Higher price racquetball racquets will not necessarily mean more enjoyment of the game. Although the medium range and upper range equipment is designed primarily to provide better power and accuracy. A player that plays every once in a while (2-6 times a yr) should be happy with a low-end racquetball racquet and cross-training shoes. A recreational player that plays 2-3 times a week will probably be interested in a medium to upper range racquetball racquet, court specify shoes and a glove.
Low-end racquetball racquets will allow you to play the game but may hurt your progress.
When you choose a racquetball racquet consider weight, balance, grip and size. The racquet’s weight will affect how easily and quickly you are able to swing the racquet. Racquetball racquet fall into 2 categories: even-balance and head-heavy. Head-heavy racquets help generate more racquet head speed that means you generate more power. Nearly all high-priced racquets are head-heavy. Lower priced racquets are generally even-balanced.
Racquetball racquet handle grips come in 2 sizes: 3 5/8 and 3 7/8 inches or ss and xs. Rule of thumb if you wear an extra-small to large glove then you will require a 3 5/8 inch grip. If you wear a large to extra-large glove then you will require a 3 7/8 inch grip.
Racquetball racquet frame composition fall into 2 basic categories: metal and composite. Most metal racquets are low-end racquets. Most metal racquets are heavier but are more durable. Most upper-end racquets are composite which are made from many different materials. Graphite and titanium are 2 of the most popular materials.
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