Transition from OS to MP / MS

Discussion in 'Racquets' started by i_need_rice, Sep 8, 2009.

  1. i_need_rice

    i_need_rice New User

    Aug 21, 2009
    I've been playing for about a year, two - four hours a week. (except in the winter)

    As a beginner I started with an Oversize (110sq. inch) and yesterday I decided to demo a Midsize. (95 sq. inch) How hard was it for you to get use to it?

    I felt I could really control the ball but I would have to swing my racquet a whole lot faster and it wore me out, it was like hitting mud. My serves improved and that isn't surprising I guess. But my groundstrokes were terrible unless I really put all my effort into each stroke. Just wanted to hear some thoughts and experiences?
  2. W1L50N=B3A5T

    W1L50N=B3A5T Rookie

    Sep 6, 2009
    I first used a wilson n5 oversize (113 sq) and switched to a K95 (95sq) and i found out the hardway players frames are demanding. I had a serious wrist and shoulder problem for a while. After i got used to it, i switched to KPS88 (90sq) and finding it a lot more fun to hit.

    Players frames are demanding...
  3. autumn_leaf

    autumn_leaf Hall of Fame

    Jul 28, 2007
    Taunton, MA
    you quickly find out that you can't slack off. hit the gym or something or else go to a lighter more forgiving frame. i'm finally stepping down from a players to something i can swing faster and be competitive with in my last year of college.

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