The best recreational ping pong paddles
Will Shortz, the owner of Westchester Table Tennis Center (he’s also pretty good at crosswords), recommends beginners look for paddles that cost between $25 and $40.
People also ask, which ping pong brand is the best?
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Consequently, what is the size of table tennis racket?
Ping-Pong Paddles (Table Tennis Rackets) have an average blade length of 6.7” (17 cm), blade width of 5.9” (15 cm), an overall length between 9.45”-10.25” (240-260 mm).
What ping pong paddle should I get?
If you like playing a fast paced game, you’ll want a blade with 5 or more layers of material. The lighter the better, so blades that incorporate rigid-but-light carbon fiber or titanium carbon are suited for your playstyle.
Official Rules of Table Tennis
- GAMES ARE PLAYED TO 11 POINTS. …
- ALTERNATE SERVES EVERY TWO POINTS. …
- TOSS THE BALL STRAIGHT UP WHEN SERVING. …
- THE SERVE CAN LAND ANYWHERE IN SINGLES. …
- DOUBLES SERVES MUST GO RIGHT COURT TO RIGHT COURT. …
- A SERVE THAT TOUCHES THE NET ON THE WAY OVER IS A “LET” …
- ALTERNATE HITTING IN A DOUBLES RALLY.
Play Surface: The first thing to look for in a table tennis table is the thickness of the top. Tops will range in thickness from ½” to 1”. The playing surface should be at least 3/4 inches or 19mm thick. Anything of lesser thickness will warp too easily and not give consistent ball bounce.
What is the most expensive ping pong paddle? As of this writing, the most expensive ping pong paddle is the Butterfly Zhang Jike Super ZLC Racket. It costs a whopping $525.97.
Butterfly makes better quality paddles in general, but Stiga’s wood is softer compare to new Butterfly paddles. the newer butterfly paddles (Viscaria, Timo Boll ALC…) the wood are known to be harder than older ones(a few years back). In China, people sell older Viscaria at higher prices.