The Stiga Titan Racket is tournament level racket in a medium price range. It has ultra lightweight Balsa wood ply which will highly aid the speed of your game.
- Ultra Lightweight
- ITTF approved rubber
- Advanced control
- Decent spin
- Probably not suitable for power play
- Sponge has low rebound time
The first thing you’ll notice after taking the Titan in your hand is its extreme light weight. You can play for hours with this racket and you’ll not feel any strain in your hand. Also, the lightweight model help in increasing speed of your game.
Due to its light plywood your power shots might not get delivered with as much force as you intend it to be. It is due to the fact that most of the force will be absorbed by the ply and less will be transferred to the ball. But if you are a kind of player who relies more on ball placement, than power shots, then this racket will suit your needs well. This paddle is meant to play finesse shots and not for shooting canon balls!
The racket has a concave Italian composite handle with WRB system which means you’ll have more weight balance, increased rate of recovery after every shot, and perfect placement of ball. Stiga’s unique crystal technology for hardening the blade further increase the speed of the blade.
The durability of the model is however a little questionable as some customers have reported it to break from the handle. This is normally due to a manufacturing defect and if you face it, you can get your paddle replaced by writing to Stiga’s customer care. The paddle is sleek, elegant, and delivers perfect top spins. The rubber feels a little sticky after some use, so you’ll need to wipe it clean regularly with a tissue paper and soapy water.
The handle of the racket will fit well into your hands and the light weight will make you feel as if the racket and your hand is one. As you’ll spend more and more time playing with this paddle, you’ll notice that your defense shots are automatically getting upgraded. Even an attacking player will love to play on the defensive side, just to see the amazing placement accuracy that can be achieved with this paddle.
In conclusion, it’s a great paddle for the price you pay. You can be a serious beginner or a relaxed veteran, this paddle will serve both the personalities.