5 Types of Sports Parents: Which One Are You?

5 Types of Sports Parents: Which One Are You?

As parents, the things you say to your children become their inner voice. It will affect the way they see themselves, respond to things that happen, and the way they interpret the world around them. Put simply, you have the biggest opportunity of anyone to influence...
Giammalva Hosts Youth Tennis Mixer

Giammalva Hosts Youth Tennis Mixer

Giammalva Racquet Club is pleased to host a tennis mixer for the Houston Tennis Association’s National Junior Tennis & Learning (NJTL) program this Memorial Day, May 29th. A raffle will be held and ticket sales will benefit the NJTL’s free youth development...

What is Tennis?

What is Tennis? by Coach Henri Elkins It’s a “Brain Game”. – Tennis teaches you to solve problems, stay focused and maintain control of your emotions. Tennis throws you lots of little problems to solve from playing on different surfaces to different...
Mental Toughness for the Junior Player

Mental Toughness for the Junior Player

Hello, my name is Victor Pinones-Haltenhoff. I am an ITF and an ICI international coach with a BBA in marketing. I am the director of Giammalva Elite Tennis Academy (GETA). Mental toughness is one of the biggest issues with junior tennis.  Most of our players are...