Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 287
Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer
I a beginner to low intermediate player looking for a suggestion of a blade and rubber for my game. I’d rather play a defensive / control game to set up points. Pushes at the table to chopping away from the table to set up points to smash/drive when available. What would be a good recommendation of blade and rubber for this, keeping in mind that backspin / defence / control are the primary concerns.
Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Jon Ebuen. He is the head coach at the New York Table Tennis Academy in New York, NY. Coach Ebuen’s response is as follows: