The Big Hit Tennis Academy provide a premium racquet restringing service for the recreational player right through to the performance tournament player. We stock a high end range of strings, grips and shock absorbers. We are very much a small family run ( husband and wife ) business with our kids helping us pick the latest junior trends in string Dampeners and Accessories :)
We stock all the major brands, Luxilon, Solinco, Technifibre, Babolat, MSV, Wilson and Head strings. Other brands can be ordered.
Our Strings range in price from €23 budget to €30 premium
We also can string, a set of strings that you may have, for just €15
We aim to return your racquet in 2-4 days , and we also offer a 24 hour and in some cases same day emergency service for those competing in a time critical event.
String dampeners range from €3-5
Overgrips , €3 including fitting/wrap
Replacement grips €8 including fitting/wrap
Our Stringing Blog
Having competed and coached over many years, we understand that the feel, control, and performance of your racquet an be improved greatly by using different string sets. To a large extent many tennis players, recreational and performance might think that a string, is just a string. To a certain degree the strings are possibly the most important component to think of when buying and looking after your Racquet. Different gauges ( string width ) affect spin rates/durability, to string types which affect , power, feel and control.
Strings lose tension and elasticity over time, greatly affecting performance. Thankfully with the advent of high end polyesters and mono filaments the durability of strings has increased greatly over the years. Gone are the days where you could, if hitting hard enough break strings every second week, particularly with the sand based damp courts that we're used to playing on. Durability has been greatly improved. So to have the science and types of strings on offer.
Whether your strings are broken or not, your performance could be boosted with a racquet service and a new set of strings from the latest polyester monofilament strings to the traditional high-end gut-like multifilament strings. The rule of thumb and general guide is "if you play twice a week, you should restring your racquet twice a year". That said if you love the feel and performance of your racquet then no need to change. Why not try a friends racquet and see does it perform differently from you own. The chances are it will.
For all queries and questions,
Please contact David on 0878166525 ( you can send a text/whatsapp and he'll reply shortly)
Best wishes and happy playing.