Even hammers break. Strong as the they are, they will all break eventually. So it shouldn’t surprise anyone that racquet strings break too. Like hammers, they can break when they are old and worn out after lots and lots of pounding or they can break when they are new, fresh out of the package. They … Read more 3 Ways to Extend String Life
Imagine a brand new tennis racquet equipped with perfectly installed and completely flawless new string. Nobody has ever used this racquet before. Now imagine a recreational tennis player (or a total pro — it doesn’t really matter which) tossing a regular ball into the air and hitting it for the very first time with this … Read more What Can Broken Strings Teach You?
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues covers a range of topics in this video. COMMUNICATE WITH YOUR STRINGER Summary of his key points. There is no such thing as a miracle string that will give you everything you want in one string. It is important to communicate what you want to your stringer. Tell him/her the … Read more Why is Your Choice of Strings Important?
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues describes the different types of tennis racquet strings, their pros and cons and how they are made. The are two general string families: natural gut string and synthetic strings. Natural gut is an organic, biodegradable product made from cow intestines. It is a byproduct of the beef industry. (It has … Read more What are the Different Types of Tennis String?
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues describes the main benefits of natural gut string. Benefit 1 – Elasticity. Elasticity increases power and spin. Benefit 2 – Comfort. Natural gut is the most comfortable string that money can buy. Benefit 3 – Vibration absorbing. Players with tennis elbow issues can benefit from using natural gut exclusively. Benefit … Read more Benefits of Natural Gut Tennis String