Yasaka Antipower neutralizes the spin thanks to the low friction and the moderating qualities of the outer rubber. ANTI POWER is best used by offensive combi players, since the sponge is fast and of highest quality. Made in Japan.
2007 the Chinese superstar Ma Lin dominated the PRO TOUR, by collecting more points and price money than any other player. Ma also won the PRO TOUR GRAND FINAL in men’s single December 2007. Together with Ma Lin Yasaka technicians has developed Ma Lin EXTRA OFFENSIVE, a blade with very good speed performance, in own attacks as well as in the important blocking play. Made in Sweden.
Yasaka Mark V represents the absolute highest quality of rubber production and is the unsurpassed leader among table tennis rubbers. Through the years a large number of championships have been won with Yasaka Mark V. The rubber has continually been developed as the demands of the top players have increased. For the aggressive player, who masters the modern, fast technique close to the table, Mark 5 gives unique possibilities. Favourite among all table tennis legends, this still remains one of the most popular and top selling rubbers of all times.
The soft allround control rubber which was one of the first soft rubber since 1953. It started the soft rubber revolution in table tennis. The most reliable and finest quality in its class.
Many players had to try other long
pip rubber sheets after the Phantom and many others were declared
illegal. Now we are back with a larger and better selection than
before. Phantom phenomena gives you unrivalled performance. Now we
offer better control, stronger attacking power, more spin on returns,
superb knuckle ball and allround improved variation.
Yasaka Rakza 7 Soft has a topsheet similar to Rakza 7. The sponge is softer which gives the rubber more sound and bulit-in speed glue effect. With Rakza 7 Soft, the control characteristics are improved. After hitting the ball with top spin the curve of the ball is slightly higher, giving little bit bigger margins in the game. In the short return play, the ball feel is better.
Yasaka RAKZA 7 is the newly developed rubber by YASAKA, using mainly natural rubber gum for the top sheet. This improves the level of grip and the power of spin drastically. The top sheet is combined with the new “Power Sponge”. The top sheet and “Power Sponge” work in perfect synergy, producing the Hybrid Energy rubber RAKZA 7. When the player hits the ball hard, the rubber “grips” the ball and the stroke can be used to place the ball accurately, both in direction and length. The serve and short returns are very sharp and easy to handle. Due to the increased percentage of natural gum the durability is improved.
The first rubber to be introduced with Yasaka’s Hybrid Energy system was the Rakza 7, which is highly valued by high class players all over the world. The latest addition to the Rakza family is Rakza 9, which has improved speed characteristics. The surface rubber of Rakza 9 has a newly developed formula/rubber combination. In addition the new sponge is made of a more homogenous material and has larger pores. Rakza 9 is the fastest of Yasaka’s Hybrid Energy rubbers and is suitable for technical offensive players, using both high speed and spin to win the point.
RAKZA PO is one of several rubbers with the newly developed top sheet using mainly natural rubber gum. This improves the level of grip and the power of spin drastically. The top sheet is combined with the new “Power Sponge”. The top sheet and “Power Sponge” work in perfect synergy, producing the Hybrid Energy rubber.
With RAKZA PO Yasaka developed a short pimples out rubber with increased spin capacity, due to the shape of the pimples geo-metry and the use of more natural gum in the top sheet.
RAKZA X table tennis rubber from Yasaka is the latest addition to the popular and highly successful RAXZA series of Yasaka rubbers. The top sheet is a mainly natural rubber gum, employing a new production method. The result is a top surface with exceptional grip enabling both phenomenal spin and speed. These qualities reduce the margin for error. This top sheet is then combined with a harder “Power Sponge”. The resulting combination of a faster sponge and high grip top sheet enables you to place the ball accurately with a high degree of success. Serves and short returns are both very sharp, similar to the Rakza 7 and Rakza 9.
The Rakza Z Extra Hard, a harder version of the Rakza Z, is yet another rubber from the successful Rakza series by Yasaka. It’s topsheet’s stickiness is thanks to a new production process, which provides exceptional grip and, therefore, spin potential. The topsheet is combined with a harder “power sponge”, as Yasaka calls it, resulting in strong spin and very high arcs, as well as a level of confidence in short returns and when serving. The Rakza Z Extra Hard was designed for attacking players and both close and far from the table play.
For the first time in the RAKZA series, the top sheet has stickiness by employing a new production method. The result is a surface with exceptional grip, enabling phenomenal spin. The result enables you to make strong spin with a very high arc. Serves and short returns are both precise and sharp. The RAKZA Z rubbers are made for attacking players, both close to the table and from half distance.
MA LIN SOFT CARBON has the same outer veneer as the famous EXTRA blade. Its medium soft characteristics is appreciated by players who want increased ball feel.
In SOFT CARBON Yasaka is using a special, very thin Carbon fibre to improve the speed and enlarge the Sweet-spot.
Together with the thicker wooden middle veneer it gives good power.
The combination of the “power part” (carbon+thicker middle veneer) and the softer outer veneer makes Ma Lin SOFT CARBON the perfect choice for power players who need a good ball feel for best performance.
Ply: 7 (5+2)
Weight: 89 g
The Ma Lin Carbon is the blade currently used by MA Lin,who appreciates the ease with which the blade can block and loop with great power.
For an offensive blade in this category, there is remarkably little vibration thanks to the high quality of the wood and the process used to join the wood and the carbon.
Making a table tennis blade is a craft.
A skilled blade maker must be able to combine the various types of wood optimally, work the materials without losing the properties of the wood, ensure perfect accuracy in the tiniest details and possess a "feel" for wood.
This craft should be combined with modern knowledge to be able to develop blades of the absolute highest standards.
YASAKA's blades are the result of collaboration between professionals: the blade maker and the most experienced players and coaches in the world.
All YASAKA blades are developed and produced in Sweden, by an experienced, highly motivated and quality-conscious workforce, operating in facilities equipped with the latest wood processing machines.
The Yasaka player, Ma Lin has regained the number 1 position in the ITTF world ranking.
Ma Lin has played in 4 of this years Pro Tour tournaments and he is now the leader in the battle for points.
In February Ma Lin won the Qatar Open and was runner up in the Kuwait Open.
Ma Lin is also the most successful player in the World Cup.
In October 2006 Ma Lin captured his fourth victory in this prestigious event. No other player has ever won the World Cup more than twice.
In 1998 Ma Lin first entered the 'top ten' in the World Ranking, and since then has been among the real World Class players.
As a Junior Ma Lin chose to play with a Yasaka blade. With the Yasaka Extra he found a blade not only with enough speed and power, but also with good ball 'feel',so important in returns and blocks.Together with the Yasaka technicians Ma Lin worked to develop the Ma Lin Carbon blade.
Weight 84 g