Best Badminton Rackets For All Budgets 2023 – The Complete Guide.

Best Badminton Rackets For All Budgets 2023 – The Complete Guide.

What you need to consider

There is no one-size-fits-all answer to the "best" badminton racket, as it depends on your skill level, playing style, and preferences. If you wish to get a better understanding, please check out our complete racket guide

Best Rackets For Beginners (TOP 5)

  1. Astrox 99 Play Badminton Racket – Head heavy designed for maximum power. Can handle up to 30lbs tension. Ideal for developing singles players.
  2. Astrox 88s Play Badminton Racket – One of our most popular frames as it combines a slightly head heavy balance with a lightweight frame. Ideal for doubles players wanting a blend of power and speed.
  3. Nanoflare 170 Light Badminton Racket – Head light frame combined with superlight weight for extreme speed. Perfect for front-court players or those still developing their swing technique.
  4. Victor Thruster 1 HH Badminton Racket – Even balanced frame combined with a flexible shaft. Designed for all-round players wanting a complete experience.
  5. Babolat I-Pulse Blast Badminton Racket– Head heavy frame and a heavier weight makes it a powerful weapon. Designed for strong players wanting maximum power in their shots.

Best Rackets Below £100 (TOP 5)

  1. Astrox 99 Game Badminton Racket Head heavy frame that features Yonex RGS System to provide balance between power and speed. Ideal for club players who emphasis attack.
  2. Astrox 100 Game Badminton Racket – A stiffer frame that offers more control. A budget friendly version of the best-selling Astrox 100 ZZ.
  3. Nanoflare 270 Speed Badminton Racket– Head-light racket that focuses more on speed. Allows players to counter-attack quicker during fast rallies.
  4. Victor Bravesword 12 Badminton Racket– Used by the legendary Lee Yong Dae this iconic racket features an even balance and stiff shaft. One of the best rackets for mid-court drives and counter-attacking play.
  5. Astrox Nextage Badminton Racket – Latest release from Yonex features innovative technologies. Features a brilliant design in an attacking frame.

Our Favourites

  1. Yonex Astrox 77 Tour Badminton Racket- Latest release from Yonex that features an head heavy frame and medium shaft. Offers brilliant power at a reasonable price.
  2. Yonex Arcsaber 7 Tour Badminton Racket - Featuring an even balance and medium shaft ,the Arc 7 is easy to use and very forgiving.
  3. Victor Thruster Onigiri Badminton Racket - Brilliant cosmetics, the Onigri is hugely popular with Victor fans.

Best Attacking Rackets (Premium Frames)

  1. Yonex Astrox 99 Pro Badminton Racket– Our favourite choice for singles players as it offer explosive power. Made in Japan and features Yonex’s cutting edge NAMD technology.
  2. Yonex Astrox 100 ZZ Badminton Racket – Used by many players in the circuit, the 100ZZ is a brilliant weapon once you get used to it. It features a small head and stiff shaft which requires more skill to handle. Made in Japan and features Yonex’s cutting edge NAMD technology.
  3. Yonex Astrox 88s Pro Badminton Racket– Unique racket features shorter shaft providing players with a lot more control and speed. Perfect for aggressive front court players. Made in Japan and features Yonex’s cutting edge NAMD technology.
  4. Yonex Nanoflare 800 Badminton Racket – Built on the iconic Nanospeed 9000 , this striking racket features a head-light balance and stiff shaft. One of the most versatile rackets in the market.
  5. Victor Thruster Ryuga II Badminton Racket – Endorsed by Lee Zii Jia the Ryuga comes equipped with Victor’s Pyrofil technology. Absolute attacking beast on court.