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Zhang Jike and Ma Long make ESPN World Fame 100 list

(by Simon Daish) Zhang Jike and Ma Long make ESPN World Fame 100 list Not only considered to be two of the finest table tennis players China has ever produced but also two of the greatest athletes to have ever graced the sport, now Zhang Jike and Ma Long have another accolade to celebrate. The […]

AITTA 2018 Summer Camps

AITTA 2018 Summer Camps We are very excited to announce that AITTA will be offering a high quality Summer Camp . We have the best coach team include Former USA  National Team  coach Shigang Yang Camp Duration: Camp : Daily Schedule – Morning Session: 9:30am -12:00pm  9:30-9:40      Warm up (热身) 2.  9:40-10:30    Fundamental drills (基本功) 3.  10:30- 11:30 […]

Where Are They Now? Anderson College Series

Where Are They Now? Anderson College Series (By Steve Hopkins) Article 1: South Carolina – A hot bed for collegiate table tennis? In 1986, Anderson College began a collegiate table tennis program.  Over the next decade, the program would grow to become the first true varsity table tennis program in the United States with campus […]

Tip of the week: Develop Power Timing by Slapping

(By Larry Hodges) Tip of the week: Develop Power Timing by Slapping Power in table tennis comes primarily from timing. Not just timing with the ball, but timing the proper use of each muscle used, in the proper order and duration, while timing all this while also hitting the ball. For example, when forehand hitting […]

Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 4th MENSUAL Tourney

(By Angelo Gandullia) Denver Table Tennis Alliance’s 4th MENSUAL Tourney On Saturday, May 12th, Denver Table Tennis Alliance hosted our 4th MENSUAL Tourney of 2018!  DTTA hosted again a great tournament with exciting matches, big upsets, and lots of fun in all 3 divisions! Denver Table Tennis Alliance congratulates, in particular: C division Winner, Bishnu Panda Runner up, […]

WAB Club Feature: Bridgeport Sports Club

(by Steve Hopkins) WAB Club Feature: Bridgeport Sports Club Bridgeport Sports Club is located in Richmond, just South of Vancouver in British Columbia, Canada.  The club is located near Highway 99 and 9, with easy access to the greater Vancouver area. At over 14,000 square feet, this is one of the largest table tennis clubs […]

Table tennis enthusiasts showcase their sport in ‘Butterfly’ tourney

(By Gary Curreri) Table tennis enthusiasts showcase their sport in ‘Butterfly’ tourney Santiago Garcia’s vocal cords can sometimes get a workout when he has a racket in his hand and a tough opponent at the other end of the table. “I do all I can,” said the 14-year-old Garcia, a freshman at Franklin Academy of […]

Tip of the week: Tactical Thinking Between Points

(By Larry Hodges) Tip of the week: Tactical Thinking Between Points Everyone has their own tactical thinking ritual . . . or doesn’t have one. If you don’t, you should. What is a tactical thinking ritual? It’s when you habitually think tactically about the next point. Different players have different rituals, but most are similar. […]

NYITTC May 6, 2018 Open Championship Results and Pictures

(By NYITTC) NYITTC May 6, 2018 Open Championship Results and Pictures Under 2000 1st: Samuel Medina; 2nd: Alec Holst Under 1800 1st: Kevin Lewis; 2nd: Zhengrui Zhong Under 1200 1st: Yevgeniy Gekker; 2nd: Sam Schamberg Under 800 1st: Tenji Sherpa; 2nd: Justin Jao Junior Under 12 1st: Ryan Cordovez; 2nd: Akira Tadehara   纽约国际乒乓球中心2018年5月6日比赛结果  2000以下组 […]

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