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2016 ITTF North American Championships Teams

2016 ITTF North American Championships Teams Courtesy of ITTF & USA Table Tennis A clash of North American Nations will go down on Saturday September 10, 2016 as the USA and Canada go head to head on a single center table at ICC Table Tennis Center in Milpitas, CA. The winners will earn qualification for […]

Kenta Matsudaira the player to beat in Olomouc

Kenta Matsudaira the player to beat in Olomouc Courtesy of ITTF / by Simon Daish With the ITTF World Tour Czech Open set to get underway on August 31st, we take a look at which players could mount a challenge for the Men’s Singles title. Top Seed Favorite Kenta Matsudaira (Japan) heads the charge in […]

Videos about D.R Open II. and Butterfly

Videos about D.R Open II. and Butterfly Dear Everybody, 1. You can watch videos about D.R Open II. Tournament on our YouTube channel, please subscribe if you like it. HERE IS THE link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCZk9YIcNTUKFRsXw2UwXuUw 2. Our Facebook page and website: facebook.com/drtabletennis www.drtabletennis.com 3. New FB group about table tennis for players in the Southwestern Ontario […]

Ask The Experts: Stefan Feth, No. 144

Ask The Experts: Stefan Feth, No. 144 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Timo Boll Spirit ST Forehand Rubber: Tibhar Evolution MX-P Backhand Rubber: Tibhar Evolution MX-P Question: Hello Mr. Feth, I play with TBS blade, on both sides with MX-P rubbers. The setup is good to play offensive game. As I play with lot of older […]

Zhang Jike Changing his Heart on Retirement

Zhang Jike Changing his Heart on Retirement Courtesy of ITTF / By Henry Chen Retirement is an unavoidable thing for any athlete. For the 28-year old Grand Slam champion Zhang Jike, this issue was raised after he successfully completed his tasks in the Rio Olympic Games. At first, he said that he is already prepared […]

Eugene Wang: ‘I have no regrets’ over Rio 2016 efforts

Eugene Wang: ‘I have no regrets’ over Rio 2016 efforts Courtesy of ITTF Canada’s Eugene Wang says he has no regrets about how his Olympic journey unfolded at Rio 2016, and is already looking ahead to Tokyo 2020. by Simon Daish Wang (seeded 41st at Rio 2016) registered victory against Jorge Campos (Cuba) and Li […]

ICC To Host The 2016 ITTF North American Championships

ICC To Host The 2016 ITTF North American Championships Courtesy of ITTF NA Possibly the last ITTF North American Championships will take place in Milpitas, California at one of North America’s prime table tennis facilities. Rajul Sheth and his dedicated group of volunteers will host the event at the ICC in Milpitas. The event will […]

August tournament 8/28 & Spaces Available in Group Lessons at The TopSpin

August tournament 8/28 & Spaces Available in Current Group Lessons at The TopSpin August tournament 8/28 & Spaces Available in Group Lessons In their recent newsletter, The TopSpin reminds us to enter their August 28th Tournament. In addition, they announce some spaces are still available in their current Group Lessons, enroll today!  Check out the full […]

Lin Yun-Ju unbeaten throughout, hosts upset seeding to claim top prize

Lin Yun-Ju unbeaten throughout, hosts upset seeding to claim top prize 2016 Chinese Taipei Junior and Cadet Open (Courtesy of ITTF) Lin Yun-Ju unbeaten throughout, claim top prize Unbeaten throughout, Lin Yun-Ju who celebrated his 15th birthday the previous week on Wednesday 17th August, emerged the star name, as the hosts upset the seeding on […]

Ask The Experts: Lily Yip, No. 143

Ask The Experts: Lily Yip, No. 143 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Innerforce Layer ALC FL Forehand: Tenergy 25 FX 2.1 Backhand: Tenergy 25 FX 2.1 Question: Hi. Thinking about my playing style I am an average player that tends to play close to the table. Based on the information on the Butterfly site and Youtube videos, […]

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