I got a prefered player package

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  1. babolat15

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    Hey I just really got a really nice ( 50% off) preferred player package with Timberline clothes (really good quality) and Adidas shoes, sweatbands and socks. Also I get a huge discount on stirng and grips.
     
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  2. koolperson359

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    nice...how'd u get it?
     
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  3. babolat15

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    easy..

    all i had to do was send adidas a nice email. go to adiplayer.com for contact information.
     
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  4. 300Gkid

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    what is your ranking if you don't mind me asking?
     
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  5. koolperson359

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    lol you made it seem like it was so easy? did u send them ur rankings nd all that?
     
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  6. servelefty2233

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    yea, what are your rankings? im ranked pretty high, so a preferred player package would be nice.
     
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  7. babolat15

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    to be honest

    to be honest with you I dont even have a national ranking. all i had to do was right them a heart felt email tell them a little about myself, and tell them that i have potential, and ddedication. hell, im not even that high in tennessee
     
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  8. babolat15

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    also i get 20% kirschbaum string, and as i get my ranking higher i get more of a discount. then is i get to be 150 in the naton i get it free
     
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  9. WhiteSox05CA

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    How'd you get that Kirschbaum discount?
     
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  10. babolat15

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    i appliedfor a sponsorship online, i can get a reel of poly string called P2 for 95 bucks when it retails for $120. one set of P2 cost $9.30 and i get it for 7.44
     
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  11. servelefty2233

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    Well, I applied for the adiplayer membership, sent them a nice email. Im ranked number 11 in Indiana, so I think i might get it!
     
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  12. babolat15

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    good luck, but if you didnt find a good guy then you might be out of luuck b/c u gotta be top 25 in the nation i think
     
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  13. mJeez4293

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    its top 25 in section for adiplayer.. not nation
     
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  14. servelefty2233

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    I thought that you didn't have a national ranking, and if that is true, then how did you get it?
     
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  15. babolat15

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    as i said, I found a good guy and got lucky, and also Im sorry its top 25 in seection technically to qualify but if you find a good guy you can talk youre way into it
     
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  16. 300Gkid

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    so your not top 25 in ur section?
     
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  17. babolat15

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    correct, as of right now (b/c i havent played any tournies in a long time) Im not even top 100 in tennessee
     
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  18. servelefty2233

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    Ok...that might bode well for me, I am number twelve in indiana.
     
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  19. tennishead93

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    babolat, what is ur current Tennessee ranking
     
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  20. tennishead93

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    and what age group are u in
     
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  21. LASVEGAS ACES

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    I knew writing to companies could get you stuff, even without the greatest rankings- Just be sincere that you do use the product and tell them about where you are at now, and what you are hoping to accomplish.

    I still suggest a WRITTEN LETTER over EMAIL, and find the marketing V.P. using compuiter search. You would be AMAZED at what just a LITTLE work will get you-I mean, you will come home to like a package on the door step with headbands, posters, discount ordering blanks- all they can say is "NO"
    (and they won't)- All it costs is like a little time and a stamp.

    You will want to keep track/ keep a record of who you wrote to, and watch the mailbox.
     
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  22. mellofelow

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    The junior girl I'm currently coaching just received an invitation from Prince to be on their player's program. She didn't seek for sponsorship... they found her.

    She's ranked top 20 in section (So Cal... tough) and ranked high nationally. Sometimes when you play in a national tournament and the rep witness someone whipping their prized Sponsored pupil in a Babolat, they take notice.

    Unfortunately Babolat isn't as generous....

    Lots of good advice here though.
     
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  23. Puredrivetennis

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    Mello, if you speak with a rep for babolat, im sure they'll make a fantastic offer.. Although they don't go out recruiting as much ( as its already a hugggggeeeeeee team), they pretty much spoil their players..If you're interested, take a look.
     
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  24. mellofelow

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    Puredrive.... thanks for your input! Maybe we'll show Bab rep the invitation letter and see if they will be as accommodating.
     
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  25. Puredrivetennis

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    :] it couldn't hurt, especially if she prefers babolat equipment.
     
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