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Ashaway Vex Striker 300
Ashaway Vex Striker 300
  • Pre-Strung
  • Weight 82g
  • Head Heavy
  • Great Value

Ashaway Vex Striker 300 is a perfect choice for the beginner / intermediate level player. The racket boasts a firm head heavy balanced frame. 

Yonex Astrox 100 ZZ
yonex astrox 100 zz
  • Dark Navy
  • Available as 3U4 or 4U5
  • Powerful
  • Great Singles Racket

A great racket for advanced singles players. Used by players such Viktor Axelsen.

Ashaway NanoQube X1
Ashaway NanoQube X1
  • Gold Chrome
  • Weight 84g
  • Head Heavy
  • Expensive

The Ashaway NanoQube X1 is clearly aimed at the advanced level player with an attacking play style. That means it's quite expensive. 


However it does delivers a powerful shot due its head-heavy balance and 84g weight whilst remaining a rather responsive racket.

Here's what the Experts had to say about these rackets

Ashaway Vex Striker 300

Fantastic for both control and power.

Suitable for the improving club player looking for power, this frame really does hold its own.

Yonex Astrox 100 ZZ

Smash power was amazing

From the moment I hit the first shuttle, I knew this Astrox 100 ZZ had something extra.

Ashaway NanoQube X1

Power is there for shots

For those at an advanced level, this easy to use, incredibly stable racket is perfect for an all-round player who likes to attack... and attack and attack again.

Check out their reviews in full via the links included above

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Things to Consider When Purchasing a New Badminton Racket

  • If you can pick up and get a feel for the racket before you buy. Unfortunately this is not always possible with many purchases obviously coming from online retailers.


  • It may take a couple of weeks to get used to your new racket. Don't dismiss it as being the wrong racket until you have played several times with it.


  • Do you like a lighter or heavier racket head? What about shaft flexibility? Stiff or flexible? The style of play will largely determine the answer to these questions but it is something you need to think about before purchasing.


  • What type of string do you intend to use?


  • What's your budget? Buying the most expensive racket won't instantly make you a better player. Technique and skill level are far more important.

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