View Full Version : Racquet head speed vs. Mass of racquet
06-11-2004, 07:16 PM
What is more important, a lighter racquet which you can generate more racquet head speed with or a heavier racquet which adds more mass to your shots but sometimes are late with? The two racquets in consideration are Wilson ProStaff Tour 90 vs Dunlop 300G. Thanks!!!
06-11-2004, 09:15 PM
I'd take the heavier one because over time you'll become a better player. With that, your preparation and timing will become more precise as well (hopefully) allowing you to full take advantage of your racket's properties.
with a heavier racket over time, you can be able to swing it just as fast as a lighter racket. So now you have both mass and speed.
06-12-2004, 07:50 AM
Coda wrote :
with a heavier racket over time, you can be able to swing it just as fast as a lighter racket
Only in dreams.
06-12-2004, 07:51 AM
It seems to me that you shouldn't have to swing as hard with a heavier racket. You also seem to be able to get more spin for less energy with a heavier racket. Swing is also more controled.
06-12-2004, 09:16 AM
the 300G is a crappy racquet, don't get it because you think a pro is usng it, none are.
If you are going to get in a car crash with a Volkwagon Beetle (tennis Ball) would you want to be in light car or a heavier car...
06-12-2004, 12:03 PM
Just gimme a 400mph razor scooter and I'll show that beetle who's boss!
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