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Yinhe Mercury 2 Review—The Cheapest Rubber

Last year, while I was still playing in the Spanish league, I wanted to find an affordable and somewhat softer rubber for my new Dr. Neubauer Barricade Def blade. So, while browsing an online store, I stumbled upon the Yinhe Mercury 2 rubber, which was only 5 euros, including shipping. Without much thought, I placed an order due to the.

Top 10 Best All Wood Table Tennis Blades

As a defensive player, the vast majority of blades that I have used throughout my professional career have been all-wood blades. Some of these blades were 5e-ply all-wood, while others were 7-ply all-wood constructions. In my previous articles, I provided a detailed introduction and comparison between 5-ply and 7-ply all-wood blades, along with some recommendations. In fact, for the majority.

5 Ply vs 7 Ply Table Tennis Blade—Difference & Recommendations

A few days ago, while I was training, one of my students asked me a question: "Coach, what's the difference between a 5 ply blade and a 7 ply blade?" A child nearby chimed in, "Isn't it simple? One is thinner, and the other is thicker." Everyone laughed after hearing that, but the child wasn't entirely wrong. However, this question.

SANWEI Parla Table Tennis Blade Review

A few days ago, I did a review of the Sanwei Echo. In fact, Sanwei Sports has recently launched two classic all-wood blades, the other one being the Sanwei Parla. Both of these are part of the Trio series. One of the blades has 5 plies and the other has 7 plies. Actually, I really like both of these blades,.

SANWEI Gear Hyper Review—Best Alternative to DHS Hurricane 3?

A few weeks ago, Sanwei Company sent me some table tennis equipment for doing reviews, and one particular rubber, Gear Hyper, caught my attention. I had heard about the Sanwei Gear Hyper rubber before, but the price of 40 euros was a bit expensive for me, so I didn't buy it when I was in Spain. Now, I finally have.

Loki Rxton 3 Review—A Great Pink Table Tennis Rubber

A few days ago, after receiving a new blade, I was considering what rubber to pair with it. I opened an online shopping website and browsed through to see which rubber options I hadn't tried yet. That's when I came across Loki Rxton. Honestly, I had never heard of this rubber before, but most of the reviews seemed positive, and.

How to Clean Table Tennis Rubber: A Comprehensive Guide

For table tennis enthusiasts, table tennis rubber and rackets are their best friends. It is not uncommon for some players to spend hundreds of dollars on a set of equipment. Some excellent rubbers, such as the Butterfly Tenergy 05 and DHS Hurricane 3 National Version, cost over $100 each. So how should we clean and maintain these expensive rubbers? Let's.

In-depth Review of Dawei Saviga V (Zhou XinTong Version)

I've always been interested in the various long-pips rubbers on the market, and I'll buy and try them whenever I hear about a good one. Recently, coloured rubbers became a trend in table tennis. Seeing my teammates switch to blue and green rubbers, I wanted to try one myself. I've tried the green Tibhar Grass D.TecS long-pips before, and it.

In-Depth Review of SANWEI Echo Table Tennis Blade

A few days ago, I received several blades and rubbers sent to me by SANWEI Sports. I have never used Sanwei's products before, so I am full of curiosity this time. The first one I tried was the newly launched all-wood blade Echo from Sanwei. According to the description on Sanwei's official website, the Sanwei Echo is a part of.

Top 12 best ping pong brands(Butterfly, Donic, Joola, and more)

For table tennis players, whether they are beginners or professional ones, it is common to buy table tennis blades and rubber sheets. As a result, I often receive a range of questions, such as which are the best ping pong brands? What are the unique characteristics of Chinese rubbers? Are Japanese blades superior, or are German blades better? These are.

Review of Friendship 729 729-2 Sensor—New 729-2

When it comes to Friendship 729 and Friendship 729-2, people familiar with the history of table tennis in China will express their nostalgia. 729 is a brand of table tennis equipment that has contributed to the development of the sport in China. It has provided great support to numerous famous Chinese table tennis players who have reached the pinnacle of.

Why Do Table Tennis Players Bounce the Ball Before Serving?

I don't know if you have noticed, but when we watch table tennis matches, we often see table tennis players constantly bouncing the ball on the table before serving. Some people who don't play table tennis may wonder why these players have such a habit. This action may seem like a simple routine, but it serves several purposes that can.

Top 6 Best Defensive Table Tennis Blade—For Superior Defensive Play

As a player with a defensive playstyle, many people are curious about my blade. Defensive playstyle is not as popular as offensive playstyle, so people are quite interested in it. Some players even want to switch to a defensive style and add long or short pips to their blades to learn blocking or chopping. So sometimes, they may ask me.

Yinhe Apollo 5 Table Tennis Rubber Review: A Combination of DHS Hurricane 3 and T05

The table tennis rubbers produced by Yinhe Company are well-known among table tennis players. The company has produced many classic Chinese-made blades and rubber sheets over the years. The Yinhe rubber is particularly noteworthy for its high cost-performance ratio and excellent feel. Yinhe Apollo 5 is a budget-friendly rubber with quite great performance, making it a popular choice for players.

Andro Rasant Table Tennis Rubber Review: A Perfect Combination of Technology and Performance

Table tennis players of all levels know that choosing the right rubber for their paddle can significantly impact their performance. Andro, a German-based table tennis equipment manufacturer, has produced high-quality rubbers for decades. Among their most popular rubbers is the Andro Rasant series, which perfectly combines speed, spin, and control. When it was first released, the bright green sponge of.

Yasaka Rising Dragon Review—A Hybrid Rubber of Speed and Spin

Before discussing Yasaka Rising Dragon, I want to explain some basic ideas about table tennis rubbers. There are many types of table tennis rubbers on the market, which can be roughly divided into Chinese, Japanese, and German rubbers (European rubbers). Each of these rubbers has its own characteristics. For example, Chinese and Japanese rubbers are known for their tackiness, which.

The Perfect Storm: DHS Hurricane 8 Table Tennis Rubber Review

DHS Hurricane 8 was first released in 2015, which was designed to work well with the 40+ plastic ball. In fact, 2015 was a momentous year in the history of Chinese table tennis. It marked the end of the era of the "Two Wangs and One Ma" (Wang Hao, Wang Liqin, and Ma Lin) and the emergence of a new.

Top 30 Best Table Tennis Rubbers—There is always one that fits you

If you're a serious table tennis player, you know that choosing the right equipment is essential to your success on the court. One of the most critical pieces of equipment is to find the best table tennis rubbers for us. In fact, the problem is that there are so many table tennis rubber brands and types available that we often.

How to Play Backhand Push in Table Tennis?-Super Tutorial

The backhand push is one of the four basic shots in table tennis, along with the forehand drive, the backhand drive, and the forehand push. These shots form the foundation of a player's overall game and are essential for developing a solid, well-rounded playing style. You can click the link to reference the basic skill we introduced in our previous.

How to Play Chop in Table Tennis—Perspective from A Chopper

Chop is a defensive shot in table tennis that defensive players widely use. It's an advanced skill and also a different play style. Unlike drives or pushes that every player has to learn and practice every day, the chop is a more advanced technique that only a few players will master. Only when pros have solid basic skills and excellent.

How to Play A Forehand Push in Table Tennis—3 Advacned Tips

The forehand push is one of the basic skills in table tennis. Forehand push and backhand push are usually taught after the player has learned the basic forehand and backhand drives. These four skills are considered fundamental techniques in table tennis and form the basis for most other shots and strategies in the game. Thus, it's super important to master.

How to Do A Backhand Drive in Table Tennis—3 Useful Tips

As one of table tennis's most critical fundamental shots, the backhand drive is often taught after the forehand drive. Mastering both shots can significantly improve a player's overall game and greatly make a beginner more interested in table tennis. When I first learned table tennis in primary school, I practiced the forehand and backhand drive for the entire first semester..

How to do a forehand drive in table tennis?—5 Useful Tips

What is the most important basic skill in table tennis? I think 90% of the people will say the forehand and backhand drive. These two basic skills are what we learn first when we start playing table tennis. They are basic and fundamental shots that form the foundation of the player's playing style and are extremely important shots that players.

Yasaka rakza 7 Review–Great Control Rubber

In our previous blog, we made a comparison between Donic Baracuda and Yasaka Rakza 7. But we have never reviewed Yasaka Rakza 7 specifically. So today we are going to have a look at this great rubber. The Yasaka Rakza 7 has indeed made a significant impact in the world of table tennis since its introduction in 2010. Its popularity.

Stiga Allround Classic Blade Review—A Table Tennis Blade from 1967

The Stiga Allround Classic Blade was first introduced in 1967 and has been popular among table tennis players for its versatility and durability, leading to over 1 million sales and a sales record. Similarly, this blade helped Stiga open the market just like Butterfly Sriver (click to read our previous review)did for the Butterfly Company. Sriver was also released in.

The Most Detailed Nittaku Violin Blade Review

Nittaku Violin is a table tennis blade that is claimed to be the first of its kind, using technology similar to that used in stringed instrument manufacturing. Thus, the blade gets its name "violin". The technology used in the making of the racket is said to result in a unique and improved playing experience for table tennis players, which naturally.

The most detailed Donic Waldner Legend Carbon Blade Review

As one of the most famous and successful table tennis players in Europe, Waldner's career has undoubtedly been extremely illustrious. In fact, there are many blades named after Waldener, many of which are classics. Donic Waldner Legend Carbon Blade is a blade released by Donic Company several years ago. As we all know, the number of blades named after Waldner.

Butterfly Sriver Review—Control monster or still a Speedy rubber nowadays?

When it comes to the most successful table tennis rubber of Butterfly Company, which one comes to mind first? I think 80% of ping pong lovers would say Tenergy 05. However, for the older generation, their answer might be Butterfly Sriver. Butterfly Sriver was first released in 1967  and it has always been famous for its great consistency. This rubber.