Finding the Right Weight and Balance of a Racquet

In terms of the weight, a tennis racket with a larger weight would allow a heavier smash and more powerful swings whereas a lighter racquet offers faster movement and better control. Racquets that are focused on only one of these aspects is not user-friendly at all as heavy racquets would cause a lot of strain in the wrists and light racquets would not be enough for normal-strength users to return the ball across the net. But can there be a racquet that has the best in both worlds, such as having both powerful swings AND better control? I am a greedy person, and I think that a good racquet needs to have the best of both worlds. If you are as greedy as me, then read on.

The second major factor that is just as significant as racket’s weight is its balance. Racquets weight distribution can be split into two categories; the first one being head heavy and the second one being head light. Most professional players prefer heavy racquets with the weight distribution focused in the grip. Although these rackets are not powerful, it is highly maneuverable and provides the best speed and control. Light racquets that emphasizes their weight on the head is a very good introduction racquet for beginners. These racquets have good power with little sacrifice of speed. Wilson Hammer 6.2 Tennis Racket is one of the racquets that have this unique weight distribution. Although the specification of these racquets seems too good to be true, it does have a disadvantage as some people would say that these tennis racquets might not have the same “feeling” as standard racquets.

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