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PostPosted: 11 May 2022, 00:17 
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So I just play in some flat Converse shoes, and I see people with TT-branded shoes all the time. I'm just curious, is basically any athletic shoe with side support the same for the purposes of playing table tennis?

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For TT it's essential to have low sole shoes. With too tall shoes, it's harder to do sideways movement as you need to lift your legs more. You also need the right amount of grip depending on the floor.

So while there is no need to buy specific TT shoes, it's usually a safe choice.

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Inexpensive special TT should be more durable for specific table tennis activity (the higher your level the more important it is). Expensive shoes are more comfortable for your foot especially if you have overweight.

Volleyball, badminton, squash are also just fine for TT.


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