News helps enhance lessons

July 19, 2010

Looking for educational or instructional videos on tennis? How about articles and drill diagrams? Check out the USPTA’s, an extensive search engine that allows tennis-teaching professionals, coaches and players of all levels to find all things tennis.

The site provides teaching pros with the tools they need to enhance their lessons and programs, whether they teach kids or adults, for recreation or competition. Pros and coaches can enhance their knowledge and skills and stay on top of teaching methods, drills and techniques. Tennis players will also find the site useful with access to numerous instructional videos, one-minute video tips and drills from top tennis-teaching pros to help improve their game. offers thousands of high-quality educational tennis materials, including technical, tactical and strategic instruction, tips on physical and mental development of players and information on business and facility management.

“ was created to provide tennis-teaching professionals with a comprehensive tennis resource that would meet any and all of their needs,” says USPTA CEO Tim Heckler. “It has many functions similar to YouTube and we feel this will really resonate with users as far as its appeal and the ease of use.”

Some of the resources at the site include: is a subscription-based site (there are different rate plans) and paid subscribers have unlimited access. Visit for more information and to view sample clips.

The USPTA also has an extensive DVD library that includes episodes of “On Court with USPTA,” seminars from USPTA World Conferences, specialty courses, Competitive Player Development DVDs, and more. Visit for more.