/? Instagram: @teamusatennis / @johnny_parkes Twitte…
 
My husband and I actually met in a gym. A practicing attorney and former gym owner, he started training with weights at age 13, and now, at age 60, he is still at it. He shares his passion for fitness and health and the secret to staying consistent. To see this podcast and check out some of our exercises, check it out here on my YouTube channel "Li…
 
It's a brand new year and all the tennis lovers at TennisPAL Chronicles wish you a very happy and different 2021! In this episode, we cover the current state of tennis, the cancellation of Indian Wells BNP Paribas Open, and hear from Certified Yoga instructor Marcia Grey on the benefits of incorporating Yoga into your tennis lifestyle. Our fan favo…
 
An unusual year is officially over and it's time to recap the best players and moments of 2020 while looking forward to a new, and hopefully more normal, 2021. TENNIS.com's Matt Fitzgerald joins the show to discuss the Top 10 players of the year. The list features Daniil Medvedev and Victoria Azarenka at No. 5, Andrey Rublev and Simona Halep at No.…
 
Typical challenges like grades, friends, dating, not fitting in, worrying about what people think, and peer pressure make it hard enough. Today’s teens have the added pressure and stress of trying to manage the 24/7 barrage of social media and societal expectations. Add to that online learning and a global pandemic, and life for teens is more chall…
 
Coach Johnny and Dr. L revisit the idea of integration and maximizing player development. We discuss how effort is a choice and that focusing takes effort, how coaches give feedback to enhance the confidence of athletes, and how visualization/imagery is used to enhance training. We also talk about the OPS (Optimal Performance State) and how players…
 
Finally, we have started vaccinations for COVID-19! There is light at the end of the tunnel, although we are not sure how long that tunnel is. AtlantiCare Epidemiologist Manish Trivedi, MD joins me to discuss his experience with getting the vaccine, how it actually works in our body, and when it will be available to all of us. We are all hopeful th…
 
The last thing we need right now is to have to make a trip to the ER because of something we ate. As we prepare our holiday meals, it is crucial to prevent food poisoning. Each year in the U.S. 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths can be traced to foodborne pathogens. The Partnership for Food Safety Education provides ed…
 
"The sporting word, historically, has always been about men, so we're always playing catchup. And it's one of the reasons why, getting the chance to do this, it just really shines a spotlight on what still needs to be done." Co-producers Judy Murray and Rosemary Reed join the show to discuss their new SkyTv docuseries "Driving Force". They help tel…
 
Many of you might know Bethanie from the viral video of 2017 - Worst Tennis injury in history! There are many versions of the video but the ABC channel racked up 1.5 million views. Bethanie is American professional tennis player. She is an Olympic Gold medalist, has won nine Grand Slam titles - five in women's doubles and four in mixed doubles, and…
 
The Army overhauled how it selects battalion commanders because they felt they had a lack of qualty leadership. They were promoting based on legacy. We review the article and talk about if sport organizations are identifying talent accurately. In addition, we discuss how sport organizations can identify quality coaches. Review HBR article: Reinvent…
 
As the escalating price of health insurance continues to stress corporate and household budgets, employers are turning to wellness programs as a way to help bring them under control. Now more than ever it is crucial for all of us to do what we can to stay healthy. Beryl Krinsky is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and CEO and founder of the B.Kom…
 
"I don’t think people recognize the level of play in college tennis, even down to Division III, and the dual match is the exciting piece." This week is all about college tennis, a sector of the sport that has been hit the hardest by the pandemic. Tim Cass, the general manager of the USTA National Campus, joins the show to discuss the importance of …
 
A recent ADP research study found that 19% of employees surveyed about their workplace are reporting feeling highly resilient. That is a small percentage and we discuss why that might be the case and review more important results from the study. This episode gets into the importance of leadership, trust, and the most important finding that those th…
 
So many people are feeling stressed, worried, and even depressed during this difficult time. People are struggling with financial worries, health concerns, school, work, and a variety of other issues. If you or someone you know is one of them, NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling is a special support program now available through a New Jersey gran…
 
"As an athlete you can't tell us when to stop, you can’t. You can’t because then we’ll always have these regrets and whatnot." Filled with anecdotes and wisdom, Lisa Raymond joins the show to give an update on her coaching and playing career, as well as react to her nomination for the International Tennis Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Raymond has bee…
 
THE 100th EPISODE SPECIAL! A milestone for the CLC podcast team. In this episode Coach Johnny, Dr. Larry, and Coach Mick take a trip down memory lane to review some of the more poignant moments from the first 100 episodes. We feature clips from past episodes with some fantastic guests, and review the most important themes of the podcast as well as …
 
If you or someone you love has been affected by cancer, it can be even more challenging during this uncertain time. Gilda's Club South Jersey now offers all of its support groups and educational workshops online, making it easier for everyone to participate. Samantha Kurtz-Seif is the Program Manager at Gilda's Club. She talks about how their membe…
 
The holidays will certainly be different this year due to the pandemic. Many of us will be celebrating at home with fewer people around the dinner table. For me, it will be the first time I am preparing Thanksgiving dinner for my immediate family only. I would like to make healthier versions of some of our traditional holiday favorites. Courtney Mc…
 
"The whole purpose of the PTPA is strictly to organize and unite the players and be represented in a proper way where we actually have the ability to impact major decisions that are made that affect our livelihoods." A few weeks removed from a final run in Sofia to end his 2020 season, Vasek Pospisil joins the TENNIS.com Podcast to talk all things …
 
Dr. Duncan Simpson, Director of Mental Conditioning at IMG Academy, joins the team to discuss how he integrates mental skills training onto the court to maximize transfer to matches. We examine the importance of collaborating with coaches to enhance the learning of players. In addition, the importance of making practice more match-like and how to d…
 
This will be a holiday season like no other. To protect ourselves and our family, many of us will not be traveling or getting together with the people we love. Plus, worry about the pandemic, our health, and finances are creating anxiety on a whole new level. Many people are having difficulty handling it all. Licensed professional counselor, and Di…
 
"I'm still trying to figure out myself really and see what 2021 is: if I'm a doubles player or if I'm a singles player because I'm definitely going to be one or the other." Evan King is on the show this week to discuss life at the crossroads as he decides if he's going to drop his singles pursuits for a doubles career. Ranked No. 420 in singles and…
 
How to measure how a player is performing mentally and if they are improving their mental strength? This has been a concern for as long as sport psychology has existed. In this episode, the team dives into a 3-Level System for measuring mental performance created by Dr. L. It is an attempt to give players and coaches more structure to how they thin…
 
"I enjoy being in the gym and trying to become the best athlete I can be. I enjoy being on the court as many hours as I need to be." This week brings Nick Monroe to the show following his 17th year on tour. The 38-year-old is moving full speed ahead into 2021 by putting 100 percent effort into getting fitter and better every single day. Monroe play…
 
Roger Federer and Stefan Edberg got together with Wilson to discuss the racquets that they have used in their careers and the legacy of Wilson’s tennis racquets. Edberg, Federer, and even Pete Sampras have had their own customized versions of Wilson’s Pro Staff. This racquet has the incredible record of 117 Grand Slam wins and is the most winning r…
 
Do you struggle getting over a tough loss? Losing is inevitable in sport, but the biggest losses can be extremely emotional and take some time for the player to recover from. In this episode Dr. L and Coach Johnny discuss their thoughts on how to recover from these tough losses and help you get back on course to increase your confidence and determi…
 
Acupuncture has been around for thousands of years and today more people in our country are realizing that acupuncture can help them heal. However, acupuncture does more than just relieve pain. Acupuncture can also diminish stress, headaches, fatigue and so much more. Certified Acupuncturist, Ericka Dice, explains how acupuncture works and what it …
 
"I think I'm one of the few players that have made it here without being a good junior. So it's not like I was super good or I'm going to make it for sure." This week brings Maria Sakkari as she discusses her unique path to the Top 20 and how her tennis-rich family history has influenced her. Admitting she wasn't the best junior, Sakkari gave herse…
 
Tara Collingwood drops by the podcast to discuss nutrition in general and for high performing athletes. We discuss the important differences in the needs athletes have. In addition, we examine the importance of timing, the type of foods to eat, and when (including pre-match, during, and after matches). Tara gets into hydration as well, and her thou…
 
Since the pandemic began, we have been doing so much more online. Whether it is school, work, banking, shopping, or even medical visits, we are now living in a virtual world. That makes us more vulnerable to cyber attacks, identity theft, and fraud. Pete Canavan is an expert in cybersecurity and a master martial arts instructor who helps keep us sa…
 
"The time off just let me mentally relax and just enjoy life, but enjoy tennis for fun not because I had to do it but I wanted to do it, so I think that was important." Doubles champion Nicole Melichar is on the show this week to recap her very successful summer. The world No. 11 won titles in West Virginia and Strasbourg, reached the final of "Cin…
 
This podcast is a special episode solely on between point routines. How can players learn to be ready to play each point? We detail the 4 R's approach to between points, breaking each part of the routine down and describing it with practical ways players can integrate mental skills into the routine. We also discussed how to progressively teach betw…
 
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