Friday, December 12, 2014

New manual added: Yonex Protech8 stringing machine

USRSA members now have access to the manual for Yonex's incredible-looking new Protech8. You'll find the manual on-line here.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The September/October issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail


In this issue:

FEATURES

  • Gaining a Foothold: These retail tips can help keep your shoe sales moving forward.
  • State of the Industry: The latest research from the TIA holds clues to how you may want to conduct business.
  • The Sum of Its Parts: Dunlop’s new iDapt racquets can provide players—and retailers—with unique opportunities.
  • New and Improved: The latest in racquets, strings and shoes will have something for every player.
  • Metal Halide and LED: Metal Halide has served tennis players for decades. But what’s on the horizon may be game-changing.

DEPARTMENTS

  • Our Serve
  • Industry News
  • Letters
  • Retailing Tip
  • TIA news
  • International Tennis Hall of Fame
  • Pioneers in Tennis:
  • Tips and Techniques
  • String Playtest: Tecnifibre HDX Tour 17
  • Your Serve, by Ellen Miller

INDUSTRY NEWS

  • USTA chooses 12 Facility Award Winners
  • ITA announces new D1 dual-meet format
  • IART starts Sept. 20
  • Free Play Events emphasize family
  • New owner for Little Miss Tennis
  • USPTA to aid in teaching pro injury study
  • Peoplewatch
  • Nova Sports celebrates 30 years
  • BowDry removes water from courts
  • Short Sets
  • Ashaway sponsors junior national racquetball
  • 10 win Ashe Essay Contest
  • Evert teams with Tail apparel
  • Cardio Tennis adds training sessions

USPTA Addvantage

  • USPTA Tournaments Get New Twist
  • USPTA Masters Invitational Tournament Features “Best of the Best”
  • Mark Your Calendars for USPTA’s National Education Day
  • Military Mom Ensures Tennis and Education Make a Winning Combination
  • CEO’s Message
  • President’s Message
  • USPTA News
  • Beyond the Court
  • Career Development
  • Member News

Thursday, May 15, 2014

The June issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail

The June 2014 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail.



In this issue:


FEATURES

  • Dress for the Occasion: The tennis dress is hot, and in fact, some can go from court to cocktails.
  • Tech Enabled: Want to stay up on all the latest racquet innovations? Learn what MRTs need to know.
  • Section Stars!: These 17 USTA Section staff and volunteers work tirelessly behind the scenes to grow our sport
  • Private Practice: These residential winners are excellent examples of tennis court construction.

DEPARTMENTS

  • Our Serve
  • Industry News
  • Letters
  • TIA news
  • Retailing Tip
  • Ask the Experts
  • String Playtest: Wilson Optimus 16
  • Your Serve, by Ted Murray 

INDUSTRY NEWS

  • Tennis Teachers Conference returns to US Open
  • USTA to host 10U workshops during Citi Open
  • PTR moves its headquarters
  • Own the Zone offers biodegradable overgrip
  • Adidas brings back Laver shoe
  • Prince to give away Tuning Center at IART
  • Peoplewatch
  • Legendary coaches honored
  • USTA awards $150,000 in multicultural grants
  • Short Sets
  • PTR partners with PlayYourCourt
  • ASBA facility awards applications due

ADDVANTAGE

  • Helping USPTA Professionals Get Educated
  • Call for nominations
  • TGA: Reaching Kids Through Tennis
  • 2014 Tennis Teachers Conference -– Register Now!
  • CEO’s Message
  • Vice President’s Message
  • USPTA News
  • Growing Your Business
  • Tennis Teachers Conference
  • Career Development
  • Member News

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

The May issue of Tennis Industry is in the mail



This issue features:
  • Rubber Meets the Road: Narrowing in on finding the right shoes for the right court surface.
  • League Players: League tennis is one of the most popular aspects of tennis, and it can easily help boost your business.
  • Futures Market: The TIA’s inaugural ‘Future of Tennis Summit’ brought together all segments of the industry to focus on growing the sport.
  • String Theories: With the right inventory, presentation and product knowledge, you can help your customers find the right string.
  • The Hard Facts: These outdoor facility winners are excellent examples of hard-court construction.
Plus, there are our regular items:
  • Our Serve
  • Industry News
  • Fundraising
  • TIA news
  • Retailing Tip
  • Ask the Experts
  • String Playtest: Ashaway Crossfire ZX 17
  • Your Serve, by Chuck Gill
And don't forget, each issue of Tennis Industry comes with USPTA Addvantage, which this week features:
  • The Impact You Make
  • USPTA Surface Championships and More
  • Reaction Rules in Doubles
  • Growing the Game; Growing Your Business
In addition to Addvantage's regular items:
  • CEO’s Message
  • Vice President’s Message
  • USPTA News
  • Career Development
  • Member News
Read the full issue on-line here.

Friday, January 17, 2014

The February 2014 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail


The February issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail (Volume 42, number 2).



In this issue, we feature OUTLOOK 2014 --
  • Racquets 
  • Shoes
  • Apparel 
  • String

Plus, Award-Winning Tennis Facilities.


Last but not least, this issue includes USPTA's Addvantage.

If you can't wait for your postman, you can read it on-line here.

Thursday, December 26, 2013

The January 2014 issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail


The January issue of Tennis Industry magazine is in the mail (Volume 42, number 1). This is the premiere issue of Tennis Industry magazine, as previous issues bore the Racquet Sports Industry magazine designation.



In this issue, we recognize the Champions of Tennis, including Person of the Year Virgil Christian. Also in this issue: String Selector 2014, and Babolat's "connected" racquet.

Last but not least, this issue includes USPTA's Addvantage.

If you can't wait for your postman, you can read it on-line here.

Thursday, October 17, 2013

The Nov/Dec 2013 Racquet Sports Industry magazine is in the mail

The November / December issue of Racquet Sports Industry magazine is in the mail (Volume 41, number 10). This is the final issue of Racquet Sports Industry magazine, as the next issue you see will be the January 2014 Tennis Industry magazine.



In this issue, 30 impressive and inspiring young industry professionals under 30 years of age, 2014 previews of apparel and footwear, our annual look at ball machines, and new products and strategies from Prince.