TIBHAR Stratus Power Defense Table Tennis Blade
The Tibhar Stratus Power Defense table tennis blade features relatively hard wood and is designed for a modern defensive table tennis strategy.
The blade head is slightly larger than normal, the lightweight wood allows the player to react quickly to the opponents strokes in all situations.
Typical of Tibhar the blade offers good feeling in defensive situations, but with the possibility for crisp and penetrating attacking strokes.Posted on 6th July 2010
TIBHAR Samsonov Stratus Carbon Table Tennis Blade
The Tibhar Stratus Carbon is a very special 7 ply table tennis blade, adopting top quality wood veneers,and combining them with a new generation of carbon kevlar.
This is the ideal formula for a successful attacking; the kevlar provides the necessary hardness for power and stroke stability.
The Tibhar Stratus Carbon offers the perfect blend of effortless speed but with great braking effect for touch play, perfect for the aggressive touch player.Posted on
TIBHAR Stratus Power Wood Table Tennis Blade
Created for the offensive player demanding mastery over spin in all situations – a loopers classic.
The 5 ply, Power Wood blade, distinguishes itself by its remarkable flexibility and elasticity.
This enables superb touch for power spin players but permits crispness on pure power strokes.
Liam has been playing amazing Table Tennis for some time now and having beaten players such as Ma Long, Timo Boll and Japanese ‘Wonder kid’ Harimoto, he has risen rapidly up the World Table Tennis rankings to number 12!
Liam’s other achievements to date:
• 2018 ITTF World tour Czech Open Men’s singles third place
• 2018 Men’s World Cup Men´s Team Bronze Medal
• 2016 & 2012 Olympics Men´s singles United Kingdom Representative
• Multi national English champion in singles and doubles
Check out Liam’s new VICTAS Promotional Video
Married to wife Joanna, with two Children – Dougie and Bonnie (and one dog, Millie!)
Paul’s had a stellar few years, reaching a World Ranking of 39 (March 17), been the England No 1, is the English National Champion (Just the 6 times now) plus National Men’s and Mixed Doubles Champion!
Add to that a World Team Championship Bronze (2016), Commonwealth Gold & Silver medals (Glasgow 2014) and ITTF World Tour Spanish Open Champion 2014… a pretty good haul with more to come!
Check out Paul’s funny interview on the ITTF’s Ask a Pro Anything challenge
Paul and now Jo are both Tibhar/Bribar players!
Jo needs little introduction, she is a 3 times English National Champion, a Commonwealth Gold Medallist (Glasgow 2014), with her highest English ranking at 1 and her highest world ranking at 109 (May 2014) – not too bad!
National Mixed Doubles Champion with Paul!
Jo has her own signature bat:
A Drinkhall Defensive Classic blade fitted with Evolution FX-S – for precise chop and block play – for deadly kills opt for the 1.7mm sponge. Jo Drinkhall Signature Bat
It’s great to have Chris on board!
The larger than life player is currently ranked No.4 in England. One of the most popular and approachable players on the circuit, Chris Doran holds silver and bronze Commonwealth medals and is always one of the main contenders in the World Ping Pong Championships.
Chris has continued his great form by winning the Grand Prix Series of 16/17 season.
Watch Liverpool Grand Prix Men’s Singles final 2016 (6 mins highlights)
Jack is a Pro Table Tennis player and Paralmpian.
10 x times British Champion.
Recently won the Senior Nationals 3-5 wheelchair class event.
Jack plays with Victas equipment…
Craig has represented England at Junior level, competing in a number of international opens and European Youth Championships. He has also competed for his country at Senior level, one of his notable achievements, winning a team silver medal at the 2004 Commonwealth Championships in Kuala Lumpur.
Craig has recently started his own company delivering professional coaching and coach education – check out his website at TOP EDGE TABLE TENNIS.
Lois had a great 2017 National Championships, winning Bronze medals in the Women’s U/21’s and the Women’s doubles with fellow Sussex player Yoland King.
Highest rankings so far are 3rd in U/21’s and 8th on the Women’s ranking list.
Played for England Senior Women in the European Championships, picking up great experience and a couple of superb wins against players 200 places higher in the rankings. (2015)
Played for England at the U/18 European Championships beating no 3 seeds Germany 3-1 in the team event and won a crucial match against a top 30 player. (team placed 7th – best finish for some time)
Women’s British League “Player of the weekend” twice and part of a”Team of the weekend” twice!
Josh is ranked at No.3 in the U/21 Boys – rapid improvement has seen him compete at the highest level and he had a great National Championships finishing with an U/21 Bronze medal. He plays with a JOOLA FEVER blade and X-PLODE Rubbers.
Here are some of Josh’s best achievements…
Bronze medal in the National Championship Under 21’s
Bronze (singles), silver (doubles) and a gold (team) at the Junior Nationals
International schools – 2 silvers and 2 gold.
Represented England in Hungarian and French Open’s.
Currently ranked no 6 on the Women’s list, Mari is still only 15 years old and has beaten some of the top ladies in the country!
National Cadet Champion
Runner up – Senior National Championships 2020
Starting at the tender age of 6 years old, Matt has already won numerous titles including:
Under 11 National Champion at the age of 9
Team Gold at Primary School International (Guernsey)
Team Gold’s at Senior School Internationals (Cardiff & Ireland)
Singles Silver Medal at Senior School International (Ireland)
English Schools Singles Runner-Up U16 (2016)
UK School Games team event-gold (2015) & UK School Games Singles-gold (2016)
Blackpool Grand Prix U-21 winner (15/16)
Tipton Grand Prix men’s runner up & Tipton Grand Prix U-21 winner (2016)
Stockton Junior 4* Winner (2016)
National Championship’s Bronze medal U/21 (2017)
Sara Williams was an English cadet and junior international playing for England on several occasions. As a junior her biggest achievement was winning the Spanish open.
After taking a rest from the game for over 20 years Sara returned to playing competitively just over 2 and a half years ago. She has quickly risen to be the England Women Vets number 1 and is the current Vetts National Champion, 6 Nations Champion, as well as winning every Vetts Masters event she has entered over the last 2 season including the Western, Eastern, and Southern Masters!
She has represented Hertfordshire Vetts in the county Premier Division this year finishing the season with 100% record. She also plays for Ping Pong in the Vetts British Premier League where again she has a 100% record.
We are delighted that Mark has joined Team Bribar!
Mark is a fairly new Veteran player who in his first year, won a clean sweep of Men’s singles, Men’s Doubles and the Mixed Doubles at the Northern Masters.
He also won the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles at the Western Masters, plus alongside his wife Sarah, the National Masters Mixed Doubles title!
Former England No.1 Ladies Veteran – Emma had a good 17/18 season – peaking at the Veterans 6 Nations!
Emma has struggled over the past few years with a serious knee injury but continues to play the Veterans British League and at the Masters events. She is currently ranked No 8 in the country.
Chris won the Men’s Doubles title and came runner up in the Men’s Singles at the Veterans Masters in 2017.
Unfortunately, Chris has had a serious shoulder injury this season and has been working hard to get back to fitness, in the meantime he has been helping to develop a new Table Tennis Club in Sidcup called Cleeve Park TTC.Posted on 29th June 2017
Stephen’s enthusiasm and enjoyment of coaching is infectious, he’s an experienced coach at all levels and is currently the National Youth Coach for Table Tennis Scotland.
Is currently Head coach for Halton Talent Development Centre and National Coach for the British Para Table Tennis Team!
Top player and coach, Craig brings a huge amount of experience to the table and is currently expanding his professional coaching company – Top Edge Table Tennis.
Nat is a former England No 1 and International player, since starting her coaching career, she has held coaching roles with Greenhouse Schools, Table Tennis England and is now working full-time at the Grantham Academy and Charles Read Performance Centre.
Keta is a former Czech International Table Tennis player with a fantastic defensive style. With plenty of top level experience, she is currently coaching (with Paul Whiting) at the new Talent Development Centre at Eggbuckland Community College.
Chairman and lead Coach at Bishop Auckland, Matt has quickly developed the club – winning TTE National Club of the Year in 2016 and was personally awarded TTE Coach of the Year in 2014.
A very experienced coach and seasoned player, Paul is currently head coach at the Plymouth Talent Development Centre.
Full time coach and top player, Chris is also development officer at North Ayrshire TTC and Dumfries TTC.
Aad is an extremely experienced coach, having been a National Coach in the Netherlands, ETTA Regional Coach for players with Disabilities and through to his current coaching at Britannia TTC in Ipswich, Stowmarket TTC and NETTS!
Paul is a full-time professional Table Tennis coach – working at a regional, county and school level and is Head Coach at Blitz TTC.
Jo is the Lead Coach and Secretary at Torbay Table Tennis Academy. She played in the First Women’s League in Poland whilst completing her University Course.
Kris is the Lead Coach and Chairman at Torbay Table Tennis Academy. He has played in the first league in Poland and was a National medalist in the youth categories. He also now works as a coach at the Talent Development Centre in Plymouth.Posted on
At Bribar we are excited to welcome David to the Bribar/Tibhar sponsored team! Using his new Tibhar Samsonov Force Pro blade and Evolution MX-P rubbers, David, currently ranked England No.7 was the surprise winner at the recent Aldershot Grand Prix. Seeded No.3 he played commandingly throughout the week-end and comfortably won the Open Singles defeating both Ryan Jenkins and Gavin Rumgay 3-0 in the Semi-Finals and Final respectively. The Tibhar Evolution MX-P rubbers allowed him to dominate with his consistent but powerful backhand loop.
Watch David in action in the Aldershot GP Men’s final against Gavin Rumgay (5 mins highlights)
Well done David, we look forward to your future successes!
Exciting prospect Kate Cheer took another step forward by taking runners up spot in the Women’s Band 1 event at the Aldershot Grand Prix. Kate, ranked No.4 in the Junior Girls has recently joined the Bribar/Tibhar team and plays with a Samsonov Stratus Carbon blade and Evolution MX-P rubbers.
We’re sure Kate will continue to do well throughout the season!
Chris, a leading English Veteran player has joined the Tibhar/Bribar squad and plays with the Samsonov Stratus Carbon blade and Evolution MX-S rubbers. Chris took the Men’s Doubles titles and came runner up in the Men’s Singles at the recent Veterans Masters.
Well played Chris!
England No.2 Ladies Veteran Emma is the latest recruit to the Bribar/Tibhar team. In the recent North East Veterans Masters, Emma had a clean sweep winning the Ladies Over 40’s Singles, Ladies Doubles and Mixed Doubles. Emma plays with Samsonov Stratus Carbon blade and Evolution MX-S rubbers.
Excellent stuff Emma!
Again, a warm welcome to all our latest sponsored players.
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|*||Victas||Liam Pitchford||Extreme Attack||£100-150||106||69||90||5+2||FL, ST|
|*||Joola||Vyzaryz||Extreme Attack||Over £150||F/H 106||F/H 67||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|*||Joola||Fortino Pro||Extreme Attack||Over £150||B/H 94||B/H 74||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Aruna Hinoki Carbon OFF||Extreme Attack||Over £150||105||66||85||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|*||Gewo||Energon Super PBOc||Extreme Attack||£100-150||103||68||90||5+2||FL, S|
|Joola||Koki Niwa Wood||Extreme Attack||Over £150||104||69||85-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Victas||Stratus Carbon||Extreme Attack||£100-150||100||71||90||7||Fl, ST|
|Tibhar||Sensus Carbo Speed||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||102||69||85||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||ZX Gear Out||Extreme Attack||£100-150||104||67||88||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Victas||Santoru 3K-c||Extreme Attack||£100-150||108||65||89||5+2||FL, ST|
|*||Joola||Koki Niwa Carbon||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||105||67||88||3+2||FL, ST|
|Victas||Force Arc OFF||Extreme Attack||Over £150||105||69||85-90||5+4||FL, ST|
|Gewo||Blasa 8.5 Top Speed||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||102||67||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|TSP||Rapid Carbon Light||Extreme Attack||£0-£50||105||64||75 – 80||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||Sensus Carbo Touch||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||102||66||75||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Zelebro PBOc||Extreme Attack||£100-150||101||70||88||5+2||FL, ST|
|Joola||Fortino Force||Extreme Attack||£100-150||94||76||85-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Hurricane Long 5||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||102||70||85||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|DHS||Santoru KL-c Inner||Extreme Attack||Over £150||100||70||90-95||5+2||FL|
|*||Joola||Fire Fall AC||Extreme Attack||£100-150||103||69||92||5+2||FL, ST|
|Victas||VS Unlimited||Extreme Attack||£50-£100||104||67||85-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Primorac Carbon OFF+||Extreme Attack||Over £150||101||70||85-90||5 + 2||FL, ST|
|Butterfly||Liam Pitchford||Extreme Attack||£100-150||103||63||87||3+2||FL|
|Tibhar||Drinkhall Powerspin Carbon||Power Attack||£100-150||95||75||85-90||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|*||Joola||Vyzaryz Freeze||Power Attack||Over £150||98||73||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|Victas||ZX Gear In||Power Attack||£100-150||99||75||89||5+2||FL, ST|
|*||Joola||Santoru KL-c Outer||Power Attack||£50-£100||93||72||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|*||Tibhar||Shang Kun Hybrid ZC||Power Attack||Over £150||98||73||80-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Joola||Rossi Emotion PBOc||Power Attack||Over £150||90||78||90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Gewo||Sensus Powerfeeling||Power Attack||£50-£100||94||72||90||5||FL, ST|
|Joola||Nobilis PBO-c||Power Attack||Over £150||92||77||85-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Gewo||Robles OFF||Power Attack||£50-£100||93||71||90||7||FL, ST|
|TSP||Balsa 6.5 Offense||Power Attack||£0-£50||90||70||75||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||Nuytinck Hybrid ZC||Power Attack||Over £150||96||74||82-87||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|TSP||Gaia II||Power Attack||£0-£50||92||72||80||5||FL|
|Tibhar||Kinetic Speed||Power Attack||Over £150||97||74||82-87||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Hybrid Carbon X Speed||Power Attack||£0-£50||97||70||80||5+2||FL|
|Tibhar||Samsonov Force Pro||Power Attack||£0-£50||91||75||85||7||FL, ST|
|Joola||Mattenet OFF||Power Attack||£50-£100||94||74||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|TSP||Euro Power OFF||Power Attack||£50-£100||93||70||92||7||FL, ST|
|Impact||Carbon||Power Attack||£0-£50||98||68||80-85||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||Samsonov Force Pro Black Edition||Power Attack||£0-£50||89||77||85-90||7||FL, ST|
|Joola||Challenger Carbon||Power Attack||£0-£50||92||70||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Stratus Power Wood||Power Attack||£0-£50||88||73||85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||Balsa Fibretec 75||Power Attack||£0-£50||98||70||70-75||3+2||FL, ST, AN|
|*||Joola||Vyzaryz Trinity||Classic Attack||Over £150||86||78||90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Victas||ZX Gear Fibre||Classic Attack||£50-£100||84||78||85||5+2||FL, ST|
|Gewo||Dynatec ZV Heavy||Classic Attack||£50-£100||89||74||95||5+2||FL|
|Tibhar||Fortino Performance||Classic Attack||£50-£100||83||78||85||7+2||FL, ST, AN|
|*||Joola||Xylo 7||Classic Attack||£50-£100||87||77||87||7||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||CCA 7||Classic Attack||£50-£100||88||77||85-90||7||FL. ST|
|Gewo||Robles OFF-||Classic Attack||£0-£50||88||74||80||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Lebesson||Classic Attack||£0-£50||84||76||85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Victas||Fire Fall FC||Classic Attack||£50-£100||88||71||80-85||5+2||FL, ST|
|TSP||Euro Feeling OFF-||Classic Attack||£0-£50||84||75||85||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Chila Offense||Classic Attack||£0-£50||85||75||75||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Butterfly||Maze Magic||Classic Attack||£0-£50||83||72||85||5||FL|
|Tibhar||Drinkhall Offensive Classic||Control Attack||£50-£100||78||78||85-90||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Impact||Attack||Control Attack||£0-£50||75||74||90||7||FL, ST, AN|
|*||Tibhar||Shang Kun Hybrid AC||Control Attack||£100-150||86||75||80-90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Joola||Air Carbon||Control Attack||£100-150||83||78||71-72||5+2||FL, ST|
|Joola||Challenger OFF||Control Attack||£0-£50||79||73||85||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Balsa Fibre OFF 60||Control Attack||£0-£50||78||76||70-75||5+2||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Zoom Pro OFF-||Control Attack||£0-£50||82||70||85||5||FL, ST|
|Joola||Xylo 5||Control Attack||£50-£100||80||76||90||5||FL, ST|
|Neubauer||High Technology||Control Attack||£50-£100||85||75||64||5||FL, ST|
|Joola||Air Fibre||Power Allround||£100-150||75||76||59-60||5+2||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Drinkhall Allround Carbon Classic||Power Allround||£0-£50||73||77||85||5+2||Fl, ST, AN|
|*||Victas||Dyna Carbon||Power Allround||£50-£100||66||80||85||5+2||FL|
|*||Gewo||Aruna Carbon ALL+||Power Allround||£50-£100||70||77||80||5+2||FL|
|Joola||Mattenet ALL||Power Allround||£0-£50||69||77||80-85||5||FL, ST|
|TSP||Balsa 5.5 Allround Power||Power Allround||£0-£50||78||73||70 -75||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Zoom Balance ALL+||Power Allround||£0-£50||72||80||85||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Balsa SGS||Power Allround||£0-£50||65||80||75||5||FL, ST, AN|
|TSP||Euro Classic ALL+||Power Allround||£0-£50||65||75||72||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Techno Power Contact||Power Allround||£0-£50||F/H 75 B/H 64||F/H 73 B/H 78||85||5||FL, ST,AN|
|Butterfly||Andrez Grubba ALL+||Power Allround||£0-£50||68||72||85||5||FL|
|Neubauer||Firewall Plus||Power Allround||£0-£50||73||75||70||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Drinkhall Allround Classic||Classic Allround||£0-£50||60||80||85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Joola||Rossi Allround||Classic Allround||£0-£50||60||80||90||7||FL,ST, AN|
|*||Victas||Dyna Five Soft||Classic Allround||£50-£100||58||80||85||5||FL, ST|
|Gewo||Hybrid Carbon ALL||Classic Allround||£0-£50||65||80||75||5+2||FL|
|TSP||Balsa 4.5 Allround||Classic Allround||£0-£50||65||78||70 – 75||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||IV-L Balsa||Classic Allround||£0-£50||63||78||70||6||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Allround Classic||Classic Allround||£0-£50||59||71||80||5||FL|
|DHS||Wind SR Allround||Classic Allround||£0-£50||60||75||85-90||5||FL|
|S & T||Black and White||Classic Allround||£50-£100||F/H 78, B/H 58||F/H 74, B/H 80||67||7||FL, ST|
|Stiga||Allround Classic||Classic Allround||£0-£50||60||78||85||5||FL,ST, AN|
|Butterfly||Boll Allround||Classic Allround||£0-£50||64||70||85||5||FL|
|Victas||Matsushita Special||Control Allround||£100-150||56||94||90||5+2||FL, ST|
|Impact||Allround||Control Allround||£0-£50||56||80||80-85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Joola||Challenger ALL||Control Allround||£0-£50||55||80||85||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Balsa Allround 50||Control Allround||£0-£50||58||83||70-75||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Joola||Falcon Medium||Control Allround||£0-£50||50||80||80||5||FL, ST, AN|
|S & T||Zeus||Control Allround||£100-150||F/H 60 B/H 55||F/H 85 B/H 92||90-95||3+2||ST|
|Butterfly||Boll Control ALL-||Control Allround||£0-£50||60||70||85||5||FL|
|Joola||Rossi Junior||Junior Allround||£0-£50||60||80||70||7||FL|
|Victas||Koji Matsushita Original||Modern Defense||£100-150||53||94||90||5||FL, ST|
|Joola||Chen Weixing Defence||Modern Defense||£0-£50||55||94||90||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Li Qian||Modern Defense||£50-£100||83||78||85||5||FL, ST|
|Victas||Yuto Muramatsu||Modern Defense||£100-150||57||90||90 – 93||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Drinkhall Defensive Classic||Modern Defense||£0-£50||50||95||85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Gewo||Velox Alpha Defense||Modern Defense||£0-£50||56||95||80||5||FL, ST|
|Victas||Koji Matsushita Offensive||Modern Defense||£100-150||59||85||90||5||FL, ST|
|S & T||Firestarter||Modern Defense||£0-£50||F/H 50 B/H 40||F/H 92 B/H 98||90||5||ST|
|Tibhar||Balsa Def 25||Modern Defense||£0-£50||46||94||75-80||5||FL, ST, AN|
|TSP||Balsa 3.5 Defense||Modern Defense||£0-£50||50||93||70 – 75||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|Tibhar||Samsonov Stratus Power Defense||Modern Defense||£0-£50||58||90||85||5||FL, ST, AN|
|Joola||Chen Defender Ultimate||Classic Defense||£0-£50||38||98||85-90||7||ST|
|Victas||Koji Matsushita Defensive||Classic Defense||£100-150||42||97||85||5||FL, ST|
|Tibhar||Defense Plus||Classic Defense||£0-£50||38||90||80||5||FL, ST|
|TSP||Balsa 2.5 Super Defense||Classic Defense||£0-£50||40||98||65 – 70||Fg/balsa||FL, ST, AN|
|DMS||2 Faces||Classic Defense||£100-150||F/H 78||F/H 80||75||5||FL|
|DMS||Toni Hold Defence||Classic Defense||£100-150||B/H 34||B/H 98||75||5||FL|
|DMS||CO-S 3||Classic Defense||£50-£100||F/H 85||F/H 75||60||5||FL|
|DMS||Chen Defender Ultimate||Classic Defense||£50-£100||B/H 42||B/H 95||60||5||FL|
|Tibhar||Koji Matsushita Defensive||Classic Defense||£0-£50||30||95||80||5||ST|
All of the specifications in this catalogue are as tested by BRIBAR TABLE TENNIS and don’t necessarily coincide with those produced by the manufacturers.
Posted on 12th August 2015