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How to put together your own table tennis racket (Step-by-Step)?

Making your own table tennis racket demonstrates that you are dedicated to improving. You purchased a blade and rubber to match your individual style, and this tutorial will show you how to assemble it yourself, step-by-step.

Table Tennis Racket Composition

To have a good racket, you need to have:

The table tennis racket is the main equipment in table tennis. A racket (also called a “bat” in Europe, or a “paddle” in United State) composes of a blade and two rubbers on the two sides.

Remember: If you a beginner in table tennis, never choose a very fast table tennis racket (too thick, too hard, or with carbon layer). The too fast racket will ruin your development stage in table tennis.

How To Assemble Your Own Table Tennis Racket
How To Assemble Your Own Table Tennis Racket

Budget racket for beginners

If you are new to table tennis, you should read this. The 3 Best Budget Ping Pong Rackets For Beginner.

This will save you a lot of money.

Best Budget Rackets for Beginners - Saving Tips
Best Budget Rackets for Beginners – Saving Tips

How to Build Your Own Racket (Step-by-Step)

It’s quite simple to assemble your own racket. There are 6 steps to build own ping pong racket.

Step 1: Prepare glue and the equipment

Prepare a glue - a blade and 2 rubbers
Prepare a glue – a blade and 2 rubbers

 



Step 2 – Put the glue onto the sponge of the rubbers

Put the glue on the sponge of the rubber
Put the glue on the sponge of the rubber

 

Step 3 – Spread the glue over the surface of the rubber

Step 3 - Spread the glue over the surface of the rubber
Step 3 – Spread the glue over the surface of the rubber

 

Step 4 – Put the glue on the blade evenly

Step 4 - Put the glue on the blade
Step 4 – Put the glue on the blade

You need to put the glue evenly on the blade. Apply from left to right, and from bottom to top.

Avoid the formation of a glue bubble.

 

Step 5 – Put the rubber on the blade

Wait for the glue to be transparent, about 5 – 10 minutes depends on the glue.

Here is the list of the best glue in table tennis.

step 5 - put the rubber on the blade
step 5 – put the rubber on the blade

Take your time to apply the rubber.

This step is very important!

Apply the rubber on the blade
Apply the rubber on the blade

 

Step 6 – Cut the outside of the rubber

Cut the rubber to fit the blade
Cut the rubber to fit the blade

Now, you should cut the rubber to fit the blade.

Take time! This step is very important! Don’t hurry!

 

Result – An amazing racket

Here is the result. You have an amazing table tennis racket.

Final result - amazing racket for your competition
Final result – amazing racket for your competition

You are ready for the competition! Good luck and have fun!

 

If you don’t have time, you can look for the best ping pong rackets here.

Easy step to assemble your own racket

Here are the videos, which explained to you the easy way to assemble your own bat.

In this video, Ben Larcombe runs through the process of gluing together your own table tennis bat. He pointed out the equipment you’ll need, how many layers of glue to apply to the sponge and blade, and give out a few top tips for building your own bat.

 

Assembling your own table tennis racket shows that you are serious about improving. You bought a blade and rubber-suited to your own unique style and this video will show you how to assemble it yourself.

 

Please comment if these steps are easy or not?



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