HEAD has incorporated innovative nano technology to create strong, head-light rackets that offer incredible speed, control and fast responsive maneuverability. The Head Nano Power 700 (NP700) is a balanced toward headlight racket weighing approximately 85 grams. It has flexible shaft and lightweight swing to help produce a fast whipping shot.
All Nano Power Series rackets are designed with the HEAD Power Frame System for maximum precision and consistency. Conventional frames have main and cross strings of varying lengths. In the HEAD Power Frame System the main and cross strings are of equal length, enlarging the sweet spot for more precise and consistent shots.
Head's new Top Cap creates a flat top surface on the handle providing excellent hold on serving, maximum grip control for double play and optimal handling for fast speed reaction such as in defense and offense at the net.
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 the 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 men'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 men's doubles was HEAD player Thomas Quere.
At the English National Championship HEAD Players Anthony Clark and Donna Kellogg snagged top honors in men's doubles, mixed doubles and ladies doubles, respectively. Clark and partner Robert Blair snagged the men'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 year championship marks the first time Clark, who plays with a HEAD Metallix 8000 racquet, earned two titles at one event and his sixth men'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.