Archives for June 2017

Hybrid…What is it and What Does it Mean?

When the discussion is about stiff polyester string, it will always include the word “hybrid”!  Typically this word is used to convince players that by putting a “soft” multi-filament string in the cross position the string bed will be easier on the wrist, elbow, and shoulder. Intuitively this makes sense, but in reality, the reverse could [see more]

What if?

What if the loss in tension of a string had no real impact on how well a player could play with it? For example, we know that many poly’s lose tension quite fast and as a result,  within a matter of hours the percentage of tension loss is very high. The fact of the matter [see more]

Video & Photo Project Update

At the beginning of the year I placed a post HERE about a new video/photo project that I’ve wanted to undertake for quite some time. For those of you who have been asking and some who have signed on knowing that this is coming, I thank you for your patience.  I had a vision of how [see more]

String Bed Stiffness

String Bed Stiffness (SBS) is rarely included when players talk about the string and tension they are using. This is a problem, in my opinion! Recently I received three (3) racquets that needed to be matched and a little custom work applied. I was stunned at the really poor stringing, which had contributed to racquet [see more]