The Timo Boll ALC is for highly experienced players who look to elevate their game and thus require the highest quality materials and rackets. Considering that a carbon blade lasts about 5 to 10 years and lasts longer than most wood blades high level players find a carbon blade that is fast but, at the same time still has good control. This is the blade Timo Boll himself uses to obliterate his opponents. Butterfly’s technicians sat down with Timo Boll to design the perfect blade to enhance his best styles of play and this is the blade they came up with. Combines Arylate fiber features of lightness flexibility and shock absorption with the Carbon fiber features of high elasticity and minimal dissipation of energy. The Arylate Carbon material used further enhances the attacking capabilities. It has heavy spin control as well as an impressive shot speed which combine to give you true power.