Archives for March 2014

Heat shrink sleeve special

I have 6 packages of 10 heat shrink sleeves that I will be selling for $10 per pack. The regular sleeves in the online store sell for twice that at $20 per 10 sleeves. These sleeves are 8 inches long as opposed to 9 and they weigh approximately 14 grams as opposed to 18. Color [see more]

Ektelon Joins Major Sponsors for 2014 IART Symposium

IART is happy to announce that Ektelon has officially joined the list of corporate sponsors for the 2014 conference. That makes a total of 9 companies that will be with us this year and the addition of Ektelon is great one, now giving us two brand new sponsors that focus on three entirely different racquet [see more]

2014 IART Symposium to Offer Seminar on Pickleball

Having been involved with tennis for the better part of 35 years, it seems I’ve always been around one racquet sport or another all my life. In my early years there was always a ping pong table in the house and the entire family enjoyed the game. Then, in my early 20’s I discovered tennis [see more]

2014 Wilson Speed Stringing Contest

Many of our participants in this event have had aspirations of becoming a tour stringer, this is no secret. Pictured at right are the two 2013 finalists, Stockton Morris & Patrick Martin (center). Stockton won the competition but it was close! Here are a few changes for the 2014 competition: 1) Both the winner and [see more]

2014 IART Symposium

I’ve had several inquiries about the 2014 IART symposium so I’ve decided to start a post and will reply/update on this thread as information becomes available. The dates for this year’s event are tentatively set for September 20th thru September 24th. I hope to have those dates confirmed as early as this coming week and [see more]

Ashaway Introduces a New Pro Tour Design Hybrid Tennis String — Crossfire® ZX Tour

Ashaway, RI – The newest addition to Ashaway’s line of Crossfire® hybrid tennis strings is an all-pro combination of 100% co-polymer monofilament mains and 100% Zyex® monofilament cross strings. Designed for hard hitters who like firm monofilament string beds for maximum spin, 16 gauge Crossfire ZX Tour also provides outstanding power with a soft touch [see more]

Racquet Construction Materials

  One of the most difficult tasks of a tennis player is finding the perfect racquet. If you ask 10 people to give a recommendation, you’re likely to get 10 different answers. Here at IART we feel that there’s far too much confusion in the marketplace today in terms of racquets. With that in mind, [see more]


ATLANTA CALLED PERFECT FIT FOR GLOBAL TENNIS AND SQUASH BRAND Omaha, Neb. – Prince Global Sports, a leading manufacturer and distributor of performance racquet sports equipment, footwear and apparel, is relocating its corporate headquarters to Atlanta. Prince is finalizing a lease agreement to move into commercial property in the Buckhead area. Prince is one of the world’s oldest [see more]