WHAT IS G3 AND G4 IN BADMINTON RACKETS
Difference between 3U and 4U In Badminton Racket
Grip size of badminton racket is denoted by “G”. Most racket manufacturers provide 4 - 5 grip sizes indicated by G1, G2, G3, G4 and G5. G3 grip size is of 3.5 inches whereas G4 grip size measures 3.3 inches. All the grip sizes may vary slightly from manufacturer to manufacturer but generalized sizes are shown below :
Grips of racket should not be big enough so that when racket is held correctly, the tip of your ring finger must not touch the palm. Generally, attacking players fancy bigger grips as they need to hold the racket more tightly to generate power whereas players who like to rally and make use of deception, usually prefer a smaller grip so that turning of rackets become simple and easy.