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April 2013 Monthly Archive

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Our Serve: Take A Second Look at 10U Tennis

I recently was talking with a very highly regarded teaching pro in the USTA Southern Section who was telling me about his first encounters with the 10 and Under Tennis initiative. In short, he was not a fan. He... (Click here to read more...)

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USTA Study Shows Positive Influences of Tennis USTA Serves, the national charitable foundation of the USTA, recently released the results of the USTA Serves Special Report, “More Than a Sport: Tennis, Education and Health.” The study, conducted among high... (Click here to read more...)

How the GPTCA Is Changing Coaching and Pro Tennis

You may not have heard of the Global Professional Tennis Coach Association, but sooner or later this new organization will come to an academy, club, or tournament near you. The GPTCA grew out of an idea that Alberto Castellani... (Click here to read more...)

Retail Sales: Expiration of Payroll Tax-Cut Holiday May Impact Your Business

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, over 70% of Americans are planning to adjust their spending due to the recent expiration of the payroll tax-cut holiday. In fact, 46% of consumers indicated they will... (Click here to read more...)

Retailing 119: Using ‘Benchmarks’ to Improve Your Specialty Retail Business

In January, we talked about the TIA Retail Business Assessment, which is a great way to get a check-up for your specialty retail business and receive valuable input for your business planning process. Taking the TIA Retail Assessment is... (Click here to read more...)

Racquet Stringing: Is Two Better than One?

A Master Racquet Technician considers the advantages of using two-piece stringing. (Click here to read more...)

Racquet Selection Map 2013

Our exclusive Racquet Selection Map enables you to help your customers choose the perfect racquet for them quickly and easily, with the features and performance they want. The map on the following page presents the entire performance racquet universe... (Click here to read more...)

Distinguished Facility-of-the-Year Awards: Soft Landing

These outdoor facility winners are excellent examples of soft-court construction. (Click here to read more...)

Playtest: Tecnifibre ATP Razor Code 16

Tecnifibre ATP® Razor Code is a co-extruded polyester string. The solid core utilitizes Thermocore technology, a Tecnifibre process to improve flexibility in polyester strings. The Thermocore process involves using temperature control during the manufacturing process to soften the string’s... (Click here to read more...)

Your Serve: Follow the Money

A veteran tennis journalist says while money from Grand Slam tournaments are ‘reinvested in the game,’ the current prize money arrangement is flawed. (Click here to read more...)

 

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