The introduction of the new plastic “Poly Ball” for table tennis has created a lot of excitement in the table tennis world. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions with answers direct from Paddle Palace
Category: New Products
Presenting the newest rubber from STIGA! Adopted for the upcoming poly ball with the new Oxygen Capsule System. Available soon in S and M.
View this great video to learn about the new STIGA Calibra Tour rubbers. The new supermatted surface gives you the optimal ball contact. Take control over the ball and take your game to a new level!
Available Now– DONIC Bluefire JP 01 and JP 03! This is a new type of rubber in combination with the proven, dynamic blue sponge but with a somewhat finer pored structure. This lends the rubber sensational feel, with maximum catapult and a very high arc of the ball. The very grippy, taut but elastic top surface rubber produces maximum spin when top-spinning and fantastic control due to increased contact on the bat.
This cool new table tennis video featuring Jean-Michel Saive, welcomes you to STIGA’s Calibra family of rubbers with plenty of slow motion shots showing the spin and trajectory these exceptional rubbers produce. You can read complete descriptions of each rubber’s attributes by clicking on their name at the bottom of the video window!
Australian Olympian William Henzell received a proto-type of the new plastic table tennis ball at the 2012 World Championships in Dortmund. This excellent video shows his frank and thorough review of his test of the ball. Everyone is curious about the new balls and there are many questions that William addresses such as, “How differently will they play?”, “Will there be less spin?”, “Are they going to be faster or slower?”. Also included in this Paddle Palace blog is a written transcription of his review.
Video: New STIGA Sense 7.6 Table Tennis Blade is Made for Power. Jonas Wilen, product manager for STIGA, describes the new blade’s technology.