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Graphite Pickleball Paddles

Graphite paddles have a honeycomb interior and a graphite skin on both the front and back of the paddle face. The layer of graphite is very thin, about the thickness of a fingernail. Light and strong, graphite paddles are the most popular paddle we sell for the adult pickleball player. Players like the quick action off the graphite face.  Learn more about graphite and carbon fiber faced paddles by clicking here.
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Radical Tour Classic Graphite Paddle, polymer core and graphite face. Radical Tour Classic Graphite Paddle

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This paddle features a graphite hitting surface and polymer core. Ergonomic HydroSorb Pro Grip.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $99.95
Sale Price: $79.95

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The Rally PXL Graphite with polypropylene core and graphite face, choose from blue green, red or yellow. Rally PXL Graphite Paddle

This paddle features an elongated hitting surface paired with a powerful graphite/fiberglass hybrid face. Choose from four colors.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $79.99

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HEAD Radical Tour Classic 4-Paddle Bundle w/Backpack includes four graphite paddles in red/white/blue, 6 yellow outdoor pickleballs, and a gray and black backpack. HEAD Radical Tour Classic 4-Paddle Bundle w/Backpack

Graphite paddle bundle includes 4 paddles from HEAD Pickleball, 6 outdoor balls, and a backpack. High-quality gear from a trusted name.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $495.95

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Champion Graphite Elite Paddle, choose from blue, gray, purple or red Champion Graphite Elite Pickleball Paddle

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Pickle-ball Inc has re-imagined the Elite paddle in this flashy design. The shape increases speed and head weight. Choose from 4 colors.

Lightweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $84.99
Sale Price: $67.99

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Graphite Z5 Paddle, eye-catching design in ten colors options, black cushion grip Z5 Graphite Paddle

Free Onix Paddle Cover ($16.99 Value)
These fantastic paddles have a classic shape and superior quality. Extremely popular with seasoned pickleball players.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $89.99

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Pureshot Brian The Beard Ashworth Pickleball Paddle with a polypropylene core and carbon fiber face. Available in slick-looking Black, only, from Oneshot Pickleball. Oneshot Pureshot Brian Ashworth Series Paddle

Textured graphite face easily enables spin, and thick polymer core reduces shock and creates a consistently responsive feel.

Midweight/Medium Grip

Price $140.00

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The Rally PX Graphite with polypropylene core and graphite face, choose from blue green, red or yellow. Rally PX Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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This paddle features a graphite/fiberglass hybrid face along with a generous hitting surface. Choose from four colors.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $79.99
Sale Price: $69.99

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Paddletek Tempest Reign Pro Paddle is available in two grip sizes and five colors. Tempest Reign Pro Graphite Paddle

The elongated version of the outstanding Tempest Wave Pro offers greater reach with all the control of a thick-core graphite paddle.

Light-Middleweight/Small or Large Grip

Price $179.99

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The Tempest Wave Pro Paddle is available in two grip sizes and two colors. Tempest Wave Pro Graphite Paddle

The Pro version of the popular Tempest Wave paddle offers softer play via a thicker core for increased control and touch.

Light-Middleweight/Small or Large Grip

Price $179.99

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Hybrid hitting surface, polymer core. Choose from two weights and two colors Gravity Pickleball Paddle

This paddle's face features a hybrid blend of graphite/composite and a thicker polymer core. Ergonomic HydroSorb Pro Grip

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $154.95

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Kinetic Ovation Speed II Pickleball Paddle by ProKennex Kinetic Ovation Speed II Paddle

Free ProKennex Paddle Cover + 3 CORE Outdoor Pickleball ($27.99 Value)
Reduce vibration and impact with this innovative paddle from ProKennex. Choose from black/pink or white/blue.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $169.95

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Kinetic Pro Speed II Pickleball Paddle by ProKennex Kinetic Pro Speed II Paddle

Free ProKennex Paddle Cover + 3 CORE Outdoor Pickleball ($27.99 Value)
Reduce vibration and impact with this innovative paddle from ProKennex. Choose from green or pink.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $169.95

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Kinetic Flight Pro Pickleball Paddle by ProKennex Kinetic Pro Flight Paddle

Free ProKennex Paddle Cover + 3 CORE Outdoor Pickleball ($27.99 Value)
Reduce vibration and impact with this innovative paddle from ProKennex. Choose from blue or pink.

Light-Midweight/Small Grip

Price $189.95

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Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle by ProKennex Kinetic Ovation Flight Paddle

Free ProKennex Paddle Cover + 3 CORE Outdoor Pickleball ($27.99 Value)
Reduce vibration and impact with this innovative paddle from ProKennex. Choose from blue or pink.

Light-Midweight/Small Grip

Price $189.95

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V510 Blade Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan available in Cotton Candy color with shades of pink, blue, and white. Vulcan V510 Blade Paddle

A slender 11mm thick paddle with a carbon fiber face. Light weight and small grip circumference keep it feeling maneuverable in any quick-exchange scenario.

Light-Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $79.99
Extreme Tour Graphite Paddle, polymer core and graphite face. Extreme Tour Graphite Paddle

Features a dynamic graphite hitting surface and polymer core. Ergonomic HydroSorb Pro Grip.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $124.95

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V710 MAX Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan available in an attractive red and yellow color combination on a black background. Vulcan V710 MAX Paddle

Premium design includes a seven-layer face material for maximum control with reinforcements all throughout the face and handle to improve stability and responsiveness.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99
Unparalleled consistency, midweight paddle VANGUARD Hybrid S2 Paddle

Large sweet spot, gentle touch and double reinforced carbon fiber surface. Choose from two weights.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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HEAD Extreme Tour Lite Pickleball Paddle, with a thin polymer core and soft-playing graphite face. Available in both silver and yellow color options. Extreme Tour Lite Pickleball Paddle

Aerodynamic, textured graphite paddle that allows for quick reactions due to its light weight and tapered shape.

Lightweight/Small Grip

Price $124.95

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Traditional shape, well balanced, choose from midweight or lightweight VANGUARD Hybrid Epic Paddle

Longer handle, wide sweet spot and double-reinforced face offer consistent control. Choose from two weights.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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V560 Power Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan Vulcan V560 Power Paddle

Heavier paddle with a responsive carbon fiber face and elongated handle for double-handed backhands.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $149.99

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HEAD Extreme Tour Max Pickleball Paddle, features a thin polymer core and soft graphite face. Available in both yellow and silver colors. Extreme Tour Max Pickleball Paddle

Tapered design and textured surface allow for precise play with increased 8.1 oz weight to generate power.

Midweight/Small Grip

Price $124.95
V550 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan Vulcan V550 Hybrid Paddle

The elongated design of this paddle from Vulcan allows you to generate more speed and spin off the face.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $139.99

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Elongated face for maximum court coverage,  choose from midweight or lightweight VANGUARD Hybrid Invikta Paddle

Elongated paddle with double-layer face, slim edge guard and comfortable play. Choose from two weights.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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V540 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan Vulcan V540 Hybrid Paddle

This paddle combines control and power in a modern shape making it a versatile choice.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $119.99

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Unparalleled consistency, choose from midweight or lightweight VANGUARD Hybrid Mach6 Paddle

Longest handle of the Vanguards, large sweet spot, gentle touch and double reinforced carbon fiber surface. Choose from two weights.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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Unparalleled consistency, choose from midweight or lightweight VANGUARD Hybrid Maxima Paddle

Unique shape, large sweet spot, gentle touch and double reinforced carbon fiber surface. Choose from two weights.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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SLK Graphite Latitude Widebody Paddle, available in two colors. Selkirk SLK Latitude Graphite Widebody Paddle

3 Free Neon Outdoor Pickleballs
Comfort, balance, and affordability, light feel with extra "pop"

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $59.99

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Vulcan V330 Hybrid Graphite Pickleball Paddle, choose from lime green or purple laser designs behind a big black "V" logo. Vulcan V330 Hybrid Pickleball Paddle

3 Free Neon Outdoor Pickleballs
Graphite surface with polymer core creates a reactive yet controllable combo. Balanced weight, traditional shape, with small grip.

Light-Midweight/Small Grip

Price $59.99

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Vanguard Omni Hybrid edition available in midweight or lightweight. VANGUARD Hybrid Omni Paddle

Long face paired with a shorter handle create a head-heavy feel for increased power and precision.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $199.99

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HEAD Radical Tour Classic 2-Paddle Bundle with Backpack - includes two red/white/blue graphite paddles, 3 outdoor balls and a gray backpack. HEAD Radical Tour Classic 2-Paddle Bundle w/Backpack

Graphite paddle bundle from HEAD Pickleball includes 2 fantastic paddles, 3 outdoor balls, and a backpack. Balanced, high-quality gear for all.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $269.95

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Illuminate 2.0 Pickleball Paddle-choose from blue or coral. Illuminate 2.0 I-Series Graphite Paddle

3 Free Neon Outdoor Pickleballs
A light-to-midweight paddle with a textured surface to enhance spin on many of your best shots.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $69.99

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Diadem Icon Graphite Pickleball Paddle with a high-density poly core, carbon fiber face, and high-friction polyurethane surface coating. Available in Black, White, and a Miami Vice-inspired neon pink and teal color combination. Diadem Icon Graphite Paddle

The Carbon Fiber face and high-density polymer honeycomb core, in combination with a uniquely grippy face add up to Diadem's Icon as a brilliant paddle for all-court play. 3 color options.

Light-Middleweight/Small Grip

Price: $159.95

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Electrum Model E Carbon Fiber Graphite Pickleball Paddle, polymer core and carbon fiber face, available in black only. Electrum Model E Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Free Paddle Cover ($16.99 Value)
Elongated 16 1/2" paddle with a thicker core, highly textured carbon fiber face, and full-cell core design which yields consistent feel and accurate placement.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $179.99

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The Rally Graphite Power 5.0 with polypropylene core and graphite face, choose from blue green, red or yellow in thicker core for increased power. Rally Graphite Power 5.0 Pickleball Paddle

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Powerful polymer core and graphite/fiberglass hybrid face. Designed to offer a large sweet spot and generous playing surface.

Middleweight/Small or Medium Grip

MSRP: $89.99
Sale Price: $79.99

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Electrum Pro Graphite Pickleball Paddle, polymer core and graphite face. Electrum Pro Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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Paddle features a sturdy, raw carbon fiber face and durable construction. Wide surface and textured finish make it a great choice for spinners.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $169.99

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SLK Graphite Atlas Control Widebody Paddle, available in two colors. Selkirk SLK Atlas Graphite Control Widebody Paddle

Dual-Layer Graphite Paddle provides ultimate control and power.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $79.99

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Champion Eclipse Graphite Pickleball Paddle-poly core paddle, middle weight. Choose from three colors Champion Eclipse Graphite Pickleball Paddle

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This versatile paddle in the Champion line of products features a classic shape and polymer core. Great entry-level paddle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

MSRP: $49.99
Sale Price: $39.99

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Oneshot Pickleball Proshot 2.0 Series Paddle with a polypropylene core and graphite face. Available in slick-looking Black, only. Oneshot Proshot 2.0 Paddle

Reactive graphite surface provides great touch. Longer handle offers reach while maintaining a broad 8.2" face.

Lightweight/Medium Grip

Price $130.00

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Ignite Hybrid Pickleball Paddle-choose from red or black Ignite Hybrid I-Series Graphite Paddle

Free PROLITE Paddle Cover ($16.99 Value)
Versatile paddle with a tapered bottom and rounded top for quick exchanges and more usable surface.

Middleweight/Small Grip

MSRP: $89.99
Sale Price: $71.99

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Gravity LH Pickleball Paddle in a long handled paddle with polymer core and graphite face. The front features a yellow HEAD logo and the back features an orange HEAD logo. Gravity LH Pickleball Paddle

Long 5-¾" handle allows for double-handed hits and pairs with a versatile blended graphite/composite face.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $154.95

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Gravity SH Pickleball Paddle is a short handled paddle. The front features a blue HEAD logo and the back features an green HEAD logo. Gravity SH Pickleball Paddle

A graphite/composite blend face creates great touch while 4-¼" long handle makes for a large sweet spot.

Middleweight/Small Grip

MSRP: $154.95

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Champion Graphite X Paddle, choose from blue, gray, purple or red Champion Graphite X Paddle

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Connect with the ball and conquer your opponent with the large sweet spot on this poly-core paddle. Available in 4 colors.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $84.99
Sale Price: $79.99

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Axiom Graphite, polycore widebody paddle from Armour, features attractive shades of blue on a white background fading to black. AXIOM Graphite Oversized Paddle

Medium weight paddle with Compressed Core Tech and graphite face that offers tactile, consistent feel.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $119.99
Axis Graphite, polycore widebody paddle from Armour, features bright blue, yellow, red, and pink colors against a black background. AXIS Graphite Oversized Paddle

Slender and light graphite paddle averaging 7.2 oz with Compressed Core Tech offering hand speed and unmatched tactile feedback.

Lightweight/Medium Grip

Price $99.99

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Large Titan Pickleball Paddle Large Titan Edition Black Diamond Series Graphite Paddle

Back by popular demand, the original Titan exudes crushing power and vibration dampening qualities.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $158.99

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Selkirk SLK Atlas 2-Paddle Bundle - includes two paddles, 3 outdoor balls and bag. SLK Atlas 2-Paddle Bundle

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Quality graphite paddle bundle featuring 2 Selkirk SLK Atlas paddles, 3 outdoor pickleballs, and a sling bag. Excellent value!

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $184.71
Sale Price: $165.99

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Rebel Pro Black Diamond Series, choose from blue or red. Rebel Pro Black Diamond Series Graphite Paddle

Pro level paddle from PROLITE features the same size characteristics as the original Rebel, but with a carbon fiber face and polymer core. Vibration dampening alleviates elbow and wrist problems.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $168.99

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Needle Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA Needle Graphite Paddle

Keep your opponent on pins and needles with this elongated, poly-core graphite paddle from Gamma.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $119.99

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Radical XL Graphite Paddle, polymer core and graphite face. Radical XL Graphite Paddle

All the same great features of the Radical paddle with a longer surface for increased reach. Ergonomic HydroSorb Pro Grip.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $104.95

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Evoke Graphite Teardrop Shape is available in blue, red, green, purple or white. Evoke Graphite Paddle (Teardrop Shape)

With outstanding performance on the court and wild colorful design, this paddle makes quite an impression.

Lightweight/Large Grip

Price $89.99

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Graphite hitting surface, polymer core. Choose from two colors Radical Tour GR Paddle

The thicker polymer core delivers extra power and intensifies the sweet spot. HydroSorb Pro Grip.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $124.95

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Shard Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA GAMMA Shard Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Fracture the will of your opponent with this poly-core graphite paddle from Gamma. Choose from 2 color combinations.

Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $139.99

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Supernova Pro Paddle-choose from purple, red and teal Supernova Pro Black Diamond Series Graphite Paddle

This paddle offers a large sweet spot and long handle to accommodate a two-handed backhand.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $158.99

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Stryker 4 Graphite Pickleball Paddle, poly-core and graphite face. Stryker 4 Graphite Paddle

This is a lightweight graphite paddle, perfect for beginner or intermediate players. Features polymer core.

Light-Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $79.99

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Middleweight, polymer-core paddle, great for entry level up to pro level. Rally Flare Graphite Pickleball Paddle

This graphite paddle is perfect for those entering the sport. Light-middle weight poly-core paddle offers great control and quick reaction time.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price: $49.99

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RZR Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA RZR Graphite Paddle

Balance, power and touch like you've never experienced before. Polymer core and graphite face. Choose from 3 colors.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $109.99

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Jester Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA GAMMA Jester Graphite Paddle

Keep them guessing with the quick and quiet Jester, featuring a thick core and a textured graphite face.

Light-Middleweight/Small Grip

Price $119.99

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V530 Power Pickleball Paddle by Vulcan Vulcan V530 Power Paddle

A generous-sized sweet spot delivers extra power for deep lobs and drives.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $99.99

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Compass LH Elongated Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA, a responsive paddle with improved control and spin. GAMMA Compass LH Elongated Paddle

For hitting every type of shot, this elongated graphite face and thicker core offer incredible control, spin, and balance.

Lightweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99

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Magnum Graphite Stealth, displaying the flashy burst design players have come to love. Magnum Graphite Stealth Paddle

Classic graphite paddle from one of the leading paddle manufacturers, PROLITE Sports. Its bold colors stand out!

Lightweight/Medium grip

Price $98.99

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Margaritaville Island Reserve Hybrid Pickleball Paddle with palm trees and a vintage car in shades of orange and black. Margaritaville 'Island Reserve' Hybrid Paddle

A dynamic paddle with a textured graphite/composite hybrid surface and a polymer core that feels soft on impact but creates big results during power shots.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $154.95
Margaritaville Key West Graphite Paddle featuring a beach scene with surfboard, palm tree, guitar and retro car in shades of teal, orange and yellow. Margaritaville 'Key West' Graphite Paddle

Mid-weight paddle with a forgiving graphite surface and diamond-shaped design which allows for faster movement and more precise placement.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $124.95
Margaritaville Island Life Graphite Paddle featuring a guitar and palm tree design in red, white and blue. Margaritaville 'Island Life' Graphite Paddle

Textured graphite face and polymer core offer a distinctive feel in a 16" length and near-8" width for great reach combined with defensive blocking versatility.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $124.95
'Sunset' Margaritaville Graphite Paddle, polymer core and graphite face. Margaritaville 'Sunset' Graphite Paddle

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You'll feel like you're on a tropical vacation when you hit the court with this Margaritaville paddle.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

MSRP: $124.95
Sale Price: $78.99

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Outbreak Graphite Pickleball Paddle, graphite reinforced face and polymer core. Outbreak Pickleball Paddle

Features a graphite-reinforced face and polymer core. ONIX's TeXtreme Technology delivers increased durability without adding weight.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $129.99

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ONIX Summit Outbreak Graphite Pickleball Paddle with a thick polymer core and elongated shape, is available in an attractive blue and black color combination. Summit Outbreak Graphite Paddle

Elongated graphite face reinforced with TeXtreme carbon fiber, thick core for great control, and shorter table tennis-style handle.

Middleweight/Large Grip

Price $119.99

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React Graphite Paddle, hyper-lite performance allows for quick reaction at the net.  Choose from black or green. React Graphite Pickleball Paddle

This polymer core paddle from ONIX Sports features a Nomex insert to amplify the sweet spotl!

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $109.99

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PROLITE Cypher Pro Carbon Fiber Pickleball Paddle-elongated design Cypher Pro Black Diamond Series Graphite Paddle

Strong carbon fiber face and elongated shape create the ultimate blend of control and top performance.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $148.99

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HELIO Carbon Graphite Performance Paddle from Armour, available in blue/green, grey/blue, or red/blue. HELIO Carbon Graphite Performance Paddle

Balanced paddle with a thick 16mm polymer core given more control thanks to the rigid and responsive graphite surface.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $169.99
Voyager Pro Graphite Pickleball Paddle, graphite face and polymer core. Voyager Pro Graphite Paddle

This paddle offers a graphite-face polymer core. Features wide face for a larger sweet spot.
Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $99.99

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Compass Graphite Pickleball Paddle by GAMMA GAMMA Compass Graphite Pickleball Paddle

Navigate your way to a win with this elongated paddle from Gamma, featuring a thicker core and textured graphite face.

Middle-Heavyweight/Small Grip

Price $149.99

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Titan Pro Pickleball Paddle-choose from silver, gold or copper Titan Pro Black Diamond Series Paddle

Sound and vibration-absorbing polymer and strong carbon fiber face create the ultimate blend of control and top performance.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $148.99

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Graphite Evoke XL Paddle featuring ONIX Superior Tacky grip, available in several great colors Evoke XL Graphite Paddle

This paddle is great for intermediate to advanced players who want a lot of pop. Well balanced with a classic paddle shape and graphite face.

Middleweight/Medium Grip

Price $89.99

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The ESSNOVA CARBON ATTK  Pickleball Paddle by adidas features a classic black and red design with a big silver adidas logo in the center. adidas ESSNOVA CARBON ATTK Paddle

Provides reach and comfort with a predictably rebounding, low-density poly core in a carbon fiber-faced paddle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Our Price: $149.99

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The ADIPOWER ATTK Pickleball Paddle by adidas is offered with a sleek black, silver, and yellow design, with a white adidas logo in the center. adidas ADIPOWER ATTK Paddle

A moderately-elongated paddle utilizing a unique blend of face materials and structural reinforcement creating a soft-playing, yet attack-oriented paddle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Our Price: $189.99

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The ADIPOWER CTRL Pickleball Paddle by adidas is offered with a sleek black, silver, and red color combination, with the white adidas logo in the center. adidas ADIPOWER CTRL Paddle

With a Carbon Aluminized face, high density poly core, and traditional shape this paddle is designed to enhance the control skills of the advanced players who wield it.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Our Price: $189.99

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The ESSNOVA CARBON CTRL HD Pickleball Paddle by adidas features an attractive black and blue design with a big silver adidas logo in the center. adidas ESSNOVA CARBON CTRL HD Paddle

For when you want the control of a carbon fiber paddle that plays solid and consistent with a sweet spot in the dead center of the paddle.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Our Price: $149.99

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The ESSNOVA CARBON CTRL LD  Pickleball Paddle by adidas arrives with a sleek black and green color combination, with a big silver adidas logo in the middle. adidas ESSNOVA CARBON CTRL LD Paddle

A Carbon 3K face and a thick, softer, low-density poly core add up to a control oriented paddle with a little bit of pop, perfect for an all-court game.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Our Price: $149.99

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Do Graphite Paddles Really Offer the Best Quality?

Graphite pickleball paddles are the weapon of choice for many competitive players. Fans believe they allow for more control and finesse during games. It's important to remember that graphite only makes up the paddle's face, while the interior or core material will vary between styles. Graphite paddles provide a useful “touch” sensation, meaning players can easily feel the ball connecting with their paddle, allowing them to vary the strength of their hits in a more intuitive way. The reactive nature of these paddles makes them feel like a true extension of self!

Graphite paddles also help prevent fatigue and wrist strain as a lighter alternative to composite pickleball paddles. Most graphite paddles fit into the “sweet spot” medium weight range of 7.3 – 8.4 oz, while composite paddles usually fall toward the higher end of that spectrum, at times even passing 9 oz. Graphite paddle faces are highly rigid, making them perfect as a hitting surface, yet they can be brittle due to the short carbon fibers that make up the material. This is why paddle edge guards are so important. If you're considering an edgeless paddle to reduce mishits, be careful not to hit the ground to avoid chipping.

Additionally, players may want to store their paddle in a cover to help preserve the smoothness of the face. Keep your equipment in a dry and cool location to help ensure it stays in good condition for years to come. The balance of speed and touch in a graphite paddle is something that should be experienced at least once by every player.

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