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Main draw places on offer, United States excels

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager) Main draw places on offer, United States excels Places in the main draw of the Cadet Boys’ Singles and Cadet Girls’ Singles events at the 2018 Canadian Junior and Cadet Open in Markham at stake on Wednesday 30th May, in both disciplines there were surprise names that ended the […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Washington DC Table Tennis Center

(by Steve Hopkins) WAB CLUB FEATURE: Washington DC Table Tennis Center The Washington DC Table Tennis Center is located on Chillum Place in the NW section of Washington, DC with easy access to public transportation and the red line.  WDCTT is the only full-time table tennis center our Nation’s Capitol. The location is convenient across the whole region, […]

Sharon Alguetti steadfast, steers United States to gold

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Manager) Sharon Alguetti steadfast, steers United States to gold Success by three matches to one against the Canadian partnership of Jeremy Hazin and Terence Yeung started the day; wins for Sharon Alguetti in opposition to Terence Yeung (11-5, 8-11, 11-9, 6-11, 11-9) and when facing Jeremy Hazin (6-11, 11-9, 11-8, […]

2018 ITTF Butterfly Canadian Junior Open: Photo, Results & Live Stream

2018 ITTF Butterfly Canadian Junior Open: Photo, Results & Live Stream May 28 – June 1 Markham Pan Am Centre Markham, Ontario Articles: Leading names negotiate opening round, surprises lower down order Surprise semi-finalists, Daniel Ng the most unexpected Main draw places on offer, United States excels Multilingual, Dorian Girod progresses fluently to top spot […]

Tip of the week: The Balance Between Tactical and Strategic Thinking

(By Larry Hodges) Tip of the week: The Balance Between Tactical and Strategic Thinking You should both tactically and strategically develop your game. What does this mean? First, let’s define these terms. Tactical thinking is what you do when you are looking to win now. Strategic thinking is what you do when you are looking […]

Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center tournament & league

Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center tournament & league Spin & Smash TTPPC is committed to bringing high-quality USATT-sanctioned tournaments to Central Ohio every two months, usually on the first weekend. So far our tournaments have brought players from all over the US and Canada. Players have found Spin & Smash to […]

2018 Grapevine Spring SpinMaster TT Tournament Result & Photo

(By Grapevine Ping Pong Club) Grapevine Spring SpinMaster TT Tournament Result & Photo We have over 100 players playing at the tournament plus spectators on May 20th,  total was about 300. This tournament was starting from 8:30 AM to 6:30PM on May 20th at the rec of Grapevine, we have 10 events and total games […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: North Texas Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) WAB CLUB FEATURE: North Texas Table Tennis Club North Texas Table Tennis is a premier table tennis club operating two locations in Plano, Texas.  Their Independence location, which used to be called the Xtreme Table Tennis School, operates out of HuaYi Education on Independence Parkway in Plano.  HuaYi Education provides after school […]

Butterfly Training Tips With Brian Pace: How To Loop Underspin

(by Brian Pace) Butterfly Training Tips With Brian Pace: How To Loop Underspin The forehand loop is the skill that can trump any other skill because you can loop a block, serve, push, smash, chop, high ball, as well as another loop. The forehand loop from underspin is the number pathway into the point, and […]

How to Make Your Strengths Stronger with Serve and Receive

(by Larry Hodges) How to Make Your Strengths Stronger with Serve and Receive Excluding serve and receive, what’s the strongest part of your game, or the part that you want to make the strongest part of your game? There’s an old adage, to state the obvious, that practice makes perfect. But doing something in practice is not […]

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