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ZIPSTRIP: How It Works 07/12/2023

Check out the tech innovation. See just how it works. It’s the beginning of the future of racquets.

ZIPSTRIP: How It Works See the Zipstrip in action (60 secs)! See how it fits into the racket. Watch the dynamic response of the string-bed as it impacts the ball. It's technology y...


Congratulations to Hans Ritschard on his first ITF 700 Final. He wants every edge he can get, including using a BOLT racquet. Best wishes for continued success, Hans!

ZIPSTRIP Tech: Removal and Customization 06/21/2023

A window into the future of Zipstrips, spring suspension, and racquets.

ZIPSTRIP Tech: Removal and Customization Removal and installation of the Zipstrips provide opportunities for customizing BOLT racquets. Customizing is a window into the future of Zipstrips, spring s...

The MOST INNOVATIVE Tennis Racquet We've Ever Tried... 05/15/2023

Beckett Chung and his cohorts with a unique analysis of BOLT racquets.

The MOST INNOVATIVE Tennis Racquet We've Ever Tried... In this video, Beckett and his friends review the Bolt B100, B98 and 100L, learning about how suspension technology can be integrated into the tennis racquet...

Tennisnerd: BOLT Racquet Review 02/07/2023

Tennisnerd: BOLT Racquet Review Tennisnerd Jonas Eriksson does an in-depth analysis of BOLT racquets. Click on the image below to see Jonas' entire review including links to his podcast discussion with BOLT founder Brett Bothwell, his video analysis, and for his written review as well.

Tennis Popularity Continues to Surge in 2022 01/16/2023

Tennis Popularity Continues to Surge in 2022 The USTA today announced that in 2022, tennis participation increased for the third consecutive year in the U.S. Tennis participation grew by one million players last year with more than 23.6 million people playing the sport. This number, when added to the previous two years, represents an increase....

Who’s Watching Out For Tennis? 12/12/2022

Who’s Watching Out For Tennis? A conundrum is developing in US fitness culture lately. Despite stats provided by the USTA and TIA that indicate tennis participation is growing, media coverage indicates otherwise. Tennis got a boost after the Covid pandemic when it was one of the first exercise activities condoned by the CDC, yet....


Master Professional John Austin teaming up with Alexandra Stevenson to deliver a seminar on serving at the PTR Symposium last week.

Tennis String Selection Guide 11/01/2022

Take time to be sure you have the appropriate stringing for your game.

Tennis String Selection Guide The appropriate string set-up in your tennis racquet for your game type and playing level is crucial for optimizing performance and maximizing your enjoyment of the game. Whether you use a conventional racquet or a BOLT, the right strings can make a huge difference in your tennis experience. Take ti...


BOLTs now available for demo and purchase at Lake Cane Tennis Center, Orlando, FL.


Go get ‘em, Lilia Meyer. She plays for St Louis Park HS in MN. A player to keep your eye out for. BOLT on Lilia! Go Orioles!


This is getting serious…


The BOLT Bros?!!


needed. I mean, it doesn’t even seem real.

100Lv2 Testimonial: Elizabeth 08/24/2022

100Lv2 Testimonial: Elizabeth Elizabeth is truly a dedicated tennis enthusiast (and aspiring tour player). Learn how BOLT has helped her game.

Power In A BOLT Racquet 08/03/2022

Adam Slifkin, long time player, coach, and BOLT playtester, discusses power generation in a BOLT.

Power In A BOLT Racquet Coach Adam Slifkin, Director of Junior Programming at Cary Leeds Center in NY and BOLT racquet playtester since 2017, shares his insight on power in a BOLT r...

Acute Angles of Mack the Knife 07/27/2022

Acute Angles of Mack the Knife Most people who saw John McEnroe in his prime knew they were witnessing a rare form of tennis artistry, but his art was difficult to describe. His strokes weren’t textbook, they were his own. They didn't resemble strokes a coach would intentionally develop from scratch, but his athleticism with gr...

Engineering Control In Racquet Design 06/27/2022

The science behind racquet performance - the mechanics may be a surprise.

Engineering Control In Racquet Design What is control in a tennis racquet? How is the term control used in racquet marketing dialogue? Is it the same as actual performance? It makes sense to think a reference to control in racquet performance indicates a harnessing of all aspects of ball flight. Control of ball speed, direction, traject...


Girl Power! Welcome aboard. Two new members of Team BOLT!


Another Junior BOLT Pack off into the world! BOLT on, TJ! After many years of development, it’s incredibly satisfying to see kids discovering our new technology.


Serendipity - truly a pleasure to spend time with all three of you! Thank you Rodrigo, Charlie and Gunnar for a great visit. Looking forward to next time.


Sweet club perched near top of hill overlooking courts. Thanks Aidan Fedoroff for working BOLTs into the mix! Hope to catch up with you next time.


Good to see you again Mark Hybskymann. Thanks for the tour and the update! Sweet HOA communities including South Lake Tennis Club, Lakeview and Lake Forest Beach and Tennis. A pleasure to meet you Angelia and thanks for the refs. That’s SLTC in lower right corner of image.

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This is getting serious…
John Beaman Testimonial
BOLT Makes Him Feel Younger?!!
104 mph?! Pretty good for the “old guy” 😉  Laurent is putting the hammer down with his 98Lv2. Yeah!
There’s Shingo!
Where’s Shingo 😀 ?  Check out this fellow Jeremy hitting his B98v2. He has a sweet game - really soft hands and a unique...
Did that guy just kiss his racquet?!
Quite a talent here. This is Illan Grano! He’s been working hard on his game and it shows. At nearly 6’-4” (and counting...
Straight Scoop on the BOLTs




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