November 30, 2019

 Konrad Weber (bottom right) at The Gomez Academy in Florida

Vaughn Ianiello (left) Skydiving with training partner 

Genevieve now playing at Fordham University in NYC

Konrad, Vaughn, and Genevieve are 3 Barrie area tennis players who have experienced the International...

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...

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

SKYHAWKS TENNIS 101


History
Skyhawks Tennis is a team format for Junior Tennis in Simcoe County. The team was created in 2012 after a player vote on team name. It was former Skyhawk player Hannah Alimajstorovic who came up with the name.

It was created because Tennis ha...

November 28, 2017

My tip this month is about tennis elbow. It's got to be the #1 physical complaint of members. If you haven't had it yet, count yourself lucky! It's an overuse injury, so if you play a lot and for many years, there is a good chance you will get it. It can be so painful...