Short Pips (Pimples)
Short pips have a short length of pimples, and the result is that the effect of spin is reduced, but can still generate some spin. If a regular inverted rubber
generates spin that is 100 out of 100, the short pips will generate between 15-50 out of 100.
So incoming spin has less effect, and less spin can be generated against the opponent.
This suits a flat hitting style of game. Most short pips players will stay close to the table and engage in quick hitting rallies, controlling the spin with the pips.
Some examples of short pips are: