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Discussion in 'Badminton Rackets / Equipment' started by Polaroid, May 18, 2012.
Jung jae sung is using his meteor jjs today
He hit 285 just now. He doesn't often reach that fast. Racket making a difference?
Probably no way to tell - he might have changed the string and/or tension in light of his shoulder problem.
yea...might be adjust to him..so he wont so easy injured
Watching the INA Open... the JJS racket is coming across as more of a brick-red than orange. We need some high-res publicity shots already...
Photos from the Victor Taiwan website
JJS smashes up to 288km/h in 2nd game INA Open final with his new MX JJS. First time c him smashes so hard.
I wouldn't put it down to his new racket, he's probably much fresher now and his shoulder less problematic given the rest he had from skipping some tournaments..
I think so. Maybe his shoulder injury fully recover.
He actually did a 289km/h in the 2nd game too
looking at meteor x JJS, really cant wait for SW JJS...
already out in malaysia?
nope...as far as I know... I wonder how it will looks like..
Super Waves JJS? Never heard of this rumour before. Where u get this info? I am a SW35 user. Maybe have a try on that.
I have been following his play for quite some time. Yesterday is the first time I saw his speed reach 285+ mark. His smash is always compare with FHF while FHF can reach 290 easily. Now I think he has release the Kraken!!!
Isn't it logical that he can smash faster due the less stiffness in his new racket (4/5 instead of 5/5)?
I mean FHF's Kason F9 is slightly stiff only - according the reviews here around.
Less stiffness -> less direct, but more catapult?
no, more flex does not logically imply more speed - if these guys swing so fast that the flex is too weak to be 'catapulting forward' when impacting the shuttle, then they will get more speed with a stiffer racket.
I'm surprised we have not seen some faster smashes actually. I recall seeing a youtube clip where hidayat is clocked at >300kph. I would expect fhf/jjs to be able to smash faster. Was that hidayat smash just a 'glitch' reading?
you should try and google it again..JJS is the one who raise the name of SW series..it should be release somewhere this year..
That was in the 2006 WC in Spain, where a lot of the players were hitting over 290km/h. Lin Dan and Chen Hong hit just over 300km/h too, so maybe they were using faster shuttles or the speed camera was configured differently?
FHF played in that tourney too, so I'll watch some matches when I get home later to see if he got over 305hm/h in that same tourney
Jung was clocking 280 a lot more regularly than usual during the IO... seems he and his new racket pretty much see eye to eye.
Wrt Fu's record-breaker... I would lean more toward glitches. There's a way to work out what the highest expected value would be from known values - it'd need the speed of EVERY smash they'd done - but given that Fu might reach 300 once per tournament, I wouldn't expect 332 to be within statistical expectation. It's also possible that the shuttle had been blasted to within an inch of its life - I wonder if there's a correlation between rally length and smash speeds...
If some saddo fancies plugging a thousand smash speeds in Excel, feel free to prove me wrong.