A rubber grip provides a tacky and non-slipping surface to grip your racquet. The unique v-shaped tire-tread like pattern on a Python grip provides a sure grip that will last longer than a traditional grip.
It only takes a few minutes to replace a worn-out grip. Many players will immediately replace a brand new original manufacturers grip with a rubber grip.
In this video, Ben Croft shows how to put a rubber grip on a racquet. Make sure the new rubber grip is warm and pliable. Use a hair dryer to get the grip warm before sliding it on your racquet handle.