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American ping pong legend hopes to add 2020 Olympics to achievements

American ping pong legend hopes to add 2020 Olympics to achievements (Courtesy of CBS This Morning) Hello Friends, Thank you so much for your generous donations to support my training. It is inspiring to see that so many believe in me and hope to follow me on my journey. Currently I am working out daily […]

Ask The Experts: Yangyang Jia, No. 304

Ask The Experts: Yangyang Jia, No. 304 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I have been following your videos for over 18 months, and I like to congratulate you on the improvement in content and presentation since I started watching and learning from your videos. Many thanks indeed. In the above video, I note […]

Ask The Experts: Nan Li, No. 303

Ask The Experts: Nan Li, No. 303 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: good evening. I’m getting Petr Korbel (Japan model) to use in a training to improve my movements. I am unsure which tenergy to use knowing that the wood is limba and so is a ted soft wood. I’m used to use […]

Double Silver and a Bronze at 2019 US Open from Mississauga Elite TTC

Double Silver and a Bronze at 2019 US Open from Mississauga Elite TTC (Courtesy of Mississauga Elite TTC) 2019 has been quite an eventful and rewarding year for many of our players, especially the juniors, in winning many championships and medals. The last major table tennis tournament for 2019 in N. America, the US Open […]

2019 Highlights

2019 Highlights (by Steve Hopkins) This year was a good year for the USA on the international stage.  Lily Zhang and Kanak Jha lead the way for the Americans where event after event, there were US players and US teams advancing deep into the main draw – solid results among Men, Women, and Juniors.  The […]

WAB Club Feature: Pleasanton Table Tennis Club

WAB Club Feature: Pleasanton Table Tennis Club (by Steve Hopkins) Pleasanton Table Tennis Center is located at the center of Pleasanton, California to the East of San Francisco Bay with quick access to I-580 and I-680 (and each of the major cities in the area). Pleasanton Table Tennis Center was the first table tennis club in tri-valley […]

WAB Club Feature: Folsom Table Tennis Club

WAB Club Feature: Folsom Table Tennis Club (by Steve Hopkins) The Folsom Table Tennis Club offers the Sacramento California area two locations for table tennis.  The Sports Complex location has ten tables and there are twelve more at the Rusch Park Gym location in Citrus Heights. Between the two locations, the Folsom Table Tennis Club […]

US Open Finals Review: 88 Events to Close 2019

US Open Finals Review: 88 Events to Close 2019 (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by Bay Area Table Tennis Federation) The 2019 Seamaster US Open is drawing to a close in Fort Worth, Texas.  The tournament featured 88 events with both singles and doubles, junior and senior events, and age events starting with Minicadet going all the […]

US Open Finals Recap: The Japanese and Lily Too

US Open Finals Recap:  The Japanese and Lily Too (by Steve Hopkins) The 2019 Seamaster US Open is drawing to a close in Fort Worth, Texas.  The tournament featured 88 events with both singles and doubles, junior and senior events, and age events starting with Minicadet going all the way up to Men’s Over 80. […]

Ask The Experts: Jishan Liang, No. 302

Ask The Experts: Jishan Liang, No. 302 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I WANT TO BUY A BLADE AND I NEED SOME HELP ABOUT THIS BLADE AND RUBBERS. I PLAY ATTACK PLENTY OF TIMES. REGARDS, JUSTIN Answer: Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Jishan Liang. He is one of the coaches at New […]

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