Why is the tennis ball covered in felt? What do professional tennis players look at when they choose a ball before service? Answer: Aerodynamics.
About Nayan Karnavat
Indian. Brought up in Navi Mumbai.
PGDM (Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad)
BE Electrical (Veermata Jijabai Institute of Technology)
Entries by Nayan Karnavat
There are various theories around the tennis scoring system, and most point to origins in France and the English mispronunciation of the French language.
There isn’t a doubt about the genius of Messi. Here are three wonderful solo efforts from the man who has won an ashtonishing 5 Ballon d’Ors.
A well-functioning, stress free and mindful brain can improve aspects of your game that no amount of physical training can. Scientific studies have backed claims of various sportsmen who have benefited from meditation.
Few casual sports players participate in competitive tournaments. The reasons given are lack of opportunities or time. However, I believe motivation is the biggest culprit. Once you know the benefits, you will never miss an opportunity to compete. Here are the most significant ones…
Many of the casual sports players are guilty of skipping their warmup. Some believe a warmup is needed only by the professional players playing at high intensity. And they couldn’t be further from the truth. Here is why each and every sports activity must necessarily start with an appropriate warmup.
Jog, yoga, breakfast, cycling, read call, play, help, swim, walk
Most of the New Year resolutions do not survive January. And if they survive April, there is a good chance they will stick for years. It is about habit formation. Here are some tips to help you through this tricky habit formation period and beyond.
Learning sport and starting up have lot of overlaps. The lessons from learning squash, following football, cricket and creating spyn (a sports discovery app) have reinforced each other. Here are some quotes from sports greats that have helped me immensely.