Originally Posted by sstchur
Adding mass to the racquet however, can indeed increase power. It's simply the physics of it. If you increase the mass of the racquet and swing at the same speed, you will indeed impart more speed to the ball. If you add weight and swing FASTER, you'll get even MORE power, and if you add weight but swing slower, you might not be gaining any power at all.
That's a good point. In other words, low tension gives you free
power, while lead gives more power at effort. Wouldn't have thought of that.