The Matrix is the classic no-frills paddle for improving your stroke technique. They boast a hydrodynamic design, a curved front end to enhance the feel of the ‘catch’ phase and also feature added holes to increase your feel of the water.
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There’s more than striking visuals at play here: the Vortex are ergonomically-designed to mould to your hand shape, with the straps able to fit in multiple positions. There are also soft edges to prevent any wrist rubbing.
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The Fastskin take the innovation award, with a unique ergonomic design that wraps around the back of the hand. There’s also an internal loop for your finger designed to produce an optimal and balanced stroke in terms of power and control.
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