The replacement grip replaces the grip that came installed from the factory (aka. the original grip) and it is considered to be a base material for the overgrip. Since regularly changing the replacement grip is relatively difficult and expensive, most players opt-in applying an overgrip!
In this regard, which grip is better for badminton?
The name Replacement Grip is self-explanatory; this grip is used as a replacement grip for the original grip, which comes attached with the Badminton racket. The replacement grips are slightly thicker. They are usually made up of PU or polyurethane as PU is good at absorbing shock and sweat.
Subsequently, when should I replace my badminton grips?
Recommended change of racket replacement grips should be about every 4 sessions of 2-hour badminton game for best hygiene practice and performance and to save your pocket as well.
How long does a replacement grip last?
Base and replacement grips last between 1 week to 12 months, depending on how often you play and the quality of the grip. Synthetic replacement grips last shorter, on average, about 1 to 8 weeks, especially if used without an overgrip.
A typical overgrip will increase a grip by 1/16 inch. You can also increase grip size using a heat-shrink sleeve. One heat shrink sleeve will increase grip size by 1/8 inch.
There are five different types of badminton shots or strokes: Serves, clears, smashes, drives and drops.
U represents the weight of the racket, while G represents the length of the racket. Each racket should be marked with its weight. Most badminton rackets manufacturers use 1U, 2U, 3U, and 4U to indicate the weight of the rackets, with 1U being the heaviest and 4U the lightest. 1U: The weight is 95-99 grams or more.
If you are using a heavy badminton racket, a fine towel grip is quite perfect for this. If you love to play badminton, keeping a strong grip is as important as choosing the right racquet for your game. … For this reason, towel grips are extremely useful as these ensure your hands don’t slip due to sweat.
Most people will use an overgrip and change when necessary. Drawback: increases the grip size. If the racquet grip is almost too big, it’ll be too big with the overgrip. Some people will use two overgrips in lieu of a normal grip + overgrip to get around this.
Wilson Pro Overgrip
Bottom line: As its name states, this is a grip designed for the pros. Used by Roger Federer, Wilson Pro Overgrip is super-thin and keeps your grip size minimal. This high-stretch overgrip also offers outstanding performance and great comfort.
Babolat VS Original