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An outsider, evidence suggests otherwise

An outsider, evidence suggests otherwise (by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) An outsider, evidence suggests otherwise Canada’s Zhang Mo and Lily Zhang head the seeding in the Women’s Singles event at the forthcoming 2017 ITTF Pan American Cup, the three day tournament starting in San José, Costa Rica on Friday 28th July. They very much […]

2017 Colorado Rocky Mountain State Games

(Angelo Gandullia) 2017 Colorado Rocky Mountain State Games Hello Table Tennis players and friends! The 2017 Colorado Rocky Mountain State Games took place last weekend – Saturday, July 22nd, & Sunday, July 23rd – at the YMCA in Colorado Springs.  The Denver Table Tennis Alliance was represented again in the well-organized event by Larry Rose. DTTA congratulates, in particular, our club […]

Impressive Medal Haul Continues, Mingyu Zu Takes Para International Stage

Impressive Medal Haul Continues, Mingyu Zu Takes Para International Stage (By Tina Huynh) Impressive Medal, Mingyu Zu Takes Para International Stage Mingyu Zu has taken to Para Table Tennis’ International stage in true style this year, already claiming a number of accolades and amazing performances. After winning the German Para Open she continued her streak […]

MK Table Tennis Academy Joins Bowmar Sports Exclusive We Are Butterfly Clubs

MK Table Tennis Academy Joins Bowmar Sports Exclusive We Are Butterfly Clubs (Courtesy of Min Kim) MK Table Tennis Academy Joins Bowmar Sports Exclusive We Are Butterfly Clubs Bowmar Sports proudly sponsors MK Table Tennis Academy. Congratulations to MK Table Tennis Academy to become one of the WAB club (We Are Butterfly Club). MK Table Tennis […]

Robert Ho’s Table Tennis Tidbits #3 – Serve & Receive

Robert Ho’s Table Tennis Tidbits #3 – Serve & Receive Robert Ho’s Table Tennis Tidbits #3 – Serve & Receive BY ROBERT HO, Courtesy of USATT Serve and Receive In 1987 the Swedes revealed the potency of 2 winged looping with inverted rubber by overpowering the pimpled rubber penhold attack style of the Chinese which […]

Help to Enforce New Rules by Azmy Ibrahim

(By Azmy Ibrahim) The purpose of this article is to help the OFFICIALS, THE REFEREES, THE UMPIRES, THE COACHES, AND THE PLAYERS, to apply the new rules while performing the games of the Table Tennis Sport. THE ARM SIGNALS The new rule enforces the umpire: * to raise the arm to the level of the […]

One step higher for second seeds, Zu Mingyu avenges Chinese Taipei defeat

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor) Surprise winner five days earlier at the 4th Taichung Open for the Disabled, at the 2017 Korea Para Open in Mungyeong, on Saturday 22nd July, Nathan Pellissier once again upset the odds. Just as in Chinese Taipei not seeded, competing in the very same event, he won the Men’s […]

2017 Edgeball Chicago International Table Tennis Open

2017 Edgeball Chicago International Table Tennis Open (Courtesy of Edgeball Table Tennis / Photo: Ireneusz Kanabrodzki) 2017 Edgeball Chicago International Table Tennis Open Hi All! Only one week away from the deadline of one of the best tournaments in the USA! Here is the flyer for the 2017 Edgeball Chicago International Table Tennis Open to be held on […]

Updates on ICC Summer Table Tennis camps June 5 – Aug 25

(Courtesy of ICC) Beginner & Entry level (first time attendee): Basics are the main key to a solid foundation. Whatever age the player is, it is important to start the right way. It’s equally important for kids of any age to enjoy the sport, so fun and basics will be the theme. Hand-eye co-ordination and basic […]

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