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Smith Stearns Mental Conditioning #MasterTheMentalGame

A strong mental game revolves around the ability to manage the “uncomfortable moment”. The student-athletes at Smith Stearns Tennis Academy have spent the last ten months learning to prepare for

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Loeb Reaches #1 Ranking Nationally, Carter Goes for Triple Crown, Lewis and O’Keefe Selected At-Large

Joining other alumni who have qualified for the post-season in college tennis with their respective teams, four  former students of the Smith Stearns Tennis Academy in Hilton Head, South Carolina

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Smith Stearns Mental Conditioning #ImagineThat

Smith Stearns student-athletes continue learning the importance of challenging themselves appropriately, creating an action plan to guide performance and seeking feedback to learn and grow from every training session and

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Smith Stearns Mental Conditioning #WillingToMiss

  You’ve been playing an incredible match and it’s time to close it out. Up to this point you’ve been moving well and swinging freely. You’re serving, up double match

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Smith Stearns Students Take Home Five Titles at the Southern Winter Closed

Players from Smith Stearns Tennis Academy were able to take home 5 of 8 championships in the 16& under and 18& under age divisions.   2017 got off to a

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Smith Stearns Mental Conditioning #competeRECHARGErepeat

  Great physical efforts can only be sustained for so long. Keen mental focus wanes over time. Throughout the year, an excellent athlete takes time to practice when tired in

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Smith Stearns Students Make 2016 Their Best Year Yet

Students of Smith-Stearns Tennis Academy brought home the title 12 times at USTA National Tournaments, 8 times in ITF tournaments and 77 times at the Sectional level.   2016 proved

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Armistead, Crowley and Tracy Win Gold Balls at 2016 USTA Winter Nationals

Students of Smith-Stearns Tennis Academy brought home five top-3 finishes including three championships at the 2016 USTA Winter Nationals held in Arizona. When measuring success in the ranks of elite

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Singh Makes Final of Metropolia Orange Bowl, Semi’s Eddie Herr

Smith-Stearns Tennis Academy student, Vikash Singh, made history at this year’s Metropolia Orange Bowl and Eddie Herr–the two most prestigious 16 & under tournaments in the world.    Vikash Singh

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Smith Stearns Mental Conditioning #ShapeUp

Last month’s mental game theme (#SettleIn) set the stage for creating a relaxed body and settled mind to maximize performance. Owning and consistently mastering skills to reduce tension under stress

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