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“Golden” Rays under the Florida Sun

“Golden” Rays under the Florida Sun By Johnathan Humbles / Bowmar Sports It was a “golden” day under the bright Florida sun in Orlando – especially for those vying for gold at the 2018 US Open Championships. The Orange County Convention Center in Orlando was host to 551 contestants from across the globe playing in […]

Why is Boll Strong? #3 (Video in English)

Why is Boll Strong? #3 (Video in English) (Video and English Subtitles Courtesy of BUTTERFLY/TAKUREPO.com) Special Program Q: Why is Boll strong? A: Forehand Loop with Heavy Spin Forehand Topspin Loop Timo Boll (GER) ascended to the World no. 1 spot in March 2018. Young players have distinguished themselves one after another recently. Table tennis has […]

Product Review:Timo Boll ALC vs Mizutani ZLC vs Mizutani Super ZLC

Product Review:Timo Boll ALC vs Mizutani ZLC vs Mizutani Super ZLC (Courtesy of yangyang TT) This is the product review video about three different rackets Yang Yang used before, which are Timo Boll ALC, Mizutani ZLC and Mizutani Super ZLC. Timo Boll ALC Timo Boll’s Model Style: Attack | Reaction: 11.8 | Vibration: 10.3 The […]

WAB Club Feature: New York Table Tennis Inc.

WAB Club Feature: New York Table Tennis Inc. (By Steve Hopkins) The New York Table Tennis facility at 45-19 162nd St. in Flushing, New York in the borough of Queens.  NYTT is positioned between 295, 495, and 678 with easy access from car and public transportation.  The 2800 square foot facility has 10 Butterfly tables, […]

World Grand Finals Results

World Grand Finals Results (By Steve Hopkins) The Seamaster 2018 ITTF World Grand Finals were held in Incheon Korea this week.  The event featured 16 Men and 16 Women with the qualification based upon World Ranking for those who have played at least five World Tour events in 2018. As one would expect, the list […]

Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard Review

Butterfly Tenergy 05 Hard Review (Courtesy of TableTennisDaily) Here’s our latest full and comprehensive review of the hotly anticipated Tenergy 05 Hard rubber by Butterfly! This is the harder sponged version of the popular Butterfly Tenergy 05. Dan is joined by Tom in the TableTennisDaily Studio where they give the rubber a full in depth […]

Ask The Experts: Stefan Feth, No. 193 – Sponge Thickness Explained

Ask The Experts: Stefan Feth, No. 193 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Blade: Mizutani ZLC Forehand Rubber: Tenergy 05 2.1mm Backhand Rubber: Tenergy 05 2.1mm Hi, I would like to know practical and technical information about the sponge thickness on Tenergy rubbers. In general, I would assume thicker sponge is good for top […]

Ask The Experts: Maggie Tian, No. 192

Ask The Experts: Maggie Tian, No. 192 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I notice that when the better Table Tennis Players serve they bend low than rise to serve, Is there a reason for this, more spin, faster, etc. Or is just a style of serving. Couldn’t they just stand up and serve? […]

2018 ICC Butterfly America Open Results

2018 ICC Butterfly America Open Results December 7, 8 & 9 at ICC Table Tennis Center 4 Star Major tournament sanctioned by USATT Largest event in bay area with over 250 players participation. Best opportunity to warm up and prepare for US Open tournament with same balls and floor mat. Over $5500 in cash prize […]

Every Point is the Biggest Point of Your Life

Every Point is the Biggest Point of Your Life (By Larry Hodges) What’s the most important point in table tennis? The next one. It’s that simple. And yet players constantly fret over the previous point, the one that’s over and never to be replayed. As far as you are concerned the next point is for […]

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