Discussion in 'Odds & Ends' started by zapvor, Apr 24, 2007.
Yo! I was there from 10-12:30!!! Maybe next time!
it was so damn hot today.... good job zapvor for changing it to 1pm [the hottest part of the day] j/k.
but we did have fun
we even got a glimpse of jeffery counts [the hi-tech tennis guy at wakefield]. i didnt even know he lived in the dc metro area.
Good hitting today guys. It was scorching out there. I even had blister problems on my hand like Nadal and Safin. haha. maybe I was holding the grip too tight
Anyways, we need more people out there and better players (haha just kidding patrick & zapvor), we still had a good time though. Like patrick said, we saw the high-tech tennis guy at wakefield, weird eh.
I am going on a vacation for the rest of the summer practically, so, I hope to hit with you guys when I get back. And have a good summer everyone.
if it is near my house i can go, but i dont think my parents want to drive very far for something of this nature
WHAAA?? I didn't know JCo lived around here...or maybe he's just visiting the area? I do know that some of his footage on his website was filmed during the Legg Mason Classic in DC. Anyways, how do you know what he looks like? Is there a picture of him somewhere?
actually when we were talking out water breaks the court across from us had like video cameras, hoppers, and training stuff. and there was a guy that he was teaching. they were doing forehand drills and stuff. so we kept on looking and watching what they were doing. then after they were done, jeffery count left and his 'pupil' approached us and said, "i noticed you guys were watching, jeffery is a very good instructor. he has this website called hi-tech tennis. and it is a very good website."
so i thought that was cool. maybe next time he should come out and give us a couple tips lol or even a discounted group lesson lol
well someone didint follow directions. next time indeed.
haha yea. i ended up staying until 8:30pm and it was so nice and cool. there were so many people that showed up later, so that was not such good job on my part. but i really wanted to get out and hit.
yo thank you for coming. we are going to miss you
lol we should have more people come next time. you chapter slackers know who you are ahem "MrHan* i wont mention any names. we do have better players my excluded.
yea the hi-tech guy was there apparently. he has a bunch of hot groupies outside the fence too.
drive yourself? or are you too young?
Did anyone take pics?
i dont know maybe if you showed up you would know why didnt you come? oh we saw a guy wearing the same exact blue shirt you did to the last meeting, and we thought it was you at first!
Like the celebrity I am, i sent my decoy to distract the paparazzi.
Unfortanutely the change of time took me out of the equation.
LOL. well your decoy was pretty good. i watched him hit for a couple minutes. he has amazing volleys.
shcmad and bad dog couldnt make it, so no pics from today=/
Yes, well...I run and play in a team practice starting at 10am, so when I left, the time was still 11am, and I knew I'd already be there. Didn't see anyone I recognized on the way out!
i am like a ninja, so you wont have noticed me sneaking past in a tree. you play for usta league?
I think it's pretty cool that JCo is from the DC Metro area. I had no idea.
Here's a portion of his small biography posted on his hi-tech tennis website:
I was a ranked junior player in Virgina and have taught tennis for over 15 years in the DC/Metro area. I have used the insights gleaned from years of video analysis to help top ranked juniors and college players perfect their technique. In March 2006, I launched Hi-techtennis to bring this information to anyone interested in learning high level tennis.
Zapvor, you should totally try to get Jeff to hit with us next time. That'd be uber-cool.
Btw, I'm sorry I couldn't make it today. My knee was bothering me so much that I had to take cortisone shots. I'm just kidding.
lol. its cool. patrick is a better doubles partner anywyas
how do i go about getting Jeff to hit with the chapter?
That would be pretty cool.
new avatar! what prompted the new decoy avatar
Oy! Did I ever ask you anything about doubles partners? No, I do not think so.
I don't know how we'll get Jeff to hit with us, but you're the problem-solver here! Just kidding...hmm...maybe an e-mail to him?
i am to young
good idea... an email would work. or make a new thread titled... "jeff counts please look at this thread" haha
Poll I posted about current French Open coverage. I'm happy ESPN and TTC got together, bringing more respect for TTC. I however, have trouble getting past the constant McEnroe/Robinson talking over points and play by play observations. Anyways, enough ranting. You decide.
i am just playing. you are a great doubles partner.
problem solver and me dont go in teh same sentence. but we should come up with something. maybe tell him we will do free advertising for him on the thread with his tip/pic/video/something
um....problem solving in progress.
do you have his email?
what do you mean, like i said if you are in Baltimore just tell me
if anyone has ideas what to say to get Jeff to come to a meeting let me know. in the meantime i will try to find my thinking cap.
Those South Florida guys got on the Miami Open center court over the weekend.
Should I give my contact at Flushing Meadows a call?
You know the answer to that.
It may be logistically more straightforward if we first play on the Legg Mason Open Center Court which has hosted Andre Agassi, Marat Safin et al, right here in Washington DC.
I have some ideas! ShCmad and Zapvor, set up a chat room or something so we can discuss. Not on the boards obviously.
^^^Ahh, come on guys! I want to know what our brothers in the Mid Atlantic are up to.
i love you guys. does everyone have yahoo messenger? it has a conference thingie. i think aim does too.
I have all the messengers. Look at my profile for my info.
no matter what u do, we will be always one step ahead of you.
Is there some kind of race going on?
LOL! Shouldn't you be busy writing scripts for your bag check video?
im glad you noticed how well done they are! actually, there are no scripts, oscar and drak just happen to be naturally good speakers.
Oscar is too competitive, Have you followed our internal battle for the lead ?
As long as you don't mind getting pummeled by the LI crew.
it is wednesday night and i am thinking our 4th meeting will be this saturday. i sent you an email earlier this week but i am waiting for more votes to decide location. i am thinking either jefferson district or wakefield park. time is also to be determined; i am thinking earlier like 11am? please vote!
zapvor, I enjoyed hitting with you guys while it lasted. But, I'm quitting tennis forever. I'm only 20 but my tennis is going downhill. I think my tennis has become a joke.
I'm just joking with ya... I vote for Saturday. Anytime is fine as long as it's not scorching-hot.
Btw, during our next meet, we have to discuss on our upcoming meet that's gonna take place at the Fitzgerald Tennis Center in DC and the USTA National Tennis Center in NY. We can't let those Florida guys surpass us in terms of coolness factor.
I thought you were serious, jerk!
Sat is really bad for me, but maybe Sun and if that's bad for everyone else, next week for me definitely.
HA! Oh good ol' Starlite... so innocent and naive... Don't ever take me too seriously.
Maybe you could sway the outcome of the meeting day if you bring home-made cookies.
Yeah, whose getting the "mom badge". Does this mean DownDog is coming? !!!!!
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