Taping tennis racket in place

Taping makes it possible for a tennis player with impaired hand function to firmly grip the racket

User with tennis racket taped to his hand
User with tennis racket taped to his hand

Description
The user tapes the tennis racket to his hand with athletic tape. First he wraps each finger with one layer, after each layer he tapes around the back of his hand. Then he attaches the racket to his hand at the angle that he wants.

Users comments
There are different taping techniques; each user needs to try different ways to see which works best.

NB: never tape thumb in place, it can injure the thumb and cause pain.

Purchased from
Athletic equipment and medical supply stores (tape)

This tip is from 2009

User tapes one finger at a time
User tapes one finger at a time
User tapes one finger at a time
User tapes one finger at a time
User attaches racket to hand
User attaches racket to hand

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Tipsare: Anders 2

Anders is single and lives in an apartment. He is studying. He was injured in 1994 and has an incomplete tettraplegia (C 6-7). He has help for cleaning every other week, no assistance.