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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #80 on: May 31, 2009, 11:16:57 PM »
Where are the rubber sides on those paddles or do you buy those seperately? 
Rubbers are separate and sometimes cost more than the blade. :(  Sold individually, since upper level players utilize different tactics on FH and BH and therefore require different properties in the rubber.  Kooky, I know! :)

I have a freind who plays pretty high level ping pong. We had a nice discussion comparing the stringing of a tennis racquet with resurfacing a ping pong paddle. He says the pros do it all the time. I had never even thought about it until then.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #81 on: June 01, 2009, 06:24:16 AM »
Where are the rubber sides on those paddles or do you buy those seperately? 
Rubbers are separate and sometimes cost more than the blade. :(  Sold individually, since upper level players utilize different tactics on FH and BH and therefore require different properties in the rubber.  Kooky, I know! :)

I have a freind who plays pretty high level ping pong. We had a nice discussion comparing the stringing of a tennis racquet with resurfacing a ping pong paddle. He says the pros do it all the time. I had never even thought about it until then.
You talkin' 'bout me? :rofl_2:

It's actually similar in that there is a great deal of variety in rubbers as there are in strings.
From what I can tell, the effects of the different rubbers are more obvious to street hackers such as myself.
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #82 on: June 03, 2009, 09:18:51 PM »
Where are the rubber sides on those paddles or do you buy those seperately? 
Rubbers are separate and sometimes cost more than the blade. :(  Sold individually, since upper level players utilize different tactics on FH and BH and therefore require different properties in the rubber.  Kooky, I know! :)

I have a freind who plays pretty high level ping pong. We had a nice discussion comparing the stringing of a tennis racquet with resurfacing a ping pong paddle. He says the pros do it all the time. I had never even thought about it until then.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #83 on: July 02, 2009, 08:08:57 AM »
The rarely seen doubles play.



Simply the best.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #84 on: July 02, 2009, 04:56:00 PM »
The dubs point that ends at about 2:14 is just plain sick!   :cool:

Plus, in the other vid, when Jan gets the shot very close to the net that had hit the net and trickled over was some magic as well!   :)

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #85 on: March 18, 2010, 01:21:15 PM »
The Evergreen, JO Waldner v. Timo Boll



Waldner's 3rd ball attack is devasting in the first game and
 his comeback down 5-10 in the following game is stunning.  :worthy::applause: :worthy:
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #86 on: March 18, 2010, 02:38:51 PM »
2008 Olympic trials Pennsylvania.
What a variety of styles!

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #87 on: March 18, 2010, 05:16:06 PM »
this guys make nadal look like a fool with all that spin and acceleration. Good stuff.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #88 on: March 18, 2010, 06:59:10 PM »
this guys make nadal look like a fool with all that spin and acceleration. Good stuff.
Spin & speed have been the new game now in TT for a few years.
A far cry from the days of the hardbat.

I find that the challenge for me is to try and counteract that wicked spin.
Going to the local pub tonight to battle the choppers.
I don't see much of that in our basement league.
Most of the guys play the loop-counterloop game.
New challenges are always fun!!! :))

On a side note, I wonder how the RPM's compare between the 2 sports.
I know TT has the edge in speed.


Thanks for checking in on this obscure thread. :)
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #89 on: March 18, 2010, 07:18:07 PM »
this guys make nadal look like a fool with all that spin and acceleration. Good stuff.
Spin & speed have been the new game now in TT for a few years.
A far cry from the days of the hardbat.

I find that the challenge for me is to try and counteract that wicked spin.
Going to the local pub tonight to battle the choppers.
I don't see much of that in our basement league.
Most of the guys play the loop-counterloop game.
New challenges are always fun!!! :))

On a side note, I wonder how the RPM's compare between the 2 sports.
I know TT has the edge in speed.


Thanks for checking in on this obscure thread. :)


Really? Amazing, I love ping pong, its cool after a tennis day to play ping pong indoors...I think TT was created to play at home at any time.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #90 on: March 18, 2010, 07:18:37 PM »
Monster in away its a shame we have the pond in way of us,seems we both like the same games.IE chess,Ping-pong,tennis.

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #91 on: March 18, 2010, 10:31:40 PM »
Monster in away its a shame we have the pond in way of us,seems we both like the same games.IE chess,Ping-pong,tennis.
Speaking of 'pond', can we add fishing to the list? :))
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #92 on: March 19, 2010, 02:33:29 PM »
Monster in away its a shame we have the pond in way of us,seems we both like the same games.IE chess,Ping-pong,tennis.
Speaking of 'pond', can we add fishing to the list? :))

YUP LOL :))

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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #93 on: March 25, 2010, 12:10:10 AM »
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEhLzWUvSOA&feature=fvw[/youtube] :))
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #94 on: March 29, 2010, 10:46:26 AM »
Crazy Man!!! :gleam:


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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #95 on: April 16, 2010, 09:05:49 AM »
The Defenders

Some crazy dubs at 1:15 and a wicked point at 3:45!


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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #96 on: April 16, 2010, 01:40:19 PM »
At 1:35 & 4:35 The Amazing Michael Maze!
Those backhands are just plain koooky. :insane:
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #97 on: April 22, 2010, 11:33:43 AM »







 
I am seriously digging these shirts worn by the Chinese players.:blush:
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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #98 on: April 24, 2010, 10:57:19 AM »
Federer and Waldner, two of a kind! :))



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Re: Ping-pong
« Reply #99 on: April 26, 2010, 10:05:23 AM »
[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iOvEOFO9YYM&feature=related  [/youtube]

Some basic drills that even upper level players use in pre-match preparation.
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