Is it worth restringing a badminton racket?

The stringing of badminton rackets is somewhat of a speciality within the guild of racket stringing and racket stringers. You might wonder why of course, as you may find that a ‘racket is a racket’, right? Truth is that the majority of professional racket stringers prefer to only string tennis rackets, maybe some squash rackets […]

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Can you make money stringing rackets?

About three years ago I decided to reboot my racket stringing service and to try to develop into a professional racket stringing service. Now when I started stringing rackets here in Holland, back in 2010, there was already some competition but there were less options. In the last years competition definitely increased so I knew […]

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How to pratically select the best gauge of string for your racket

Selecting the best strings for your racket is one of the most important tasks when it comes to taking care of your racket. Not only are there quite a few different materials to choose from, they are available in different sizes. Racket strings are made in different thicknesses, called gauges. The thicker the gauge, the […]

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A short introduction into different types of string for rackets

When it comes to getting a new string for your racket, the majority of players who step into my shop with some basic level of confidence in their preferred tension settings. When I tell them that this can be a great number to string with, depending on the type of string they would want to […]

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Should I string my own racquets (and buy my own stringing machine)?

When players start to play their favourite racket sport more frequently, they are confronted with this question… usually after checking their wallets in the local sport shops: should I string my own racquets and is it worth to buy my own stringing machine? Although the answer to this question mainly depends on how often you […]

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The latest and most practical technique to check racket string tension

When it comes to science of stringing rackets, it’s the numbers that tell the tale. And when it comes to numbers, we should focus on proper measurements. That’s why we decided to write a detailed post about the latest and most practical technique to check your racket string tension, whether you want to do checkups […]

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How to tell if your strings are dead and when to restring your racket

When you unfortunately break string at match point, it’s pretty obvious that you’ll need to switch rackets… However, you’ll find that in practice you won’t always break a string while still feeling your stringbed is going ‘dead’ after a while. What’s more, some players haven’t broken a string in years. So, is there an objective […]

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