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5-Star Ping-Pong Paddle | AB-5000

5-Star Ping-Pong Paddle | AB-5000

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For the Intermediate Players: The 5-Star Paddle
Composed of five layers, our 5-Star ping pong paddle combines three inner layers of durable Ayous plywood with two outer layers of powerful Koto wood from West Africa. Known for its strength on par with European Ash, Koto ensures an enhanced playing experience. The paddle proudly displays our signature logo, accompanied by 5 stars, on its handle. With two white lines as its hallmark, it's crafted for intermediate players aiming for precision and progress.

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    Technical Specifications

    Skill Level:

    • Intermediate
    • Advanced

    Type of Wood:

    • Ayous
    • Koto

    1.6 mm

    2.1 mm

    ~197gsm (+/- 10gsm)





    • Deluxe carry case

    Product Care

    Extend your AirBlades paddle's life with these care steps:

    • Clean Gently: Wipe the surface with a damp cloth after use.
    • Avoid Sunlight: Store away from direct sunlight to preserve the rubber.
    • Protective Case: Always return your paddle to its case post-game.

    Patented Slopehandle

    Our SlopeHandle is patented for its unique ergonomic grip, making it easier for players, especially children, to hold and control their paddle. Patent No. US-D894304-S

    Lifetime Warranty

    Secure Your Game with Our Lifetime Warranty

    If you have signed up for Lifetime Warranty and your paddle arrives with defects from manufacturing or develops faults during normal usage, you're covered. Simply email us with a photo and description of the issue. After inspection (return shipping at your cost), if the fault is ours, we will replace your paddle free of charge, including shipping.
    Note: Warranty is void if paddle shows signs of abuse or neglect. Read AirBlades' Lifetime Warranty Terms and Conditions here.

    Shipping & Returns

    Enjoy free standard shipping across the U.S. and Australia. For return details, read our return policy here.

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    • Patented Ergonomic Handle Design

    • 5-Ply Blade Construction

    • High-Quality Textured Rubber

    • Lifetime Warranty

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    The fully patented slope handle is a uniquely shaped handle that contours to your hand, offering a more comfortable and natural grip. It is specifically designed for:
    • Secure Grip
    • Precise Control
    • Reduced Fatigue


    For the intermediate players wanting to elevate their game, the 5-star AirBlades paddle offers an exceptional blend of precision and power. Crafted with a 5-ply construction, its core consists of three layers of resilient Ayous wood, renowned for its durability and resistance to varying temperatures. The exterior layers, made from Koto wood – a timber with strength properties akin to European Ash – are sourced predominantly from West Africa, particularly Nigeria and the Cameroons. This fusion of Ayous and Koto woods ensures not only a responsive touch but also a robust paddle structure, making it an ideal choice for those advancing in their table tennis journey.


    Each of our table tennis rackets includes a custom-made, beautifully designed, water-resistant deluxe carrying case. This protective feature ensures the longevity of your racket, preserving its high-quality and high-elasticity 2.1mm sponge for ultimate spin.

    About Airblades

    Homegrown Australian Brand

    AirBlades is an innovative table tennis company founded by Allan Say, a passionate ping pong enthusiast and professional tennis coach from Brisbane, Australia.
    Driven by his love for the game and a desire to fill a niche in the market, Allan started AirBlades to create high-quality, uniquely designed table tennis products.

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What makes a ping pong paddle professional-grade?

    A professional-grade ping pong paddle, like the AirBlades Peacemaker ALC, features high-quality materials such as ALC carbon layers and superior rubber for enhanced speed, spin, and control. These paddles meet ITTF regulations, ensuring they're suitable for tournament play.

    How do I choose the right table tennis paddle for me?

    Choosing the right table tennis paddle involves considering your skill level and playing style. Beginners might prefer paddles with good control, like the AB-3000, while advanced players often seek paddles with higher speed and spin ratings, such as the Peacemaker ALC Professional model. If you are still not sure, you can Contact Us for help with choosing the right paddle.

    What's unique about AirBlades' patented Slopehandle design?

    AirBlades' patented Slopehandle design on all our ping pong paddles offer an ergonomic grip, enhancing wrist mobility for better strokes and reducing player fatigue. This innovative handle design provides a competitive edge in both comfort and performance.

    How often should I replace my ping pong paddle's rubber?

    The frequency of rubber replacement depends on your playing frequency and intensity. For regular players, changing the rubber every 6-12 months ensures optimal performance. Airblades offers quality replacement rubbers for its range of paddles, ensuring your game stays sharp.

    Are AirBlades' ping pong paddles suitable for both indoor and outdoor play?

    Yes, AirBlades' paddles are crafted to perform excellently for both indoor and outdoor play. However, we recommend using specific outdoor table tennis balls for outdoor matches to ensure durability and consistent play.

    What are the dimensions and weight standards for tournament-approved ping pong balls?

    Tournament-approved ping pong balls, like AirBlades' 3-Star balls, comply with ITTF regulations of a 40mm diameter, a weight of 2.7 grams, and a bounce height between 23cm and 26cm when dropped from a height of 30.5cm onto a standard steel block.