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Weight change

Discussion in 'Racket Recommendation / Comparison' started by TimothyHsu, Apr 13, 2012.

  1. TimothyHsu

    TimothyHsu Regular Member

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    Im not sure if Im posting in the right thread but:

    How can I get used to a heavier racket? Im trying to switch from the photon (75g) racket to a arc 10 and I can feel quite a significant weight difference. I've played with it a couple times and I really like the feel but is kind of heavy since Im not used to. Is there a quick way to get used to it or do I have to constantly use it for a month or something?
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    Tim
     
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    no easy way around it, you can try and swing a even heavier racket around before you play and then use the arc 10 lol
     
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    you'll get used to it

    meanwhile, work on strenthening those forearms... check out youtube videos of armchair exercises by paul stewart
     
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    get used to it, 75gr is not normal for a racket
     
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    take something heavy (better if training racket) and imagine it's a racket and swing for 5 mins.. then use your arc 10
     
  6. TimothyHsu

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    Would a squash racket suffice? its the only heay racket I have :S
     
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    It should work fine.. edit:Swing for a few mins..
     
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    actually. the 75g of the Photon is marketing number. i have weighed an actual one and it is 80g. 75g is probably the claim without the handle.
     
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    yeah, use a squash racket and do some shadow drills. or even better play squash in your free time :p
     

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