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TENNIS STRATEGY 2020

Tennis in 2020 has been “different”. The French Open was no exception, cold weather and no fans. Had to adapt to that tough wind. Strategy—game plan. How you plan to win. Tactics–the tools you use to carry out your strategy. Jack Kramer said the fundamental strategy is to find what your opponent can’t handle. Drop …

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RODALE

James Michener wrote a book on writing. One tool he highly recommended was Rodale’s Synonym Finder. To help describe the recent debate you may find his synonyms for “rude” and/or “rudeness” useful. “…I hate rudeness in a man. I won’t tolerate it.” Woodrow Call (LONESOME DOVE).

LAW AND ORDER

DUH? One guy won’t shut up even though the rules (the laws) dictate order. Then harps illegally that his opponent won’t “…say law and order!”

GROUND HOG’S DAY

The days sure have become very similar. There is a moment that is apparent , quite easy to recognize. Actually it’s symptoms are pre-virus. My wife starts throwing things at me. That is the day we ride. Now. No restaurants, movies, friends over, flights, shopping. But you can drive. Where matters not. Yesterday was it. …

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FOX NEWS

Want to know about the real “Fake News”? Watch THE SOCIAL DILEMMA. New on Netflix.

THIRD EDITION AND MORE

Getting closer to reorganization.  The third edition of THE LITTLE GREEN BOOK  of TENNIS is done.  It is the first third of the new blog site.  Hopefully the new ordering of blogs will make it easy as it goes from beginners, to high school and tournament players, to talented juniors, to college tennis aspirants, and …

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HELICOPTER PARENT

HELICOPTER PARENT My friend was one of 5 boys, most younger than their six sisters.  In rural  North Carolina in the 50’s there was little air conditioning.  One night with the Father already in bed, two of the oldest girls were doing their homework at the kitchen table.  Window open. Strangely the oldest child told …

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NUISANCES

Trump to end virus? He can’t stop Robocalls.

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