VANGUARD Power Air Invikta Paddle

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Maximum grit for crazy spin, with AirDynamic open throat and edgeless design for power and maneuverability. Best tech Selkirk has to offer comes to the Invikta.

Midweight/Medium Grip

Selkirk VANGUARD Power Air Invikta Pickleball Paddle

Declared by Selkirk to be "The Ultimate Power & Spin Paddle," the VANGUARD Power Air Invikta is engineered for attacking and power. As with the other models in the Power Air line, this iteration of the top-selling Invikta shape brings innovations tested and proven via Selkirk's Labs program to their broader line of pickleball paddles. The Aero-DuraEdge Edgeless Technology and Air Dynamic Throat reduce wind resistance and increase swing speed which, along with the elongated shape, result in tons of power. Next, Selkirk's ProSpin+ NextGen Texture applied atop a hybrid face material incorporating a first-of-its-kind blend of carbon fiber (for control) and Fiberflex fiberglass (for power), you'll be able to generate top spin and cut shots like never before. Finally, the molded one-piece feel and FlexFoam injected beneath the perimeter result in consistent paddle performance...and a confidence boost for you.

The VANGUARD Power Air Invikta has a 5-1/4" handle length for one- or two-handed shots, while the handle measures 4-1/4" in circumference and arrives wrapped in Selkirk's popular Geo Grip. At 16-1/2" in overall length, by 7-3/8" wide, the Invikta provides great reach and more than sufficient surface area.

The VANGUARD Power Air Invikta from Selkirk Pickleball offers top-end power for those with the soft hands to control it up close. Experience the latest in pickleball paddle technology, developed to give you an edge.

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Reviews of the VANGUARD Power Air Invikta Paddle by Pickleball Central Staff:

"Power. Spin. Maneuverability. Forgiveness. Until now, pickleball players have sacrificed one or more of these attributes for a single paddle, but the research and development team at Selkirk has forged a new sweet spot with the Vanguard Power Air. On first strikes with the Power Air Invikta, I felt some serious pop off the face coupled with enough spin to make me confident in my ground strokes right away, almost like I had a tennis racket in my hand. With a thin maneuverable profile, a gritty textured surface, and the extended Invikta shape, I was not surprised with how the Power Air played from the baseline, but I loved the feeling of effortlessly bending the ball around and keeping my opponents deep in the court. What I did not expect was the confidence I felt at the net to place dinks wherever I wanted without having to hyper focus on hitting the center of the paddle every time. The Power Air has the largest sweet spot of any edgeless paddle I have tried. If you are looking to add more power to your game, are transitioning from tennis or love playing singles, the Power Air Invikta could be the paddle you have been waiting for."
Joseph, Marketing Team (4.5 Player)


Selkirk VANGUARD Power Air Invikta Paddle Technical Specifications
Weight Average: 7.9 ounces
Weight Range: 7.7 - 8.1 ounces
Grip Circumference: 4 1/4" (Medium) Actual grip sizes may vary up to 1/8"
Grip Style: Selkirk Geo Grip
Grip Manufacturer: Selkirk Sport
Handle Length: 5 1/4"
Paddle Length: 16 1/2"
Paddle Width: 7 3/8"
Paddle Face: Hybrid Blend of Fiberglass and Carbon Fiber
Core Material: Polymer Honeycomb
Core Thickness: 1/2" (0.5")
Edge Guard: Edgeless DuraEdge
Manufacturer: Selkirk Sport
Assembled in USA

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  • Truly Exceptional. Perfect fit for the tennis player

    Dec 6, 2022

    My wife is a huge fan. The extended length has made all the difference. Transitioning from the bounce of a tennis ball and the difference in a pickleball has been a challenge for her. With the Selkirk Invikta, the transition has become easier to embrace. Pricey but given the benefit and improved play, more than worth the price.

    Michael Woodward

  • VANGUARD Power Air Invikta Paddle

    Dec 2, 2022

    Best paddle I ever purchase


  • Invikta Vanguard

    Nov 8, 2022

    Super speed and spin. Like the additional reach.


  • Vanguard power air

    Nov 5, 2022

    Excellent power pickleball paddle

    Tony Brown

  • Great spin and pop

    Nov 5, 2022

    Bought this paddle for my wife because she wanted something edge less. She loves it. I finally played with it for the first time today and was very impressed. I’m was getting way more spin and the power was impressive. Maybe have up a little touch/control but still performed okay there too. I would definitely recommend this paddle. It might be a little bit light for me but otherwise this paddle really was impressive. It was at the top end of my price range but I would say it is worth it.

    Scott Morris