What is Kapau?
*Fast paced, high performance game
*Racket featuring carbon fiber frame, pro strings and tri tech ergonomic grip
*Designed for outdoor play (beaches and park are a good choice)
*Crowd friendly - does not make noise
Merging traditional beach racket culture with professional tennis racket tech, Kapau is the ultimate outdoor racket game.
Meticulously designed over the course of three years, Kapau’s lightweight, hybrid rackets feature the shape, grip and style of fun, challenge and virtuosity!
Play Kapau! The racket is lighter, the pace is higher and the play enables multiple stroke techniques.
This free-style, free-spirit encounter engages two players up against nothing, but their own limits. Jump, sweat, dive and thrive, as you magnetize your eyes on the ball. Easy on the ears, Kapau is a crowd-friendly phenomenon.
Check out some real-life Kapau action:
Utilizing professional tennis racket technology, the Kapau racket features a carbon fiber frame, pro strings of choice and a uniquely-designed, Tri-tech ergonomic grip (see below).
The seven ounce, slightly oval, stringed racket produces a reduced wind factor, enhancing an effortless swing. Outdoor material durability guaranteed.
The eight inch racket grip exhibits three polymer layers of diverse softness, facilitating perfect grip and maximal control.
Having tested Kapau with every ball in the market, we still couldn’t find one of perfect size, weight and bounce. So we created a ball of our own!
Weight: 0.95 oz
With intact bounce composition and spiff weight definition, the game flows easy with range flexibility and momentous activity.
It’s All In The Bag
The hip Kapau Bag hosts two rackets, two balls (so you'll have a spare one), and just enough space for your car keys and mobile phone :)
Who We Are
We’re a team of two (each with his own racket):
Guy is a serial inventor, who works with troubled youth. At Kapau he’s the multi-talented handyman and R&D incharge.
Amit is a high-tech dude with a passion for sea kayaking and outdoor trekking. At Kapau he’s the product, marketing and biz wiz.
Oh, and we both love playing beach rackets and want to make the game the best it can be. (we’ve got rackets in our hands and rackets on our minds...)
How We Got Here
Over the past three years, we’ve cooperated with enthusiastic professionals from four continents, created dozens of prototypes, experimented with multiple materials and drew endless designs to most accurately shape the racket, the grip and the ball.
NOW, with your support, we’re ready to hit the sand running! What’s the money for? To bring Kapau to the market we must:
1. Produce first class, custom-made molds and
2. Satisfy suppliers’ demands for mass-production quantities.
- August - Successful crowdfunding
- September - Molds preparation
- October - Mass-production
- November - Assembly and shipping to backers
Support us, by ordering your own set of Kapau rackets!
Because FUN is the name of the game.
Risks and challenges
We need to raise the funds to establish for tooling, primarily to produce first-class molds, and to be able to commit to mass-production quantities vs. the suppliers.
We already have working prototypes, product engineering and ready-to-sign offers from vendors.
Shipping options have already been checked out and most of the arrangements have been confirmed.
We are working with a leading design company, with vast experience in turnkey projects such as ours, that helps us all the way from concept to full production.
The only real risks involved are manufacturing delays due to machine scheduling conflicts or errors. Supporters will be updated about delays in a timely manner.Learn about accountability on Kickstarter
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