Light as air with fast maneuverability, the HEAD Airflow 5 is designed for women who want to get the most out of their game. With perfect head-light balance and a slimmer, conical wooden grip handle, HEAD Airflow technology puts extra speed and control right into the palm of your hand.
Though, it's light weight, the HEAD Airflow 5 is perfectly balance that it can be used for men also. The racket has excellent feel on the balance that it is very easy to play with and yet generate enough power for smash and drive.
Ergonomic Grip: The unique new tapered grip is wider at the end and more narrow at the top, better fitting the anatomical structure of a woman's hand. This reduces twist and torque providing less strain on the arm for firmer grip. This is also excellent for male player with small hand or short fingers.
HEAD has taken on the challenge of providing players all they need for this fast-paced, dynamic game, applying their proven racket sport expertise to a new full range of badminton products.
HEAD is the official partner of the Danish Badminton Association (DBA) and the title sponsor at the Denmark Open, Copenhagen Masters, Danish Nationals and the Danish League Final. The DBA promotes and encourage participation in badminton, from the grassroots all the way to top levels of competition. HEAD shares the DBA philosophy that each individual should be assured teh best possible support in developing their game.
The two #4 world ranking (Ranking list IBF dated June, 1st 2006) top badminton players, Mathias Boe and Carsten Mogensen, have already signed up to play with HEAD's powerful Metallix™ badminton rackets.
Latest News 2007:
HEAD Badminton players enjoyed success at National Tournaments around Europe. In France, HEAD player Simon Maunoury earned the title of national champion in menâ€™s singles. Maunoury beat Matthieu Lo Ying Ping 21-9, 21-15 with his HEAD Metallix 10000 racquet snag the honor. Fellow HEAD player Elodie Eymard took the top honor for ladies doubles and mixed doubles. Eymard, who plays with a HEAD Metallix 10000 racquet, and partner Weny Rahmawati defeated Laura Choinet and Elisa Chanteur 21-8, 21-6 in the ladies doubles. In the mixed doubles, Eymard and Svetoslav Stoyanov beat Baptiste Careme and Laura Choinet 21-12, 21-19. Earning runner-up in the menâ€™s doubles was HEAD player Thomas Quere.
At the English National Championship HEAD Players Anthony Clark and Donna Kellogg snagged top honors in menâ€™s doubles, mixed doubles and ladies doubles, respectively. Clark and partner Robert Blair snagged the menâ€™s doubles title by defeating Chris Langridge and David Lindley 21-16, 21-15. Clark went on to earn the mixed doubles national championship title with Kellogg, beating Nathan Robertson and Gail Emms, World Champion 2006 21-23, 21-14, 22-20. This yearâ€™s championship marks the first time Clark, who plays with a HEAD Metallix 8000 racquet, earned two titles at one event and his sixth menâ€™s doubles title.
Fellow HEAD player Kellogg enjoyed additional success when she earned the ladies doubles championship title with partner Gail Emms. Kellogg battled her way through the tournament with her HEAD Metallix Racquet and helped to defeat Natalie Munt and Jo Nicholas 21-17, 21-17.