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Tuning Your Racket – A Revelation

As a tennis player and coach to World-class athletes, I have always been a big believer that when it comes to tennis and most other skills, it’s the Indian and not the arrow. That is to say a “hacker” is a “hacker” no matter what racket they are sporting, while on the other hand, a real player can hit with a broomstick (OK, I’m exaggerating, but you get the picture.) In fact I would say that in general I am an extreme pessimist when it comes to new equipment that is supposed to…

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Added by Jack W. Broudy on April 16, 2012 at 3:20pm — 4 Comments

I am giving away a free set of tennis string this month wilson hollowcore strings.

Wilson Hollowcore 16 is a comfortable tennis string designed for those needing a softer, easier on the arm type of string.  Several of my stringing clients use this either as a whole or in a hybrid set-up.  If you havent tried than here is your chance for a free set.  Just comment on my post at my website www.racketstringingtips.com as too why I should select you to win and your entered.  I will than draw a name on August 1st.  I hope to hear…

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Added by patrick m on July 19, 2011 at 3:20am — 3 Comments

See how natural gut tennis strings are made

an interesting video for those who want to know a little more about racket strings.

Added by patrick m on July 16, 2011 at 3:00am — No Comments

An Engineer's Perspective

Many individuals and organizations have contributed to today's state-of-the-tennis-art. From racket materials and geometry to court surfaces and strings, artists, craftsmen and engineers combine skills and knowledge to deliver recreational, professional and entertainment experience enjoyable by all.



This blog will discuss tennis from a technical perspective. What do racket ratings mean? How can a player seperate substance from advertising fluff? Why do different rackets produce… Continue

Added by Marty on March 17, 2009 at 11:46am — 10 Comments

Racket stringing tips for beginners to PRO's

The first of what I hopes to be many racket stringing posts. I have been stringing for over twenty years and the last eight or so years have been stringing on the professional tour at such tournaments as miami, us open, australian open, and many other smaller venues as well. I have seen a lot of rackets and various string combination, strung a lot of rackets and strung on various professional stringing machines, learned from some of the best in the industry and now ready to share some tips for… Continue

Added by patrick m on February 20, 2009 at 10:07am — 9 Comments

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