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]

Head Graphene XT Prestige MP

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]

One of our biggest challenges as racquet techs

Put the Devil in one hand and hell in the other and IMHO, you have bumper/grommet sets for racquets. Yes you heard me right and I’m betting that they are not many of you out there that will disagree with that statement. Here’s what I’m talking about: First you have the unbearable task of installing [see more]

Babolat FST Pure Drive

I just wanted your feedback on something. In April I strung at a mens 250 event and a womens 50K events. Numerous guys were playing with the “paint job” of the new FST but the old racquet. None of the guys were playing with the new racquet. All the ladies I strung for none of [see more]

Dunlop iDapt Review (Consumer Edition)

By now you have probably seen, or even hit with, the new concept by Dunlop they have named “iDapt” and for good reason. If you have not learned much about this series I will try to make it clear as to what the iDapt does. First is does not come in one (1) piece!  Yikes, [see more]

Wilson BLX Six One 95

The Wilson racquets I had for review had to be returned so the review is based on my recollection of the “visual” aspects of each racquet.  However, the data you will see is “hard” and not based on my recollection. Typical of all Wilson racquets the graphics are outstanding and the overall quality of the [see more]