Find A Program Near You

Blog


October 21, 2020

Practicing groundstrokes in tennis is key to becoming a fundamentally sound player. These shots are executed after a ball bounces once on the court, and have many offensive and defensive uses, like aiming for a cross court diagonal shot to make your opponent move. The forehand groundstroke is when a player swings the racquet across […]

Read More
October 19, 2020

Halloween is such a fun holiday for kids and has TGA thinking of new sports drills that everyone can practice at home with friends and family. These new activities are meant to help work on hand-eye coordination, aiming, distance control, and can be done with minimal supplies. PUMPKIN PRACTICE Practice your chipping accuracy and try […]

Read More
October 13, 2020

  TIP: Keep your swing smooth by imagining you are sweeping the floor with the club head. Golfers carry different clubs in their bags to handle different types of shots. Driver and woods are used to hit the ball the longest distances, irons for middle distances, and wedges for shorter distances. They also must carry […]

Read More
September 28, 2020

 Quarterbacks are the voice in the huddle, and they must quickly convey information to their teammates in order to succeed. Using a passing/route running tree allows the quarterback and wide receivers to organize before the snap, ensuring the receivers run to where the quarterback will be looking to throw the ball. Spend a few […]

Read More
September 15, 2020

2020 has been different for everyone because of the pandemic, including athletes of all ages and skill levels. Individual sports like golf and tennis have been gaining popularity this summer due to their independent nature and parent’s desire to keep kids active and safe. Although seemingly solitary, golf is a wonderful avenue to building great […]

Read More
September 1, 2020

Hundreds of locations, thousands of people, one voice Women’s Golf Day (WGD) is an annual celebration and you can join! Normally held on June 1, this event provides a wonderful opportunity for all those who love golf to get involved in local activities. Golf is so much more than a club and ball. As a […]

Read More
June 17, 2020

 Introducing TGA’s new live virtual courses, Sessions At Home.  This summer, we’re bringing sports to you and delivering our same great curriculum in a fun and modified format with our new online “Sessions at Home” courses. TGA students can join our TGA Coaches for live virtual instruction, develop fundamentals while improving skill, gaining confidence, […]

Read More
June 8, 2020

Looking for a new family-focused podcast? The Hamilton Review is a great weekly review of current issues that impact children and families. Dr. Bob discussed the benefit of play with TGA’s very own CEO, Joshua Jacobs. to both episodes to hear more about the background of how Sports Change Lives came to be. Apple Podcasts […]

Read More
May 12, 2020

In case you missed them, we compiled a few of our favorite activities from our golf Lessons at Home series below. TGA coaches use the hands of a clock to visualize how far you should typically swing for certain shots. Click on each clock to review the corresponding swing lesson. ACTIVITY 1: BUILD YOUR OWN GOLF […]

Read More
April 29, 2020

Are you ready to play? Keep reading for activities you can do at home to up your tennis games! WARM UP: FOOTWORK DRILLS  REVIEW: LOB & DROP SHOT INSTRUCTION  ACTIVITY 1: PLAY MINI-TENNIS  ACTIVITY 2: WHICH SHOT? Decision making in tennis is crucial to winning points. Knowing which shot to use and where to […]

Read More