49-Year Old Yuko Kawasaki Makes it to the Badminton World Championships with Ashaway ZyMax® 66 Fire String

Ashaway, RI – An improbable story, a quest, a dream come true: however you want to style it, Yuko Kawasaki's journey to this year's World Badminton Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, makes for an epic tale of grit, determination, and not a little … [Continue reading]

Wilson Pro Staff 97L Countervail

The Pro Staff 97L Countervail looks just like the one Federer uses, complete with the same cosmetics, laser engraving and chrome touches. However, this one is much lighter and more suited for the "mortal" user as opposed to the "super human" type … [Continue reading]

Arm injuries and how to address them

It's a tennis players worst nightmare. That nagging pain in your elbow, shoulder or wrist that just won't go away. Where did it come from and what could have caused such discomfort in the first place? This happens to be a very serious problem with … [Continue reading]

The best (stickiest) tapes

I am looking for the best double sided tape preferably in 1/2" and or 1/4" and where can I get it. Also the stickiest trim / finishing tape? thanks Chuck … [Continue reading]

Thanksgiving greetings

Happy Thanksgiving to all fo my American peeps. What are you most thankful for today? … [Continue reading]

What is it today? Racquet 1 or Racquet 2

How many of you carry two or more racquets in your bag? Are they the same make and model or are you carrying two different racquets and consider one your back-up and the other your "go to" racquet? For competitive players the first scenario is more … [Continue reading]

Review on buying tennis shoes

Not all reviews on tennis products fall within the mainstream publications of our sport. I was recently pointed to an article on tennis shoes and thought it might be of interest for our readers. You can go HERE to read the article Thanks to … [Continue reading]

Security Center — Part #2 – Online Security

Continuing on with the 2 part series on personal security from Ameriprise Financial, here are some helpful hints about protecting your online information. While this information is primarily targeted towards Ameriprise clients, it's still relevant to … [Continue reading]

Security Center – Part #1 Common types of fraud

Here's part 1 of a 2 part series courtesy of our business consultant Stewart Barnes of Ameriprise Financial. Given all that's been going on lately with scams and hacks of major corporations, the potential for the loss of personal information and … [Continue reading]

Strings Added!

I have added three (3) strings to the String Characteristic Data page. I have more players requesting very "thin" gauge natural gut, and not even has a hybrid component!  I have been doing some evaluation on an 18 gauge natural gut that may be … [Continue reading]