wristbands

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  1. topgun78956

    topgun78956 New User

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    Just wondering is there anything of a benefit to wearing the double wide wristbands that most of the pros are sporting these days, or is it purely a fashion statement?
     
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  2. blitzmage_89

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    no , it helps in keeping the sweat of your arms so it wont reach the racquet. Same is throug with the headband and the cap. All accesories have their purposes......

    except for the baller
     
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  3. hjminard

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    I like the wider ones for better coverage of my expansive forehead.
     
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  4. ionutzakis

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    No, Don't Wear One! It Weights At Least 15g Up To 25g, Imagine You Have To Swing An Extra 20 Grams On Top Of Your Hand! You'll Get Tired Sooner!
     
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  5. topgun78956

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    ok thanks, lol it sounds like it could be good to train with though for strength
     
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  6. ionutzakis

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    maybe yes, maybe no, you groove your strokes with the weight on, but in play you'll hit long without the weight
     
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  7. topgun78956

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    ya good point, ill think about trying it
     
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  8. lakis92

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    They absorb more and I think they provide a somekind better hold to the wrist.
     
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  9. todot62

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    I like the double wides because I'm from Texas and that's what we all live in...Double wides. :-D

    Seriously, I like them because I use mine to wipe my eyes and forehead, so it works better for that. I can't really tell that it keeps more sweat off my hand or not, but it sure works well for wiping my head.

    Tod
     
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  10. tbini87

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    there is more coverage, and like todot said if is pretty easy to wipe off your face. they absorb more sweat, and the smaller ones are too small to really wipe down your face with.
     
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  11. godprint

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    i would want ot wear on both forearms...but it looks kinda of "playacting" or like...mmmm how should i put it, "acting like professional"

    so in the end, i usually wear for my forehand arm... and when i do a double backhand... the top part of the grip is wet. zzz
     
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  12. krz

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    I wear one sometimes if its really humid out to wipe my face b/c I hate sweat in my eyes.

    ha but sometimes I feel like I'm trying to be pro or something wearing one.
     
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  13. BreakPoint

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    I can't play without the double wide wristbands or else all the sweat from my arm will roll down to my hand and cause my grip to slip. I also use them to wipe the sweat off of my brow during games. I've been using double wide wristbands for many, many years.
     
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  14. VTChileno

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    Double wide wristbands are awesome... both as a fashion statement and functionality on the court... Anyone know where I can find assorted colors other than the ones offered by Nike??
     
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  15. TheShaun

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    i don't want to get a tan line on my arm, so i very rarely wear a wristband.
     
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  16. adamvann

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    Ditto BreakPoints comment.
     
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  17. califsurferboy33

    califsurferboy33 Semi-Pro

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    lol yeah i wore a double wide arm band for a week when training outside for a week for tennis, and then for the whole week after i had a wristband tan...pretty funny looking!
     
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