Equipment Facts - Part 2
Learn how to protect your equipment
Sunday, August 12, 2001
Some common tips to protect your equipment are:
- Never leave the table outdoors.
- When the table is moved, cover the playing surface with air-bubble nylon.
- Right after the game or a training session unglue the rubbers so they “breathe”.
- Never use heavy-duty sandpaper to clean the glue from the blade.
- Be aware that although varnish on the blade may protect it, it could change its characteristics as well.
- Don't leave your racket under heavy sunlight.
- Use the plastic material provided with the rubbers to protect them from the dust.
- Keep your rubbers in room temperature before the match.
- Right after the game or a training session clean the rubbers with a wet piece cotton.
- Use the cleaning sprays only before the match.Put the plastic tape around your blade to protect it from accidental knocks.
- From time to time take off the glue from the rubbers.
© Dimosthenis Messinis
Denis' Table Tennis World