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Racket experts

Serving Sports Men & Women Since 2004

On-line sales only

Custom Restring Service By The Racket Experts

Better performance by design. It’s all about the tension.

Get The RigHT Racket For

Your Game

Jaffa Store –  restringing specialist

This is a family run business with 40 years of stringing experience!

Top brands and rackets at best prices

Improve your racket sport with best equipment and advice

Our racket experience spans over 40 years advising our customers on racket choice; specialist knowledge of rackets regarding type of string; tension; regripping and all necessary customisations dependant upon the individual.

Also stocking sports specific footwear and clothing.

Our Story

Begins with Pete Higman spending his early youth at Yarm Tennis Club as a junior player and eventually switching to badminton and achieving

Best World Ranking of 51

Olympic Experience

  • Accredited Olympic and Commonwealth Games Coach
  • National squad coach
  • World Class Performance Coach
  • North of England School of Excellence Coach
  • Coach for Playing Development. Northern Region
  • North East of England High Performance Coach
  • Teesside University High Performance coach
  • Durham University Coach
  • RAF National Squad Coach


Coaching and educating coaches for over 37 years.  Now Head Coach at the Performance Academy; Thornaby and Sports Movement Specialist based in David Lloyd Club

Rackets Sold

Balls Sold

Rackets Strung

Latest From Our Blog

Little Piece ran by the Northern Echo

SAT in his brightly coloured Olympic coaching jacket, Peter Higman pulls out a framed photograph of himself.It shows the former world top 50 badminton player winning the Durham Open at Crowntree Leisure Centre in Sunderland in 1981.“It is in our bones - we all play -...

New Site

Hope you are all coping well in the current situation. We have been busy setting up a new site to enable you to access product whilst the shop is shut. It is a work in progress and there is much more to do. Let us know if there’s anything you need in the meantime.

Playing Again!

To all you lucky players who are able to get back to your racket sports - we will be able to look after your rackets from home to keep you on the court! Contact us for more details! Higman Restringing!

Only On Line Due To COVID19





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