BARNA is back! We celebrate the revival of a legendary brand. At first, we have a look at the long pimple rubber Classic Defence… Play like a legend – this is the slogan of BARNA ORIGINAL. Classic Defence is about 40 Euro. The cylindrically long pimples of Classic Defence have a good grip. Underlay is quite thick, so it’s good to cut and it brings a good speed absorption. In this video, we play Classic Defence on BARNA ORIGINAL Champion, a defence blade that is about 81 g, with enlarged blade size and big sweet spot. This blade fits for defensive game. Here you see, that Classic Defence is quite sensitive for incoming spin. Classic Defence is quite easy to play. Disruptive effect is at medium level. But this rubber has a great control and you can generate a good amount of spin with it. Classic Defence is great for returning and spreading hits. You have to close your blade a little bit, in order to avoid too high and too long balls. With use of wrist, you can create a good amount of spin with Classic Defence. At half-distance there is a good amount of control as well. Like the name says, Classic Defence is made for classic defence. In long defence the amount of spin is at medium level. But there is a lot of control. With a little bit of practice, you can create dangerous spin changes. Close to the table, you can play balls with lot of pressure. Classic Defence offers a lot of precision. And it offers a wide angle of possible strokes. Classic Defence can be played with short pimple technique. It seems like Classic Defence is a middle long pimple rubber when playing it like this. Here you see a high disruptive effect. With 1.5 mm sponge, Classic Defence is a bit faster. Additionally, the angle of rebound is much higher with sponge version than without sponge. The sponge version of Classic Defence is good for playing a bit more punchy. At the end, Classic Defence is a universally applicable long pimple rubber for defensive and allround game.