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Old 11-25-2012, 12:43 PM   #254
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Originally Posted by newyorkstadium View Post
Trav, using a wristband means dropping the mgr/i, which mean making the racket less headlight. Isn't a more headlight racket better?

If so, I could just keep wristbands in my pocket. Although this is a pain in the ***, as there is less room for tennis balls in my pocket.
No. Using a wristband does not drop the MgR/I value. And it does not make your racquet more headlight. Adding a wristband slightly slows down the rate at which your hand drops from the top of the backswing to the lowpoint. While it doesn't speed up the racquethead, it increases the relative speed of the racquethead compared to the hand. Thus, adding a wristband has the opposite effect of dropping MgR/I, even though the actual MgR/I value is virtually unaffected. What is affected is that your optimum MgR/I target value goes down.
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