RSSArchive for April, 2011

How to Make and Use Power Pads for Tennis

Tweet Used extensively in the days of wooden racquets, power pads have become somewhat extinct over the past several years.  Still…  Some people, including someone with the initials RF, still prefer to use them in their racquets.  In the video below, I discuss what power pads are, how to make them, and how to use […]

Genesis Twisted Razor

Tweet Genesis Tennis, a rising-star string brand, recently released a new co-polyester tennis string called Twisted Razor. To learn more about Twisted Razor – including specifications like color, gauge, price, and where to buy – please check out the video below… Thanks for checking in. DH Related Post: Arrival of Genesis Twisted Razor

Stringer’s Digest

Tweet The flagship product from the United States Racquet Stringer’s Association is its Stringer’s Digest – an incredibly useful resource for any tennis racquet stringer. In the video below, I discuss the benefits of being a member of the USRSA with a special focus on the benefit of receiving the Stringer’s Digest twice a year. […]

20,000 YouTube Views – Thank You

Tweet Thanks to you, all of my loyal Inspired Tennis followers, I just surpassed 20,000 upload views for my YouTube videos. Thanks for watching! Here’s another… Thanks for checking in. DH

Drawing for Free Set of Luxilon Adrenaline

Tweet Thanks to all who entered my drawing for a free set of Luxilon Adrenaline tennis string – and thanks for spreading the word about Inspired Tennis. To find out who won the free set of Adrenaline, check out the video below. As I mention in the video, I plan to give away TWO free […]

Arrival of Genesis Twisted Razor

Tweet Earlier this week, I received three sets of Genesis Twisted Razor – courtesy of Genesis.  Genesis sent me a set to play-test and review and also generously sent me two sets to give away to you, my loyal Inspired Tennis followers.  So…  Please be on the lookout over the next couple of weeks for […]

How Synthetic Tennis Strings Are Made

Tweet In still keeping with my theme for the week, here is a link to a fantastic article by the USRSA’s Greg Raven. It is titled, “How Synthetic Strings Are Made”, and it is chock full of excellent information. In working with various manufacturers, Greg compiled an outstanding article that clearly walks readers through the […]

Inside the Tecnifibre Factory (Video)

Tweet Keeping with my theme for the week (how tennis strings are made), here is a pretty cool video from Tennis Warehouse (TW). TW goes inside the Tecnifibre factory in France, interviews the General Manager, and shows some great footage of tennis string production. As you will see, making tennis string is a complex process, […]

How Natural Gut Is Made (Video)

Tweet Over the next week or so, I will be posting some information (both links to articles and videos) about how tennis strings are made. To get it started… Here is a video from Bow Brand showing how natural gut is made. Please note: Bow Brand no longer produces natural gut tennis string. Thanks for […]

Tennis String Gauge 101

Tweet While it may be basic information for some of you, you’d be surprised at how many questions I receive about string gauge – what it is, what it means, etc. Therefore, I compiled the video below to provide an overview about tennis string gauge. Please check it out and, of course, let me know […]