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Desperately searching a used Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket

Started this discussion. Last reply by tennisbuddys Oct 29. 2 Replies

Anyone have a Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket for sale? Have been looking everywhere, I know its a much older model racket but this year I started playing USTA competitive women's…Continue

Tags: USTA, racket, tennis

What would you do if it were you?

Started this discussion. Last reply by tennisbuddys Oct 15. 4 Replies

What would you have done? What should you do? Give me your thoughts please!Two very high level tennis players Super Champs  have been setup at the club to do match practice next to 4 gentlemen…Continue

Tags: junior, etiquette, tennis

Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player

Started this discussion. Last reply by tennisbuddys May 5. 4 Replies

Dear all,I have a serious request on what is the best type of racquet string for  my 12 year old son using a Head Youtek Graphene Speed Pro tennis racquet?He is using what I had in my back up stash…Continue

Have any of you been to the Indian Wells, CA tournament?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mark / The Mayor Dec 21, 2013. 4 Replies

First time Planning for Mar 5  – Mar 16, 2014 |   Indian Wells, CA  tournament! Any suggestions htls, tkts, preparation, advice if you've already been?? How early to start planning, what's important?…Continue

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tennisbuddys replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Desperately searching a used Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket'
"Thanks Coach V :) "
Oct 29
CoachV - William Vazquez replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Desperately searching a used Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket'
Oct 28
tennisbuddys posted a discussion

Desperately searching a used Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket

Anyone have a Head Youtek 6 star, 41/8 grip size tennis racket for sale? Have been looking everywhere, I know its a much older model racket but this year I started playing USTA competitive women's team tennis matches and am loving it but I only have one of this racket which I love, love, love.  Need a 2nd one.  Have tried to match it with the newer models but no luck!  I am sticking with this one:)Thanks for any input!See More
Oct 28
tennisbuddys replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'What would you do if it were you?'
"Definitely right Lana, kid needs someone other than parent to talk to him, agreed, especially if his behavior is not changing.  However, as parents we are responsible for how our kids behave while they live under our guidance so telling his dad…"
Oct 15
Lana Johnson replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'What would you do if it were you?'
"I think the kid needs someone to talk to him before he gets in trouble. And not with his parents, because if they were any good he would understand by now that throwing a racket randomly where people are can get his ass kicked by those…"
Oct 10
tennisbuddys replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'What would you do if it were you?'
"Good insight Mark, thank you! I know the kid very well and my son's played him many times at Super Champ tourney and at the club just practice matches that we parents setup randomly. Got a reputation of hitting the racquet on the ground and…"
Oct 9
Mark / The Mayor replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'What would you do if it were you?'
"Interesting question.  To me, it depends what my relationship with the kids is.  Am I there to watch them, do I know them, etc?  If I don't know them at all, I think the men playing next to them have more responsibility than…"
Oct 9
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What would you do if it were you?

What would you have done? What should you do? Give me your thoughts please!Two very high level tennis players Super Champs  have been setup at the club to do match practice next to 4 gentlemen playing dbls. The two kids are under your supervision but you are sitting outside the court fence just watching from afar.  One of them starts to hit their racket on the ground every time he is mad, you are embarrassed but you look the other way, its not your son. Then he throws the racket out of the…See More
Oct 8
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What would you do if it were you?

What would you have done? What should you do? Give me your thoughts please!Two very high level tennis players Super Champs  have been setup at the club to do match practice next to 4 gentlemen playing dbls. The two kids are under your supervision but you are sitting outside the court fence just watching from afar.  One of them starts to hit their racket on the ground every time he is mad, you are embarrassed but you look the other way, its not your son. Then he throws the racket out of the…See More
Oct 7
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tennisbuddys replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player'
"Understand completely! Thank you and no worries:)"
May 5
CoachV - William Vazquez replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player'
"yeah sorry for spelling and grammar. baby cying "
Apr 23
tennisbuddys replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player'
"Thank you for your prompt response.  Appreciate it a lot!  Very helpful information:)"
Apr 23
CoachV - William Vazquez replied to tennisbuddys's discussion 'Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player'
"If he is not popping string on a regular basis, Synth string should be fine.type of racquet doesnt matter. its the feel and responce you get back from the string you are looking for. then go into hybrid  when he gets strong enough to pop…"
Apr 23
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Professional recommendation on racquet string types for 12 year old junior SCMZ player

Dear all,I have a serious request on what is the best type of racquet string for  my 12 year old son using a Head Youtek Graphene Speed Pro tennis racquet?He is using what I had in my back up stash which is a Babolat Pro Hurricane at 55lb tension.  At 5 ft, 91 lbs my son is on the smaller build than your average tennis player but he is playing in the Super Champs, so he is doing not too bad and loving the heck out of tournament experience:)  He also uses less of an extreme western grip and is…See More
Apr 23
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"Thanks all for the Indian Wells information. Did not make it this year, bummer!"
Apr 23

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I love everything tennis. I coach every evening but love to play a match every now & then with some good 4.5 & above players to keep my skill up. Love the outdoors. Contact me, if you want a solid game of tennis for a good workout, will see if we can coordinate time & place. Preferable at my neighborhood courts, try to stay close to where I teach!
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Australian Open 2011/my synopsys so far: Predictions are fun, not always do they come true, so don't bet money! Losses r tough but resillience will prevail

Posted on January 27, 2011 at 11:59am 1 Comment

http://www.tennisbuddys.com I don't claim to be an expert or even a blogger, I am a novice at this but I enjoy & have fun with it.  Still learning from the best...so here goes..

 

Australian open 2011: After Roddick USA (8) is ousted in round 4 of men's singles in straight sets 6-3,6-4,6-4 by Wawrinka SUI (19), my only remaining fav is Nadal.

I am still…

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Can't shake off Jan 8th ZAT tournament experience - Worst & Best parents

Posted on January 12, 2011 at 2:16pm 5 Comments

January 8th, 2011: this was the date, past weekend; my 9yr. old participated in his first 12 under ZAT tournament. Having played in the 10 under's all of last year he now has his sights set for qualifying points. It went well & he back with more fire in his belly.  All's good so far.

 

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TENNIS & kid: What keeps me feeling young! Mind over matter: If you don't mind, it don't matter

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 10:10pm 0 Comments

I have to tell you, tennis has always brought me luck. When I had my son, he brought me more joy & more luck. Kid's keep you laughing & running, so does tennis. Both are a wonderful gifts that I cherish. Being married & having a kid is how the idea for a tennis business was born, www.tennisbuddys.com, thanks to the love & support of my husband & son.

The awareness to keep up fitness, health & nutrition becomes so strong…

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tennisbuddys - my first Blog attempt!

Posted on May 10, 2010 at 1:17pm 0 Comments

Hello, this is my 1st attempt at writing a Blog, being a novice, I hope this is a good start :)

Being a business owner of my own tennis program called tennisbuddys,LLC has been a very exciting & fun part of my life. Our motto is "Growing Tennis, Growing Fitness".

Everyday, I teach, every evening, 5 years to adults, all skill level's & I love everything about tennis. Teaching, playing, watching on TV. Making a difference in kid's & adult's fitness…

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At 12:47am on September 2, 2011, Lendl Jr. (4.5) said…
Hi would you like to hit sometime?  I can play anytime.  Let me know!   Mark
At 12:45pm on July 07, 2011, Mark T. gave tennisbuddys a gift
At 3:34pm on April 1, 2011, leela said…
hi,  can you play tennis this weekend, april 2 or 3 ? if not , then can you play on coming week ?  - thx, leela.
At 12:12am on November 30, 2010, Mark / The Mayor said…
Hi tennisbuddys! Since you are one of our most active members, I want to tell you about a fun new feature of the site: Leaderboard Rewards. Make your way to the top 5 for the month and win free tennis gear from Midnight Machete! Check out the Leaderboard Rewards contest, and then track your progress up the boards here:
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Good luck!
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Welcome to the site! I look forward to your blogs and will be happy to feature the best ones on our Main page, and tweet them to our 2000 followers. If you need any help, let me know. Mark
 
 
 

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