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Training rackets

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by Danstevens, Jan 2, 2009.

  1. Danstevens

    Danstevens Regular Member

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    Hi guys. I'm not sure whether this should be in the market place or here.

    Can somebody please recommend me a training racket and where to buy one please? I've looked at Strength pro but their site hasn't been updated for a while and is generally terrible. I can't find anywhere else to buy one either. The heavier the racket the better really (as long as it isn't a tennis racket or something :D. 150G + would be good though.) and a low price would be great.

    Thanks in advance
     
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    I could lead it up. It's what I normally do :D

    The only thing is, G2 would be huge in my hands and it doesn't come in any other sizes.

    Thanks anyway, I'll consider it.
     
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    I use Kason training rackets.. very good. I have two versions 130g (orange)and 150g (blue) ...

    I can get you one here but I guess the price would not be extremely cheap (about £60 for the 150g), so maybe you can cheaper one in UK?

    Cheers,
    Twobeer
     
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    twobeer where do you get them?
     
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    pure graphite:

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]TRAINING SERIES[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]TS-150[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif][​IMG][/FONT]​

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Frame[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]100% Graphite [/FONT]


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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]100% Graphite [/FONT]


    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]WEIGHT[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]150+/-2 g[/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]BALANCE POINT[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]280-285 mm[/FONT]

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]LENGTH[/FONT]
    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]675mm[/FONT]

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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]Flexible[/FONT]
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    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]24 lbs[/FONT]​

    [FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]CHARACTERISTIC[/FONT][FONT=Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif]This specially designed rackets are excellent training equipments for trainers and serious players. It gives you a realistic feel when doing power practicing. Excellent court side warm up equipments before tournament. Racket weight is 150 gram.[/FONT] Found this by searching
     
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    Also if you go to pundstretcher etc they should have some crap badminton sets cheap. These rackets are generally quite heavy and some lead tape will also help
     
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    I personally use an old steel Wal-Mart racket for training along with an old Wilson Attacker.... They work alright although there no expensive and real training rackets....
     
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    I bought mine directly from Zhang Yi (former national team player in China, who plays/coaches in Täby (a stockholm club)) a long tiem ago when he brought in Kason to Sweden. One webshop in sweden I know that sells it is www.racket.se

    cheers,
    Twobeer
     
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    I rerember seeing Victor selling a training racket for only £30 - but i can't find it on there website. You could try searching for it in google. I'll give it a go , and try finding it.
     
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    There are many training rackets available now: Kumpoo (130g, 150g and 170g, I have 170g one), MMOA (150g), Forza (110g), Yangyang (150g), ...
    I am not sure whether you can buy these rackets at you place or not, but you can check it out by visiting these brands websites.
     
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    I went on the Kumpoo website and the 170g model looks ideal. However, the RRP is about £75 which is rather a lot for a racket that's not going to be used a great deal. The Forza training racket isn't much heavier than a Yonex B 600 DF. I found it for £48.93 which is still a lot and would only weight about the same as a Yonex basic series racket.
     
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    oh ok.

    A little expensive.
    Zhang Yi and his crew beat our Aura recently. :(
     
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    Looks great. However, didn't Kimoni that had problems with warping? Even if it does, for £20, it can't be that bad.

    Thanks; I'll check the link out later when my internet connection gets a bit better. Right now, badmintoncentral is about the only webpage that loads. At least it's a good one.
     
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    I got a 140G training racket.Well,use it while warm up n stuff,but not so used to it yet..
     
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    You weren't strictly honest about the price were you? Due to the pound being very weak at the moment, the racket is about £27. Still a good price though. Thanks.
     
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    Sorry i always half the amount of dollars to get the pund. Obv witht he current state of affairs ;/. Sorry anyhow
     
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    No problem. It's still a great price, just £7 more than it would have been if I bought it a while back.

    I'll email them about postage.
     
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    is the thread still active? im looking for a training racket about 140-150g anyone know where to get it?
     

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