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Lin Dan's "broken" racket grip...

Discussion in 'Grip' started by kwun, Jan 24, 2006.

  1. Athelete1234

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    Bad stringer - you will break the racquet
    Mishit badly, you will break the racquet
    clash- you will break the racquet.

    Why would you want to use LD's tension?
     
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    + shoulder burden.....
     
  3. Amin Khalili

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    Of course not .. Im getting AT700 soon ... maybe will use BG65/NBG98(can tell what is the dif. between these two) ... but dont know which one to choose and the tension ...
     
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    Ouh .. can give some example break racket?
     
  5. Athelete1234

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  7. Amin Khalili

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    Ouh ... can tell me the diff between BG65 and NBG98(i cant search this nbg98 in yonex) ... what is the tension most suit with it?

    P.S : No need to answer if you already answer it in other thread
     
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    more pics of Lin Dan's grip i've found.
     

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    At All England interview he said he liked it that way lol
     
  10. george@chongwei

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    i have no idea how and why on earth he wrap his grip untill like this?
    does it generates more power in smashing? :eek: if like that, i should give it a try though:p
     
  11. Amin Khalili

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    have different on half-grip and non-grip?
     
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    i have tried it without grip, as i tested a racket after i restrung it but before i regripped it. by being able to grip on the bare wood you do get a LOT more feel, and quite a bit more leverage so power is increased quite considerably. but obviously at the price of comfort. after a while my thumb did feel quite sore, and my palm also got a bit sore.

    but definatly quite alot of gains. iv not had time to properly experiment and test out this idea tho:)
     
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    How about instead of having the wood exposed, why not put another kind of grip, something thinner perhaps, near the cone. One can still get a different feel from holding the racket near the end of the grip than holding close to the cone.

    I'm actually going to try that as soon as I get a Karakal PU grip.
     
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    talking about karakal grip .. im currently using this karakal super grip or wadeva foroget ady ... but which is better?karakal(tell me what type) or yonex super grap(or other)
     
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    How does he do net/drive shots - holding the wood?

    Look at the damage to the grip :D
     
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    In a way, this set-up makes perfect sense. The last two or three fingers hold the racket, so they want maximum traction. The first two fingers make shots, so they want the most direct input and feedback.
     
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    that looks quite interesting
     
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    Isn't exposing the wood a bad idea since moisture (especially sweat) can easily absorbed by the wood and make it brittle and snap in the long run?

    Here's what I would do to try Lin Dan's grip: First, I'll cover the entire wood with electric tape. Then, I'll use whatever grip I prefer (PU) for the bottom half and I'll cover the exposed wood (now covered with electric tape) with a thinner overgrip. Thick grip at the bottom half and thin grip near the cone.

    For overhead/powerful strokes, I'll "feel" and hold on to the thick grip. For backhand/control/net kill shots, my thumb should reach for the thin grip.
     
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    My version of Lin Dan's grip. I use a Karakal PU Touch grip to cover up 2/3 of the racket's grip. Notice that the wood is covered with electrical tape. I did not bother to cover the upper 1/3 with a thinner overgrip.
     

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    I have been using that style of grip for as long as i can remember.

    With the barewood covered with the athletic tape and then the towel grip, i use it because

    1)It is far easier to change the grip once its worn out
    2)I seem to have much more control over the racket and i can generate good power
    3) When serving in doubles i can get the shuttle to just skim over the net.
     

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