Archive for January, 2017

2016 Butterfly Badger Open -Jishan Liang v/s Pu Li – (Open Finals)

2016 Butterfly Badger Open – Jishan Liang v/s Pu Li – (Open Finals) 2016 Butterfly Badger Open – Jishan Liang v/s Pu Li – (Open Finals) Video by Butterfly North America September 16, 17 & 18, 2016 6000 W. Ryan Rd Franklin, WI For complete results, click HERE. For article about finals, click HERE.

“I hope I can do well”: Hu Melek feeling positive about her chances in Antibes

by Simon Daish Victorious at the Liebherr 2016 European Championships on Sunday 23rd October, Hu Melek turned out to be one of Europe’s standout players last year. Now the 28-year-old is busy training ahead of the upcoming 2017 ITTF Europe Top 16 Cup set to take place from Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th February in […]

Ask The Experts: Andre Ho, No. 150

Ask The Experts: Andre Ho, No. 150 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Ma Lin Carbon Forehand: Nittaku Renasos Hold Backhand: Nittaku Renasos Hold Question: Hello, My question is about the short serves. Which part of the ball I have to touch for classic pendulum side-topspin serves (more up spin) ? More bottom, middle or […]

Become a Champion with the Chop Block

BY CARL DANNER Adriana Diaz won some key points in her successful U.S. Open Women’s Singles final by using chop blocks to great advantage.  You can do so, too. Against a loop or counter drive to your backhand, try stroking down and to the side as you block it.  The result should be a low, […]

This birthday Zhang Jike’s got a ticket to ride

(Courtesy of ITTF) Zhang Jike’s fan club has decided to celebrate their hero’s birthday with a unique gift. Ain’t no party like a Zhang Jike party (Photo: Remy Gross) The 16th of February will mark Zhang Jike’s 29th birthday. You could say that being a Olympic gold medallist and World Champion, he has nearly everything […]

ICC: Special discount on summer camps to celebrate Indian Republic day

We have additional discount of $25 off on each summer camp to celebrate Indian Republic day on Jan 26th. Discount offer is valid for any new registration made on Jan 25th and 26th only. Discount offer is valid for all the camps at ICC TT/Sports Center only. This offer is not available for main center camps. Also take […]

2017 Butterfly West Coast Open

2017 Butterfly West Coast Open (Feb 18/19 – Livermore, CA) – $11,975 Prize Money CRYSTAL Trophies and Medals to top 4 finishers in ALL Singles events CRYSTAL Medals to top 3 finishers in ALL Doubles events. We currently have 156 players coming from the following locations: California (133), Shenyang (5), Georgia (1), Iowa (7), Maryland (1), […]

Han Xiao Elected Chair Of U.S. Olympic Committee Athletes’ Advisory Council

BY UNITED STATES OLYMPIC COMMITTEE COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Table tennis athlete Han Xiao was voted chair of the United States Olympic Committee Athletes’ Advisory Council during the AAC’s quadrennial leadership election, which took place at the council’s quarterly meeting in New Orleans on Jan. 21. A member of the USOC AAC since 2013, Xiao […]