Kettler Match Pro Outdoor Table Tennis Table Review

Kettler Match Pro Outdoor Table Tennis Table
Kettler Match Pro Outdoor Table Tennis Table

Overview

The made in  Kettler Match Pro Outdoor ping pong table is a middle of the road outdoor table tennis table with a 100% weatherproof sealed aluminum composite top. The top is 9ft x 5ft, the ITTF regulation size for tournament level play. For an outdoor table it has very good play experience including a really lively bounce that comes close to a true indoor tournament table. It has all of the benefits of an indoor table without sacrificing longetivity, durability and being resistant  to weather conditions. It is definitely not the cheapest table around, as it has a pretty mid-tier price point.

Specifications

  • 100% weatherproof sealed aluminum composite tournament top with proprietary ALU-TEC Climate-Control underside that controls expansion and contraction due to weather changes
  • Features true tournament bounce for unmatched quality and performance
  • International tournament size of 9ft x 5ft with 4inft single wheel casters, two with locking brake
  • Has Safety-Fold with Dual Lock Safety to prevent unintended opening or closing of table
  • Built in Germany. Table Tennis Table Dimensions: 108in L x 60in W x 30in H / Folded Dimensions: 22in wide x 67in high x 72in long

Assembly

The Kettler Match Pro Outdoor takes some time and skill to assemble. Many customers have reported that the instructions are not as straightforward as they could be. You may have to be pretty handy and skilled with tools to assembled it properly without running into issues. However, once it’s done it looks great and feels sturdy and well made. If you are not someone who is capable of following not-so-clear instructions and getting your hands dirty to assemble something, this may not be the right table for you. For most people though, the assembly should be to difficult as there are resources online to help you. There is also a good how to guide on youtube taht can help guide you throught the process. Regardless, it’s not a pre- assembled table and so you can expect to spend some time putting all the pieces together.

Conclusion

The Kettler Match Pro Outdoor is built in Germany and the German engineering of this table is very obvious. It’s very well contstructed and the quality of components ishigh. The highlight of this excellent table is the  100% weatherproof sealed aluminum composite tournament top. It has a proprietary ALU-TEC Climate-Control underside that controls expansion and contraction due to weather changes and allows the table to withstand even the most extreme changes in temperature and humidity. Each of the tournament lines on the table are smooth and flush with the playing surface because they are screen printed and not just painted on like cheaper tables. Additionally, the water-based paint and coat on the top of the table are scratch, fade and UV resistant which is a really great quality of an outdoor table. This table will be able stand the test of time and offer countless hours of enjoyment for years to come. It’s a great investment that you will not regret.

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