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Tension and sweetspot?

Discussion in 'Badminton String' started by Dave18, Nov 1, 2008.

  1. Dave18

    Dave18 Regular Member

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    Hey everyone,

    I just recently strung my mp99 @ 26 lbs with bg80.

    My question is:

    With a higher tension, does the sweetspot change?

    I played several times and finally realized that I felt more power and accuracy if I hit near the top of the frame rather than the center sweetspot of the mp99.

    Does anyone find this is true?
     
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    Higher tension = smaller sweet spot.

    Higher tension = better control (as string bed not as bouncy).

    And if you are a strong player, high tension can actually give you more power, this is true if you swing fast, use a stiff racquet and consistently hit the sweet spot. The shots coming out are explosive !!!

    However, stiff racquet + high tension normally equate to problems with elbow or shoulders if your technique is not there.
     
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    Different stringing styles tend to move the sweetspot... changing tensions will tend to affect the size of the sweetspot.
     

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