I played with another well known expensive Control Paddle for the last two years, but it seemed to have lost some of its power. After doing a lot of research and changing my mind several times, I decided to try this one.
I ordered this one in the 16mm and put it to work the same day it came. I almost immediately had the touch to do my normal drops and *****. I had good control right away. I was able to easily put away the first pop up I got with a lot of steam.
After playing with it a second day, I found I was able to push dink more aggressively and I started to getting more spin on drives making them harder for my opponents to handle. I also was getting more side kick on my serves. It is very light at the kitchen line and is solid for blocking drives and slicing returns when someone leaves the ball up slightly.
This is a really strong control paddle, really good spin, and plenty of pop to get the job done. This is my knew go to paddle.
I’ve been playing Pickleball for several years and have wanted to get a 16mm for spin and control. The reviews are all good. The paddle is even better. The large sweet spot and soft feel almost makes it impossible to pop up the ball (almost!). The paddle feels good in the hand and plays good on the court.