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Helo Pickleball Paddle
The Helo Pickleball Paddle features an elongated, oversize design for added power.

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Price $98.99

Product Code: PTKHLO


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Helo Pickleball Paddle by Paddletek

The Hēlo Composite Pickleball Paddle is Paddletek's admirable addition to the "lean and long" category of paddles. The Hēlo extends farther than most options at 17" which allows for a high level of reach and adaptability. The shorter handle makes it simple to use a Ping Pong style grip by placing your index finger against the paddle's face for more control. The ProPolyCore dampens impact while letting you dictate the pace of rallies.

The Hēlo Composite Paddle weighs 7.6 - 7.9 oz and has a large grip. This is quite rare, especially for lengthier paddles. If you enjoy extra cushioning or just have broader hands, then you'll love the feel of the Hēlo. The paddle has a dotted pattern along its sides with an off-white background and Paddletek's logo in the middle. The edge guard sits tight to the side of the face in order to help prevent mis-hits.

The Hēlo Composite Paddle lets you reach the longest shots so you can achieve the quickest victories.
PickleballCentral Expert's Corner:
  • Club Review of the Paddletek Helo ProPolyCore Paddle

  • Pickleball Central worked with the crew over at the Vaca Valley Pickleball Club. They put the paddle through it's paces with a variety of 3.0 - 4.0 rated players with some serious hours on the court. Here's the results of their demo testing:

  • "The HELO paddle provides a great amount of power at no real cost to the user. It dips the ball lower than other paddles I have used while imparting a good amount of spin. You can place the ball anywhere on the court from the back or with your serve. The smashes are phenomenal and difficult to return whether you decide to put pace or spin. There is a good amount of pop in the volleys and itís capable of taking pace off with ease. The same goes for dinks; itís easy to create sharp angles at the net. Overall, I think this paddle is a great fit for players seeking a power paddle with long reach and a huge sweet spot.

  • Thanks to Pickleball Central for giving us the opportunity to test and review this uniquely designed paddle. Several people in our group played with it for a number of games. Here are a few of their comments:

  • Klaus - (4.0 Player):'I liked the feel of power and thought that a player with smaller hands would do better with this paddle.'

  • Cami - (3.0 Player, recent convert from Tennis Pictured Below):'I preferred the extra length of the HELO which provided a larger sweet spot. The solid impact was another plus for me. Would definitely buy this paddle.'

  • Paul - (3.5 Player):'I liked the power imparted on the ball by this paddle, but would have preferred a slightly heavier model.' (Maybe add some lead tape to bring weight up?)

  • Marilee (3.5 Player):'I liked the way it performed when serving, giving good control and extra power. The extended length also made this paddle a favorite of a short player with a limited reach. This could possibly be my next paddle purchase.' "

    Cami playing with Paddletek Helo Paddle

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Average Customer Review: 4.5 of 5 Total Reviews: 7 Write a review.

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Pickleball Central rocks! November 8, 2017
Reviewer: Charles Sweet from Suches, GA United States  
This isn't a review of my new paddle but rather of how you handled the loss of my paddle by the USPO. Replacing it without knowing whether the PO would make good the loss was a classy move. Many thanks.

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Love the Helo October 18, 2017
Reviewer: Jerry Sustakovitch from Sautee Nacoochee, Ga.  
This paddle fit my hand perfectly. I liked the balance and the weight. Because of the length of the paddle, I was able to reach side shots that I was not able to reach before. I was able to place shots more accurately. This is a control/touch paddle that will help you win games.

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Paddletec Helo October 18, 2017
Reviewer: Paul Brown from Cleveland, Ga  
Dislikes - paddle felt front heavy and clumsy at first
 - length and width takes some adjustment
 - grip is shorter than most paddles

Likes - the extra length allowed me to get passing shots that I could never reach with average paddle
 - serves were consistent after adjustment
 - weight forward turned out great for dinking and outdoor play
 - extra length allowed easier overhead hits
 - love the grip
 - reasonable price

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Loved the Helo October 17, 2017
Reviewer: Laurie from Cleveland, Ga  
thanks, Pickleball Central for letting our club try the Helo as a demo paddle,  It was a real game changer for a few of us.  I loved the power, and my ability to place my shots  better, and get to balls I usually can't reach.  I could also put my serve almost anywhere I wanted it with accuracy.  Slightly more on the heavier side than I've used lately,  but I am seriously thinking about buying it.  It "upped" my game.

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helo September 21, 2017
Reviewer: Rosalie Knutsen from Washougal, WA United States  
I didn't care for the paddle, it felt like it needed more power. I'm sure some people love it, it was not for me. PICKLEBALLCENTRAL RESPONSE: Thanks for your review of the new HELO pickleball paddle by Paddletek.  It is a unique design and I understand that it might not have been right for you.  I’m glad you took advantage of our “try it for 30 days” policy and were able to return it for a refund.

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