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09-23-2012, 08:04 PM #1
Using a table tennis (ping pong) ball instead of a shuttlecock
Saw this idea somewhere and thought I would try it out. Just for a fun club night, not for any real training purpose.
Anyone tried it? Does it damage your racquet at all?
09-23-2012, 08:44 PM #2
09-24-2012, 02:45 AM #3
It is very unlikely to damage your racquet. The ball is very lightweighted and round shaped.
In fact you could really do a little training routine with some balls as it will improve your adaption abilities, maybe create some kind of overpotential. But not much i guess. Just do it for fun if you like.
09-24-2012, 06:15 AM #4
I tried this several times. It is fun because the trajectory of the ball is unpredictable due to its spin. I don't think this will damage your racket at least I've never experienced this.
09-24-2012, 08:53 AM #5
I have tried this and the result was very bouncy. It flew high and far and bounced a lot. There was more running than hitting. It is quite fun for a few minutes but after that, it becomes so boring...