Victor Thruster K Onigiri Badminton Racket Review

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Background In 2015, Victor launched the Thruster K Onigiri Badminton Racket. This was a surprising choice bearing in mind their rackets are usually numbered rather than named. This racket is a 4u (80-84g) G5 (smaller grip). Colours [...]

A Tale Of All Englands Badminton Stringing 2016 – Part Three

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Thursday begins with a number of early visits, with players requiring their rackets to be finished to meet scheduled times of play. I have a few meetings to attend in between badminton stringing and watching the action in the arena. [...]

A Tale Of All Englands Badminton Stringing 2016 – Part Two

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It's day Two at The All Englands, we knew this day would be busy… We've been up since and stringing from 6.15am. We open at 9am and it's a good feeling to see that the frames that arrived yesterday are [...]

A Tale Of All Englands Badminton Stringing 2016 – Part One

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As March approached, all preparations for the Victor Stringing Team at 2016 All Englands were complete. As it's Olympic year, we were advised a record number of Victor sponsored players were descending on Birmingham to compete in the most prestigious [...]

Victor Hypernano X 800 Badminton Racket Review

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Background The Victor Hypernano X 800 was introduced in 2015. I first saw this racket whilst stringing during the All England Badminton Championships in Birmingham in March 2015 as there were a number of Korean players using [...]

A Few Badminton String & Tension Questions Answered

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Every week I receive emails from players like you asking me questions on stringing. The most common questions is Please tell me which tension and badminton string I should have in my racket. The player then goes on to tell [...]

Yonex Duora 10 Badminton Racket Review

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Background Yonex launched the Duora 10 in 2015 departing from their historical tradition of introducing a new range with the number 7. Yonex has already experienced success with this racket winning a number of Super Series competitions, [...]

Li-Ning N7 Badminton Racket Review

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Background Li-Ning is a well-known badminton brand. They currently sponsor the Chinese National team plus numerous players on the professional circuit. They have a reputation for manufacturing quality badminton rackets. I rarely have the opportunity to test [...]