March 25, 2019

OK, so I admit it. I admit it's really hard to convince yourself that the path to winning is to stop trying to win. It's just so counter-intuitive. It feels irresponsible to stop chasing the ultimate goal to get to the ultimate goal. It's like trying less to get more....

November 28, 2018

The second season with the new bubble has gotten off to the busiest start in the history of indoor tennis in Barrie. Courts are jammed, lessons are packed, and the parking lot is constantly full. The junior program is busier than ever with all our teams now competing i...

August 10, 2018

To all Skyhawks players and parents,

Fall is fast approaching. We hope you have gotten the chance to catch some of the Rogers Cup action this week, there simply is nothing like seeing the best players in the world in person.

We also hope to see you on the courts in our l...

July 8, 2018

The Rainbow LGBT heart has been added to the Simcoe Tennis Skyhawks website header and will appear on all pages that you enter while on www.simcoetennis.ca. The heart is there to show our support as a tennis community and as an organization to the equality of all perso...

July 8, 2018

You walk into school and your teacher gives you back your test from yesterday and your friend who sits behind you sees the score and comments "you are so smart" and you find yourself with a choice to make; agree, disagree, or chose neither/both hybrid option. 

SPART ca...

May 25, 2018

The Week;

1. Fly in a day or two before qualifying, get acclimatized at hotel, and at the tennis club, get in some practice.

2. Practice Spanish speaking with the locals

3. Practice, Compete, Practice, Compete. Let the chips fall where they may.

4. Take notes, do research,...

February 4, 2018

Tennis Stringing

This month I will be talking about the strings you put in your racket, what type, what tension and how often should you replace them. I will say this off the top; most beginners can’t tell the difference between type and tension, and I was likely the mo...

November 28, 2017

It happens all the time; someone asks you 'What level do you play at?" it's a common question and important because as tennis players we all want to be as evenly matched with our opponents and partners as possible. No one benefits as much from a lop-sided match as one...

November 28, 2017

The art of spectating - A users Guide to watch your kids or family play sports. Ways you can actually help them improve and ways to get much more out of the experience for yourself.

If you are new to tennis you will inevitably find yourself in the situation at a tournam...

November 28, 2017