Most of the intermediate badminton players are always confused on which badminton racket to select or buy. Selecting perfect badminton racket is very important part (Pls check updated guide on how to select the perfect badminton racket) as perfectly select racket will complement the players performance.
As per our research we found that an intermediate Badminton player should consider following points in a racket:
- Badminton Racket should be lightweight in nature
- Material of racket should be graphite or Carbon fiber so that it could provide best possible racket flex and stiffness.
- Racket should be tested for good bending and impact strength
- Racket balance should be considered as per player’s individual game need.
- Racket should complement the players performance.
Badminton player should check above mentioned point and based on this he or she can select the racket. Following are the best 5 badminton rackets for intermediate players.
Yonex Voltric 7 Neo:
It is good news for Yonex Voltric Series lovers specially for those player missing the all time hit voltric 7. Yonex upgraded the Voltric 7 to Voltric 7 Neo with all new featured and technologies which will enhance the performance of player. With improved Tri Voltage System , player gets better power transfer. Player will get 5% more power on smashes. Further , to improve the aerodynamic of the racket Yonex used improved frame cross section. With Improved cross section, overall Air resistance is minimizes which results into better racket swing speed.
Yonex Voltric 7 Neo is latest model in 2017. Its frame is made of HM graphite and tungsten while shaft is made of graphite material. With head heavy configuration and medium flex , Vt 7 Neo will be a deadly racket for aggressive badminton players. Its weight s around 80 to 85 gms while it will be available in G4 grip size. Player can re string the racket with NBG 99 to get killing performance.
Yonex Voltric 5 FX:
Voltric 5 FX is latest model developed by YONEX Japan. It is an upgraded version of Voltric 5. This racket is designed for intermediate badminton players with lots of new and innovative technology by YONEX. All-round playability with a little extra power from the Tri-Voltage System. Good for beginners to intermediate players. Yonex Voltric 5 FX Badminton racket is an excellent racket for the price.
Three points on the head (throat, 2 and 10 o’clock) have been strengthened and extra weight added to give a head heavy balance without bulking the whole frame. This centres the sweetspot on the centre of the string bed for increased power.
Overall Yonex Voltric 5 FX is best choice for intermediate badminton player who wants to improve the game by utilizing the racket innovation. Yonex perfectly identifies the need to modern game .i.e. lightening fast shuttle speed.
Li Ning SS 98 III Generation:
Li Ling SS98 Strung Super Series Badminton Racket is designed for intermediate /Advance Badminton player who really want to dominate in the game with More Power and fast racket swing. Li Ling SS98 Badminton racket is developed with Aerotec beam system which designed to generate less Air resistance. Due to minimum air resistance in racket frame, SS98 will provide you super fast racket swing and you can perforce better badminton drive shots. With Dynamic Optimum Frame, uniform distribution of forces across the racket frame occurred which generate more power on shots.LI Ning is world’s renowned firm in the field of sports equipment design and development. In the area of Badminton, Li Ning has developed world class racket and badminton accessories to support the top class badminton players. World number 1 Lin Dan is endorsed by Li Ning , in fact most of the top seeded badminton players are endorsed by Li Ning Badminton team.
Victor Brave Sword 1800:
This victor badminton racket is made of Graphite and Resin which gives more strength to racket during shuttle impact. Victor used diamond shape frame cross section which ensues the best racket frame aerodynamic and helps in better racket swing speed.
Racket weight is around 89 gms which gives light weight racket feel while recommended string tension is 24 Lbs.
Li Ning G Force Lite 3500:
Li Ning G Force lite 3500 Badminton Racket is equipped with all new features which make this racket extremely powerful and destructive for opponent. With innovative technology, G Force 1500 will provide you 2.8% shutter speed while it will give you 7.8 % less drag force which eventually results into powerful hitting with optimum control over shots. G force lite 3500 comes in Blue color scheme and it is made of very light weight carbon fiber material. Its weight is W1 (less than 80 gms) while it is available in S2 grip configuration.