Holabird Sports Blog
Tennis Fashion

Stunning Style of Tennis Pros

The Open season is fun for the tennis, the rivalry, and, for some of us, the fashion. The major tennis brands have major tennis pros signed, and they go all out when it comes to designing their outfits for the Grand Slams. However, both Nike and Lotto are looking to their superstar women for inspiration for their [...]

August 3, 2015 Holabird Sports Tennis 0
US Open

Serena Williams Focuses Eyes on Women’s Tennis & U.S. Tennis

You can’t read about the upcoming 2015 US Open without reading about Serena Williams. The fact that she might get a calendar year Grand Slam is, of course, amazing and exciting. However, it’s so much more than that: She is singlehandedly creating a surge of interest in U.S. tennis. And, in a sport that (like [...]

July 30, 2015 Holabird Sports Tennis 0
Pickleball Paddles

How to Choose a Pickleball Paddle

The pickleball paddle is one of the most important pieces of equipment in your entire game. The more popular pickleball becomes, the more paddles there are to choose from. So how can you know which paddle is right for you? The three main things to look at are weight, grip size and materials. Weight is [...]

July 27, 2015 Cara Bruce Tennis 2
Jabra Sport Headphones

Jabra Sport Pulse Headphones Review

I recently had the opportunity to take the Jabra Sport Pulse headphones out for a test run. I decided to take use a mile-long, out and back course at a local park to enjoy the scenery. Immediately upon opening the box, I found plenty of information provided to help with the setup of my new [...]

July 22, 2015 Cathy Kerns Running 0
ASICS Ribbon

Asics Cancer Awareness Ribbon Shoes

For years ASICS has been helping fight cancer with their ASICS Cancer Awareness family of running shoes. The ASICS Pink Ribbon shoes raise money for breast cancer and the ASICS Blue Ribbon shoes raise money for prostate cancer. ASICS teamed up with the Right Action for Women Christina Applegate Foundation, a charitable program of the [...]

July 21, 2015 Cara Bruce Running 0
Overcome stress

How Champion Athletes Overcome Pressure

Getting ready to compete It’s less than 1 hour away from competition and every athlete is getting ready. Some athletes are physically warming up by doing repetitions of a few skills. Others are stretching and listening to music, and some are strategizing with their coach and loved ones, while others are alone collecting their thoughts. [...]

July 15, 2015 Patrick Alban Running, Squash & Racquetball, Tennis 0
Under Armour Speedform Fortis

Under Armour Speedform Fortis Review

This year, Under Armour brought us exciting new products in their running line, with the most impressive being the Speedform Fortis. This model provides the best of two of Under Armour’s previous releases, the Speedform Apollo and the Speedform Gemini. Where the Apollo lacked in cushioning, the Gemini made up for with its support system. [...]

July 14, 2015 Cathy Kerns Running 2
Wimbledon 2015 Winners

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Days 12 & 13

Serena’s Roll Though Garbine Muguruza fought gamely in her first Grand Slam final, Serena Williams simply proved to be too tough.  Williams trailed in the first, then reeled off four straight games to grab the set.  In the second, Williams dashed out to a 5-1 lead before her nerves allowed Muguruza to fight back to [...]

July 13, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 11

Men’s Semifinals With the men’s semifinals in the books, we’re into the final weekend at the Big W.  Both of yesterday’s matches were high-quality, but neither ended up creating a whole lot of drama.   Richard Gasquet and his one-handed backhand played Novak Djokovic into a tie break in the first set, but after Djokovic stormed [...]

July 11, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0
Wimbledon 2015 Day 10

Wimbledon 2015: Grass Clippings Day 10

Women’s Semifinals The women delivered another excitement-packed day at Wimbledon. The day opened with 20th seeded Garbine Muguruza taking on the 13th seed, Aga Radwanska. Radwanska was by far the more experienced player, but her pre-Wimbledon campaign has been less than stellar. Though Radwanska played much better, Muguruza simply brought too much firepower and advanced [...]

July 10, 2015 Ryan Woodring Tennis 0