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05-23-2007, 05:00 PM #1
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Looking for an upgrade from an AT150
I am currently looking for an upgrade racquet. I currently have an AT150 that I bought just over a year ago. The racquet worked great for me and but I want something with more power. The only thing that is really limiting my decision is the shaft flexibility. I am looking at the armortec racquets that are above mine, namely the AT700. I am afraid that if I get a racquet with a stiff shaft, I won't be able to generate the same power that I can now. Any input or opinions are greatly appreciated. Thanks
05-23-2007, 05:06 PM #2
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- Santa Clara, California, United States
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it is difficult to make a recommendation without knowing what level you are at.
as you are looking for more power, firstly, i want to clarify that a racket doesn't give you power, you yourself does, but if the racket is doesn't match you strength/technique level, it might take power away from you.
so when you play next time, pay attention to how it feels when you try to hit a long clear or a smash, does the racket feel soft? or does it feel stiff?
- if it feel soft then perhaps moving to a stiffer racket is good.
- but if it feel stiff and snappy, then i am afraid you need to think about your own technique first, moving to a stiffer racket will only take even more power away from you.
also, you can ask your friends and borrow their racket for a few rally and test them out, see which one feels good on your hands.
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