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Ask The Experts: Larry Thoman No. 333

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: How do I set up my Amicus Professional robot to do a drill for a certain period of time, like one minute? Answer:  This Ask the Experts question was answered by Larry Thoman. He is a Table Tennis Robot Guru. Larry’s response is below: Allister, The only timer on […]

Ask The Experts No. 332: Brian Pace

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I am using Tiago Apolonia Balde which rubber is suitable for this blade Answer: Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Brian Pace. Coach Pace is National Level Table Tennis Coach with Dynamic Table Tennis and his response is as follows:

Ask The Experts: Jinxin Wang No. 331

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hi What blade would you recommend for an advanced player who typically plays offensive from mid and far distance – an obvious choice seems like the Jun Mizutani but I found it a bit hard, would you recommend anything else? Answer:  Your Ask the Experts question was answered […]

Seemiller – The American: The 1977 Rise to Division 1

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 […]

Coaching Tip of the Week: Sometimes Challenge an Opponent’s Strength

(By Larry Hodges) Sometimes it’s a good tactic to go after an opponent’s strength. After all, his game is probably based on getting that shot into play, and so you are probably going to have to face it – so rather than have the opponent choose when he’ll use it, why don’t you pick choose those times? For example, […]

Seemiller – The American: 1978 US Open Final

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 […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) Located in the San Fernando Valley, North of Santa Monica and Malibu in the greater Los Angeles area is Allen & Sons Table Tennis Club.  The club began seven years ago as the passion of a successful, retiring businessman. Initially, the club provided four tables, but soon expanded.  Today, Allen & Sons […]

April Rankings: Fan On Top Again

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) With the whole sports world shut down, there is very little activity to report.  However, there were a few tournaments early March which have caused some changes in the April Rankings. The biggest news is that Fan Zhendong has retaken the top spot.  Xu Xin has dropped one position to […]

Seemiller – The American: 1983 Nationals

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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