2017 has zipped along to the end in the blink of an eye. This is the time of the year we pause and reflect, analyze the year behind us and look ahead with great anticipation for the year to come. We consider what went well and look for opportunities for growth. With that in mind, here’s a look at 2017 with Giammalva:

Improve Your Health Playing Tennis. Looking for a better workout? How about one that incorporates cardiovascular, strength training, and a brain workout all at the same time. Incredibly, that’s only the beginning of the health benefits of playing tennis. Get to know the following 5 top benefits of this amazing sport.

5 Tennis Health Benefits: Why You Should Start Playing

How Tough is Your Mind? You’ve seen it before. A game seems all but set, one player having a healthy lead over the other. You can almost tell everyone watching has resigned themselves to the inevitability of the game’s outcome. Some aren’t even watching anymore. But then it happens. The losing side scores a point, then another. And another.

Tennis Mental Toughness: The Resilience Factor

Managing Injuries on the Court. Our own Jared Evans shares his perspective on one of the most common tennis-related injuries today: Tennis Elbow. What causes this painful, disruptive injury? Also called lateral epicondylitis, the onset of pain and aggravation can be influenced by technique, the weight of your racket, play style and intensity of your matches.

Top Tennis Injuries: Tennis Elbow

It has been an absolute pleasure enriching the lives of all our club members and their families with tennis in 2017. We thank all of you for your membership this year and look forward to playing tennis with you another year.  From all of us at Giammalva, have an amazing New Year’s Eve and a Happy New Year to you and your family!