Several players appreciate blades including the balsa material, because of the low weight, but also because of the special feel in the ball touch. However, some players find traditional balsa-blades too slow.
In the BATTLE BALSA Yasaka has combined the best balsa-quality with Scandinavian pine to produce a faster blade, but still with a low weight. The special feeling of a “self playing blade” is of course still there.
Weight: around 75 grams
Handles: straight, concave, anatomic
Speed: 20 = maximum speed
Control: 20 = maximum control
Sweet spot = hitting area with maximum control