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May 2011


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USPTA e-Newsletter - Volume 5 • Issue 4
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In this issue...


Know your benefits – USPTA sports marketing programs
Add these 'star' attractions to your program lineup. Click the logos below for more details about each program.

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And, speaking of sports marketing programs
Have you accepted the One-Clinic Challenge for Tennis Across America?
Fight childhood obesity by hosting just one event. Click here to accept the challenge.

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New slate to be considered by membership
The USPTA Executive Committee, during its April semiannual meeting, voted to present the membership with a new slate of officers for the 2011-13 National Board of Directors. The Nominating Committee's proposed slate for the 2011-13 Board of Directors is as follows:

President                 Tom Daglis
First vice president  Randy Mattingley
Vice presidents        Mark Fairchilds
                                Bunny Bruning
                                Chuck Gill
                                Bill Mountford
                                Jeff Hawes
Past president         Harry Gilbert

The Nominating Committee's proposed slate replaces the slate published in the March issue of ADDvantage.  Additional nominations may be made by the general membership in accordance with the USPTA Bylaws, Article VII, Section 3. In order for a new candidate to be added to the ballot, he or she must be nominated by at least 120 members. Only one nominee per office will be added to the slate, and the deadline for submission of signature forms has been extended to June 19.

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The May issue of ADDvantage is online now!
Articles include:

Click the magazine cover to the right to explore the magazine's website.

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USPTA, Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation join forces for launch of Together Counts
The United States Professional Tennis Association, in association with its Tennis - for the health of it! initiative and Healthy Weight Commitment Foundation, is on board for Together Counts, a nationwide program to inspire active and healthy living. Read more here.

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Larson captures singles and doubles titles at USPTA indoor tourney
Tony Larson of Alexandria, Minn., defended his men's open title at the $5,000 United States Professional Tennis Association Indoor Championships held April 15-17, at Life Time Fitness Fridley Club in Fridley, Minn., by defeating Abdul Idi of Lakeville, Minn., 6-0, 6-1. He later went on to win the men's open doubles title by teaming up with Roy Bryan of Minneapolis. Click here for details and more results.

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It's not too late to nominate a member or yourself for a national award!
The USPTA will honor those members who go above and beyond to grow the game and use tennis as a vehicle to impact people and communities, and to make a difference. Deadline for nominations is July 1. Click here for links to the applications and details.

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Dartfish Total Tennis Solution

  • Identify key moments in any match on iPad or iPhone (parents, players or coaches can do this)
  • Merge with game film
  • Share these highlights or match-defining moments with players on private Dartfish.tv channel
  • Includes ConnectPlus software for on-court use, stroke analysis
  • Great revenue generating potential
  • One year access to live online training classes
  • $1,599 per yr

See Tennis Workflow demos posted at www.dartfish.tv/10s

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Save the date!
Sept. 19-24, 2011
Plan now to attend the World Conference on Tennis and stay at the wonderful Saddlebrook Resort near Tampa, Fla. Click the logo to the left to visit the conference website or visit http://usptaworldconference.com for more details and help planning your trip.

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If you're paying a monthly fee for your tennis programs, then you are paying too much.
Visit CourtsideUSA to find out how you can run ALL your programs from leagues to tournaments to round robins online for FREE. www.courtsideusa.com

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USPTA multimedia offerings

  • Now streaming on USPTA.TV
  • Read about the latest episode of "On Court with USPTA" here

Or
Watch full episodes of "On Court with USPTA" at www.dartfish.tv/uspta

  • Currently over 20 episodes available
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New videos, article at tennis-health.com
Click the links below
Videos: Flexibility test – shoulder/posterior capsular (courtesy of TennisMD), Common nutritional problems of tennis players
Article: The importance of core training for tennis players

 

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Stay in touch
Read the latest news and get tips and inspiration from peers, consumers and USPTA. Join us on Facebook and Twitter.

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Don't forget about the following benefits and special programs available exclusively to USPTA members!


USPTA online education and management resources
Visit this interactive map for career-enhancing resources, including fun and informative websites.

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Order your own sunglasses here
Shop at http://sportstarprosales.com/. Login and password information is on USPTA's members only benefits page.

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Find the right health plan for you
Search available major medical and discount dental plans online. Receive discounts on prescriptions with the RX card. Start your search at the following link: Insurance
For assistance, call toll free 877-236-7444, Monday through Saturday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time.healthDental

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Get rental car discounts through Avis and Enterprise.
Visit Avis and enter the USPTA Corporate Awards AWD No. U353920 or call 800-831-8000. Visit Enterprise and enter USPTA account number L060268 and password USP.


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FREE USPTA resources
We have developed many USPTA resources that you can download and use free of charge. Please click on the links below to download these resources.

Teaching tools PR tools Lessons online

Another free resource – USPTA Career Center
Also, remember to go to www.uspta.com, log in to the members-only section and check out the USPTA Career Center. We have incorporated a large assortment of job search and PR tools to enhance the success of your job search or daily operations. Please let us know how you like these benefits and what else we can do to assist you in your career.

Free online lesson planner
Go to planner.uspta.com, log in and start planning your next lesson or team practice. First-time users will need to register. You may also access this benefit in the members-only area through "Career center," and then "Teaching tools."

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Coachesresource.uspta.com
Look here for tips, drills, articles and more. Click the yellow USPTA button to go to the member login page. After logging in, click on "What's new" in the menu to see new items.

Tennisresources.com
Educational and instructional videos, articles, audio instruction, drill diagrams, interviews, chart templates and more in one site. It's a great resource for tennis-teaching pros, coaches and tennis players of all levels. Basic access is free to USPTA members. Premium subscriptions are available to members at a reduced rate. Nonmembers may also subscribe.

Tennis-health.com
Interactive website that details the health benefits of tennis. Users are encouraged to track their tennis exercise and weight. Sign up and encourage your members to do the same.

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