OX or sponge

Table Tennis Equipment

Last updated 3 years ago

Harry Harry

Harry Harry Asked 3 years ago

Many of my friends in town use an OX style(long pips) paddle. I lack experience while facing players using sponge with their long pimpled rubbers. So i wanted to know whether ox is better or sponge?

Alois Rosario

Alois Rosario Answered 3 years ago

Hi Harry,

OX gives them more effect on the ball.  The reversal of the spin will be stronger than with sponge.

It also is more difficult for the player using OX to control the ball so could lead to them making more errors.

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