FREE Wholesale Account on YTEX Strings for IART Members!

Hi IART members, If you do not have a wholesale account with us YTEX yet, pls contact us asap so we can set you up with a free account!! This is absolutely free for all you IART Members. No minimum orders required so you can order as few or as many sets; reels etc. that [see more]

International Distributors Wanted!

Attention IART Members! YTEX is searching for international distributors for our extremely popular string line. We have the latest string brand on the market (introduced in 2012 at the Sony Ericsson Open Miami, FL) which is fast gaining popularity here in the US. We are at the Miami Open (Tennis Plaza tent) for the next two weeks [see more]

Ashaway Introduces Two New 0.66 mm Badminton Strings: ZyMax® Fire and Fire Power

Ashaway, RI – Ashaway Racket Strings offers the best of both worlds with the introduction of two new 22 gauge (0.66 mm) badminton strings. Both ZyMax® 66 Fire and ZyMax 66 Fire Power use Ashaway’s proprietary BETA polymer fibers, and are constructed using the company’s special ZyWeaVe™ string core technology. But by varying the polymer [see more]

Arm Friendly Tennis Strings Are Not Just for Seniors Anymore

Ashaway, RI – It used to be that the dreaded ‘tennis elbow’ was a malady suffered by veteran players, seniors, or tennis fanatics who simply could not get enough. Now, with high-tech polyester strings and “spin” being all the rage, stress related wrist, elbow and shoulder injuries are being suffered by an increasing number of [see more]

My Time with the Alpha Accuswing2

I have been using the Alpha Accuswing2 every day for well over a year so it is about time to evaluate the performance of this device. The Alpha Accuswing2 does one thing and does it well.  The Accuswing2 does “swing weight” period!  That is a good thing since it can be sold for a reasonable [see more]

Ashaway officially announces new IART partnership

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For: ASHAWAY RACKET STRINGS PO Box 549 Ashaway, RI 02804 USA Media Contact: THOMAS RANKIN ASSOCIATES Tom Rankin, APR +1 (401) 884-4090 tomr@trankin.com Ashaway Forms Strategic Partnership with International Alliance of Racquet Technicians — Organizations to cooperate on educational and support programing to enhance member technical knowledge of strings and stringing Ashaway, [see more]

Alpha Accuswing 2 Special

Alpha is offering the following options when purchasing the brand new Accuswing 2. Buy an Accuswing 2 and get a FREE Viper Balance Beam. Shipping is additional for both items. or… Buy an Accuswing 2 and get FREE shipping. Price for the Accuswing 2 is $799. Contact Mark Gonzalez at 800.922.9024 x 104 or mark@alphatennis.com

Ashaway Announces new Alliance program

IART is pleased to announce a new relationship with Ashaway Racquet Strings. Steve Crandall, vice president of the company, is our newest addition to the Alliance consultants group and he was also a first time contributor at the 2012 IART symposium. Steve and Ashaway have recently implemented a discount program for U.S. based IART members [see more]

Ashaway MonoGut 16 Update

I just had a look at the racquets I did for a pro client using the MonoGut Red, which will be available later this year according to Ashaway, and they had over six (6) hours on them!  Typically this client is good for a couple of hours. What I saw around the center of the [see more]

Ashaway MonoGut 16 Review

Ashaway makes MonoGut®! Ashaway, as far as I know, is the only US manufacturer of racquet string, and has been closely associated with Zyex® string for several years.  It is no surprise, then,  that Ashaway has introduced a new version of Zyex®, *(PEEK) to compete against the popular “polyester” category.  First, MonoGut does not contain [see more]