Parents & Junior Racquet Transitions

If you’re a parent with an aspiring junior player you have a lot on your plate and this post is particularly important if you’re starting your kids off at a very early age. Making sure your player has the right equipment for every stage of their development is important but often times, those decisions are [see more]

Yonex VCore Pro 97 – 330

Finally, we get to the VCore Pro 97 -330 which you can probably guess is the “playerest” of the new Yonex VCore Pro Series. This is one of those racquets you can just pick up and play!  No need to fuss around with weight, swing weight, and other stuff.  Just play. As noted before every [see more]

Know before you buy

At some point every tennis player is faced with having to find a new racquet and for the most part, it’s not a process that evokes joy from the player. However, it doesn’t have to be that way especially if you can find a competent technician to guide you through the process. Here are a [see more]

Yonex VCore Pro 97 – 310

Yonex continues their tiered performance racquet concept with the VCore Pro Series.  In this case, there is the VCore Pro 97 – 330, the VCore Pro 97 – 310, and the VCore Pro 100 – 300.  For racquets that look the same they each feel substantially different in a right way, I think! This review is [see more]

Yonex VCore Pro 100 – 300

Yonex updates their performance series with the introduction of the VCore Pro Series.  This series consists, right now anyway, of three (3) racquets;   Pro 97 – 330, Pro 97 -310, and the Pro 100 -300.  These are the thin beam, slim geometry style which has been the hallmark of the Duel G Series. All of [see more]

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 the norm if you’re level of play is higher [see more]

Head Adaptive Series Racquets

By now all of you have had an opportunity to work on this innovative “adaptive” concept from Head. If you are doing a lot of the Head Adaptive Series as we are, and, you are going to retain the “Adaptive Tuning Kit” for your client, be sure to identify the kit with the client’s name [see more]

Pro Stock Racquets. Really?

We devote a great deal of time to understanding racquets and what makes them ”tick”. Of course, it is fun and meaningful but sometimes not well understood. Hardly a week goes by that I don’t have a request for “Pro Stock” racquets of some sort. But what does that mean? To help sort out this [see more]

Head Graphene XT Prestige Pro

All of the new Head Graphene XT Prestige models will hit the shelves, or hooks, this week!  I have been working with these models for several weeks and will post reviews this week. As you know the reviews here are based on “numbers”, not necessarily on hitters feed-back. The reason for this is to “simply” [see more]

Head Graphene XT Prestige Rev Pro

All of the new Head Graphene XT Prestige models will hit the shelves, or hooks, this week!  I have been working with these models for several weeks and will post reviews this week. As you know the reviews here are based on “numbers”, not necessarily on hitters feed-back. The reason for this is to “simply” [see more]