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International Table Tennis Returns to DPR Korea

International Table Tennis Returns to DPR Korea Courtesy of ITTF International table tennis has returned to DPR Korea for the first time in 36 years, with qualification rounds for the GAC Group 2015 ITTF World Tour Pyongyang Open starting today, July 29, 2015. The last time an international table tennis event was held in the […]

2015 US Nationals in Las Vegas & a Swap in 2016

2015 US National Table Tennis Championships in Las Vegas & a Swap in 2016 Last night Gordon Kaye, USA Table Tennis CEO, announced that the 2015 US National Championships will be held December 14-19 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Read more at USA Table Tennis In addition, this morning in the […]

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Ask The Experts

Ask The Experts Butterfly Table Tennis Question & Answer Blade: Timo Boll ALC Forehand Rubber: Tenergy 05-FX Backhand Rubber: Tenergy 05-FX Question: Dear Coach, Good day What should I do to improve my table tennis fitness ? Also I want to know if Tenergy 05-FX rubbers is good for Timo Boll ALC blade ? Thanks & best regards […]

Jennifer Wu makes 2016 U.S. Olympic team in table tennis

Jennifer Wu makes 2016 U.S. Olympic team in table tennis NBC Sports reports: Jennifer Wu became the second athlete to qualify for the 2016 U.S. Olympic team, winning the Pan American Games table tennis title in Toronto on Saturday. Wu, 25, beat Brazilian Lin Gui 4-3 in the winner-goes-to-Rio final. Read more at olympictalk.nbcsports.com

Butterfly Proudly Sponsor $10,000 2015 Butterfly Badger Open

Butterfly Proudly Sponsor $10,000 2015 Butterfly Badger Open The 2015 Butterfly Badger Open is a 4-star USA Table Tennis sanctioned tournament September 18th through September 20th in Franklin, Wisconsin. This year, the Butterfly Badger Open offers over $10,000 in total prize money and a new location, Milwaukee County Sports Complex, which is larger and closer […]

Ask The Experts

Ask The Experts Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hello, I am an average player. I enjoy offense play with lots of top spin and controlled defense backhand spins. Currently using Butterfly Sriver D13 L and Butterfly Ekrips rubbers. I would like to try a softer and faster blade and rubber combo. Help Answer: Hi Yew, […]

Success at First Attempt, Hugo Calderano and Wu Yue Secure Pan American Titles

Success at First Attempt, Hugo Calderano and Wu Yue Secure Pan American Titles 2015 Pan American Games Courtesy of ITTF Brazil’s Hugo Calderano and Wu Yue of the United States won the respective Men’s Singles and Women’s Singles titles at the 2015 Pan American Games in Markham, Toronto on Saturday July 25th. At the final […]

Playing a Quick Attacking Game

Playing a Quick Attacking Game by Han Xiao Playing a fast attacking game is one of the best ways to apply a high degree of pressure to an opponent. This style requires some very specific skills in order to be successful, and can also be risky and inconsistent when executed poorly. To give an example […]

ZXTTA Girls Meet Olympic Gold Medalist & World Champion

ZXTTA Girls Meet Olympic Gold Medalist & World Champion Courtesy of Zhou Xin Table Tennis Academy Joanna Sung trained at the Liaoning province team Girls from the Zhou Xin Table Tennis Academy had the great honor to meet another World Champion Guo Yue while they were training in the Liaoning Province Team. The facility is […]

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