View Full Version : Is Flex Rating relative to Headsize?

04-22-2008, 04:42 PM
Does anyone know if a flex rating is relative to the headsize?

For instance, two rackets have the same flex rating.
Racket A is 85 sq.
Racket B is 95 sq.

Would racket A feel and play stiffer than racket B?

Or is it progressive, and both rackets play to the same stiffness regardless of headsize?


04-22-2008, 04:53 PM
Those stiffness ratings (at least the accurate ones) are a measure of flex per amount of force that is often transferred to an arbitrary number on a scale. Those ratings inherently take headsize into account. Racquets A and B would be equally stiff.