Advanced Recreation Design (ARD) produces some of the most technologically advanced pickleball paddles in the world. The GF200 is a beautiful paddle comprised of a graphite surface and a monolithic frame with a foam core. This paddle provides tremendous response and power allowing the player to improve both his/her power and accuracy. A unique throat design provides horizontal stability as well as vibration control. The throat design, unique to the A.R.D. line of paddles, is part of Advanced Recreation Designs ongoing attempt to bring innovation and technological improvements to your game. Along with the advanced throat design the uni-body molded frame helps with vibration control and paddle stability. Having a paddle that hits the ball as your mind sees the shot is a great advantage. Having a paddle that increases your power without sacrificing control is a winning combination! Playing is fun. Winning is more fun! Enjoy the game!