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Radical Pro Composite Pickleball Paddle

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Bring more power to the court with this composite paddle from HEAD, experts in racquet sports!

Middle-Heavyweight/Medium Grip

HEAD Radical Pro Composite Paddle

The Radical Pro Composite Paddle gives you strength, control and reach - everything you need to excel at pickleball. The textured face helps add spin, allowing you to change the direction of balls with ease. The long face lets you to reach far shots without having to rush across the court, while the cushioned handle is made to prevent "pickleball elbow" and other issues so you can enjoy the game.

The Radical Pro Series Composite Paddle has a medium circumference, 5" handle with internal EVA that provides an extra soft feel. HEAD's swooping logo is featured front and center.

The Radical Pro Composite Paddle is a versatile and powerful paddle that gives you exceptional control.

Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8".
Here's a transcript of the video:
Hi everyone, Sarah Ansboury here. I am your 2016 US OPEN Mixed Doubles Champion and Women’s Doubles Champion. So here I’m going to talk to you about some of the paddles that I love. My paddle of choice is going to be HEAD Pickleball. This right here is the HEAD Radical Pro. Like the other paddles in this series, you have this dynamic power shape. There’s a tapered head that kind of goes inward a little bit. It gives you a little bit more maneuverability. This has got a fiberglass surface, which is going to be a bit more softer and poppier. Now with this we also have the extreme spin surface. I can’t believe the grab this texture has. But, my absolute favorite thing about this paddle, like all the HEAD paddles, it’s one solid piece. What that means is it’s going to be a much more stable and secure paddle overall. No matter what kind of player you are, you’re going to feel the difference. Demo these out. Try it. See what you like about it. If you don’t like this one then you know what? Look at another paddle in this series and I’m sure you’re going to find something right up your alley.

"One of the main distinguishing characteristics of HEAD paddles, as found on the Radical Pro, is the handle. Instead of using pallets, there’s a single molded piece covered with foam. Since the handle is part of the paddle, this provides a more solid feel and improved durability." - Sarah Ansboury, Pro Player (5.0)


Radical Pro Composite Paddle-226017 Technical Specifications
Weight Average: 8.2 ounces
Weight Range: 7.9 - 8.5 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4 1/4" (Medium) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8"
Grip Style: HydroSorb Pro
Grip Manufacturer: Head
Grip Length: 5”
Paddle Length: 16”
Paddle Width: 7 7/8”
Paddle Face: Fiberglass
Core Material: Polymer honeycomb
Edge Guard:1/8” overlapping paddle face
Manufacturer: Head
Made in China

Reviews ()

  • Paddle plays well for me!

    Mar 12, 2023

    I Demo'd the paddle from another website and liked it a lot compared to the 2 other paddles I Demo'd. It absorbed the impact of the ball and lessoned the tennis elbow I get from time-to-time post play. It is lightweight and has a good feel.

    Michael Krajkovich

  • Good

    Jul 1, 2022

    I’m a slicer & dink player paddles seems to be helping

    Daniel Antonetti

  • Got the grip size wrong

    Dec 1, 2021

    Like the way it plays. The grip size was suppossed to be 4 1/8" but the grip on the paddle I received is 4 1/4"


  • Head Radical Pro Composite

    Nov 12, 2021

    Great control and power when I need it

    Greg Davis


    Oct 20, 2021

    This paddle is a slight step up from my Head Radical Elite paddle (which I continue to use). This Radical Pro has a slightly textured surface and allows just a bit more feel/touch than the Elite paddle. Backcourt swing/balls require slightly more force than with the Pro paddle. Less power thus more feel. I’m an active tennis player (4.0) with a one handed topspin and under spin on both the FH and BH. Kudos to HEAD for providing pickle ball players with reasonably priced equipment that play well.

    Oct 20, 2021

  • Head paddle

    Sep 13, 2021

    Like paddle bought over 8 of them , just sent one back defective, broke in handle.

    William Vitale

  • Great paddle

    Apr 18, 2021

    I was researching paddles and unsure which one to buy as my next "step up" paddle. I thought the review on the website was great and validation on which paddle I should purchase.


  • Pickleball Product Review

    Feb 21, 2021

    David Wenzel

  • Great paddle!

    Jan 31, 2021

    I love this paddle. Was worried it might be too heavy but it's just right. I feel like my shots have improved with it.

    Anne West

  • Pickleball Product Review

    Jan 11, 2021

    Robert Cale