The Selkirk Vanguard 2.0 Hybrid Epic Lightweight Pickleball Paddle is a forgiving and comfortable paddle that will help you dominate the court. The Vanguard Hybrid Epic has a very consistent hitting surface with a large sweet spot. The hitting surface is made up of Quadcore, a bi-directional cross-weave of carbon fibers with a slightly rough feel for great spin and control. Contact on every type of shot is extremely clean and has a slightly rough finish for control and spin. The thick X5 Honeycomb Polymer Core absorbs vibration and provides a soft and comfortable feel. The paddle is protected by Selkirk EdgeSentry, a neutral weight and low-profile edge that maintains the paddle's maneuverability and does not interfere with the paddle's hitting surface. Overall, the Selkirk Vanguard Hybrid Epic Lightweight pickleball paddle is a soft and comfortable paddle that suits a wide range of players. The paddle has a lot of feel and pocketing that leaves you totally connected to the ball without sacrificing power.