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Butterfly Blades – Part 1 – Designing Blades with Special Materials

Courtesy of ButterflyMag Butterfly lines up various blades with special materials. But how did they come into creation? What research effort is behind the production of such blades? The Butterfly Research and Development Team tells the exciting history of developing blades that make the dreams of players come true. Part One of our story deals […]

The Youngest Ever, Now or Never for Miu Hirano, Mima Ito and Fan Zhendong

Courtesy of ITTF Winner of the Women’s Singles title, earlier this year at the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour German Open, when only 14 years and 152 days old; Japan’s Mima Ito set a new record in the youngest ever stakes. Earlier, in December in partnership with Miu Hirano, the duo had won the […]

Aerobic Table Tennis: New Video Available Soon

Promo for new Aerobic TT video 2015 Courtesy of AerobicTableTennis.com Many people have asked us if we can make video available for the Aerobic TT program. We have listened and decided to release an all new Aerobic TT video for clubs and schools. The video will be produced in an easy to follow format, allowing […]

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Blade: Timo Boll ZLF Forehand: Tenergy 05 Backhand: Tenergy 64 Question: Hi Coach, my question is what blade is good for my two new players? They need to upgrade their blade and rubbers. One of them like the offensive game. The other likes to take it slow a bit, but when it is good she […]

Butterfly Atlanta May Open

On Saturday May 9th, the Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy, AITTA, is hosting the 2015 Butterfly Atlanta May Open in Duluth, Georgia. This 2-Star USATT sanctioned tournament offers an Open Singles event, a Junior U-18 event and rated events. All events are round robin with single elimination.  Register Today

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Question: Hello, I’m just looking for a new solid blade. May you compare Zhang Jike ALC and Zhang Jike ZLC (speed, hardness, solid feeling and direct shot)? I need a more solid feeling and feedback from the blade. I`m a looper and need to feel direct shot of the ball. I will play with medium […]

2015 French Junior & Cadet Open

Yesterday April 15th, the 2015 French Junior & Cadet Open, an ITTF Premium Junior Circuit event, started in Metz, France. ITTF is bring complete coverage of the event, including live streaming. Visit ITTF.com for more information and results. Day 2 of the 2015 French Junior & Cadet Open from Metz. Day 1 of the 2015 […]

USA Finalist To Host 2018 World Veterans Championships

USA Finalist To Host 2018 World Veterans Championships USA Table Tennis officials announced today that the United States is one of four finalists to host the World Veterans Championship in 2018, the world’s largest table tennis tournament. Read More at USA Table Tennis

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Blade: Butterfly Mazunov Forehand: Joola Rhyzm Backhand: Joola Rhyzm 425 Question: I have used a Butterfly Mazunov blade for the last 10 years. I would like to switch now to a new technology blade. I hope this will help me to play good when I use a plastic ball. What can you recommend me? I […]

Cho For a Cause in Oakland

Cho For a Cause in Oakland The elementary school children at EBAYC in Oakland, CA and the Boys & Girls Club (3 locations in Oakland) were so excited to receive table tennis equipment from Cho! For a Cause and Butterfly. Jared Wong is the founder and president of Cho! For a Cause, a non-profit entity. […]

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