Articles about a wide range of table tennis equipment and issues.

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 […]


Posted by admin - October 16, 2016 at 10:22 am

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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, […]


Posted by admin - May 8, 2016 at 8:55 am

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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 […]


Posted by admin - January 18, 2016 at 10:08 am

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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 […]


Posted by admin - January 5, 2016 at 9:07 am

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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 […]


Posted by admin - February 27, 2015 at 6:15 am

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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 […]


Posted by admin - January 16, 2015 at 10:50 am

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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 […]


Posted by admin - November 16, 2014 at 4:16 am

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Avalox AVX P900 and RUIBA Bloodwood Carbon

Avalox has just released some of their new ‘made in Sweden’ blades, the P900 and the Ruiba. Here are some details and pictures, reviews will come later.       The Avalox P900 Excellent combination of specially selected 9-ply natural wood that enables high level allround offensive play. These are […]


Posted by admin - September 18, 2014 at 9:32 am

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Dr Neubauer Number 1 rubber and MATADOR blade

A new long pimple rubber, Dr Neubauer Number 1, and a new blade, MATADOR  will be release shortly. Here are the details of these new products: Dr.Neubauer NUMBER 1 –             Discover new pleasures of the game! Long pimples with friction Our new long pimple rubber NUMBER 1 will enchant […]


Posted by admin - May 27, 2014 at 1:34 pm

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How to promote your club / competition via Facebook

How to promote your club / competition via Facebook   If you’d like some ideas or tips on how to promote your TT club or competition via Facebook, check out the SA State League Page, which is run by one of South Australia’s top players Scott Houston. The page was […]


Posted by admin - May 20, 2014 at 12:59 am

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