This week we had the pleasure of chatting with Karen Barritza. Karen is a professional tennis player and lives in Denmark. She met Ryan Segelke (HAT Founder) while at a tennis tournament, where she learned about High Altitude Tennis and came to train at the HAT facilities for a few months a couple of years ago. She shared her tennis journey with us as well as some tips for aspiring professional tennis players. Karen first started playing tennis when she was six years-old.
Chris Zahalka is a WTA Tour Coach and was kind enough to share his story with us and tips for aspiring professional tennis athletes! He has coached incredible players from Nadia Petrova to Greg Rusedski, and for him, “tennis is his life, his love, his frustration, but most of all fun!” Highlights from our conversation with Chris are below! Chris is from Vienna, Austria, where he began playing tennis when he was twelve years-old Chris eventually became a professional tennis p