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Playing Against Penholders

Playing Against Penholders by Han Xiao Last week, we examined some basic strengths and weaknesses of players who play with unorthodox rubber and went over some of the common tactics used against these players. This week, we’re going to take a look at penhold players. Most people have some idea of the strengths and weaknesses […]

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Ask The Experts: Shigang Yang, No. 11

Ask The Experts: Shigang Yang, No. 11 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: W. Schlager OFF+ Forehand: Tenergy 80 Backhand: Tenergy 80 Question: I want to buy a new racket and I need expert advice on which racket gives me the same speed of my Schlager and more topspin, spin and little more touch […]

Close in Paris; is Best Medal Hope for Hong Kong Again the Doubles Events?

Courtesy of ITTF They were so close to being crowned World champions but the silver medal was to be their lot; they were the nearest to beating the pair that progressed to secure the title, DPR Korea’s Kim Hyok Bong and Kim Jong. At the semi-final stage of the Mixed Doubles event at the Liebherr […]

Playing Against Pips/Anti

Playing Against Pips/Anti by Han Xiao Many players have a lot of trouble playing against “junk rubber,” which usually includes short pips, long pips, and anti. At lower levels of play, using pips or anti is often seen as an advantage that can give a lot of free wins. As players improve, using these types […]

Ask The Experts

Blade: Zhang Jike Super ZLC Forehand: Tenergy 05 Black 1.9 Backhand: Tenergy 05 red 2.1 Question: Hi Coach! I just want to know if these Tenergy 05 rubbers are best for my new blade Zhang Jike Super ZLC, what do you think? Or shall I use Tenergy 64 on my backhand? I used to put […]

Behind The Scenes: Globe & Mail Pan American Video

Behind The Scenes: Globe & Mail Pan American Video Table Tennis Canada shares behind the scenes photos during a visit by The Globe & Mail newspaper at the Canadian National Training Centre. National Team Coach Marles Martins and National Team Member Xavier Thérien participated in The Globe & Mail’s developing video explaining how much fun […]

Butterfly Victory Set

Butterfly Presents the Victory Set Victory Set is available in a 2-Player or a 4-Player Set.

Denver TT Alliance vs CU Boulder TT

The Denver TT Alliance Team, formed by Wallace Liu, Antonio Varela and Angelo Gandullia, went to visit Boulder on Sunday, April 5th. Our good friend Manohar Karthikeyan, from CU Boulder (CUTT), organized with his team a nice friendly/exhibition match against our Club as a way to introduce themselves formally to the CU students as the […]

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