Buying Training Balls

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 8 years ago

Abhinav Upadhyay

Abhinav Upadhyay Asked 8 years ago

Hi Alois,

I am looking to buy balls for training with my robot. The 3 star balls are quite expensive to buy in bulk. Is it ok to train with lower quality balls? I am worried that training with cheap balls might affect my game play. For example I might get used to putting too much power in my shots, and when I go to play matches it might take some time to adjust with good quality balls. What kind of balls are normally used for training?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 8 years ago

Hi Abhinav,

Most players will train with balls that are slightly less quality.  There are balls available that are 2 star or assigned as Training Balls that are quite reasonably priced.  You are right it can be too expensive to use 3 Star balls in bulk.

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Abhinav Upadhyay

Abhinav Upadhyay Posted 8 years ago

Thanks Alois :)

Ilia Minkin

Ilia Minkin Posted 8 years ago

AFAIK, when Dan from TTD visited the Chinese National Team training centre for filming his documentary, he found out that they use DHS ** plastic balls for practice.

martinand bernard

martinand bernard Posted 8 years ago

please no tibhar basic, double circle very cheap and good for training

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