Secondly, the Astrox 88 includes Yonex’s new E.B Cap, which boosts energy transfer from the player to the racket by flexing the shaft in a single direction, reducing shaft twisting and energy loss. This combines perfectly with the innovative Namd graphite which produces extra flex and snapback for players, giving you additional power with no loss of control. Finally, the Astrox 88D flexes at the mid-point of the frame, ensuring that only the upper half flexes, allowing the stringbed to transmit power to the shuttle as efficiently as possible, letting you accumulate energy and momentum before releasing the relentless power that helps you to break through your opponent's defence every time.
Making the whole frame flexible allows the“ASTROX 88 S”to hold the shuttlecock for accurate control, while the“ASTROX 88 D” has more flex in the upper part of the frame transmitting maximum power to the shuttlecock to break through the opponents. In addition the overall length of the“88 S” is only 5mm longer, which enhances both accuracy and power while the“88 D” is 10 mm longer to provide powerful attacks.
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