A dampener is a rubber accessory that you place between the strings of your squash racket to reduce vibrations. Squash dampeners are available in different shapes and colours, but in the end the operation of the dampener remains the same. Some dampeners are stylishly designed while others have a funny design. This is of course a matter of personal taste. A number of squash rackets from the Dunlop brand come standard with a dampener.
What are the advantages of playing with a dampener?
There are several advantages to mention of the use of a dampener. First, it increases the playing comfort, because you feel less vibration in your arm. In addition, a dampener reduces the noise that occurs when the ball touches the racket, making you play more calmly.
How do I place a dampener in my racket?
You place the rubber dampener between two vertical strings directly below the lower horizontal string in the middle. With your finger, you push two vertical strings a little to the dampener. A dampener has notches on both sides where you click the strings, as it were.Read more Read less