September 17, 2011

Shack’s Shoulder Status Four

Today was my first day back in the gym for a real workout since before my shoulder surgery three months ago. It felt good to lift […]
September 16, 2011

Sliding…on Hard Courts?!

I suggest reading this article on sliding to reach balls on hard courts, posted at www.tennis.com today. Highlighting the now epic US Open men’s final played […]
September 13, 2011

Djokovic, Nadal, and Federer

At The Racquet Shack, I don’t comment much on the ATP/WTA tennis pros. I do follow the tours with enthusiasm, and issues involving player health, fitness […]
August 28, 2011

TennisMD and Rotator Cuff Health

Check out tennismd.com and note their article on rotator cuff health. Having had the surgery about two and a half months ago, I am becoming a “personal […]
August 25, 2011

Are Lighter Tennis Racquets Better?

I came across this intriguing article, Lighter racquet not necessarily better, at Tennis – for the health of it!, and after reading it, I found myself thinking it […]
August 24, 2011

Tennis Racquet Retailers

I was chatting with a local tennis shop owner a few months ago who was making an appeal to me to support my local tennis retailers. I […]
August 21, 2011

Babolat and Donnay Racquet Favorites

I have done many hours of racquet study, and today I want to highlight two quality options I would recommend for someone looking for a heavier, control-oriented, […]
August 20, 2011

Shack’s Shoulder Status Three

Perhaps my shoulder surgeon was correct (and I incorrect) in thinking I had not retorn my rotator cuff a couple of weekends ago. It seems to […]
August 19, 2011

Greetings from The Racquet Shack…Again!

As The Racquet Shack continues to grow, I want to continue to welcome new guests and express my appreciation to all of you who have shown […]
August 18, 2011

Wilson KBold Weighting

I recently took a brand new Wilson KFactor KBold and cranked up its “mass.” Beginning with a stock strung weight of 9.8 ounces (278 grams), I […]
August 17, 2011

Tennis Racquet Selling

I walked into a racquet store a few months ago and inquired about them having any Donnay racquets for sale. The owner responded in such a […]
August 15, 2011

Tennis Racquet Buying

Be wise about buying a new racquet! First, don’t choose one just because it is your color scheme. Second (and not a whole lot smarter than the […]