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Ben Johns’ New Pickleball Paddle is Now Available at GSM In-Store and Online

Updated: Sep 27, 2023

Ben Johns playing pickleball

Where are JOOLA pickleball paddles made?

Established in Germany in 1952, JOOLA has been a major player on the worldwide table tennis scene for nearly 70 years. In 2022, JOOLA officially entered the pickleball market with the launch of JOOLA Pickleball.

JOOLA Pickleball immediately took the pickleball world by storm by sponsoring world #1 men’s pickleball player Ben Johns. (Read on to find out which paddle Ben Johns plays with.) Continuing their German tradition, Joola table tennis and pickleball products are manufactured overseas in Germany. Stateside, Game-Set-Match, Inc. is proud to be Colorado’s premier retailer for Joola pickleball and table tennis gear. We carry a wide range of different Joola pickleball paddle models and Joola table tennis products in our four stores.

What pickleball paddle does Ben Johns play with?

Ben Johns is currently ranked #1 in the world by the Pro Pickleball Association for singles, doubles and mixed doubles. Ben Johns is considered by many to be the greatest pickleball player of all time!

Ben Johns pickleball paddle

The JOOLA Perseus is Ben John’s new signature paddle, developed in direct collaboration with Ben himself. It features ultra-premium components like a reactive polymer honeycomb core and charged carbon friction surface.

  • Boasts new Charged Carbon surface technology.

  • Provides impressive power and pop, producing incredibly precise shots.

  • Expands the optimal hitting area and enhances your connection to the paddle, so you are always in command of your game.

  • Bolstered by a grippy Carbon Friction textured surface to generate maximum spin.

  • Fortified by a carbon-frame to increase strength and durability, ensuring a consistent playing experience game after game.

What are the different JOOLA pickleball paddle models?

The JOOLA Scorpeus pickleball paddle

Concurrent with the Perseus paddle launch, JOOLA released the JOOLA Scorpeus paddle. The Scorpeus shares all the same cutting-edge technology as the Perseus but in a different paddle shape.

Whereas the Perseus is an elongated paddle for added reach and spin, the Scorpeus is a traditional square shape for maximum sweet spot and power.

Prior to the JOOLA Ben Johns Perseus paddle launch, Ben Johns played with the Ben Johns Hyperion CFS. Like the JOOLA Perseus, the Ben Johns Hyperion CFS is a premium pickleball paddle designed collaboratively with Ben Johns. This paddle is USAPA-approved and performs at the highest levels in all categories.

The Hyperion CFS is rated 94 for control, 93 for power and 95 for spin. It features an aero-curve head shape for faster swing speed and carbon friction surface for maximum spin.

JOOLA Ben Johns Hyperion CAS pickleball paddle

If you like the Hyperion CFS but want to stay within your budget, try the Hyperion CAS. The Ben Johns Hyperion CAS is available in both a 16mm and 13.5mm core thickness. In comparing the Hyperion CFS vs Hyperion CAS, the Hyperion CAS features a slightly more aggressive head shape that yields an ideal amount of control and versatility on a wide range of shots.

It has a carbon abrasion surface for spin production and response honeycomb polymer core for improved ball feedback, feel and control. The Ben Johns Hyperion CAS 16mm provides slightly more control, while the 13.5mm version provides slightly more power.

JOOLA Essentials pickleball paddle

If you’re new to the sport and just learning how to play pickleball, the JOOLA Essentials pickleball paddle is a great option The JOOLA Essentials paddle is a great starter paddle for recreational players and anyone working to to develop their strokes.

It features a response polymer core and fiberglass surface that yields great pop on the ball. Designed for entry level players, it has an average weight of 8.2 ounces, 15.5 inch length, 7.9 inch width and 4.75 inch grip.

Where can I buy JOOLA pickleball paddles?

If you’re wondering where to buy JOOLA pickleball paddles, look no further than Game-Set-Match, Inc.

We have the largest pickleball store in Colorado and the intermountain region as well as three additional stores and our online shop. Game-Set-Match, Inc. is your #1 source for JOOLA pickleball paddles thanks to our outstanding pickleball selection and expert product advice.


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