Beginner and intermediate players are far more likely to benefit from a racket with a flexible shaft, while more advanced players tend to gravitate to a racket with a stiffer shaft. If you are unsure, it is best to choose a racket with a medium flex for your first racket.
Just so, what is shaft flex in badminton racket?
A: Well, quite simply the stiffness of the racket shaft refers to how easily the shaft flexes (the flexibility). … If you rotate the racket slowly the shaft won’t bend. If you swing the racket quickly the shaft and head will flex backwards and recoil on impact of the shuttle when the racket slows down.
Secondly, which is the most flexible badminton racket?
7 Yonex Badminton rackets that you can pick without second thoughts | Playo
- 1) Nanoray 900. Yonex uses unique technology to design the Nanoray which offers a highly flexible frame. …
- 3) Voltric Z Force-II. …
- 4) Nanoray Z-Speed. …
- 5) Arcsaber i-Slash. …
- 6) Carbonex 8000N. …
- 7) Yonex Duora 10.
Which grip size is best for badminton?
Badminton Grips Buying Guide
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3. Stiffness of Shaft. When you’re choosing a badminton racket, you have a choice between a flexible or stiff racket shaft. A flexible shaft can bend easily, whereas a stiff shaft can hardly bend.
Lightweight badminton rackets are highly recommended for beginners. They should weigh between 85g to 89g (3U) as such rackets are usually easier to control. Lightweight rackets also allow for quick stroking speeds and recovery. You will be able to deliver quick serves and switch to different strokes easily.
Yonex uses a classification of soft, medium and hard feeling strings and the best way to describe it is this; soft strings tend to feel more bouncy and stretchy, they feel like they stretch easier and hard strings feel very solid and rigid without bending much.
When it comes to the actual tension, most manufacturers recommend stringing elastic materials like nylon or natural gut around 50-60 lbs. If using a stiffer string like polyester, drop the tension to avoid arm injuries.