HOWZIT?

If you’ve met Julian, he’s probably asked you “howzit?” A friendly, South African greeting meaning hello, how are you, what are you up to? On our blog, we’ll share how we’re doing and hope you’ll do the same. So…howzit?

A Balanced Holiday Season

By Andrew Waters, Health Director The hustle and bustle of the holiday season can be demanding.  Family gatherings, holiday parties and shopping can start to impact your health, mentally and physically.  It is important to actively strive to maintain balance in … Continue reading

6 Techniques to Manage Pressure

By: Mukundan Nandakumar 1. Breathing Breathing is the simplest way to relax, avoid rushing into points and control the fast heart rate your nervousness has caused. Take deep breaths before a serve or return, and breathe out as you strike … Continue reading

Competitive Tennis and Pressure

By: Mukundan Nandakumar Ever said this to your pro?  “I played well in practice this week, but I did not play nearly as well in the match over the weekend. I played for an hour and half and almost every … Continue reading

10 Steps to Improving as a Tennis Player

By Punch Maleka Tennis is a very intricate and challenging sport. Many aspiring tennis players fail to take the time to understand the sport. Tennis is not just about hitting tennis balls every day and hoping that you will improve. It … Continue reading

Concentration: The Secret to Success on the Court

By Sandy Meinfelder Concentration is one of the most important parts of tennis and it can be more tiring than actually playing three long sets.  What exactly is concentration?  It is a form of self-discipline and as we all know, … Continue reading

Using Your Head

By: Sandy Meinfelder  Concentration is probably the most important part of tennis and is more tiring than playing three long sets.  What is concentration?  It is a form of self-discipline and as we all know being self-disciplined is extremely hard … Continue reading

Major Effects Smoking Has on Your Health

By Andrew James Waters, Health Director There is a vast amount of research indicating that smoking has a negative impact on health.  Many individuals still struggle with breaking the habit but more than ever people are proving that it can be … Continue reading

A Healthy Diet’s Affect on Your Life

By Andrew James Waters, Health Director Eating the right types and amounts of food to support the nutrition and energy needed for growth is the essence of a balanced diet.  Body cells, tissue and organs require the correct variety of … Continue reading

Pointers On A Job or College Admissions Interview

Whether it's a job or a college admissions interview, a first impression can make or break your chances.  We took the time to break down some of the best pointers we have to share with you. Did you know…..the average … Continue reading

Most Common Mistakes By An Intern

Preparing for your first real work experience can be a daunting task. It can feel like there is even more pressure when you are in a student internship, but make sure not to make these common mistakes often made by interns. … Continue reading