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Old 01-12-2010, 05:50 AM   #30338
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Originally Posted by alice301 View Post
my thoughts after our first match this weekend:
  • i had the masseuse come before the match to give seated massages, but next time, should i have her come after the match?
  • since the next match will be in a much colder bubble, instead of a toasty barn, should i bring carafes of coffee with assorted liquors & whipped cream? or should i bring mulled cider?
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1. I'd vote for massage after the match. Since it's a seated massage, you are not really warming up your body and getting ready for the match. I'd suggest a dynamic warm up as described here in the USTA website:

Some types of sport massage may be beneficial pre-match if it's focused on specific things for tennis, but I'm thinking seated massage may not havethis goal (IMHO).

2. I'd go for the coffee, assuming it's post match.
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