We own a lot of different table tennis rackets, but our favorite is the Killerspin Jet 800. In our opinion, it’s one of the best pre-made table tennis paddles on the market and will definitely help you to up your game to the next level.
Secondly, what is a good beginner table tennis paddle?
In our opinion, the best table tennis bat for beginners is the Eastfield Allround. If you’re on a tighter budget, the best budget racket for beginners is the Palio Expert 3.0.
Correspondingly, what is a good brand of ping pong paddle?
“All the big-four brands — Stiga, Butterfly, Joola, and Donic — make preassembled, high-end recreational paddles that have quality rubber and a nice balanced blade,” he says. “For every $10 to $15 you go up in price, you will add more control and spin to your paddle.”
Is butterfly better than Stiga?
While Butterfly racket has a huge market in the US, and Europe (because they are faster, and harder). … Stiga racket is in general cheaper than Butterfly blade. Chinese players prefer the “good old day of feeling” from Stiga blade. Stiga racket is somehow more flexible than Butterfly blade.
When you pick a ping pong paddle, go for a handle that suits your grip. The basic rule is the penhold grip require a penhold or short handle, while the shakehand grip needs a longer handle (which can be straight, flared or anatomical). If you haven’t already, study the above section on the different types of handle.
The 3 Best Ping Pong Paddles for Professionals
- STIGA Pro Carbon Table Tennis Racket. The top contender on our list of professional table tennis rackets is none other than the STIGA Pro Carbon Table Tennis Racket. …
- Killerspin JET800 SPEED N1 Table Tennis Paddle. …
- MAPOL 4 Star Pro.
Top 10 ping pong paddles
- DHS Hurricane-II Tournament.
- Stiga Tournament Titan.
- Butterfly Zhang Jike Box Set.
- Butterfly Zhang Jike ZLC Pro-line.
- Butterfly Timo Boll ALC Pro-line.
- Elite Topspin Professional 4.
- NuLandings Paddle Set.
- Palio Master 2.
To get a custom made bat, you’ll need to buy from a table tennis shop. Look out for ‘All round’ blades, and rubbers with a high control rating. If in doubt give the company a call. Explain your playing style, what bat you’re currently playing with and how you want your game to develop.
R&D costs money. Sponsorship’s for athletes and events costs money (butterfly does this more than any other and naturally has the highest rubber prices). Overhead and salaries cost money. And players/hobbyists are more that willing to pay the high price.
The most expensive rubber on the market is the Butterfly Tenergy 05. Just one sheet will cost more than the Stiga Pro Carbon for example.
There is no such thing as a 4 or 5 star ping pong ball. The maximum quality rating is 3 stars.