Set Hawk 2022 – Read our Test, Reviews & Opinions

Micke at Elitepadel reviewing the Set Hawk

Our verdict and review for the Set Hawk 2022 after testing the racket is that it is a really good racket with a soft core that gives good balance and control in the racket. Set have also built this racket with a carbon fibre reinforced frame for extra durability.

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Content of the review

Set Hawk characteristics
Picture from when we tested and reviewed the Set Hawk 2022

Set Hawk 2022 characteristics

Below we go through the racket from when we tested and reviewed the Set Hawk 2022 and the characteristics of the racket. In addition to the features, the racket is aesthetically beautiful with fine lines and nice coloring.

Rackets specifications 
Brand Set
ShapeDrop shape
BalanceMedium
Game typeAll-round/defensive
Game LevelIntermediate – advanced
Weightg (+/-10) 365 – 380 g

Material

A more durable and rigid frame in 100% carbon fibre, combined with a soft hitting surface in 3K carbon fibre and a core in Black Eva Soft Ultra.

Set Hawk material
Picture from when we tested and reviewed the Set Hawk 2022

Balance

A mid-level balance point that can provide an advantage in both modes of play. In other words, it can provide both control and power.

Racket shape

The racket shape drop shape allows for a larger sweetspot, giving more chances to create controlling ball hits.

Hard or soft?

An all-round racket that goes more in the softer direction, allowing for a soft hitting surface and a soft core. These characteristics combined with a larger sweetspot and racket shape provide more advantages for soft play. This racket may therefore be easier to handle for low or slow balls.

What level of player is Set Hawk suitable for
Picture from when we tested and reviewed the Set Hawk 2022

What level of player is Set Hawk suitable for?

Players with longer experience, from intermediate level upwards, who prefer defensive play but at the same time want to be able to use the racket for offensive play. An intermediate or more advanced level padel player will find it easier to gain speed and power in overhead shots.

Is the racket best suited for offensive or defensive play?

Based on the soft Eva core and the soft hitting surface of 3K carbon fiber, the racket offers good advantages for handling the soft and slow balls. On the other hand, the diamond shape and a medium balance can provide good help for both offensive and defensive play.

Information about the Set brand

The Set brand, originally from Spain, has been on the market for about seven years. Set Nordic, like Anders Tiensuu and Anders Dahlin, is based in Sweden and is very new to the market. They promise that by 2022 they will be able to offer a full range of rackets, clothing, shoes and accessories for the sport of padel.

Anders and Anders’ vision is to be able to deliver one of the market’s biggest brands for the sport of padel. With their warehouse in Sweden, they can provide their customers with shorter delivery times, so they can benefit from their products in the game of padel as soon as possible. Should there be any complaints, the whole process behind it will be smoother with a warehouse close at hand.

Read more about the Set padel racket and our other reviews.

Compare racket with other models

Comparison of Set racketsShapeBalanceGame typeLevel of playWeight
Set BullDrop ShapeMediumOffensiveIntermediate - advanced360-375 g
Set HyenaRoundMediumAll round/DefensiveIntermediate - advanced360-375 g
Set LeopardDrop ShapeHighAll round/OffensiveIntermediate - advanced365-380 g
Set HawkDrop ShapeMediumAll round/DefensiveIntermediate - advanced365-380 g
Read more about all SET padel rackets.

Benefits of Set Hawk 2022

The frame is more resilient as it is made of 100% carbon fibre, so it gives some stiffness to the racket as well as withstanding more impacts and hard ball hits near the frame. The 3K carbon fiber hitting surface and soft Eva core provide both control and balance in the game. 

With the medium-hard characteristics, a more advanced level padel player can get enough power and speed out of the balls to be handled above the head. The softer core also allows for better balance in the racket.

Disadvantages

It requires a player at a more advanced level of play to gain proper strength in both offensive and defensive play.

Set Hawk

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