Disadvantages of Long Pimples and Anti Rubber

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 10 years ago

Saketh R

Saketh R Asked 10 years ago

What is the disadvantage of long pimples and anti-spin rubber and what will be weakness of players using these rubbers.

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 10 years ago

Hi Saketh,

The disadvantage is that they can't generate much spin themselves as well as a normal rubber can.

That means they are relying on their opponent as to what spin is on the ball in the rally.

Because you can't generate topspin it is difficult to hit the ball very fast.

Their weakness is that they are reactive in the rally rather than being able to dictate the spin and speed. 

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