Wednesday, January 13, 2016

The February issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

OUTLOOK 2016



Racquets & Strings: New and Improved -- Racquets for spring include updates of existing models and brand new lines, while strings offer something for all types of players.

Shoes: Stepping Forward -- Colors continue in new footwear, along with moves to either lighter weight or more durability.

Apparel: Springing Ahead Soft sophisticated tones and shapes are coming back, leaving the neon brights behind.

FEATURE

Three’s Company -- Tennis Industry and the ASBA present the best in tennis court construction and design.

DEPARTMENTS

Our Serve
Industry News
Letters
Racquet Service
Retailing Tip
Racquet Tech
Grassroots Tennis
Community Tennis
Ask the Experts
String Playtest: Tourna Big Red 16
Your Serve, by Jason Jamison

INDUSTRY NEWS

Tennis Owners & Managers Conference attracts top experts
PTR Week, Symposium set for Feb. 15-21
ITF Recognized Court program comes to U.S.
Bob Patterson named USRSA executive director
Providers: List programs, events at RallyTheFamily.com
PlaySight installations continue to increase
ASBA elects new of cers and directors
Jon Vegosen named ITA chairman
People Watch
Mate ex offers modular court surfaces
Bollettieri teams with Pivot wearable tech
Longtime tennis journalist writes ‘Safe Tennis’ book

USPTA ADDVANTAGE

2016 USPTA Annual Awards Program Open for Nominations
USPTA Foundation Raises Goal for 2016
Rainy-Day Tennis on the Racquetball Courts
Trip of a Lifetime to the US Open
CEO’s Message
First Vice President’s Message
Master Pro Corner 46 USPTA News
Endorsee News
Inside Coaching
Beyond the Court
Career Development
Member News

Monday, December 14, 2015

The January issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The January 2016 issue of *Tennis Industry* magazine is in the mail. Here’s what you can expect to find:



FEATURES

Rally the Family!
Class Acts
Finding the Perfect Pair
2015 Champions of Tennis

DEPARTMENTS

Our Serve
Industry News
Letters
TIA News
Industry Message, by Greg Mason
Grassroots Tennis
Ask the Experts
String Playtest: Gamma Solace 16
Your Serve, by Joel Drucker

INDUSTRY NEWS

Executive team named for USTA National Campus
PTR International Symposium set for Feb. 17-20
Lendl, Fish, Craybas to coach with USTA
Playsight partners with ITA
PHIT America teams with the tennis industry
T.O.M. Conference topics focus on growing profits
Brothers set world record for longest volley
Steve Simon named CEO of WTA
Krupp Scholarship created
USTA Midwest Section
People Watch
Sports Attack teams with Oncourt Offcourt
Short Sets
Head, PTR extend partnership
USTA honors grassroots providers at TDW

ADDVANTAGE

Individual/Family Health Insurance Options
The Ins and Outs of the Commercial Facility
Thoughts on the Kick Serve for Developing Juniors
Alternative Concepts to Teaching Under 10s
CEO’s Message
President’s Message 58 USPTA News
Endorsee News
Growing Your Business 66 Beyond the Court
Inside Coaching
Master Pro Corner
Career Development 72 Member News

Friday, October 23, 2015

The Nov/Dec issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The November/December 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.

Here's what you can expect to find:



FEATURES

Wish List for the New Year
Mixing It Up
Pickleball and Tennis
Numbers Game
Getting a Grip!

DEPARTMENTS

Our Serve
Industry News
Letters
TIA News
Racquet Tech
Community Tennis
Grassroots Tennis
Tips & Techniques
String Playtest: Babolat M7 17
Your Serve, by Kevin Theos

INDUSTRY NEWS

Dave Haggerty elected ITF president
USPTA headquarters to move to Lake Nona
Babolat introduces “connected” wristband
Court surface uses recycled tennis balls
Hall of Fame capital campaign exceeds goal
Vitalsox introduces hot new socks
Youth Tennis event held at US Open
Van der Meer, Gullikson into USPTA HoF
People Watch
Canadian doctors “prescribe” exercise
NCAA Div. 1 Chps. to use no-ad scoring
Short Sets
PTR HoF to induct Billie Jean King

USPTA ADDVANTAGE

TheTrueWarrior
USPTA World Conference Wrap up
Pay Yourself First
Remembering Rich
CEO’s Message
Vice President’s Message
Endorsee News
Beyond the Court
Inside Coaching
Master Pro Corner
Career Development
Member News

Click here to read it online for free.

Friday, June 12, 2015

The July 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The July 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.

Read it on-line now.

Included in this issue:

FEATURES

Champions of Tennis Honor Roll: As we take nominations for Tennis Industry’s 2015 annual awards, we look back at the p.22 impressive roster of past winners.

Nylon vs. Poly: With the advancements and new introductions in co-poly strings, are nylon-based strings still relevant? The short answer: Very much so.

Inside Game: Tennis helps round out the offerings of two award-winning indoor facilities.

2015 Guide to Ball Machines --

Play the Long Game: A ball machine can be an incredible teaching tool and a great source of revenue—and can help strengthen the game.

Ball Machines on the Market: Our comprehensive guide lists the ball machines currently on the market, along with features, benefits and prices.

DEPARTMENTS

Our Serve
Industry News
Letters
TIA News
Racquet Tech
Footwear
Tennis History
Cardio Tennis
Ask the Experts
Tips and Techniques
Your Serve, by Rod Heckelman

INDUSTRY NEWS

Timothy Russell named new CEO of ITA
Tennis Magazine celebrates golden anniversary
Grand Canyon University adds PTM program
Sony Smart Tennis Sensor launches worldwide
USPTA to incorporate Platform Tennis Association
IART Symposium set for Sept. 18-22
ITA partners with Oracle
Hall of Fame rebrands with new logo
PTR adds two corporate members
Gael Monfils stars in new Asics tennis campaign
USTA NE creates ‘Boston Social Tennis League’

ADDVANTAGE

Musculoskeletal Injuries in Tennis-Teaching Professionals

New Initiative Rewards USPTA Pros who Recruit New Members

USPTA World Conference

Opposed Slate of 2016-2017 National Board

PLUS --

CEO’s Message
President’s Message
Inside Coaching
Endorsee News
USPTA Benefits
USPTA World Conference
USPTA News
Career Development
Member News

COVER PHOTO BY ELIZA JACOBS

Thursday, May 07, 2015

The June 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The June 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.



Read it on-line now.

Included in this issue:

FEATURES

Basic Training: Driving sales in your store often involves a simple formula.

Advancing the Cause: Stay up to date on the latest racquet technologies, frame materials and construction techniques.

Adding Years to Your Life: Long known as the sport for a lifetime, tennis is the sport of a longer, healthier, more complete lifetime.

Group Sales: Going after the team business — whether for clubs, leagues or schools — can be
a nice boost for your store.

Private Enterprise: These residential winners are great examples of tennis-court construction.

DEPARTMENTS

Our Serve
Industry News
Letters
TIA News
Racquet Tech
Retailing Tip
Your Players: Sun Protection
Facility Management
Ask the Experts
String Playtest: Tecnifibre Black Code 4S 17
Your Serve, by Hunter Lipscomb

INDUSTRY NEWS

Martin Blackman tapped to head USTA Player Development
USTA breaks ground at Lake Nona site
North Carolina sportswriter wins Tennis Media Award
PTR adds senior, junior educational programs
USTA presents awards at Annual Meeting
Sport Court named USPTA official 36', 60' court
World TeamTennis 40th season to start in July
Legendary coaches honored at Easter Bowl
‘Ad-In Bin’ collects used balls for recycling
Peoplewatch
Adidas introduces Y-3 Roland Garros Collection
Short Sets

ADDVANTAGE

Building Champions of Character through Tennis

Tulane’s Rick Dickson to Headline USPTA Awards Luncheon

Silent Auction Returns to World Conference

Magic Seven

CEO’s Message

Past President’s Message 46 Endorsee News

Inside Coaching

USPTA World Conference 56 USPTA World Conference 58 Career Development

Member News

Friday, March 20, 2015

The April 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The April 2015 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail. Included in this issue:
  • Our Serve: Try It, You’ll Like It …
  • Industry News
  • Letters
  • RacquetTech: Weave Your Way to Consistency
  • Retailing 136: Your Path to Profits
  • Junior Play: Team Spirit
  • Racquet Service: It’s Time for A Tune-Up
  • Apparel Trends: High-Tech Fabrics Take Performance to a Higher Level
  • Distinguished Facility-of-the-Year Awards: Soft Goods
  • Racquet Selection: Finding the Perfect Fit
  • Playtest: Tecnifibre XR3 17
  • Your Serve: Respecting the Wisdom of a Lesson Taught Years Ago
Plus, USPTA ADDvantage magazine.