1 Star Table Tennis Balls Reviews

1 Star Table Tennis Balls

1 ratings (1 Epinions review)
Share This!
  Ask friends for feedback

Stiga One Star Table Tennis Balls, Fine for Basement Play!

Jan 29, 2008
Review by  
Rated a Very Helpful Review

Pros:The color reduces the glare, making the ball easier to see.

Cons:Colors are not really "official." In tournament play, only white or orange are allowed.

The Bottom Line: High quality table tennis balls at a great price! These balls are perfect for recreational or basement use. Why pay more when three stars are not needed?


After the ping-pong Santa delivered a Table Tennis table to our family, next step was buying replacement table tennis balls. What to buy? What to buy? What to buy! I did not know there was a rating and a purpose in purchasing table tennis balls, and this Epinion is here to share my wisdom with you and why the Stiga One Star Table Tennis balls are fine for every day use.

Why the "STAR" Rating? Ping pong or table tennis balls are rated, one, two, or three stars. The Stiga review will be on the one star rating.

Three Stars: The 3-star ball is carefully selected for roundness and consistency through a rigorous, industry leading, quality control process. It is certified for tournament play by the United States Association of Table Tennis (USATT) and the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF). Colors can be either white or orange. Size is 40mm and is seamless.

Two Stars: 2-star ball is a 40mm premium quality ball ideal for service, robot, and multi-ball practice sessions. Also suited for club play. USATT approved. Again color is orange or white for tournament play. Most two star balls are seamless.

One Star: 1-star table tennis balls are usually seamless. Rounder and more consistent in bounce than Practice Balls. Perfect for practice and basement use.

No Star or Practice: Less quality, more durable but less spin and performance. Perfect again, for family basement use or recreational, non tournament play. Many top name brands, such as Stiga, are fine for basement and fun play.

Don't bother starting out with 3 star balls or "premium" balls as they are too expensive and not really worth it for beginners. Simply buy some 0 or 1 star balls from a reputable manufacturer such as Butterfly or Stiga. These will do perfectly.

Why the Stiga One Star Table Tennis Ball? It is regulation size, 40mm, compared to the "old" 38mm size. According to the box, they are regulation size and weight. The one star is fine for recreational play, and according to our play, they bounce just fine. The spin is excellent, with the top table, and control and play is fine. We purchased six balls for $2.99, a bargain compared to 3-stars for $1 each. Also, the colors take some of the glare off the ball, making it easier to play in the basement lighting.

Stiga 1 star table tennis balls, just perfect for recreation and basement play, why pay more?


Recommend this product? Yes


Share this product review with your friends   
Share This!


Related Deals You Might Like...

Table Tennis Balls, CHAMPION 4 STAR [One dozen, two boxes of six each]

Table Tennis Balls, CHAMPION 4 STAR [One dozen, two boxes of six each]

Product Details Table Tennis Balls CHAMPION 4 STAR Balls Product Description Table Tennis Balls, CHAMPION 4 STAR Balls SKU: ADIB0000C1XQC
Sears
Stiga Two-Star White Table Tennis Ball

Stiga Two-Star White Table Tennis Ball

The Stiga Table Tennis Balls are a good choice for table tennis players who are engaged in active play. The pack contains six efficient tennis balls b...
Walmart.com

$3.88

+$4.97 shipping
Butterfly 3-star Table Tennis Balls With Bucket Set Of 72

Butterfly 3-star Table Tennis Balls With Bucket Set Of 72

Have Questions? Frequently Asked Questions | Contact Us | Store Policy Butterfly 3-Star Table Tennis Balls with Bucket Set of 72 OUR SKU# BFY1249 | MP...
eBay

$124.99

FREE Shipping
Killerspin 2-Star Table Tennis Balls 6-Pack WHITE 40 MM, 6-PACK

Killerspin 2-Star Table Tennis Balls 6-Pack WHITE 40 MM, 6-PACK

Killerspin Training 2-Star Table Tennis Balls 6-Pack Features: 40mm two-star ball ideal for practice and training sessions. Designed to the highest l...
Epic Sports
3 Star Orange Table Tennis Balls, 6 Count Better Ball Control, Consistent Bounce

3 Star Orange Table Tennis Balls, 6 Count Better Ball Control, Consistent Bounce

3-Star Orange Table Tennis Balls, 6-Pack Superior quality for tournament play 6 Orange balls The 40mm ITTF regulation size and weight.Replaces the for...
eBay

$28.28

FREE Shipping
SPECTRUM - Table Tennis Balls 1 Star, Orange (pack of 36), Ping Pong

SPECTRUM - Table Tennis Balls 1 Star, Orange (pack of 36), Ping Pong

Bulk economy pack of 36 durable, true bounce, 1 star, bright orange Spectrum table tennis balls are ideal for any recreation program. Seamed balls are...

$7.99

+$8.95 shipping
Stiga One-star Orange Table Tennis Balls (Pack of 38) (38 Pack Orange Ping Pong Balls)

Stiga One-star Orange Table Tennis Balls (Pack of 38) (38 Pack Orange Ping Pong Balls)

Great for recreational or family play, this pack includes 38 one-star 40mm Stiga table tennis balls. These balls feature a plastic construction and ar...
Overstock.com

$24.99

+$2.95 shipping
Stiga Three-Star White Table Tennis Ball (Pack of 6)

Stiga Three-Star White Table Tennis Ball (Pack of 6)

The Stiga Three-Star White Table Tennis Ball is nothing short of tournament standard. At 40mm, the Stiga table tennis ball meets the ITTF regulation s...
Walmart.com

$4.99

+$4.97 shipping
Stiga 2-Star Table Tennis Table Balls - White

Stiga 2-Star Table Tennis Table Balls - White

Find sports balls, pucks and flying discs at Target.com! Practice, play and win with stiga 2-star table tennis balls. They're made of sturdy celluloid...
Target

$39.99

+$8.00 shipping
Killerspin 2 - Star Table Tennis Ball In Orange (144- Pack)

Killerspin 2 - Star Table Tennis Ball In Orange (144- Pack)

Have Questions? Frequently Asked Questions | Contact Us | Store Policy Killerspin 2 - Star Table Tennis Ball in Orange (144- Pack) OUR SKU# KPN1177 | ...
eBay

$125.99

FREE Shipping