This is a great badminton raquet for those players who want a little extra pop in their smashes and more height in their clears. It's definitely a stiff offensive raquet made for attacking. It contains all of yonex's badminton technology that goes along with armortecs such as nanoscience, power armor system, nanoscale elastic Ti, the new grommet system, isometric, built in t-joint, and C.S. cap. It's a long list which may sound like more excessive than necessary, but if you have some experience playing badminton, which you should considering the cost of this raquet, you'll feel the difference instantly with the increase in power and decrease in weight. It'll give you more confidence and assurance that you will be delivering the strongest shot possible.