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Ask The Experts: Jinxin Wang No. 255

Ask The Experts: Jinxin Wang No. 255 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hi! I want you to compare the Timo boll ZLC to the zhang jike ZLC and also the zhang jike super ZLC. What are the differences between those 3? (Speed, hardness and dwell) Answer:  Your Ask the Experts question was answered […]

Ask The Experts: Hui Wang No. 254

Ask The Experts: Hui Wang No. 254 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hi coach, I was wondering if you could recommend me a blade, a forehand rubber and a backhand rubber. I am a division 1 player in my region. I am a forehand dominant player. I am aggressive on the forehand. My […]

Ask The Experts: Jishan Liang, No. 253

Ask The Experts: Jishan Liang, No. 253 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:  What is the difference between Innerfoce ZLC and Zhang Jike ZLC? Which one is better with my existing setup? Answer: Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Jishan Liang. He is one of the coaches at New York Indoor Sports Club in College […]

Do You Want to Know an Opponent’s Rating Before a Match?

(By Larry Hodges) If you know your opponent’s rating before a match, you have several advantages: You can use tactics and techniques that will generally defeat that level; If the opponent is lower rated, you can go in with confidence; If the opponent is higher rated, you can go in feeling you have nothing to […]

Yangyang Jia Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) Bowmar Sports has announced this week that Yangyang Jia has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  Jia is a table tennis coach with more than 31,000 subscribers on YouTube and more than 4.5 million views.  She has been a Chinese National Second Level athlete, won the Zhejiang Province Collegiate Table Tennis Association tournament […]

WAB FEATURED CLUB: Table Tennis Minnesota

(by Steve Hopkins) Table Tennis Minnesota has three locations in the greater Minneapolis-St.Paul area.  The Training Center location is on Concord Street in South St. Paul, the Jewish Center location is on Cedar Lake Road in Minneapolis, and the Bloomington Armory location is in Bloomington.  The Training Center is open Monday-Thursday and Sunday and offers […]

Song Jeho Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) Bowmar Sports has announced this week that the Song Jeho Table Tennis Club has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  The Song Jeho club is located in Koreatown in central Los Angeles.  They provide a friendly environment to play the sport with options for all levels of players.  Song Jeho offers high […]

T2 Diamond 2019 Review: Taipei is Tops in Malaysia

 (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 opened its second season last week in Malaysia with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to conclude and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules […]

LATTA OPEN: SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019 (USATT SANCTIONED TOURNAMENT)

(By LATTA) Hello Table Tennis Enthusiasts, Come join us at my next LATTA Open July 27th!  As always, 2 Players advance from preliminary round robin in all events!  Singles events include U1050RR, U1250RR, U1450RR, U1650RR, U1775RR, U1875RR, U2025, U2125RR, U2225RR!  PRIZE $$$ in events U1875 to U2225!  Trophies awarded in U1050 to U1775!  Our trophies are the BEST […]

T2 Diamond Update: Ma Long Falls Short on Day 3

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 has started its second season with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar Malaysia.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to complete, and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules are applied.  […]

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