The HEAD Speed 23 Comp 2017 racquet is a serious racquet for the young tennis player working to hone their skills on the court. Featuring a graphite composite frame with a smaller head size, players can move quicker, easier, and with more power and control. This racquet is perfect for young players before they transition into an adult size frame. This racquet is best used with the slower, lower-bouncing red and yellow foam felt tennis balls. This racquet is prestrung with HEAD string. Features Innegra and Damp+ technology that provides power with less shock to the arm. Ideal for players 8 years of age and under. Innegra™: - Vibration on ball impact is reduced by up to 17% for unique control and precision.