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Harimoto Innerforce ALC video

Developed with and used by Tomokazu Harimoto Similar to Innerforce Layer ALC with moderate speed and the “feeling of grasping the ball”, the blade size was designed slightly larger. It is a racket that supports aggressive forehand and backhand play. More information about the blade can be found here

AITTA 2019 Butterfly March Tournament

Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy4630 Valais Ct. Johns Creek GA 30022 Division 1: Qualification for Participation -Rating 1900+ Enter fee $20 (Max 12players)1stplace -Butterfly Tenergy Rubber ($80 worth)2ndplace-Butterfly G40+ 3 star Balls 1box ($30 worth)3rdplace-Butterfly Case ($20worth ) Division 2: Qualification for Participation –Rating1500-1899 Enter fee $15 (Max 12players)1st place -Butterfly Rozena Rubber ($40 worth)2nd […]

Swedish Junior & Cadet Open Recap

(by Steve Hopkins / Photo by ITTF) The 2019 ITTF Junior Circuit, Swedish Junior & Cadet Open concluded this weekend in Orebro.  The tournament features eight events:  Junior Boys, Junior Girls, Junior Boys Doubles, Junior Girls Doubles, Cadet Boys, Cadet Girls, Mini Cadet Boys, and Mini Cadet Girls.  Over 300 juniors participated, including 18 from […]

ICC Butterfly Winter Open Recap

(by Steve Hopkins/ Photo by BATTF) ICC’s annual 4-star event, the ICC Butterfly Winter Open concluded this weekend.  The three-day event is the largest in the Bay Area with over 200 entries.  The tournament awarded over $5,000 in cash prizes and offered 25 events for players of all levels.  The venue was the ICC Sports […]

Top Ten Ways to Turn a Match Around

By Larry Hodges The first four are psychological, the rest are tactical ideas. 1.      Remember the mentality and feel of a great match you’ve played, and get back into that mode. 2.      Take ten seconds to stare at something in the distance to clear your mind. 3.      With nothing to lose, relax, have fun, and just play. 4.      Ignore […]

PongMobile Cup 2019 Results and Highlights Video

We thank everyone who participated in the 2019 PongMobile Cup. We’re happy to announce that it was a success. The battles were fierce, as 14 teams played 7 rounds of matches. Last game decided the winner, epic! We hope you were there in person and enjoyed the experience. If not, we look forward to seeing you at […]

Marvellous 12 Preview

Marvellous Twelve (by Steve Hopkins) A few weeks ago, the Euro 16 brought the top players from Europe together for an invitational. China’s equivalent is the Marvelous 12 which brings the top Chinese players together for an invitational where the first prize is an automatic invite to the World Championships. The first phase of the […]

Butterfly 2019 April BTTC Open Tournament

(Courtesy of Broward Table Tennis Club) WHEN: SINGLES Friday & Saturday April 12-13 / TEAMS Sunday April 14, 2019WHERE: 3371 N. University Drive, Davie FL 33024SANCTIONED BY: U.S. Table Tennis Organization TOURNAMENT RATING: Four StarTOURNAMENT DIRECTOR: Carlos Zeller TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE: Carlos Zeller, Terese TerranovaREFEREE: Terese Terranova (C.R./ I.U.)ELIGIBILITY: Open to all members of USATT, non-members […]

WAB FEATURED CLUB: NYITTC

(by Steve Hopkins) The New York International Table Tennis Center (NYITTC) is a table tennis training center in the Flushing neighborhood of the Borough of Queens in New York City.  The center is just minutes from highways, subways, and bus stations – easily accessible to the most densely populated area of the United States. In […]

First USATT National Ranking Youth tournament/trial

(Courtesy of ICC) We highly recommend all Youth players to participate in this tournament.  First USATT National Ranking Youth Tournament 2019 Event details  Date: March 27 to 31 Entry Deadline: Feb 28, 2019 Where: ICC Table Tennis Center, 1507 N. Milpitas blvd, Milpitas, CA Current number of players: 63 Goal on number of players: 100 […]

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