Viper from Dr Neubauer is a major step forward for all long pimple players blocking close to the table. Its completely new rubber formula provides very good control so that even fast topspin shots can be handled quite easily. Its pimples are soft and help dampening the speed of the ball.
However, the main characteristic of this long pips rubber is the low bounce it produces while blocking. Both passive blocking and chop-blocking provide a disruptive effect that will cause problems to your opponent. This makes Viper a highly interesting development in the field of long pimple rubbers with friction. All standard attacking techniques with long pips can be performed quite easily.
Viper is the new preferred choice for blocking close to the table with long pimples.