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Two Weeks Of Winter Tennis Camp At ATA – Sign Up Now!

November 7, 2017 No comments
This Winter, your child can take advantage of the Austin Tennis Academy's Winter Camps to progress at a rapid rate. The camps are designed to provide the greatest development of your child’s physical, mental, technical, and tactical performance levels.

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ATA Adds Experience, Energy With Coach Shaimaa Elsisi

August 28, 2017 No comments
“I am a coach because of my passion for tennis,” Shaimaa said. “I chose to become a coach to give back to the sport, to impact my student-athletes’ lives in a positive way, to help them succeed on and off the court, and to give them the opportunity that my own coaches gave me as a student-athlete.”

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ATA Coach Lucie Schmidhauser Accepts Assistant Coach Role At Brown University

August 14, 2017 No comments
Schmidhauser, a former NCAA National Champion, 2-time All-American and number 1 ranked player in college tennis at the University of Texas, is fulfilling a dream by entering the college-coaching ranks while returning to the world where she earned so much success as a player.

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The Feeling, The History, The Nats at the Zoo by Jack Newman

August 4, 2017 No comments
ATA has been lucky to have players in this tournament each year for the past 14 years of its existence and, prior to that, many of our students from Saint Stephen's and Fretz Tennis Center earned a chance to play this tournament.

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Pictures From ATA Summer Camps

July 6, 2017 No comments
ATA Summer Camps are off to a great start! Check out a few pictures from some of the action below. We have camps for kids of all ages and skill levels - learn more about camps here and see more pictures on the ATA Facebook page! 

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4 Qualify for Champs and 2 Qualify for Superchamps!

November 28, 2016 No comments , , , , , , , ,
Over the last couple of months, ATA has had 4 players qualify for champs. ATA's youngest academy players Jacob Golden and Lucas Riezebeek qualified for boys 12s. While, Sarah Schaal G14 and Alex Sheddan B16 also both qualified. Savannah Baptiste and Keana Moon won the Girls 14's doubles CMZ and qualified for superchamps and earned some ice cream! Congratulations to all the players!

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Dwayne Hultquist Visits ATA

November 23, 2016 No comments
Dwayne Hultquist Head Men's Coach at Florida State University for the pasted 17 years visited ATA on Tuesday. He talked to the academy about what he looks for when he recruits. Recruiting is not always based on results and skill but the athlete's character and will they fit in with the team. He talked about perks from being a college athlete (food, laundry, and equipment). What a great opportunity for academy players to receive direct info and get a chance to ask questions about college tennis from one of the most elite college coaches!

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David Benzel Article and Sign Up for Webinar Oct 18

October 6, 2016 No comments , , , ,
David Benzel's newest article: When a Sport Chooses Your Child is about how your child chooses to start a sport and try it out. "Creative parents find ways to expose their children to a variety of activities, while at the same time having no agenda or preconceived notions about what their child “should” do."  Click here to read more David Benzel's Webinar on: How to Discuss Performance Issues with Your Child and Remain Friends  Tuesday, October 18th, 2016 at 8:00 PM Click here to sign up

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Coach Newman Recommended Article, “How Does Physical Training Increase Your Child’s Tennis Mental Toughness?”

August 13, 2016 No comments , , , , ,
Physically fit players are less likely to feel discomfort than unfit players in the same match. Therefore, fit players are able to place their focus, energy and attention on helpful processes that increase the chances of success. There are other reasons for the link between physical fitness and mental fitness. Physical pain and emotional pain are housed in the same area of our brain. Stronger bodies, stronger brains! Click here to read the full article from Parenting Mentally Tough Tennis by Anthony Ross.

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Abigail Chiu in the Doubles Final of Clay Court Nationals!

July 24, 2016 No comments , , , ,
ATA's Abigail Chiu and partner Elysia Bolton will be playing in the G18 doubles final of the National Clay Courts Championships in Memphis, TN at 3:30 today. For updates follow Coach Newman on Twitter or on Austin Tennis Academy's website latest tweets.

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