December 2019 - Page 2 of 3 - Butterfly Online
Site Products

Ask The Experts: Wenting Zha, No. 301

Ask The Experts: Wenting Zha, No. 301 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: There are 3 terms I have heard describing TT rubbers that I do not really understand: gears; throw angle and consistency. Would you explain them to me and how I can apply the number ratings to my game? I am an […]

US Open Preview

US Open Preview (by Steve Hopkins) The 2019 Seamaster US Open begins this week.  This signature American event is ITTF sanctioned this year, so World Ranking points are at stake.  According to the posted seeding list, there will be 16 players seeded into the Main Draw.  Those 16 players include three Americans (Kai Zhang, Tian […]

WAB Club Feature: Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy

WAB Club Feature: Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy (by Steve Hopkins) With their location just North of Atlanta in Johns Creek, Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy has a strong presence in the largest metropolitan area in the Southeast.  The AITTA facility provides up to 10 top-quality Butterfly tables, high ceilings, great lighting, rubber flooring, lounges, […]

World Tour Grand Finals Recap

World Tour Grand Finals Recap (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) There were two main story lines at the Agricultural Bank of China 2019 ITTF World Tour Grand Finals this week in Zhengzhou, China.  The top story line is the amazing level of play with every player in the Top 10 competing, and the four top […]

Mishel Levinski Wins Americas Ping Pong Qualifier and Books A Spot For 2020 Worlds

Mishel Levinski Wins Americas Ping Pong Qualifier and Books A Spot For 2020 Worlds (Courtesy of SATTC) Saturday December 13th San Antonio Table Tennis Club hosted the Americas Qualification event for the 2020 World Championship of Ping Pong. The tournament was played with the famous sandpaper rackets, everybody using the same type of racket provided […]

Ask The Experts: David Zhuang, No. 300

Ask The Experts: David Zhuang, No. 300 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hello sir, Could you recommend me a good replacement for my favourite backhand rubber Sriver? What i really like about Sriver is the extraordinary control it offers in all aspects of the game, especially the ease of placement, short game when […]

Ask The Experts: Byung Jung An, No. 299

Ask The Experts: Byung Jung An, No. 299 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: i am using the above mentioned racket. Pls suggest me new rubbers for both forehand and backhand. Ply is not going to change. Only rubbers will change. Answer: Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Byung Jung An. He is […]

Coaching Tip of the Week: Six Ways to Learn Tactics

Coaching Tip of the Week: Six Ways to Learn Tactics (By Larry Hodges) Constantly think about it. What works for you, and against what types players? What works for others against you, and how can you adjust to it? You should constantly experiment and learn from it. Study others. What do your opponents do against […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Vancouver Table Tennis Club

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Vancouver Table Tennis Club (by Steve Hopkins) With 5500 square feet and ten tables, the Vancouver Table Tennis Club (VTTC) is one of the largest clubs in one of the largest metropolitan areas in North America.  The facility is located near Chinatown just off Highway 1A.  VTTC is open every afternoon, and is […]

North American Open Recap

North American Open Recap (by Steve Hopkins) With tour events in recent weeks in Europe and Asia, and with the Grand Tour Finals starting in just 5 days, many top players did not make it to Markham this week.  That didn’t stop the 2019 ITTF Challenge Plus Benemax-Virgo North American Open from featuring a strong […]

Latest News

The Amount Of Perseverance & Hard Work That Goes Into Table Tennis…

June 29, 2022
(By: Shivkumar Jha) Table Tennis. Also known as ping pong to the lay people. I recall as a child… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Shigang Yang – Looping Half – Long Push

June 28, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports) In this Butterfly Training Tips Shigang Yang he is focusing on his student looping a… Read More

NATIONAL TEAM TRIALS UPDATE: U15 BOYS AND GIRL EVENTS CONCLUDE, TRAN AND MOYLAND CONFIRM TOP SEED STATUS

June 28, 2022
(By: Vlad Farcas) Saturday June 25th, the National Team Trials started in Fort Worth, TX at the Texas… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Anav Gupta – Forehand & Backhand Loop Stroke Management

June 28, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports) In this Butterfly Training Tips with Anav Gupta is focusing on Forehand Backhand Stroke Management.… Read More

Steven Moreno First In The World For 25 Consecutive Weeks In The U-13 Category Of The International Table Tennis Federation

June 27, 2022
Congratulations STEVEN MORENO for been 25 consecutive weeks in the U-13 Category of the International Table Tennis Federation… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Yu Di – Backhand Loop Training

June 27, 2022
In this Butterfly Training Tips Yu Di is focusing on Backhand Loop Training. Yu Di, is a coach… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: What Is the Playing Style You Are Trying to Develop?

June 27, 2022
(By Larry Hodges) If you don’t know where you are going, it’s tough to get there. This is… Read More

2022 Classic Hardbat World Championships

June 27, 2022
(By Larry Hodges) August 5-7, in Missouri City, TX, just outside Houston. It’s time for some serious Hardbat… Read More
View All News

Get the latest from Butterfly

Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.