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PongMobile Cup 2019 – Live stream information

The long-anticipated event is just a few days away. We’re super excited to present the most prestigious table tennis team event in the capital area – PongMobile Cup. If you are on a team, thank you for joining. We look forward to seeing you and your team on Sunday. Not on a team? Please accept […]

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ICC Butterfly Winter Open Preview

(by Steve Hopkins) ICC will be host to the 3-day, 4-star ICC Butterfly Winter Open on February 22-24.  This is the largest event in the Bay Area with entries expected to top 250.  The window to register is closing quickly but there is still time to sign up (the entry deadline is 2/17, though late […]

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Wanting to Win Versus Hating to Lose

By Larry Hodges These are both great incentives in practice. Some want to win so badly that they’ll practice, hour after hour, to achieve their goals. Others hate losing so much that they’ll use it as incentive to train forever to avoid it. A little of both often helps. The problem comes when you have […]

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WAB CLUB FEATURE: Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) Located in the San Fernando Valley, North of Santa Monica and Malibu in the greater Los Angeles area is Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club.  The club began seven years ago as the passion of a successful, retiring businessman.  Initially, the club provided four tables, but soon expanded.  Today, Allen & Sons […]

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WAB Featured Club: Han-In Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With their location in Palisades Park, New Jersey, Han-In table Tennis is centrally located in the largest population center in North America.  They are just off of I-95, near the New Jersey Turnpike and the George Washington Bridge – and just across the Hudson River from Upper Manhattan. Han-In offers a table […]

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Boston Bruins’ Pucks & Paddles Raises $119,000

(by Steve Hopkins) The Boston Bruins held their annual PUCKS AND PADDLES ping pong tournament in Boston on Thursday.  The event began with an autograph session, then exhibition matches, then a doubles tournament, and closed with Bruins players in their own exhibition tournament.  The main event was a single elimination doubles tournament where one player […]

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Straighten the Belt, and the Rest Falls into Place

By Larry Hodges Imagine when playing that your body is a belt. If your feet are in the wrong position, or if your grip is off, then it affects everything in between. If your foot positioning and grip are both correct, then like a belt that’s been straightened, everything in between falls into place. Isn’t […]

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Pan American Cup Recap

(by Steve Hopkins / Photo by ITTF) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico was host to the Universal 2019 ITTF Pan America Cup.  Sixteen participants were invited and seeded based upon World Ranking.  Four players were seeded into the semifinals, and then the rest of the field are placed in 3-person round robins with the winner advancing to […]

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EURO 16 Recap: Ovtcharov is Back

(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland was host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This annual invitational brings the top 16 men and women in Europe together for a two-day tournament.  Timo Boll, Mattias Falck, Dimitrij Ovtcharov, and Liam Pitchford were the top four seeds for the men, but only two escaped their opening […]

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Pan American Cup Day 2: Top Seeds Shine

(by Steve Hopkins) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico is host to the Universal 2019 ITTF Pan America Cup.  Sixteen participants were invited and seeded based upon World Ranking.  Four players were seeded into the semifinals, and then the rest of the field are placed in 3-person round robins with the winner advancing to the knock-out rounds.  The […]

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EURO 16 Update Day 1: Boll/Ovtcharov Advance, Other Top Seeds Fall

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings… Read More

EURO 16 Preview

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) Montreax, Switzerland is host to the 2019 CCB Europe Top 16 Cup.  This invitational brings… Read More

Pan Am Cup Day 1: Upsets by USA and Canada

February 2, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins / Photo by ITTF) Guaynabo, Puerto Rico is host to the Universal 2019 ITTF Pan… Read More

ITTF February Rankings: China Top Three in Both Lists, USA’s Jha in Top 50

February 1, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) With hype building in the United States for the Super Bowl this weekend, the ITTF… Read More

WAB Featured Club: Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre

February 1, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) The Canadian Elite Table Tennis Training Centre (“Elite”) is a table tennis club and training… Read More

2019 Butterfly Pong Planet Open

January 31, 2019
Date: April 27-28, 2019Location: Pong Planet – 848 Brittan Ave, San Carlos, CA 9407 ENTRY DEADLINE: All entries… Read More

Picking Football Winners…. with Table Tennis Logic (SuperBowl Edition)

January 30, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) It’s no surprise to anyone reading this post that my sport doesn’t make headlines in… Read More

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203

January 28, 2019
Ask The Experts: Jun Gao., No. 203Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: My son is 13 years… Read More
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