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Badminton Shuttles: Feather vs. Nylon

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In this blog post, we will be discussing the differences between nylon shuttles and feather shuttles along with their pros and cons.  We will also show how to differentiate the different grades of feather shuttles in regards to their speed, composition, and quality. NYLON VS. FEATHER SHUTTLES NYLON SHUTTLES Nylon shuttles are made of a synthetic material (nylon)  and are frequently seen being used by recreational players and people who are just starting the game.  They are cheaper compared to feather shuttles and are a lot more durable, making them great for practicing skills and casual play.  CLICK HERE TO...

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Even Balanced Badminton Rackets

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Even balanced rackets have a balance point that is more or less near the middle of the racket making it all-rounded and well suited for most players. The advantage of an even balanced racket is that it is suited for a wide range of shots and play-style.  The disadvantage is that while it is all-rounded, it does not excel in any particular aspect.   Popular Even Balanced Rackets: Arcsaber 11Arcsaber FDArcsaber FBArcsaber 6FLNanoray 800 (slight head heavy)Duora 10 (slight head heavy)Voltric 70 E-tuneVoltric 8 E-tuneVoltric 7Bravesword 12Bravesword 9NJetspeed 10 (slight head light)Hypernano X 800Meteor X 90

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Head Light Badminton Rackets

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Head Light badminton rackets have a balance point more towards the handle therefore making the racket easier to handle. The advantage of a head light racket is that it will be easier to defend with and allows you to react faster to shots due to the lighter weight of the head.  It will also place less stress on your arm and shoulder, meaning you can play for a longer time before fatiguing. The disadvantage of a head light racket is that it will require more effort from the player to generate the same amount of power as you would from...

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Head Heavy Badminton Rackets

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Head Heavy badminton rackets have a balance point more towards the head therefore giving you more momentum in your swing.   The advantage of a head heavy racket is that it will be easier to hit smashes and clears as the momentum from the heavier head will increase your racket head speed, applying more force to the shuttle, resulting in more power. A disadvantage is that the racket will be harder to handle.  The heavier head will be slower to swing, slowing down you reaction time which is important when playing defense.  It will also place more stress on your...

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Used/Trade-In/Blemished Rackets For Sale

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For photos or more information, please email us at shop@yumo.ca or call us at 604-445-0825.  You can come to our store to check them out as well!  Updated:   May 16, 2017   YONEX Duora 88, 3UG4, BG66UM , Condition 10/10, $110 Duora 7, 3UG4, BG65, Condition 10/10,  $170 Nanoray Z Speed (Orange), 3UG4, BG65, Condition 6.5/10,  $150 Nanoray Z Speed (Orange), 3UG5, BG65, Condition 7/10,  $150 Nanoray Z Speed (Orange), 3UG5, Condition 8/10,  $160 Voltric Z Force II LCW, 4UG5, Condition 10/10, BG66UM, JP Coded, $250 Voltric Z Force II, 4UG5, Condition 10/10 with plastic wrap (Brand new), SP Coded, $230...

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