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Platform Tennis (AKA Paddle Tennis). Platform Tennis is played on a court resembling a tennis court but one-third of the size and surrounded by a chicken wire fence which the ball can be played off of in competition. I have been playing Platform Tennis on a National level for over 10 years. With my partner, I currently hold a National Ranking of 7th place. I have played with and triumphed over some of the top players in the nation and have been instructed by a 12 time national champion. I can answer specific questions on rules and regulations, learning to play, where platform tennis can be played (regions, country clubs, public courts, etc.), strategy, type of equipment, entering tournaments, obtaining lessons, playing singles and/or doubles, becoming a member of the APTA, becoming a ranked player, etc.

What do you still hope to achieve/learn in this field?

Since signing up with AllExperts I have elevated my national ranking to #4. I'd like to win the National Championships and continue playing the sport for many, many years.

Something interesting about this subject that others may not know:

You only get one serve in Platform Tennis - and there are no lets on the serve!

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2013-01-14 Most usefull Drills:

Hi Brett,    Sorry for the delay in answering your question.    Very glad to hear that you're enjoying paddle, I gave up tennis shortly after discovering paddle myself - was hooked immediately!      Your

2012-12-19 platform tennis:

Hi Don,    Been awhile!  Hope all is well and glad to see you're still enjoying your paddle.  I always enjoy answering your questions, and this is a good one, and timely.    My below introduction to this

2006-11-03 net positioning:

Hi Don,    Keep in mind, that some of the best athletes make some of the worst coaches! (Not to say that this is the case in your example here).  Yes, you are right.  The only way to effectively cover

2005-05-03 league format:

Hi Don,    It's been awhile.  Sorry to say I'm not an "expert" on creating leagues, but I will get in touch with a good friend of mine that runs the New Jersey Men's league and see if he has any materials

2004-11-25 Platform Tennis:

Hi Bob,    Sorry for the delay in my response, but I've been trying to locate an answer to your question.  Unfortunately, I have been unable to locate blueprints for a platform tennis court.  I do however

 

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