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Black Knight™ The Beast™ Badminton Racquet

100 Overall Rating

Item No. 53-314 / Unit: Ea / Availability: In Stock

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Built for tough classroom use, with 42% thicker frame, 15% thicker shaft, and double-layer grip.

  • Aluminum head
  • Tempered-steel shaft
  • Reinforced aluminum T-throat
  • Double polyurethane grip
  • Braided nylon strings
  • 4.2 oz
  • 26"L
  • Colors and graphics may vary


Only raquet to make it through the entire Unit Date:
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We had to buy new raquets each year for three straight years. Finally we found a raquet that can last through an entire high school unit without having to be replaced. And the high school kids love the black knight on them.
Shawn Stoliker - PE Professional
Millbrook , NY
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Which badminton racquet is right for me?

  • Most durable
  • Slightly heavier
  • For all play, especially rugged use
  • Lighter than steel
  • A little easier to control
  • For all play
Composites (graphite and titanium alloys)
  • Very light and extremely rigid
  • Provide the best control
  • For advanced play
  • The traditional shape
  • For all levels of play
  • Modified oval shape
  • Provides a larger sweet spot
  • Offers the largest sweet spot
  • Not for competitive play
  • Single strand of nylon
  • Relatively responsive and strong
  • For all play
Braided Nylon
  • Multiple strands of braided nylon 
  • Stronger and more responsive than single-strand nylon
  • For advanced play
  • Braided steel wire with a thin coating to prevent rust and fraying
  • Strongest but least responsive
  • Ideal for rough use
Single Shaft
  • The traditional design 
  • Lightweight and suitable for all play
Twin Shaft
  • Stronger than single shaft
  • Ideal for rough use
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