Very few squash players think about this, but it’s a fact. How you serve determines, to a very large degree, how often your strings break. Even more importantly, though, how you serve affects the number of grommets you break. Why does this matter? Once a grommet breaks, there is nothing to protect the string from … Read more String Durability and Serving in Squash
One of the frustrating truths about badminton string is that it breaks. Even the best string in the best racquet strung by the best stringer on the best machine in the world can break the first time you use it. It sucks, but it’s true. Strings are strings. They are not steel beams. They are … Read more How Long Should Badminton Strings Last?
Choosing the best string tension for your badminton frame is often a case of choosing between trade offs. For example, stringing at a racquet’s maximum tension will increase your ability to control the power of the string bed, but it will also decrease string life. On the other hand, stringing the same racquet at minimum … Read more Badminton Racquet Tension Trade-Offs
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
Legendary racquet stringer Lucien Nogues busts some common myths about tennis racquets and strings. Myth 1 – The thickness of the frame has an impact on the ball. In fact, if the ball is hit properly, the ball never touches the frame. The only point of contact is the string bed. Myth 2 – More … Read more Tennis Stringing Myths Busted