How to choose the right badminton racket?

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The weight of the badminton racket should be appropriate: in fact, it is not that the lighter the racket, the better. Although the racket is lighter, the swing speed is fast, but it will feel that it is not used when smashing the ball, which will affect the strength of the shot.

Check the overall structure of the racket: After you get the racket, wave the following to see if it shakes your hands. The brand of shake hands must be the racket (the part where the handle and the head are connected, which is now made of carbon alloy steel) is too hard; not shake hands, indicating that the racket is more flexible. You can also hold the handle of the racket with one hand and the top of the racket head with the other.

You can choose a badminton racket that suits you according to your actual situation: For singles, you should choose an elongated racket. If you are an offensive player, you should choose a heavier, medium-hard racket. In doubles, it is best to choose a racket of standard length. If you are a defensive player, you should choose a lighter racket.

Choose the handle according to the size of each person’s hand. It is better to hold the handle to feel comfortable. People with large hands may feel uncomfortable holding a thin or square handle.

Check if the strings are well-balanced. Each square of the cross string must be the same size, and the tightness of each string must be the same.

When you get a badminton racket, you must first look at the shape of its head. Generally speaking, there are two types, the traditional egg shape and the flat head frame with a square head. The shape of the badminton racket determines the size of its sweet zone (the best hitting zone on the racket surface), because when the ball falls in the sweet zone, it can give players enough power and ball control, so the sweet zone Size is of the utmost importance to players. It makes it easier for players to hit high-quality balls.

According to different materials, badminton rackets can be divided into carbon fiber, carbon-aluminum integrated, aluminum-iron integrated and aluminum-iron split. The selection of materials is directly related to the weight and price of the racket. Generally speaking, all-carbon feather rackets have the lightest weight and are currently the mainstream material.

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