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    The Head Graphene 360 Speed 120 - the key to pace!

    May 14, 2019 9:46:11 PM / by Alex Robertson posted in head, Head, racquet, Review, review, squash, Squash Racquet

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    The Head Graphene 360 Speed 135 - Power, speed, pace... and power!

    Apr 14, 2019 9:48:39 AM / by Alex Robertson posted in head, Head, Review, review, squash, Squash Racquet

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    The Head Graphene 360 Speed 135 Slimbody - I'm certainly a 'fan'!

    Apr 14, 2019 9:46:13 AM / by Alex Robertson posted in head, Head, Review, squash, Squash Racquet, Squash Racquet Review

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    Review of the Head Xenon TB 120 Squash Racquet

    Jul 24, 2015 8:57:24 AM / by Diego Caballero posted in head, Head, head squash, racquet, Review, review, squash, squash racquet, Squash Racquet, Squash Racquet Review

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    Recently I took the Head Graphene XT Xenon 120 Slimbody for a hit and I have to say I’m happy with the results. This racquet weighs 120g, has an even head balance, has a smaller head size, and features a very thin beam. Overall a very nice racquet to play with as it is very maneuverable and provides great control due to its bridged design and small head. However, you need to hit all your shots on the sweet spot in order to avoid movement and vibration through the racquet.

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    What makes for a good Doubles Squash Racquet?

    Nov 29, 2014 3:39:43 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Doubles, doubles, Harrow, head, Head, Dunlop, Squash Racquets

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    We started carrying doubles squash gear a couple of years ago but have been busy increasing our selection this year. Being located now at Northfield Racquet and Fitness in Waterloo which has a beautiful new doubles court having a good selection of doubles squash gear is important for us. Doubles is an incredibly fun game that the members of the club have come to love and it is an incredible game to watch at the professional level.

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    From a racquet perspective you might wonder what characteristics make a racquet a good choice for a doubles player. There are a few things to consider and most come back to the type of ball that is used in doubles. The hardball that used in doubles travels at an incredibly fast speed, much faster than the standard ball that is used for single. As it is hard and travelling at an incredibly fast pace the impact on the racquet from the ball is much greater and the racquet needs to be capable of withstanding that. As such one of the primary characteristics of a doubles racquet is that it is stronger and more durable so that the frame of the racquet withstands the stress caused by the impact of the ball. The strings also have to withstand the impact of the ball though. Stringing pattern and the gauge of the string are important when selecting a doubles racquet. Stability on contact with the ball is also important. Off centre hits can lead to the frame itself twisting if the racquet is not strong enough. This can lead to breakage but it is also a performance issue as it definitely impacts the control the racquet can provide.

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    HEAD Graphene Cyano 115 Squash Racquet Review

    Sep 26, 2013 7:25:40 PM / by Jeff Warren posted in Graphene, head, Head Graphene Cyano 115, Review, review

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    The last few weeks have been amazing here at Control the ‘T’ Sports. New squash gear has been rolling in our doors from many of our different suppliers. One of the orders I was most excited to receive was from HEAD. I have been very eager to try out the new Graphene series of racquets. The concept behind the racquets makes so much sense. The first racquet I decided to give a test hit was the Graphene Cyano 115.

    So what is Graphene? On their tennis site HEAD states “Discovered in 2004, Graphene™ consists of a single two-dimensional layer of carbon atoms. This material has a breaking strength 200 times greater than steel, which makes it the ultimate substance for creating new HEAD tennis racquet frames with exceptional properties.” Simply put Graphene is incredibly strong. It is also very light.

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    Squash Season is here!

    Sep 10, 2010 8:05:27 AM / by Jeff Warren posted in News, head, Black Knight, Dunlop, prince, squash gear

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    It is September and that means the squash season is upon us! A new squash season at Control the 'T' Sports means new squash gear!  We have all of the newest rackets from Black Knight, Dunlop, Head and Prince.

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