# How do you start stringing a badminton racket?

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## Just so, what string tension should I use for badminton?

As a general rule, you would need to have good strength if you wish to tie your string at 27 lbs or above. For average players, 22-26 lbs will be good enough. Over-loose string will cause the string bed to be too bouncy, and hence make the control of your shot execution harder.

In respect to this, can we string badminton racket at home? Restringing a badminton racquet by hand is non-hazardous and doesn’t require any special machines or tools. To restore a racquet to playing condition, you just need a racquet frame, undamaged strings, and patience!

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## Which string tension should I use?

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.

## How do you calculate tension in a string?

To calculate the tension of a string in pounds use the formula below, inserting the three variables described above: T (Tension) = (UW x (2 x L x F)2) / 386.4 To convert the result into Newtons, simply multiply by 4.45. If you know what tension you want the string to have, you can calculate the string unit weight.

## Is it worth restringing a badminton racket?

Rackets lose their string tension after a couple of games. If the strings become too loose, you will not be able to hit quick shots and your game will suffer. So, it is essential to restring the racket regularly. Regular playing not only damages the string but also affects other parts of the racket.

## Why do my badminton strings keep breaking?

The most common reasons why badminton strings break are because of mishits and broken grommets. Mishits occur when you hit off target of the sweet spot on your racket’s string bed. The strings outside the sweet spot are not able to stretch as easily and are therefore more susceptible to breaking when struck.