What is the difference between the Stryker and the Slammer?
The Stryker paddle is our oversized paddle and it has a slightly larger
hitting surface than the Slammer. Both paddles have great power and
control. The Slammer is popular with those Pickleball players that like a
longer handle than the handle of the Stryker. Both paddles are used by
many of the best players in the game.
What is the difference between the Graphite and Composite?
The Graphite paddles are lighter in weight. They range from 6.5 ounces
to 7.0 ounces. The Composite range from 7.0 ounces to 8.0 ounces.
Many players that enjoy a durable lightweight paddle choose the
Graphite paddles. Some feel that the lighter the weight the more control.
Also, it reduces strain on joints and muscles since players would not
have to over exert themselves while hitting the ball.
Does the size of the paddle really matter?
In reality, most Pickleball players know that whether you are using a
Slammer or a Stryker it really does not matter. Players make contact
with the ball in the center of the paddle know as the “sweet spot.” There
are other paddle makers that have larger sizes by an inch or less. This is
just wasted space and adds more bulk to the paddles. The Slammer and
Stryker are designed to use the most control and power in the “sweet