Table Tennis visits China Town before ITTF Team World Cup

Table Tennis visits China Town before ITTF Team World Cup

Table Tennis visits China Town before ITTF Team World Cup Table Tennis visits China Town before ITTF Team World Cup Video by: Table Tennis England February 22 – 25, 2018 London, England Copper Box Arena Ahead of Chinese New Year and the ITTF Team World Cup coming to London, we put a table in the […]

$2700 3-Star Butterfly MDTTC February Open Results

$2700 3-Star Butterfly MDTTC February Open

(By Larry Hodges, tournament director) $2700 3-Star Butterfly MDTTC February Open February 10-11, 2018 • Maryland Table Tennis Center • Gaithersburg, MD Top-seeded Wu Junhan from New Jersey, rated 2691 (but over 2750 most of last year, with a high of 2788), cruised into the final without losing a game, or even going deuce. As […]

Focus on Performance - Fun; Maximizing Your Winning Chances

Focus on Performance and Fun to Maximize Your Chances of Winning

(By Larry Hodges) Focus on Performance – Fun; Maximizing Your Winning Chances Do you think you have a better chance of winning if you focus on winning, thereby putting pressure on yourself for results, or by focusing on playing well, which maximizes your chances of actually winning? The question answers itself. You’ll always play better and […]

Madeira provides perfect example for seminar theme

Madeira provides perfect example for seminar theme

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Madeira provides perfect example for seminar theme Located in the North Atlantic Ocean, the home of the celebrated Portuguese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo but more significantly Marcos Freitas, Madeira is the most recent destination for Croatia’s Neven Cegnar, the Development Officer for the European Table Tennis Union. Organised under the […]

Ryu Seungmin and Galia Dvorak named Athlete Role Models

Ryu Seungmin and Galia Dvorak named Athlete Role Models

(By ITTF) Ryu Seungmin and Galia Dvorak named Athlete Role Models Gold medallist at the Athens 2004 Olympic Games, Korea’s Ryu Seungmin and three times Olympian Spain’s Galia Dvorak, have been named the Table Tennis Athlete Role Models for the forthcoming Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games. The third staging of the now prestigious multi-sport […]

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Thomas Keinath training camp at Broward Table Tennis Club

(By Steve Hopkins) Thomas Keinath training camp at Broward Table Tennis Club Thomas Keinath will be running a camp in Florida this summer. Broward Table Tennis Club will be host to the event in Davie, Florida. BTTC is a “National Club of Excellence” in the US – they offer Butterfly tables, professional rubber flooring, and […]

NYITTC March 10, 2018 tournament

NYITTC March 10, 2018 tournament

NYITTC March 10, 2018 tournament Table Tennis Tournament, Sponsored by Butterfly NA    USATT Sanctioned 2 star Tournament, 134-32 35th Ave,   Flushing, NY 11354 TOURNAMENT DIRECTORS: Yuxiang Li (www.NYITTC.com) REFEREE: Jean Sze/CR RULES: All USATT and regulations apply. USATT Dress Code will apply. EQUIPMENT: Butterfly tables, 3 star white butterfly balls; ENTRY POLICY: All entries […]

2018 HITTA Spring Festival Tournament

2018 HITTA Spring Festival Tournament

2018 HITTA Spring Festival Tournament Saturday, February 17, 2018 Tournament Date: Saturday, February 17th 2018 Tournament Sanction: USATT Tournament Rating: 2 Stars Tournament Referee: Conrad Song, Umpire: Club umpires Tournament Staff: Manny Velazquez / Randy Medcalf / David Lee / Lily Lu / Jonathan Ramos Venue: HITTA – Katy, TX. • Approximately 11,000 square feet […]

6 Types of Footwork Drills

6 Types of Footwork Drills

(by Samson Dubina) 6 Types of Footwork Drills There are hundreds to table tennis footwork drills. Most of these drills are in one of the following categories. Before reading the article, can you name the 6 types? (No peeking!!!) Systematic Footwork Drills A basic systematic drill has a pattern or system to it making it […]

Speed-Power: Easy with Good Technique,Good Technique is Difficult

Speed and Power are Easy with Good Technique, but Good Technique is Difficult

(By Larry Hodges) Speed-Power: Easy with Good Technique,Good Technique is Difficult The above should be on a banner at every playing hall in the world. Players almost always try to drill at speeds or with power they can’t control, thinking that by drilling that way, they’ll learn to play at that pace. Superficially, it makes […]