Dear Members,
By now school is back in session and fall tennis is just about to kick off. The
Club will be host to The USTA National Adult Tournament on September 15-17 were
we will see some of the best players in the nation compete in age divisions. On
Thursday September 14th we will air Thursday Night Football at the Pavillion. We
will have wine, beer & snacks available for our Members. Please come join us!
See you at the Club,
Anders
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Upcoming Events at Polo:

(click event titles to register)

SEPTEMBER BIRTHDAY’S
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Kimberly Arena – September 5th
Lori Golden – September 18th
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NEW MEMBERS
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Welcome to the Club
Janie Leonard
Shalynn Smith
Jason and Pamela Turk
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MIXED DOUBLES LEAGUE
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Thanks to all who participated in the last round of Monday MIXED Doubles!  We will
take a little break for back to school and Labor Day and then start up again Monday,
September 11,  7pm.  League will run for 6 weeks.  55$ per couple or 25$ for single.
Also, we will be bringing the snacks back for after the matches and of course
free beer will continue!
Please email the club, text or call Suzy if you would like to play.
thepolotennisclub@gmail.com, 512-858-4340 or 512-736-5358
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UPCOMING EVENTS
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Men’s Doubles League Wednesday August 30 @ 7:00 PM
Men’s Singles League Saturday September 9
Mixed doubles League Monday, September 11 7:00pm
Parent & Child Mixer
Friday September 22nd
6:00PM – 8:00PM
$10 per player includes pizza & ice cream
Please contact Pro-shop or Anders to get signed up
512-858-4340
thepolotennisclub@gmail.com
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THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL AT POLO PAVILION
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September 14th @ 7:30PM
Houston Texans vs. Cincinatti Bengals
September 21st @  7:30PM
Buffalo Bills vs. San Francisco 49ers
September 28th @  7:30PM
Chicago Bears vs. Green Bay Packers
Please join us under the Pavilion for some NFL on the big screen
There will be Wine and Beer available for purchase and snacks provided by Polo
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WEEKLY TENNIS CLINICS
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Singles Clinic with Dinka Wednesdays at 6-7pm
Singles Clinic with Will Saturdays at 10-12
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JUNIOR TENNIS FALL SCHEDULE
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Fall programs begin Wednesday August 23, 2017
Quickstart   Monday and Wednesday 5-6 pm
Hotshots    Monday and Wednesday 6-7 pm
Longhorns   Tuesday and Thursday   5-7 pm
Academy    Monday thru Thursday   5-7 pm
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NEWS FROM THE HIGH PERFORMANCE GROUP
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August has been an on and off month for our kids playing tournaments. We had quite
a few kids play in the Houston Superchamp tournament which was tough considering
the weather was 117 and much hotter on the court. It definitely showed us that
we have some seriously tough kids in High Performance.
Congratulations to Micah Ahr for winning the boys 16s main draw! This is his second
final in the last month and we are so proud of his improvement in his mental game
on the court. Congratulations to Lucy Schmile for winning 3rd in singles and 1st
place in doubles for girls 12s! Lastly, congratulations to Elise Robbins for winning
the back draw in girls 16s! So excited for each of these players as they worked
hard for all of their success.
Kaito Nishihara had a tough first round match in boys 16s but turned around and
made it to the semifinals of the back draw.
Whitney Robbins made it to the quarterfinals of the main draw in girls 14s. It’s
been so exciting to see her start to get the wins that she has worked so hard for!
Way to go Lexian Andrushko for making it to the semifinals of the back draw in boys
12s.
Tallulah Andrusko and Ankith Chandra had a pretty tough tournament and came back
to practice with some things to work on for the next tournament.
Congratulations to Jayci Goldsmith for making it to the quarterfinals of the USTA
National tournament in California. She played very well and took out some of the
top seeded players in the draw.
Tali Jarmond played in a separate National tournament in Alabama and made it to
the 3rd round of the consolation draw
Congratulations to Ireland Simme for winning the Sportsmanship award in her National
Doubles championship! This is a HUGE honor to get and we are so proud that she and
her partner were able to achieve this as well as winning the back draw south finals!
Way to go girls!
Starting the month of September we will be having another Superchamp Tournament
here in Austin. We will keep you updated on how everyone is playing and the results!
The last thing I want to talk about is I have accepted a job in Kansas as the Volunteer
Assistant. I will be working with the women’s tennis team at Kansas University and
I’m very excited! Even though this is a fantastic opportunity, I will miss every
one of the kids that I have worked with along with ladies and members. I could
not have gotten a better opportunity to start my coaching career with a better club
and people to work with. I will forever be grateful for everything that I have learned
here at Polo and I hope to keep in touch with all my kiddos. HUGE thank you to Suds,
Kolby, and Anders for helping me and supporting me this last year, I could not have
gotten to where I am without them.
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LADIES TENNIS
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It has been a slow and very HOT summer for our ladies. I hope everyone has gotten
enough rest and is ready to jump right back in our season that is right around the
corner! We are kicking of our fall season with our Annual Boot Camp starting on
the August 28th,  so if you have not signed up yet, please do so at the pro shop
or email Dinka.
As our summers our usually a bit slower with a lot of vacation time, it has not
been like that for our 3.0 USTA Team that qualified for Sectional play offs which
were played in Dallas. I personally have to say that I am very impressed and proud
to have been a part of such a dedicated and resilient team. Not only have they shown
tremendous fight and effort during sectional, they have also worked unbelievably
hard to prepare themselves for the competition. HOT practices have a whole new
meaning for us now ☺.
I would like to recognize two of our singles players that have been an anchor to
our team, Roxane Cosette and Kathy Noble. Not only have they both been undefeated
the entire season, they have also been able to pull out critical wins at sectionals
that kept our team competitive. Playing two singles matches a day in 100 degrees
heat for two days in a row was a heroic effort on their part to push their team
forward. I am very proud of them both as well as our entire team and am looking
forward to our next season with all the experience that we have gained.
Looking forward to seeing everyone at our boot camp
Dinka
Kathy Noble                               Roxanne Cossette
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NEW PILATES CLASS
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Pilates classes will be offered on Wednesday’s from 10:30-11:30 upstairs in the
Fitness Studio with Denise Evans

* Class price: $15
* Members and non members welcome
* Starting first week of May
To sign up contact us at 512-829-4340
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GARY SHELLY- PERSONAL TRAINER
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How posture affects your overall health
Some of the most common postural dysfunctions are

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Forward head
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Rounded shoulders
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Elevated hip
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Elevated shoulders
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Knees rotated outward
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Feet everted ( pointed outward )
These can be a result of years of sitting, inactivity, injuries or something else.
Regardless, most can be corrected. Remember, your body works as a unit. If one joint
is out of alignment it can affect the entire body.
The problem: When one, or all of the load joints are out of alignment, weakness
occurs. If the shoulder is in pain it could be from a mis-aligned hip. Same with
the knee. Elbow pain could be caused by the shoulders, hips or even the feet.
The solution: This is the tricky part, but you have to first identify postural dysfunctions.
Are all your joints in their proper position? Are your feet turning out? (No…this
is not normal by the way) How is your body supposed to support itself when the foot
is turned out and the ankle is weakened? Does your head protrude forward? (Headaches,
allergies could be a result)
Start paying attention to your posture. Look at yourself in the mirror. If you need
help identifying postural distortions let me know.
See you at the club,
Gary Shelly
Certified Personal Trainer. NASM
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CERTIFICATE FOR A MASSAGE
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Are you aware that we have one of the top Masseuse in Austin here at the Polo Club?
She specializes in deep massage therapy and sports injuries healing.  Her name is
Terra Bourguinon.
To have an incredible experience, please use this special coupon for a $10.00 discount
for your first massage.  Try it!!  You will like it!!  To make an appointment contact
Terra on her cell: 208-585-8742.
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COME AND CHECK OUT THE PRO SHOP
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