Dr.Neubauer BUFFALO Anti-Spin rubber Review

Comprehensive details and review of the new Dr Neubauer Buffalo Anti-Spin rubber. The rubber is designed for maximum spin-reversal with high control, and offers a great alternative to the old frictionless long pimple rubbers when it comes to spin reversal. Reviews are provided by Matt Pimple & haggisv from OOAK […]

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Dr Neubauer Hercules Blade Review

Comprehensive details and review of the Dr Neubauer HERCULES blade. The Hercules blade is specifically optimised for pimple or anti-spin rubber combination bats, and is ideally suited to all styles of a disruptive styles of play. Review is kindly provided by Matt Pimple from OOAK Forum. HERCULES is “the” new […]

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Donic Blue Contact Glue Review

A comprehensive review of the new Donic Blue Contact Glue, a glue specifically designed for popular ‘large pore’ rubbers, which can be hard to glue down. This review covers the ease of use, things to watch out for, and some tips. Large Pore Sponges I glue a lot of bats […]

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Victas Koji Matsushita blade review

A detailed review of the Victas Koji Matsushita blade, a modern defender’s blade, with outstanding defensive properties and enough power for an offensive style game. Here is the manufacturer’s description (copied from OOAK Shop): Koji Matsushita, 4-times Olympic competitor and one of the world’s foremost defenders, and the VICTAS team […]

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Re-Impact Smart blade review

A comprehensive review with pictures of the Re-Impact Smart blade. The Smart blade is a balsa-based combination blade, that not only has considerably different speeds on either side of the blade, but also quite different characteristics. This makes it highly suitable for certain specific styles, which will also be discussed […]

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Interview with the great Norio Takashima!

OOAK Table Tennis Forum has just published an exclusive interview with the great Norio Takashima. Special thanks goes to Steven Feltstein who organised this interview, and of course to Mr Norio Takashima who obviously spent a great deal of time answering all our questions! Norio Takashima was one of the […]

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TSP Super Spinpips and Spectol Review

A detailed review of the TSP Super Spinpips rubber, a high grip short pimple rubber allowing you to spin the ball almost like inverted rubbers, but still give you the advantages that short pimples offer. Also a comparison to the popular TSP Spectol is included. Below is a review and […]

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Donic Spike P1 and P2 Long Pimple Rubber Review

Donic has recently (2015) released two new long pimple rubbers, the Spike P1 and Spike P2. Below is a detailed review of these two new long pimple rubbers, outlining the main characteristics, comparing them to either other, and comparing them to other well known long pimple rubbers. These rubbers were […]

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Interview with Panagiotis GIONIS

OOAK Table Tennis Forum was honoured by Panagiotis GIONIS, who kindly agreed to an interview! With thanks to forum member Pipsy, who organised this interview!   Panagiotis GIONIS (born January 7, 1980) is a Greek defensive table tennis player (chopper) and a dentist. He is member of the Greek National […]

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Plastic balls – video review & comparisons

A comprehensive and detailed video series on the new plastic table tennis balls. This series covers measurements, testing, reviews, player opinions and placebo effect. Although it’s the Joola plastic ball being random sample tested, a lot of the observations about T3 and the results will apply equally to other plastic […]

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