Broderick: Notes and National Championships

Broderick: Notes and National Championships

26 October, 2016 By Peter Keiser Paddle Profiles Drew Broderick has a deep- seated belief in his ability to improve as a platform tennis player. He learned a valuable lesson about the possibilities and techniques of getting better from his days as a successful tennis...
Shay and Dardis: Connecticut’s Best-kept Secret

Shay and Dardis: Connecticut’s Best-kept Secret

As the 2016 Nationals approach, there is broad based and penetrating analysis regarding the strategy and tactics of winning paddle tennis’ premiere tournament. It makes sense that this would be the case. But to anybody who plays the game avidly (is there a player who...
Aggressionistas

Aggressionistas

Forty-two years ago, Herb Fitz Gibbon and John Beck, a pair of large, agile Princeton graduates, blasted their way to the 1974 Nationals Championship held at the Fox Meadow Tennis Club in Scarsdale, NY. Featuring heavy doses of aggression and hard hitting, the...
Dan Zahler: At The Cutting Edge

Dan Zahler: At The Cutting Edge

It stands to reason that Dan Zahler would approach and assess the human body as a machine. After all, he comes from a family of mechanical engineers. “I see the body as a machine,” he says. “I can see exactly when things go wrong with it. I love to be able to do...
Jared Palmer: El Campeon

Jared Palmer: El Campeon

By Peter Keiser One of the greatest attractions of paddle tennis and one of the reasons for its surging popularity is its accessibility. I’m not talking about venues, court time and construction costs. I’m talking about the physical act of playing the game. You can...