Love-Love Tennis
Expert Insights (w/Amy Oliphant)

Expert Insights (w/Amy Oliphant)

November 12, 2020

Tune in to our latest podcast episode to hear insights on mental training for tennis success with Amy Oliphant, Positive Performance (TM) certified Mental Training Coach and Visualization Specialist and Founder of TranscendMentalTraining.com. Hear Amy's advice and tips for players who want to overcome mental barriers for success, including a few of the books that she recommends you add to your mental training reading list.

Expert Insights (w/Mike Rayos)

Expert Insights (w/Mike Rayos)

November 5, 2020

Tune in to our conversation with tennis coach Mike Rayos, a former record-setting college tennis player at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington and current PTR-certified tennis professional. Hear Mike’s insights on coaching, including which skills are required for coaching success, and get the scoop on some of his key advice for players, including a tip for tiebreaker success.

Art and Tennis On The Court Together to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

Art and Tennis On The Court Together to Raise Breast Cancer Awareness

October 30, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear how the art and tennis worlds have come together to raise awareness during Breast Cancer Awareness month. Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and USTA tennis player, shares examples of renowned tennis players, like Serena Williams and Martina Navratilova, who have embraced art as well as used their own voices in the war against breast cancer. 

Expert Insights (w/Jane Forman)

Expert Insights (w/Jane Forman)

October 14, 2020

Tune in to our conversation with tennis coach Jane Forman, a former top 50 world-ranked tennis professional, Clemson University Hall of Fame athlete, and founder of Jane Forman Sports and the Jane Forman Tennis Academy in Miami, FL. Hear Jane’s insights on tennis past and present, why she thinks tennis is a game that everyone can love-love, her thoughts on the mental game of tennis, and her personal story of what it was like to face tennis great Martina Navratilova in a singles match at Wimbledon. For more info about Jane, visit: teamformantennis.com

Expert Insights (w/Jermaine Byrd)

Expert Insights (w/Jermaine Byrd)

September 30, 2020

Tune in to our conversation with former North Carolina Central University tennis player and current USPTA-certified PT tennis coach Jermaine Byrd to hear one of his most memorable tips from a coach, his picks for the 2020 Roland Garros tournament, his thoughts on tennis activism and why he loves the sport of tennis.

Help the Planet: Recycle Tennis Balls

Help the Planet: Recycle Tennis Balls

August 26, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear about one method that you can use to recycle your used tennis balls. Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and recreational tennis player, shares her personal experience with recycling old balls with the non-profit organization RecycleBalls.

Things to Love-Love: Body Helix

Things to Love-Love: Body Helix

August 26, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear how one North-Carolina based tennis product manufacturer reengineered its manufacturing process to produce protective face masks for healthcare professionals and the general public during the COVID-19 pandemic. Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and recreational tennis player, shares the story and her thoughts on why it’s fun to find new reasons to love your favorite things.

7 Charities Founded by Today’s Top-Earning Tennis Players

7 Charities Founded by Today’s Top-Earning Tennis Players

August 26, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear how some of the world’s highest paid tennis players are giving back to help others in need. Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and recreational tennis player, shares her thoughts on the philanthropic efforts of some of the top tennis players in the game today as well as tips for how you can contribute to tennis-related charities.

Be Like Rafa. Use Sunscreen!

Be Like Rafa. Use Sunscreen!

August 26, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear expert advice on the importance of sunscreen protection for tennis players who play outdoors in high heat conditions.  Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and recreational tennis player, shares her thoughts on why you should listen to the experts and highlights some of the latest sun protection options used by tennis players today, including tennis great Rafael Nadal.

Tennis Rules: Where to Find Them When You Need Them

Tennis Rules: Where to Find Them When You Need Them

August 25, 2020

Tune in to this episode to hear why it’s never been easier to access the rules of tennis. Ruth Dobson-Torres, Love-Love Tennis podcast host and recreational tennis player, shares her thoughts on why having easy access to the latest tennis rules is important and shares tips for finding tennis rules online.

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