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Jane E Sleeth
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  • Canada

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I am a:
Tournament or League Player
Neighborhood or other helpful location info:
Toronto, Ontario
Random things about me (hobbies, occupation, tennis history, favorite band, etc.):
I am Jane Sleeth & I have been playing tennis since the age of 7 and was ranked in Canada as a Junior & am still ranked as an adult. I accepted a tennis scholarship to New Mexico U but elected to go to University of Toronto for the academic program and to play on the varisty team. I play Masters events and tournaments still. Looking for players in the US esp. New York City and California so I can travel and enjoy the sport with others! I am a Registered Teaching Pro and also a Certified Physiotherapist
Favorite pro tennis player(s):
Yvonne Goolagong, Steffi Graff, Justine Henin, Amalie Mauresmo, Roger Federer and Rod Laver
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
Pretty damn good, NTRP 5.0, If tennis is on TV - I am watching
On the court, I am a:
lefty, singles player, one-hander, top-spinner, all courter, gracious winner, gracious loser, tournament goer
My favorite local courts:
Donalda Tennis Club Toronto Canada
Mount Royal TC, Montreal Canada
Acapulco Club (beauftiful red clay & right on the beach)
The courts in Luxembourg Gardens, Paris France
Red Clay in Amsterdam
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Ever wonder why the hop just before your opponent strikes the ball is critical to your success on the court?

Posted on March 9, 2010 at 12:23pm 0 Comments

This small hop altho seemingly insignificant is a critical part of your footwork and success on the court

This small hop just before your opponent strikes the ball in effect tells your brain how to move once the ball has been struck - it tunes your brain into the muscles to instruct them as to when to move and in which direction and how fast.

This is a great illustration of how the brain talks to your muscles and eyes and tells them what to do and when!

So, next…


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At 8:05pm on September 14, 2010, Lavie Sak said…

I am a 4.5-5.0 male 24 yo player. I come to Toronto everday week mon-wens for work. I can play after 7pm. Would you like to play sometime?

At 3:27pm on May 29, 2010, Jazz Burks said…
Hello Jane,
I just wated to know if you were still coming to Chicago in June. As always I'm in the mood to hit!
At 11:38am on March 11, 2010, Jazz Burks said…
That sounds great! Don't worry about me. If there is one thing I'm going to, its Keep hitting!
At 2:36pm on March 9, 2010, Jazz Burks said…
Hello Jane if you ever come to Chicago, I'd love to hit with you.
At 12:15pm on March 9, 2010, Jane E Sleeth said…
I forgot to mention I have my certification as a teaching pro and am also a registered, certified Physiotherapist. So if you have any injury related questions or technique related questions feel free. I also have a sister in law who is a Sports Psychologist who is the first female to work with each of the major sports teams in the US - so fire away and we will answer questions - maybe a Blog would be best?
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