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Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 252
Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer

Question: 

I  asked a similar question but did not receive an elaborate response earlier. 

Can you compare the Butterfly Timo Boll Spirit and the Butterfly Viscaria. I saw that both blades have the same composition. Other than the handles are these two blades identical in terms of flex , control and performance?

I am looking for a looping blade with good dwell time . Which of these two blades are better suited for a spin oriented game?

Regards,

Narendran

Answer: 

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This Ask the Experts question was answered by Truong Tu. Truong plays at the Silicon Valley Table Tennis Club in San Jose, CA. Coach Tu’s response is as follows:

Hi Naren,

The Timo Boll Spirit has a harder feeling and is a little faster than Viscaria. Therefore, the Viscaria has more dwell time and control.

If you are looking for a spin oriented game, I would recommend Viscaria over Timo Boll Spirit.

I hope this helps!

Coach Tu 


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