February 9, 2020

For a long time now we have been changing what the sport of tennis can provide for players by integrating the TEAM approach. At the district, provincial, national and international level TEAM events are becoming more common and popular. The TCCIL this year has over 6 c...

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...

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....

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...

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