Nittaku Japan Original 1500 Penhold table tennis paddle is a Japanese-style blade with red rubber assembled on one side. Back side is black. Five-ply all-wood blade assembled with ITTF approved Japan Original smooth rubber with 1.5mm sponge. The rubber is relatively grippy with medium speed. Japanese-style handle is made of wood with some cork. Packaged with two Nittaku 40mm Japan Original practice balls.