Category Archives: Product Guides

All about tennis strings…


Strings is an area of tennis equipment that is sorely neglected. Manufacturers will tell you that strings are more important than the racket frame. Coming in many shapes and sizes, it’s very difficult to know what’s going on in the world of tennis strings, and it really is a world on it’s own. One section that […]

Meet the newest PUMA EvoPOWER

In December I looked back at the evolution of the PUMA EvoPOWER boots, my personal favourite make of football boots, that culminated in the comically and trendy pop art pair worn by the ambassadors around the world of football. PUMA has now unveiled the new edition to the PUMA EvoPOWER family and it’s another classy version […]

The Evolution of the PUMA EvoPower

Having previously read on the blog of my love for the PUMA EvoPOWER, it should come as no surprise that I am stoked with their latest release. The sporting juggernaut keep producing the goods when it comes to my favourite brand of football boot and I thought it would be great to look at the […]

Rating the Five New PUMA National Kits

PUMA has unveiled the new home kits for their partnered European federations national football teams – Italy, Austria, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Switzerland. The five uniquely inspired & designed kits have one common denominator – PUMA’s new apparel technology ACTV Thermo-R, strategically inserted in both the front and the back of the shirt to help players maintain an […]

Meet the Powerade ION4

Look as a person whose life almost functions from sporting event to sporting event, there is nothing quite as nice as a good sports drink after busting a gut on the sports field. I mean, score a hat-trick, smash a personal best in running or even hit a Kevin Anderson-like ace and get rewarded with […]

How big is my tennis?

Tennis is about to get measurable folks. It’s about to cross a threshold of technology that is going to change the game. We’re about to go Star Trek on tennis! Perhaps you haven’t heard of the Babolat Play racket, launched in the US and EU in 2013, or the Sony Smart Tennis Sensor, not launched […]

Play and stay Stage 1- Green tennis balls

Tennis South Africa has recently enforced that all tournaments for 12 and under are to use the stage 1 green ball.  My opinion is that this is really great. We need the coaches, clubs and parents to help promote Play and Stay because, after all, it was designed for just that, to keep players in […]

Friday Fun – The NikeFootballX

As we see a host of new equipment and new footwear on a regular basis, we thought we would introduce something new to the blog to give you something different. Every Friday we will share a new product, equipment or kit and give a few of our thoughts on the product. First up is the […]

Adidas: There will be Haters

Adidas have long been one of the leading sponsors in world football. In recent years they have sponsored the Germany World Cup winners, Bayern Munich the Champions League Champions and Chelsea the current league leaders in England. The name of Adidas has long been associated with the best and they have signed individual players in […]