Diadem Hero Composite Paddle

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Easy to handle for beginners, offers great spin capabilities and more control through its textured HMT glass fiber surface.

Middleweight/Small Grip

Diadem Hero Composite Pickleball Paddle

The Hero Composite Paddle by Diadem provides excellent value to beginners looking for a balanced, forgiving design that will support their growth as players. The Hero uses a specially-developed material called HMT fiber for its face, which is composed of hot melt glass fibers that create a reactive feel, with texturing that lends itself to spin and accurate ball placement. It features a slightly thicker than average core that softens impact and offers consistency across the surface.

The Hero Pickleball Paddle weighs 7.5 - 7.7 oz., which is an ideal weight range for maintaining speed at the kitchen line while retaining enough power to whip out powerful volleys when needed. A solid edge guard protects the paddle from bumps or nicks that would otherwise compromise its functionality, and offers lasting durability. The Comfort Max grip has a small circumference with a moisture-resistant design that pulls sweat away from the hand.

The Hero Composite Fiberglass Pickleball Paddle from Diadem is a value-loaded choice that brings more consistency and control in every swing.

Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8".
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Diadem Hero Pickleball Paddle Technical Specifications
Average Weight: 7.6 ounces
Weight Range: 7.5 - 7.7 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4" (Small) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8".
Grip Style: Comfort Max Grip
Grip Manufacturer: Diadem
Handle Length: 4.5"
Paddle Length: 15.6"
Paddle Width: 7.8"
Paddle Face: HMT Glass Fiber (composite fiberglass)
Core Material: High-density Polymer Honeycomb
Core Thickness: 13mm (.55")
Edge Guard: 1/4" overlapping paddle face
Manufacturer: Diadem Pickleball
Made in China