Yonex Astrox 88S PRO Badminton Racket - Emerald Blue [Frame Only]

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Weight: 3U (85-89g)
Sale price£152.99 Regular price£220.00
  • Weight : 4U (80-84g) / 3U (85-89g)
  • Balance : Head-Heavy
  • Flex: Stiff

Designed for the attacking front-court player.

The Astrox 88S PRO is an updated version for Astrox 88S . Similar to its predecessor, the 88S PRO combines a heavy balance with a stiff shaft to offer plenty of attacking power for drives and smashes. This beautifully designed racket also features a shorter shaft that offers fantastic balance and handling due to reduced air resistance. You will be able to rapid fire drives with ease during fast rallies due to the minimal flex and excellent balance. 

Yonex has also introduced a wider frame width ,bigger grommet holes and its innovative Energy Boost Cap which greatly increase the feel and playability of the racket. The Energy Boost Cap especially stands out as it allows the shaft to flex, while the sides arch-shaped curve stabilizes the racquet face by preventing the shaft from twisting. This allows you to maintain control during fast rallies  when you are placed under pressure .

Similar to the 88S , the 88S PRO truly shines at the front court where you will be to easily transition from mid-court drives to aggressive attacking net play with relative smoothness.

Not in a rush? Check out our detailed guide here.

  1. Purpose of Play

    • Beginners: Opt for even-balanced rackets, which ensure ease in learning and versatility in shots.
    • Intermediate Players: Depending on playing style, consider rackets that are slightly head-heavy (for power) or slightly head-light (for speed).
    • Advanced Players: These players often have specific preferences. They might opt for rackets that amplify power, speed, or control, depending on their playing style.
  1. Weight Class:

    • Ultralight (5U,6U,7U): Easier to control, quick swing. Suitable for beginners and defensive players.
    • Standard (4U): Provides a balanced feel. Suitable for intermediate players.
    • Heavy (3U): Emphasizes power, might be harder to maneuver. Preferred by advanced players.
  1. Balance Point:

    • Head-Heavy: Emphasizes power, ideal for smashing.
    • Even-Balance: Offers a mix of power and speed. Suitable for players who play both at the net and the back of the court.
    • Head-Light: Emphasizes speed and quick reflexes, ideal for front court plays and doubles.
  1. String Tension:

    • Beginners: 20-23 lbs. Provides a larger sweet spot and is more forgiving.
    • Intermediate: 23-26 lbs. Offers a good mix of power and control.
    • Advanced: 27+ lbs. Delivers precise control but requires consistent hitting technique.
  1. Shaft Flexibility:

    • Flexible: Easier for beginners. Generates power without much effort but might compromise on accuracy.
    • Medium: Balanced flex and suitable for many intermediate players.
    • Stiff: Preferred by advanced players. Offers precision but requires good technique to generate power.
  1. Grip Size:

  • Smaller Hands: G5 or smaller
  • Average Hands: G4
  • Larger Hands: G3

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