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How to Buy Table Tennis Equipment and Save Money

Updated on January 24, 2017
Table tennis equipment and accessories
Table tennis equipment and accessories

Learn how to buy your table tennis equipment and save money. Here is a step by step guide on how to save money on your ping pong equipment.

The racket is a very important equipment in table tennis and also quite expensive too. There are many things to consider before choosing your racket.

If you are choosing a premade or custom racket you need to know the type of rubber and blade to choose from.

You still need to choose the right type of grip and racket handle.


Table tennis rackets

The best choice for a beginner is to start with a premade racket. A good premade beginners racket can cost between 13$ to 25$.

A good premade beginners racket may not have the same performers when compared to a more quality racket but they will help beginners to have good control on the ball and also make them to be able to develop their skills.

Players can also save money by buying used table tennis racket from other developed players. You will find good prices at online sport stores for both new and used rackets. However most used racket may have worn out before the owner decides to sell.


A standard table tennis table
A standard table tennis table | Source

Table tennis tables

When you decide to buy your own table tennis table, you need to be able to make the right place to shop.

A very good place to shop for table tennis equipment is amazon.com


The size of table you will buy depends on the space available in your house or garage. So if you have a small space maybe you should buy a small sized table.

If you are buying the table for your kid of less than 10 years old then its better to buy a mini table.

How much money do you intend to spend on a ping pong table?

Let’s assume that your budget is $250, there lots of good tables online that you can buy for $250 and you will not regret buying it.

There are many online stores that specialize in selling ping pong tables, and buying online is the best way to save money because most online stores offers discount sales and free shipping.

Here are a few online sites that you can get good price for table tennis tables;

1) Amazon.com

2) Argos.co.uk

3) Sportsdirect.com

4) Ebay.com


Table tennis nets

Table tennis nets come with the every table tennis table, so you may not need to buy your nets separately. However if the one you have now gets damaged, you will need to replace it by buying a new one.

There are many cheep table tennis nets online. You can get discount from amazon and ebay. I would advise against buying a second hand or used net because since it has already been used before, it may have worn out.


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Table tennis balls

The best way to buy cheap table tennis balls is if you buy it in bulk. Bulk ping pong balls are sold online in amazon and ebay stores.

As you may already know there are different types of balls, the price will depend on the type you are buying.

Buy cheaper balls for training and recreational purposes because more quality balls like the 3 star balls are expensive and are usually used for competition purposes.


Table tennis accessories

Table tennis accessories includes rackets covers, robots, clothing, edge tapes, glues, tapes and more.

Most online stores like amazon will give you discount if you are buying accessories along with your table tennis equipment.

For instance, if you are buying a table tennis racket and a racket cover or racket bag together it will be cheaper for you.

You can always save money on rackets, nets, balls, tables and accessories at online discount prices. Ebay and Amazon are your best bet to buy your table tennis equipment and save money.

I hope that with this article, you will be able to buy your table tennis equipment and accessories and save money, so that you will not waste your hard earn cash unnecessary.


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