The Wilson Ugly Stick BLX racquetball racquet is designed for a pleasing blend of maneuverability, power and control. Wilson's BLX technology is an innovative racquet technology for optimum feel and playability. With a more traditional shaped throat and head shape, this racquet will appeal to those who may have played with Wilson's nCode series of the past. Power is enhanced with the use of Power Strings through the racquet handle. Wilson's Shock Shield string dampener provides terrific string buzz squelching for a quieter, softer feel.