Darker Liberta Synergy – new composite blade for Darker 2017

It’s not often that Darker bring out new blades, so when they told me they’re sending me a sample (which is quite unusual these days for any manufacturer) I was super excited! Nice metal tags on both the forehand side, and the base of the blade. J.T.T.A.A approved. I’m unsure […]

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TSP Ventus Speed Review

As it’s off-season, I’ve had some time to experiment with some new rubbers, so this time I decided to test TSP Ventus Speed, which I had never tried before. Here is the manufacturer’s description: Ventus Speed is the hardest and fastest variant of the TSP Ventus series. When designing this […]

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TSP Regalis Blue / Red Review

TSP Regalis is a new (2016) rubber from TSP made in Japan designed for use with plastic balls. Unlike the latest generation of most Tensors or tensioned rubbers that tend to have a high catapult causing loss of control, the Regalis are very linear, offering high speed that varies depending […]

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Dr Neubauer Matador Blade Review

Comprehensive details and review of the Dr Neubauer Matador blade. The Hercules blade is specifically optimised for pimple or anti-spin rubber that work well on faster blades, and is ideally suited to all styles of a disruptive styles of play. Review is kindly provided by Matt Pimple from OOAK Forum. […]

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An App to improve your Table Tennis? – Interview with TTedge

Is it possible for a Phone App to improve your ‘real life’ Table Tennis? Well I admit I was very skeptical at first, but this App by ttEDGE has blown me away, and continues to impress me with the modules they add! This App comes from the makers of ttEDGE, […]

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Super light table tennis bat of 115g – is it possible?

I’m sure most of you have tried some light bats, but is it possible to have a blade with 2 inverted rubbers with a weight of only 115g? Would it have any power? How well would it work? Through my work with the OOAK Shop, I get to assemble a […]

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Koki Niwa signs up with Victas!

Koki Niwa sponsored by Victas As of Jan 1st 2016, VICTAS has signed a sponsorship deal with Koki Niwa (Meiji University) for five years, where he will be a sponsored player as well as an advisor to the company. Koki Niwa was the gold medalist at the 2010 Youth Olympic […]

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Victas V > 15 Limber rubber review

Comprehensive reviews of the latest rubbers from Victas, the V > 15 Limber, an advanced level rubber designed for a high spin looping / counter-looping style game. This new rubber from Victas was released in late 2015 (hence the number “15” in the name), and was designed for a high […]

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Victas V > 15 Extra rubber review

Comprehensive reviews of the latest rubbers from Victas, the V > 15 Extra, an advanced level rubber designed for a high spin looping / counter-looping style game. This new rubber from Victas was released in late 2015 (hence the number “15” in the name), and was designed for a high […]

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Dr Neubauer Viper long pimple rubber review

Dr Neubauer Viper Review Comprehensive details and review of the new Dr Neubauer Viper rubber, a new long pimple rubbers for 2015. The soft long pimples of the Viper are specifically designed for blocking & pushing close to the table, with a low and short bounce off a block, thanks […]

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