The DIADEM HERO PADDLE is the perfect paddle for the first time pickleball player. Low cost and comfortable to use, this paddle is ideal to learn the game of pickleball with. Its wide face gives you the maximum surface area to contact the ball as you are learning. Utilizing the same HMT fiber as our Riptide line, the Hero is light weight and easy to swing. The thicker bumper prevents damage during your learning days on the court. At .55 in thick and 8mm honeycomb core, power will be easy to come by. The next pickleball champion starts here.