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Offline Adyork

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Is it really that important?
« on: July 17, 2008, 04:11:10 PM »
Ok. I'm not a complete newbie to tennis.. I can keep the ball in play at least.  I've been using a $30 walmart racket for a while..  Would a new, better built racket really make that much of a difference in my game?

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Re: Is it really that important?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2008, 05:02:49 PM »
Not until you make a difference.
It's perhaps 90% form, and 10% racquet that makes your game. If you don't have decent form, a better racquet is more like putting perfume on a pig.

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Re: Is it really that important?
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2008, 09:28:56 PM »
putting perfume on a pig  :rofl_2:  :rofl_2:  :rofl_2:

But yeah dmast is right. better racquet will help you once your game is better.


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Re: Is it really that important?
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2008, 10:39:12 PM »
Ah. Ok. Kinda what i figured. Thanks for the input.

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Re: Is it really that important?
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2008, 08:02:53 AM »
I used a $25.00 racquet for about the first year and a half before I upgraded to something decent.  It did not make a noticeable difference right away.  But start saving your pennies now, you should upgrade sooner or later.  :)
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