Welcome to MatchMaker
the best in tennis leagues, clinics, lessons and casual play for
the public player in the Metrolina Area cities and counties including:
- Mecklenburg County,
- Union County,
- Gastonia and Belmont
- Gaston County,
- Concord and Kannapolis
- Cabarrus County,
- Rock Hill and Fort Mill and
- York County.
The focus is on providing complete and comprehensive
organized tennis programs for the public recreational tennis player -- helping match players with players, pro's, clubs, stores, courts and activities.
those looking to improve their game, we offer a full range of training
programs from free lessons for beginners to private
and group training from the best PTR
you are looking for in the game of Tennis...MatchMaker can help
you find it. Thank you for visiting and we welcome your comments.
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-- Tennis Etiquette
I developed a bad habit of moving my hand up the grip to the throat of the racquet on the volley. It helps punch through the shot. Is it "legal" to grip the throat of the racquet?
Click here to read the article.
Quote of The Moment
"Regardless of how you feel inside, always try to look like a winner. Even if you are behind, a sustained look of control and confidence can give you a mental edge that results in victory."
1943-1993, Professional Tennis Player
Did anyone happen read this months' "Charlotte Magaine"? MatchMaker Tennis won a Best of the Best title. We are so grateful. Come out and play with us.
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Tennis and Shin Splints...
Everyone has heard of shin splints. That ache that runs along the shin bone. There are some stretches that might help you. Click here to
read more from our friends at Tennis MD.
Charlotte Jumps to 27th In Fitness...
Did you catch that article in the Charlotte Business Journal?
Click here to read more. !
The big National Park and Recreation Association (NRPA) is having their annual convention in the Queen City this week. Welcome to all of the deligates from all of our favorite states.
You may remember Vic Braden. He was the founder of the Vic Braden Sports Instruction and Vic Braden Tennis College as well as author of several books and videos. He passed away earlier today
Click this link from our friends at the OC Register to read more!
Tennis - To Lose Weight...
Did you catch that spot on CNN about the couple who started playing tennis to lose weight? Any exercise can help to lose weight but when you pair it with the social aspect of including others in your weight loss goal, you increase your chances of success.
Click this link from our friends at CNN to read more!
Balls 4 Schools and Nets 4 Schools...
MatchMaker Tennis has 2 programs to help our local schools' tennis teams -- "Balls4Schools" and "Nets4Schools".
Thank you to everyone who made it possible -- Charlotte Tennis Academy, River Hills Country Club and Carmel Country Club. Without your help, some local schools would not have the proper tools to make their tennis season better. THANK YOU!
Our community project -- Soles 4 Souls -- just concluded. With your help, we were able to collect a little over 400 pairs of shoes.
THANK YOU soooo much for the positive impact these contributions on the lives of others this will make.
Thanks to everyone who attended the Gimme Shelter Party yesterday or sent donations if they could not attend!
We helped to raise about $3300 and still have more donations coming in!
The Safe Alliance Domestic Violence Center and MatchMaker Tennis and Lynn Johnson thank you so much for your support.
End Of Summer Mix and Mingle
What are you doing on August 10th -- Sunday? Why don't you come out and help support a worthy cause? For a donation of $20, you can come out and listen to a great band and bowl.
You don't bowl? No worries. Just come out and enjoy the good music and hang out. To find out more about the
GIMME SHELTER mixer, click this link.
Click this link to view the GIMME SHELTER poster