Top 10 Best Badminton Rackets
We stock all the best rackets as produced by all the major brands in the badminton world. With a proliferation of rackets from all the brands, all with minor variations on weight, balance and stiffness, how do you choose what is right for you? To help you to decide, we have listed our Top 10 rackets, which will give you a good indication of the best rackets currently available. If you are still unsure, why not have a look at our guide on How To Choose a Badminton Racket?
Victor Jetspeed S 12 Badminton Racket + FREE RestringVictor Jetspeed 12 takes the best-selling technology of the JS10 and the stability of the BS12 to produce the best racket that Victor have ever created. Thanks to the slightly head-heavy balance and medium-stiff flex, this racket can be used by every type of player in any situation. Doubles players will appreciate the speedy Aero-Sword frame that offers you a fantastic defence, accurate drop shots, ferocious smashes and quick net play, allowing you to transition between back, front and mid-court with confidence. Singles players will appreciate the solid and stable head, ensuring that your pushes, clears and drives are punchy and accurate, enabling you to be aggressive or defensive when needed. If you're looking for a racket that can transform your game, then the JS12 should be at the top of your list.
Yonex Duora 10 Badminton Racket + Free OptionsHave you heard the buzz about this revolutionary racket yet? By combining two different racket profiles into one frame, Yonex have pushed badminton technology further ahead than ever before. The Box Frame, designed for your forehand, increases your power significantly, whereas the Aero Frame, designed for your backhand, increases your shot speed drastically. Before the DUORA 10, players would have to swap rackets to change up their game. Now, all you need to do is swap sides and carry on playing. Used by Men's Singles legend Lee Chong Wei, British Number 1 Rajiv Ouseph, and almost every major contender on the Men's Singles Tour.
Yonex ArcSaber 11 Badminton Racket + Free Options
The choice of our racket reviewer, Badminton England Coach and ex-England International player, Richard Doling, the Arcsaber 11 has already obtained legendary status. Combining an even balance and stiff flex, this racket is a fantastic choice for players that want an all-rounder that offers reliability and high-class performance.
Victor Jetspeed S 10 Badminton Racket + FREE RestringThe Jetspeed S10 is the closest racket we've ever had to a genuine all-rounder; something that almost anyone can use and feel comfortable with. Thanks to its even balance, medium-stiff flex and incredibly fast frame, the S10 can help you produce some of the best attacking and defensive play you've ever had.
Yonex Voltric GlanZ Badminton Racket + Free OptionsThe latest edition to the Yonex Glan-Z family is the new Voltric Glan-Z. Rather than being a copy of the original Nanoray Glan-Z, this racket is part of Yonex's world-leading Voltric series and therefore has a head-heavy balance. Together with the medium flex shaft, the Voltric GlanZ is particularly user-friendly & gives you a solid impact and heavier smashes. And when brought together with the 4U weight, makes this an excellent racket for beginners and senior singles players, as well as doubles players of all abilities.
Yonex Nanoray 800 Badminton Racket + Free OptionsStill going strong, the Yonex Nanoray 800 is the successor to the famous Nanospeed 9900, and updated it hugely. The combination of medium-stiff shaft and a head-light balance means that plenty of players can benefit from the speed of this racket, giving you the best chance of reacting to anything your opponent can send over the net.
Victor HyperNano X 800 LTD Power Badminton Racket + FREE RestringWhile the original HyperNano X800 brought a brand new feel to badminton rackets, this upgrade is something else entirely. By changing the balance of the original, the HyperNano X800 Power, as the name suggests, offers you fantastic power, giving you harder hits, deeper clears and simply sensational smashes. The introduction of a new technology in the shaft, HCT, brings about a marked improvement to stability and reliability, and because this racket has the AERO-DIAMOND frame, it is absolutely rapid through the air, making it one of the most reliable and all-round rackets that you will ever use.
Victor Thruster K Onigiri Badminton Racket + FREE RestringBesides the rather memorable black & green decals and the unique name, Victor's Thruster K Onigiri stands out in a number ways. Because of the head-heavy balance and the medium flex, this racket simply screams power, making it quite a bit easier for you to hit powerful clears and smashes. And because the TK-Onigiri has Victor's POWER-BOX technology, this racket offers stunning consistency, giving you every opportunity to dominate your opponent from start to end.
Li-Ning Airstream N80-II Badminton Racket + FREE RestringWith a head-heavy balance and medium flex shaft, the N80 offers stunning precision and powerful smashes. Additionally, the use of Li-Ning's world-class Aerotec-Beam and Airstream system ensures that this racket is also perfect for control-oriented players, as the N80 is very quick through the air because of the fast swing speed.
Babolat X-Feel Lite Badminton Racket - YellowIf you're looking for an excellent doubles racket, then look no further. The latest addition of the X-Feel Lite highlights all of Babolat's groundbreaking technology and brings it into a user-friendly and competition-standard racket. Thanks to the 4U weight and Head-Light balance, this racket offers players brilliant manoeuvrability and net-play at the front, while the Medium-Stiff shaft and Metroflex technology ensure that you have fantastic smashes and drop shots at the back.
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Beware of counterfeit rackets on the internet. We have had instances of people bringing in counterfeit rackets for restringing at our store, which look almost like the real thing but go out of shape as soon as you put any kind of tension on the frame.