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Seemiller – The American: Coach Seemiller

Seemiller: The American (by Steve Hopkins) One of the most storied players in American table tennis history, Dan Seemiller.  He first qualified for the US Team in 1972, was the top ranked player in the country by 1974, won five US National Championships, and logged an amazing international record that at one point included completing […]

Is it Time to Talk about Reopening?

(by Steve Hopkins) Much of America is still on lock-down – but it is not going to stay this way forever.  In fact, a few States have already begun to loosen the regulations and are incrementally allowing businesses to open.  The time-frame will vary greatly across the nation, but at some point, we are all […]

Coaching Tip of the Week: Don’t Warm Up Your Opponent During a Match

(By Larry Hodges) A common mistake I’ve seen is for a player to find something that seems to work in a match, and then go to the well too often – they use that tactic so often that the opponent gets used to it. This is a double-whammy – if you do this, not only […]

Dignics 09C interview with top player Lee Sangsu

Top players talk about Dignics 09C ” Dignics 09C ” released on April 1, 2020 . This rubber has attracted the attention of many users as a sticky rubber that has the momentum of a high tension rubber, but it has already been used by some top players such as Boll (Germany) and Ovtcharov (Germany), and has achieved good results. . In […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: San Antonio Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) The San Antonio Table Tennis Club is located in the Fitness Building of the Alamo Gymnastics and Fitness Center on Huebner Road just off the E Charles William Anderson Loop about 15 miles North of the San Antonio city center.  The club has two rooms; the main room, Room A, has five tables […]

Seemiller – The American: Cai Controversy

Seemiller: The American (by Steve Hopkins) One of the most storied players in American table tennis history, Dan Seemiller.  He first qualified for the US Team in 1972, was the top ranked player in the country by 1974, won five US National Championships, and logged an amazing international record that at one point included completing […]

Seemiller – The American: Everyone Needs a Rival

Seemiller: The American (by Steve Hopkins) One of the most storied players in American table tennis history, Dan Seemiller.  He first qualified for the US Team in 1972, was the top ranked player in the country by 1974, won five US National Championships, and logged an amazing international record that at one point included completing […]

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(by Steve Hopkins) This week, PINGPOD held a launch party celebration at their facility in Manhattan.  The event… Read More

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 360

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