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USATT SafeSport Policy Implementation

USATT SafeSport Policy Implementation In January 2014, under the guidance and mandate of the United States Olympic Committee, USA Table Tennis (USATT) implemented a new SafeSport program for the purpose of ensuring a safe and enjoyable environment for our entire community. More information about USATT’s SafeSport policy, procedures, and enforcement can be found HERE:

Pong Talk With the Stars

Pong Talk With the Stars BY RAHUL ACHARYA Pong Talk With the Stars When you see 18 year old Angela Guan playing table tennis, it difficult to believe that she has only been playing the sport for a little over six years. Originally a gymnast, Angela gave up gymnastics in favor of her family’s favorite […]

2017 Butterfly West Coast Open – Canceled Due To Unforeseeable Complications

2017 Butterfly West Coast Open – Canceled Due To Unforeseeable Complications 2017 Butterfly West Coast Open Canceled Letter submitted by Meng-Yu Dear 2017 Butterfly West Coast Participants, It is with great regret that we are cancelling this tournament at such a late time. Mere hours ago, we were informed by the tournament venue (which was […]

Ask-The-Experts: Xin-Zhou, No.-153-Butterfly-Question-and-Answer

Ask-The-Experts: Xin-Zhou, No.-153-Butterfly-Question-and-Answer Ask-The-Experts: Xin-Zhou, No.-153-Butterfly-Question-and-Answer Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Viscaria Forehand: Nittaku Fast Act C-1 Backhand: Tenergy 64 Question:  Hello Coach, I have been using the butterfly Viscaria blade for 8-9 months, I have heard 2-3 friends tell me what is fast or too fast for me, can you tell me what are they […]

Marketing returns in house, new names join ITTF team

Marketing returns in house, new names join ITTF team Marketing returns in house, new names join ITTF team (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) The return of commercial and marketing rights to the International Table Tennis Federation following an agreement last year with TMS International, two new members of staff have been appointed. Jonny Cowan […]

USATT Board Unanimously Elects Anne Cribbs As New Chair

USATT Board Unanimously Elects Anne Cribbs As New Chair USATT Board Unanimously Elects Anne Cribbs As New Chair Submitted by USATT The Board of Directors of USA Table Tennis (USATT) announced today that Anne Warner Cribbs has been unanimously elected as the new Chair of the Board through December, 2017. Cribbs, and Olympic swimmer, has […]

2017 Butterfly Canada Cup Markham: Photos and Results

2017 Butterfly Canada Cup Markham: Photos and Results 2017 Butterfly Canada Cup Markham: Photos and Results Submitted by Table Tennis Canada Event First Place Second Place Men’s Singles Jian Fei Sun Jeremy Hazin Women’s Singles Siqian Wu Kelly Fei Zhao Under 2750 Alex Csibi Edison Huang Under 2200 Ann Shiao Jean Fei Under 1700 Salman […]

USATT Announces Schedule of 2017 ITTF Hopes Qualifier Events

USATT Announces Schedule of 2017 ITTF Hopes Qualifier Events USATT Announces Schedule of 2017 ITTF Hopes Qualifier Events By USATT USA Table Tennis (USATT) announced today the schedule of domestic and international qualifier events for the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Program. Five regional events will be used to select the representatives from the United States […]

Ask The Experts: Sungsoo Jung, No. 152

Ask The Experts: Sungsoo Jung, No. 152 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Timo Boll ALC Forehand Rubber: Tenergy 05 FX (2.1mm) Red Backhand Rubber: Yasaka Rakza 7 (1.9mm) Black Question: I am a Malaysia ex State player and who had came back to table tennis recently. My playing style is as below. 1. Both forehand and […]

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