Babolat Satelite Lite Badminton Racket - Blue

Babolat Satelite Lite Badminton Racket - Blue

Regular price £84.99
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Babolat Satelite Lite Badminton Racket - Blue

Babolat Satelite Lite Badminton Racket - Blue

Regular price £84.99
Regular price £130.00 Sale price £84.99
(Save 35%) SALE

WEIGHT:

83G

PLAYER LEVEL:

Advanced

BALANCE:

Head Light

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What we love

Manoeuvrability

Player Style

Defensive

Model Series

Babolat - Satelite

Weight:

83G

  • Balance Shows where the racket is naturally weighted, Heavy Head suits Power, Light Head suits Speed.

     40%

    HEAD LIGHTHEAD HEAVY

  • Flex Shows the level of racket flex. Flexible rackets suit players needing extra power, Stiff rackets are for accuracy

     50%

    HIGHLY FLEXIBLEEXTREMELY STIFF

  • WEIGHT Shows the weight of the racket. Lighter rackets mean faster racket speed, but sometimes less power

     83G

    LightHeavy

Head Heavy Stiff Head Light Flexible

Overall feel of the racket
  • Product description
  • BUYING GUIDE
  • PRODUCT DELIVERY
  • RETURNS / WARRANTY
  • PRICE MATCH

Product description

  • Great for defence
  • Head Light for Speed
  • Lightest in Satelite Range
  • Ultra Thin 6.5 shaft

The Babolat Satelite Lite badminton racket is designed with manoeuvrability and speed in mind and perfect for players wanting extra help in turning defence into attack.

Whilst some head light rackets suffer at the rear of the court, the combination of Aero+ and MetricFlex technologies optimises aerodynamics and racket flex to help deliver greater power to your shots.

Technologies include:

METRICFLEX: Metric Flex technology was specially designed to offer unique flexibility (lateral/frontal). Its structure is unique and patented. The shaft’s stiffness adapts to maximize each of your movements: a more flexible shaft when setting up the stroke and more rigid when you hit to guarantee power and precision.

SLIM T: Slim T technology provides a perfect connection between the frame and shaft. The T-joint is designed exclusively to enhance the racquet’s aerodynamics Enjoy optimised manoeuvrability.

SHAFT 6.5: Check out our Shaft 6.5, an ultra-thin shaft that gives optimal aerodynamics and increased manoeuvrability.

MANEUVERABILITY OPTIMIZER: A new structure specifically designed to improve the connection between the Top cap and the shaft. Built-in SMAC material adds greater stability to the racquet, for increased responsiveness and manoeuvrability.

AERO+: A racket frame designed with built-in eyelets. This structure offers better penetration through the air for more power and manoeuvrability.

 

Brand Babolat
Model series Babolat - Satelite
Shaft construction High Modulus Graphite
STRING TENSION RANGE 18-26lbs
PLAYER LEVEL Advanced
PLAYER STYLE Defensive
RACKET BALANCE Head Light
FLEX Medium
WEIGHT 83 grams
HEAD SHAPE Isometric
OVERALL LENGTH 675mm
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN China

BUYING GUIDE

Badminton Rackets Buying Guide

The key question to ask firstly is what style of player are you, or what type of player do you want to become?

  1. Power Attacking
  2. All Round
  3. Fast Reactions to Rallies
  4. Control and Touch, by moving players around the court to create space

As a general guide for your playing style below is the kind of racket you'll want to look at purchasing:

Playing Style Racket Balance Racket Flexibility Racket Weight
Power Attacking Head Heavy Stiff 85g – 89g (3U)
All Round Balanced Medium 80g – 84g (4U)
Speed & Fast Reactions Head Light Medium 79g or below (5U and up)
Control & Touch Head Light Hi Flex 79g or below (5U and up)


In simple terms is means this:
Player with Explosive Backswing Hitting = Stiffer Shaft needed as it'll unload faster for more power.
Player with Slower Backswing Hitting = More Flexible Shaft needed so that it'll unload fully at impact.

If you're still unsure what to choose for yourself, we'd recommend going for a medium flex badminton racket to minimise the chances of choosing incorrectly what's right for you.

Weight:

Weight can make a real difference to reaction speeds, and power behind the hit of a shuttle. Too light a racket and it won't go far or powerful enough. However too heavy a racket and you'll find you'll be reacting too slow in fast flat rallies, where reaction speed is everything.:

Most rackets are weighted around 3U (85-89g) or 4U (80-84g), this is because it's a good weight balance for players to hit hard and also be able to react fast too.:

Typically singles players will use heavier rackets 3U (85-89g), this provides the player with more stability and accuracy, with a little more weight for power behind it, without compromising on racket speed too much, as quick racket head speed isn't needed as much in the singles game:

Doubles players however will usually want lighter rackets, the most popular weight for this being 4U (80-84g), this is because the Badminton Racket will offer more speed and quicker reactions in around the net and for defence against smashes.:

Racket Strings Used & Tension:

Again like the grip, this is customisable on any racket. However do look out for racket tension ranges on the product as this could potentially limit your ability to have the racket strung at a desired tension.:

For a full breakdown on strings and tensions, see our buying guide specifically on this.:

To put it simply however, if you're unsure what to choose when buying a racket you like, either go for the “Original Strings” option or “Stringers Professional Decision” for which we'll choose the string that best suits getting the maximum performance out of the racket for you.:

Full Badminton Racket Buying Guide:

PRODUCT DELIVERY

UK Mainland Delivery

FREE if over £75 or £4.95

Standard 2-4 days delivery.

Express (Mon-Fri) 1-2 working days £5.95

Order by 1PM Monday-Friday for Next Working Day UK delivery.

Full Badminton Delivery Buying Guide

 International Delivery

Unfortunately, due to Brexit, we will no longer be shipping outside of UK Mainland.

RETURNS / WARRANTY

Easy Returns

UK Customers

We have a simple 30 days (can be extended) upon receiving the order policy, but we will be flexible and extend this if it's a gift for a specific event, such a a birthday, this can be done by simply ticking the the gift option when purchasing.

We provide a part filled returns form for all UK orders, simply follow the process below:

To find your local collect plus shop: https://www.collectplus.co.uk/store-locator

See here for our full returns details & information.

 

Our UK Address for returns is:

Badminton HQ
Unit 1, Greabridge Business Park
Budds Lane,
Romsey,
Hampshire,
England
SO51 0HA

Warranty Policy - Our Risk Free Support

Within 30 Days of receipt of the items?

Simple 30 days retailer warranty on all orders with genuine manufacturer defects.

More than 30 Days?

We work with the brands/suppliers to see if it can be covered under warranty for you (usually it is, but depends on the way the damage has occurred).

Still not covered but within 6 months of purchase?

We offer a crash replacement policy, where we offer a goodwill policy of 20% discount off your next order with us for the same/alternative replacement item, not including postage costs.

PRICE MATCH

Price Match Promise

It's this simple - Find it cheaper anywhere else in the UK & we'll match it! Subject to conditions (see below).

So how does it work?

  1. Fill in the form on the right with all the relevant details requested. Alternatively you can call our team on 02380 002388.
  2. We'll email you or call you after we review the price match request.

* By requesting the price request you have checked it meets the requirements below

The boring conditions bit:

  1. Make sure the item being sold elsewhere is new and include a direct link to it.
  2. We can only price match other UK retailers. International retailers can not be price matched.
  3. The item must be in stock and actively being sold.
  4. At our own discretion we can refuse to offer the price match. Where this is the case we will offer you a full refund, this is rare, but there are exceptions. We will offer to refund the order in full if this happens.
  5. The product is identical to ours in brand, colour, size and model number.
  6. We cannot provide retrospective price matching after you have already purchased from us in the past, as we cannot verify if on the date of original purchase the price of the alternative retailer you may ask us to price match with.
  7. Strings and Shuttlecocks excluded.
  8. Yonex products are excluded from this offer.

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