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July 2006 Monthly Archive

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Guide to Ball Machines 2006

No matter what kind of facility you have, a ball machine should be a key component of your business. While you may be put off by the initial investment, you'll make that money back — and much more —... (Click here to read more...)

Champions of Tennis 2006

Help us recognize the people who are making a difference in the business of tennis. Once again, we'd like to honor the champions of our sport — the many, often unheralded heroes who work tirelessly to develop tennis in... (Click here to read more...)

Owning Assets That You Lease to Your Business Can Make Sense

It is not uncommon for the owners or shareholders in a racquet sports business to own the real estate or other assets personally, then rent them to their operation. In fact, it is often a smart move from both... (Click here to read more...)

On the Road

When it comes to shoe outsole design, here's what your customers need to know. (Click here to read more...)

Playtest: Head FXP Power 16

FXP Power is a new multifilament designed to build on the success of Head's recently introduced FXP string technology. In the past two quarters (Q4 2005 and Q1 2006), FXP has been number 15 on the best-sellers list in... (Click here to read more...)

Feminine Allure

HEAD enters the women-only racquet market, with legend Steffi Graf waving the flag for the new Airflow frames. (Click here to read more...)

Industry News

Information to help you run your business. (Click here to read more...)

Roy Barth Makes Service Count At Award-Winning Kiawah Island

On May 1, 2006, Roy Barth celebrated his 30th year as the tennis director at Kiawah Island Golf Resort near Charleston, S.C. Over those three decades, he has survived multiple owners, hurricanes, open-heart surgery, and a brain tumor, and... (Click here to read more...)

Grab Every Opportunity You Can

You've heard it from us before, but it bears repeating: Take advantage of all the opportunities you can when it comes to furthering your knowledge in this business. And one of the best opportunities — for tennis teachers, coaches,... (Click here to read more...)

Program Director

With realistic random-play options, ball machines enter the "I, Robot" generation. (Click here to read more...)

Wrist Snap In the Serve

Physicist Rod Cross explains that the racquet snaps the wrist, not vice versa. (Click here to read more...)

Why Player Challenges Are a Bad Call

By Paul Fein and Christopher Noble Paul Hawkins, the British inventor of the revolutionary Hawk-Eye electronic line-calling technology, was speaking from his experience with other sports when he advised the ATP and WTA tours: "You've chosen this route, now... (Click here to read more...)



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