This new COPPA X2 offers a good balance between attacking and agressive allround table tennis. Whether one is playing close or away from the table, speed, spin and control come naturally. Speed is of course inbuilt but durability has also been increased. An added bonus is that this rubber is well suited to produce power for a strong backhand player.Sponge hardness: medium. Playing characteristics: well balanced rubber offering both speed and control. Recommended for: power-Allround, Spin, Block and Smash.