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DTTA’s 6th MENSUAL Tourney of 2018

DTTA’s 6th MENSUAL Tourney of 2018 (By Angelo Gandullia) Hello Table Tennis players and friends! On Saturday, July 14th, Denver Table Tennis Alliance hosted our 6th MENSUAL Tourney of 2018!  DTTA hosted again a FULL and great tournament with exciting matches and lots of fun in all 3 divisions! Denver Table Tennis Alliance congratulates, in particular:   C […]

AMICUS Training Tips Series: How to Improve your Footwork with Richard Prause

AMICUS Training Tips Series: How to Improve your Footwork with Richard Prause (Courtesy of ButterflyMag) Welcome to the first two episodes of the new Butterfly AMICUS Training Tips Video Series. In this series Butterfly coaching expert Richard Prause will guide you through a number of coaching videos on how you can effectively use the new […]

Kanak Jha for third time, Adriana Diaz completes double

Kanak Jha for third time, Adriana Diaz completes double (by Ian Marshall, Editor, ITTF) Winner of the Women’s Singles title last September in the northern Colombian city of Cartagena de Indias at the 2017 Pan American Championships; on Sunday 15th July, Puerto Rico’s Adriana Diaz completed the double in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. She won […]

ITTF Pan Am Junior Championship: Recap

ITTF Pan Am Junior Championship: Recap (By Steve Hopkins/Photo courtesy of USATT) The ITTF Pan American Junior Championship has concluded in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  The event brought just over 100 of the most talented junior players in this hemisphere to compete in two team events (Boys’ and Girls’ Teams), two singles events (Boys and […]

Triangle Table Tennis: July 2018 News and Happenings

Triangle Table Tennis: July 2018 News and Happenings (Courtesy of Triangle Table Tennis) Where is the year going?  How are we over halfway through already?! This newsletter is the only email you’ll receive from us this month, so you’ll find it all in this one source — a quick overview of recent news as well as […]

ITTF Pan Am Junior Championships: Junior Teams

ITTF Pan Am Junior Championships: Junior Teams (by Steve Hopkins) The ITTF Pan American Junior Championships is underway bringing just over 100 of the most talented junior players in this hemisphere to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.  The tournament began on July 10 and will run through July 15 with two team events (Boys’ and Girls’ […]

WAB Featured Club: MK Georgia Table Tennis

WAB Featured Club: MK Georgia Table Tennis (by Steve Hopkins) MK Georgia Table Tennis is in Duluth, Georgia just off of I-85 to the Northeast of Atlanta.  Duluth is in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, and is a suburb with a strong Asian influence which includes about 10% of the population being of Korean descent.  […]

The Conclusion of the 2018 Butterfly Canadian Junior Championships

The Conclusion of the 2018 Butterfly Canadian Junior Championships (By Natasha Carr-Harris) At the pinnacle of the Junior competition, spectators and supporters, teammates and coaches all congregated around the gym’s showcase table for two thrilling Singles Finals matches. The Girls Finals featured an intense match between Patrina Hui (BC) and Ivy Liao (BC). In the […]

Inter-Province Duo Emerge as Winners of Mixed Doubles

Inter-Province Duo Emerge as Winners of Mixed Doubles (By Natasha Carr-Harris) 2018 Butterfly Canadian Junior Championships Once thought obsolete, the mixed doubles event has been reinstated for the 2018 Championships due to a planned reinstallation of the event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. In the end, it was the pairing of Jeremy Hazin (ON) and […]

Coaching tip of the week: Training the Subconscious

Coaching tip of the week: Training the Subconscious (by Larry Hodges) Advanced players seem to always know exactly what shot to do and where to put it. It’s one of the reasons why they are advanced. But there’s no time during a point to really analyze the situation, so it’s all done reflexively, i.e. the […]

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