Courtesy of Samson Dubina In this article, I’m going to give detailed answers 6 of the most commonly asked questions about table tennis equipment. Selecting the proper equipment is one of the best ways to maximize one’s potential. Question #1 What are the advantages/disadvantages of carbon blades verses all wood blades? Generally, carbon blades are […]
USA Table Tennis Hall of Famer Judy Hoarfrost provides an easy to understand tutorial from the Paddle Palace archive on the most important considerations when picking out your first table tennis racket. Learn about the different types of blades and rubber plus shakehands and penholder style paddles. Here are some links to help you get the […]
US Paralympic Gold Medalist Tahl Leibovitz visited SPiN, New York to share some thoughts on how he instructs his students to pick equipment. Tahl uses a STIGA Clipper Classic in this Howcast Video. Tahl Leibovitz, 2015 USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame Inductee has played the sport for over 25 years beginning at the South […]
Table tennis rubber is one of the biggest investments players make in the sport. A new sheet of rubber, right out of the package, is beautiful and clean and fresh. As soon as you play with it – in no time at all – dirt, oil, dust, grime, nicks, and dead spots find their way onto your originally pristine rubber. Without proper cleaning and care, your rubber will get old quickly. So it is a good idea, both performance-wise and budgetwise, to do everything you can to prolong the life of your rubber.
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Jim Butler plays with JUIC’s Stellan Bengtsson Alpha blade. He is a four-time US Men’s Singles Champion, two-time Olympian and a current member of the US National Team. Control is the name of his game and is one reason why he uses the Bengtsson blade. Hear from Jimmy why he is so successful with this blade.
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