When choosing a racket, there are three elements which affect power and control: headsize, weight, and string pattern.
- Larger Headsize = More Power; Smaller Headsize = More Control.
- Lighter Racket = More Power; Heavier Racket = More Control.
- Open Stringbed = More Power; Denser Stringbed = More Control.
Regarding this, what size tennis racket should a beginner use?
Courtesy of TENNIS Magazine | June 5, 2017
Most beginners should use a racquet with a head size between 100 and 115 sq. inches – consider the smaller end of the spectrum if you’re coordinated and/or looking to develop long, fluid swings through practice and lessons. The racquet’s weight is usually given in ounces.
Beside above, is a lighter or heavier tennis racket better?
Some basic concepts – a heavy racket is more powerful, more stable and transmits less shock than a lighter racket (all other things being equal). A lighter racket is more maneuverable and thus, a player is able to swing it faster.
What age is full size tennis racket?
What age should a child use a full-size tennis racquet? Most kids won’t graduate to a full-sized 27-inch tennis racquet until they’re age 13 or older and roughly 60 inches or five feet tall. With that said, it’s important not to rush your child into a full-sized racquet.
Typically women will measure between 4 1/8″ and 4 3/8″, men between 4 3/8″ and 4 1/2″.
|Age:||4 – 5 years||> 14 years|
|Height:||2 ft. 11 – 3 ft. 3||> 4 ft. 11|
|Length racket:||46 cm||68 cm|
|Recommended racket:||18 inch||27 inch|