Head Xtreme Tour Pickleball Paddle
The Head Xtreme Tour paddle is the lightest paddle in the Head lineup, with an average weight of 7.5 ounces. This is actually the paddle that Sarah Ansboury (US OPEN 2016 Women’s Champion and Head sponsored Pro) plays with.
One may also ask, what do pro pickleball players use?
Those seven options make up the bulk of the materials used for a pickleball paddle in today’s game. The four main paddle surfaces are: Carbon Fiber, Composite, Graphite and Wood. The three main paddle cores are: Polypropylene, Nomex and Aluminum.
Accordingly, what pickleball paddle has the most power?
Nomex was the first lightweight core put into pickleball paddles. It is basically cardboard laid out in a honeycomb pattern and dipped in resin to make it more sturdy and rigid. Nomex is the heaviest core option, which also makes it the loudest and most powerful. Paddles with this core tend to have the most “pop”.
How much are pickleball paddles?
Wooden pickleball paddles cost between $15 and $35. To get composite pickleball paddles, you will spend between $40 and $100. Graphite pickleball paddles cost between $90 and $200.
With a shorter handle than the Epic, the S2 has a larger surface area on the face of the paddle. In fact, the S2 has the largest sweet spot in the Pickleball industry! The extra large surface area improves the overall power and control of the paddle, giving every shot more consistency.
- 2019 US Open: Silver- Women’s Doubles (Open) with Corrine Carr. Gold- Mixed Doubles (Open) with Kyle Yates. …
- 2019 USAPA Nationals. Bronze- Women’s Doubles (Pro) with Corrine Carr. …
- 2019 Tournament of Champions. Silver-Mixed Doubles (Open Pro) with Kyle Yates.
Heavy paddles are an easy way to increase the power of your shots, so if you’ve been playing pickleball and are looking to increase the force of your drive, go for a slightly heavier paddle. … If you have any elbow injuries or recurring tennis elbow, go with a mid-weight paddle. If you really want extra power go heavy.
A lighter paddle gives you more control but less drive. Conversely, a heavier paddle gives you less control but more power and drive. Perhaps most importantly, a heavier paddle can cause elbow strain and fatigue in your arm. You may want to start with a paddle that is not too heavy until you build up more strength.
EngagePickleball is a US-based company that manufacturers pickleball paddles and sponsors the sport. All paddles are made in the USA and comply with the USAPA guidelines, ensuring that most of the available paddles are approved for USAPA-sanctioned tournaments.
Some are designed for power while others are designed to improve control. Pickleball paddles come in a wide variety of colors are able to last for years. Pickleball Paddles have an overall maximum length of 15.5”-17” (39.37-43.18 cm), width of 7”-8.25” (177.8-209.6 mm), and typical depth of 1.25” (31.8 mm).