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  1. #1
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    Red face Racket Question for Rookies- off the wall

    I was recently asked what racket type is best for a rookie- power vs control. Good question to say the least! Let's see power is good for someone to clear the net with a half swing but then you hit alot of balls over the fence. Control is better to keep the ball in play but it will hit the net a lot of times due to a poor swing. I started out with a low power racket (70 lbs) that forced me to do a full stroke and then converted to a more powerful racket once I was able to handle stroke thus working for me.

    What do you guys think?

    Thanks.

    Tom

  2. #2
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    Thumbs up Control definately

    Newbies should focus on control before they even worry about power. If they have problems hitting it over the net then they need some strength training.

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    tab1962, welcome to tennisw.com! We're glad to have you join us here and I hope you come back and let us know what you learned about the racquet you were doing research on.
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