Weight: 165g (unstrung)
Factory String: Megablast 16g
Strung Surface 107 sq in
Factory Grip: Hydrosorb Comfort Black
Balance: Head Heavy
Frame Shape: Teardrop
The Extreme Pro is new for the 2015-2016 season and is a good choice for that player that wants to save a few bucks. Instead of Graphene it offers Innegra technology but packs a ton of technology using the Delta Frame Shape and the ASP String Pattern.
Delta Frame Shape:
The first official Head teardrop shape racquet but unlike other brands they have a flatter frame top which Head is characterizing as giving you "effortless power."
ASP string pattern:
HEAD's new technology allows you to customize your string pattern to match your game. Specially designed inserts allow you to choose your string pattern every time you string. From the factory you will get the 16/16 (16 Main Strings (Up and Down) and 16 Crosses (Side to Side)) String Pattern which is for strung for Ultimate Power, Precision and Durability. If you get your string upgraded at the time of purchase with us you can get the 12/16 Pattern which is a softer feel and is really designed for the player that wants the most power possible from their racquet. If you choose the 12/16 option and dont get your string upgraded you will get the factory 16/16 option.
These are available in the smaller 3 5/8 and the larger 3 7/8 grip sizes.
If you're unsure about your model or weight...try our DEMO Program.
A racquet cover IS NOT provided by the manufacturer with this racquet. You have the option to add a cover for $10 if you would like.
RacquetWorld General Notes
RacquetWorld recommends changing the grip to a Python (Our favorite), which will be $11.00 installed, for the added traction to prevent slippage. The Racquetworld Grommet Tape upgrade ($1) can save you $$ in the long run as sometimes strings break from the grommet being worn down.For those who don't know what the grommet is, it's the plastic piece at the top of the racquet that the strings go through.When you hit the wall and floor this gets worn down.
The Python Atlas string upgrade is recommended because factory string is less playable/durable than the Python Atlas string we suggest. At the time of purchase, the Python Atlas restring upgrade is $22.00. It's normally $36 if you mailed the racquet to us later so you save $14 if you choose the upgrade right away. Another string we highly recommend is the Python Atlas Deluxe restring upgrade ($25.00), and its a little softer than the original Atlas for those players that prefer a softer string with incredible playability/durability.
If you choose a vibration dampener go with the Python Vibration Dampner (Our favorite), Head Megasorb, Gamma Worm or the BBB (Big Bad Band).
The wristlacer black is the default wrist tether that comes on your racquet at no charge.If you want to change colors, a small fee of $2.95 will be added for switching.
A question we get everyday is "What is Grommet Tape?"It's a piece of tape that goes over the head (bumper) of your racquet. Sometimes you need a restring because of a broken bumper.For an extra buck to add this, it could save you $25-40!!
We get follow up calls/emails everyday thanking us for the upgrades as they really help bring out the performance of the racquet.
Racquet Covers - Choose one for $10 (RacquetWorld Cover is Only $8.00)
A full racquet cover is NOT provided by the manufacturer with this racquet. You have the option of adding a full cover for $8-10 if you would like. If you want the best cover on the market buy the Racquetworld Cover. It is oversized, has a full outside pocket, a handle strap and a large shoulder strap as well as a ventilated pocket to let your grip breathe and best of all its $2 less than the others because we want to help you by supporting our company! The charge will only be $8.00 when added to the cart for this choice instead of $10.00 like the other covers.
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Exclusive RacquetWorld Racquet Ratings
Ratings and comparisons for all racquets can be found in RacquetWolrd Exclusive Racquet Ratings
Racquetworld's Durability Rating: 92.00
Racquetworld's Power Rating: Age 24- 92.16 Age 35 91.20 Age 45+ 90.24
Racquetworld's Control Rating #1 (Front Court): 91.20
Control 1 (Front Court) represents how the racquet handles upfront in the court. We are basically looking at how certain components stacked together to produce good (or bad) racquet maneuverability. To figure this out we look at the weight, balance point, and shape of the frame. We throw all this info into Pat's brain along with a couple hours of hit testing and out pops the rating. This value is useful especially for doubles players who find themselves covering the upfront court a lot. It is also good to know if you are a good server and find yourself quickly putting away returns off your serve without leaving front middle court.
Racquetworld's Control Rating #2 (Back Court): 89.76
Control 2 (Back Court) represents the traditional control rating when taking a full shot from mid to back court. Our goal with control is to redirect the Force of the ball. We again focus on weight, balance point, shape, string pattern and tension, frame stiffness and on court experience.
Racquetworld's Overall Rating: Age 24- 91.47 Age 35 90.99 Age 45+ 90.51
Technology - Manufacturers Features:
RacquetWorld Head Racquetball Racquet Technology Section - Head Technology Section
- ASP - Adaptive String Pattern
- Delta Frame
- Power Channels
- Power Stabilizers
InnegraTM is today the worlds lightest high performance fibre.
On top of this: HEAD's new hybrid-composite structure with the ultra tough InnegraTM fibre considerably extends the performance of your HEAD racket, that means the racket remains longer in the perfect condition without losing any of its great properties.
Innegra Technology Feature:- Extremely tough and light;
- Lightest fibre in the world today
- In combination with carbon fibre, InnegraTM forms an ultra tough hybrid-composite structure
Benefits:- improved stability and increased shock absorption
- vibration on ball impact is reduced by up to 17% for unique control and precision
- HEADs new hybrid-composite structure considerabley tends the performance of your HEAD racquet
ASP - Adaptive String Pattern - New for 2015 - 2016
HEAD's new technology allows you to customize your string pattern to match your game. Specially designed inserts allow you to choose your string pattern every time you string your racquet.
- 16/16 String Pattern (Factory Default) - Ultimate in Power, Precision & Durability
- 12/16 String Pattern (Requires Restringing with 12/16 insert) - Ultimate in Power & Softer Feel
Delta Frame - New for 2015 - 2016
- Optimized frame shape with constant beam width
- Largest sweet spot possible
- Sweet spot remains high onthe string bed
- Incredible Power & Feel
Head takes Power Channels to the next level! This power technology is created through molded tubes in the throat, eliminating exterior string holes and the traditional grommet system. This lengthens each main string and creates maximum stiffness which results in an incredible increase in raw power. The Power Channels are now equiped with Teflon friction reducing polymer allowing the strings to slide through the Power Channels with nearly no friction resulting in maximum energy transfer which increases power on every shot
Head panteted twin-tube technology has been strategically positioned in the head of the racquet to provide maximum stability on every shot.