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Backhand Banana Flip

Backhand Banana Flip by Han Xiao In the last few years, the backhand banana flip has become a staple shot thanks to each new generation of players. Players such as Wang Hao and Dmitrij Ovtcharov were among the first players to use this shot as a primary method of returning serve in order to immediately […]

Open Ended Drills

Open Ended Drills by Han Xiao Over the last ten years or so, I’ve noticed that the overall level of table tennis coaching in the United States has improved drastically. This is reflected in the playing styles and technique of our players, from intermediate levels all the way up to National Team members. However, one […]

2015 Butterfly Cary Cup Championships

2015 BUTTERFLY CARY CUP CHAMPIONSHIPS March 19th – 22nd Triangle Table Tennis 2900 Perimeter Park Dr., Suite 200 Morrisville, NC 27560 RESULTS: Open Doubles Open Doubles: Kai Zhang / Hanwei Wang vs Ruichao Chen / Nathan Hsu

Playing Against Choppers

Playing Against Choppers by Han Xiao In most professional table tennis teams around the world, especially in China, you can usually find at least one chopper on the team, even if this player does not usually participate in league matches. As a result, most professional players have the opportunity to practice against choppers and to […]

The Lefty-Righty Matchup

The Lefty-Righty Matchup by Han Xiao Many players have specific styles that they are weak against or feel like they are weak against. This may be a result of not practicing against this style, or it may be because they have lost to this type of style in the past. Some of the common styles […]

Bryce High Speed Rubber

  Bryce High Speed Rubber In-Stock!     High performance coating with “microlayer” technology In this rubber developed by Butterfly “microlayer” technology is used to enhance the grip at the ball contact. The combination with the “High Tension” technology leads to greater rotation and pace than the previous BRYCE series. “BRYCE HIGH SPEED “is recommended for […]

Step Around Footwork

Step Around Footwork by Han Xiao One of the most common footwork drills in table tennis among all levels of play is the Falkenberg drill. It’s a very simple drill. The drilling player plays only to the blocking player’s backhand side, playing first one backhand, then a forehand from the backhand corner, then a forehand […]

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