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Kinetic Ovation Flight Paddle
Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle by ProKennex

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Price $179.95

Product Code: PKX250


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ProKennex Kinetic Ovation Flight Paddle

The Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle is full of amazing features that will take your game to new heights with improved speed and control. The Ovation version of the Flight paddles has a unique shape, it's Oval. This puts the sweet spot of the paddle right in the center of the oval shape, perfect for ex-tennis players who love to watch the ball strike right in the middle of face of the paddle. This Ovation oval shape also creates a slight weight bias a bit closer to the handle. On the face, ProKennex has introduced a new Diamond Frost coating which improves surface contact and texture, resulting in more spin. A Cloud Cell core on the inside creates a more widely spaced honeycomb which allows the paddle to stay light and maneuverable without sacrificing power. Testers report that the power of this paddle is amazing for its weight. To top it all off, the Air-O-Guard edge guard is entirely replaceable, so if it ever gets scuffed you can simply switch out a single part without purchasing a new paddle. An of course, no edge guard wraps up and onto the face of the paddle, eliminate edge guard mis-hits.

The Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle uses ProKennex’s proprietary Kinetic System with tungsten-filled chambers to prevent injury and reduce shock. This is ideal for avoiding “pickleball elbow” and enjoying longer games pain-free. The paddle weighs 7.3 – 7.6 oz with a small grip and 5” long handle. The rounded sides create a surface that is highly consistent and responsive no matter where you make contact with a pickleball.

The Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle is a dynamic piece of equipment that is not only comfortable to use but ideal for high level play.

Actual grip circumference may vary up to 1/8".
PickleballCentral Expert's Corner:

Reviews of the Kinetic Pro Flight Ovation Paddle by Pickleball Central Staff:

"The ProKennex original Ovation in one of the go-to paddles in my bag. I use it if I ever feel a twinge in my elbow or shoulder, or when I feel like I need a little more pop in my game. I always feel I retain the control portion of my game with the added power. And with the new Pro Flight Ovation I feel like they have magnified the positives of the paddle and added a few new tricks, as well. The ball pops off the face even a little more. And with the paddle being a little lighter, I feel even quicker with this version. My arm benefits from the tungsten beads absorbing the energy, as well. And as for the new trick, the replaceable edge guard gives me more confidence to dig out the low shots without fear of chipping the paddle. And, with the new Diamond Frost High Texture face I can spin the ball more. My top spin misses that hit the top of the net climb over like never before (and goodness knows I need the help). I am impressed with how ProKennex keeps pushing the envelope with paddle technology."
John, Sales Team (4.0 Player)

"ProKennex has established itself as a builder of super high-end paddles designed to help people play longer, and with reduced pain due to its Kinetic energy vibration control technology. The new Flight Series delivers a new option for players wanting a lighter version of these paddles, but with all the power and control they have come to expect. My test unit of the oval shaped Ovation Flight paddle weighed 7.5 ounces. It felt incredibly solid for its light weight, with a high-texture face perfect for imparting spin on balls. The paddle has several upgrades over the original first generation model including the new Air-O-Guard edge protector, lighter weight design, and a new core/face combination that generates both power and spin. The shape on the Ovation Flight puts the sweet spot right in the middle of the paddle. As an ex racquetball guy, I tend to like the ball played up the face a bit more, so I prefer the rectangular Flight Speed version (see separate review). Almost all the ex-tennis players I've spoken with prefer the oval Ovation shape, so ProKennex seems to have a model for every preference. Congratulations to Steve Dawson on working with the team at ProKennex to design another winning paddle!"
Edward, Product Team (4.0 Player)

Average Customer Review: Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 15 Write a review.

  0 of 0 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Kinetic Ovation Flight Pickleball Paddle January 11, 2021
Reviewer: Chet Tisdale from Atlanta, GA United States  
This paddle reduces the vibration significantly. It feels good. I like the round shape.

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  1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:
5 of 5 Kennex Ovation January 4, 2021
Reviewer: Irma Trommlitz from Lake Oswego, OR United States  
I had tried the paddle of a friend and liked it.  It's  my fault for getting one too light perhaps.    I had to change paddles after years of using the same paddle.  Pickleball Central was very helpful but it's hard to find a new paddle without more experience trying one out!  So many new brands and styles, but I needed a new paddle quickly.  I don't think there is anything wrong with the paddle just adjusting to differences.  I am borrowing a heavier paddle of the same brand and like it much better.  The one I ordered was the same weight as my previous paddles.  So?????  Different oval shape changed the sweet spot perhaps?  Tech description says that is a feature of oval shape!  ?????

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5 of 5 Purchased paddle January 4, 2021
Reviewer: Susan Glas from Urbandale, IA United States  
Excellent process to help in the selection of my new paddle.  It is perfect.

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5 of 5 nice improvement January 2, 2021
Reviewer: Roger F from Tempe, AZ United States  
I have used the first generation Kinetic due to past elbow issues requiring physical therapy with great success. When the Flight Ovation came out, I was interested in the shape and the overall improvements, and I was not disappointed. These new models are at least a half ounce lighter than the previous, but seem to have more power. The new edge guard is a welcome change. I play in a very competitive, fun group in the 3.5-4 range. Two of them liked this paddle so much after trying it that they got their own. I am very happy with the performance overall and highly recommend. I do need a wider handle so replaced the grip with a Gamma gel which increases it to about 4 3/8.

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5 of 5 December 30, 2020
Reviewer: Bill Searles from Fernandina Beach, FL United States  

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