Quite a few of my students play with racquets that I think are too heavy and grips that are too large. It's a sensitive issue. The player gets used to the weight of the racquet and may be reluctant to change (or maybe can't afford to change). It feels more difficult for me to help them get more racquet speed and be quicker around the net when the racquet may be affecting their technique.
I started with a wooden racquet and got good racquet speed since I had a whippy forehand and…Continue
I am a natural gut player for many reasons. First I started playing with Gut cuz playing with Polyester gave me tennis elbow. Sure it was a lot of reasons like bad form, hitting the ball late, muscling the ball etc but I feel pretty sure that the stiffness of my Babloat Pro Drive married with old Polyester strings did my arm in.
Once Physical therapy was near completion, I started looking at what changes I could…Continue