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PongNow: Scott Preiss

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, the Ping Pong Man, Scott Preiss.   Scott Preiss is a table tennis player, coach, promoter, and entertainer.  His Ping Pong Man events have provided exhibitions to thousands. and […]

BUTTERFLY FAVORITES: Hitoshi Ueda Forehand Touch Serve Returns

(by Steve Hopkins) This is a recent video posted by Japanese player Hitoshi Ueda.  It shows  two techniques for forehand short serve returns.  *I am sure there is a lot of great commentary that I am missing (with my language barrier), but the instruction is pretty straight forward (visually) in the video.  Arrows and repetition […]

Dusseldorf Masters VIII Video Highlights: Kallberg, Duda, Meissner

(by Steve Hopkins, photo from ETTU) After the 7th men’s Masters event concluded last weekend, the sixth different winner was crowned.  That winner, Anton Kallberg, was dominant throughout.  The other key storyline of the event was the play of 20 year old Cedric Meissner (pictured above).  Meissner opened the event off with a win over […]

BUTTERFLY FAVORITES: Anton Kallberg’s 10 Best Bundesliga Points

(by Steve Hopkins) This is a 2019 video posted by Tischtennis Bundesliga.  It is a Top 10 list of Anton Kallberg’s best points in the German Bundesliga.  Kallberg is World No. 57 and he plays for perennial power Borussia Dusseldorf along with Timo Boll, Sharath Kamal Achanta and Krystian Karlsson. Kallberg has great technique and […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: South Jersey Indoor Sports Club

(by Steve Hopkins) South Jersey Indoor Sports Club (“SJISC”) is a multi-sport facility in Voorhees Township in Camden Country New Jersey about 15 miles to the east of Philadelphia.   The club offers table tennis and badminton, and also have indoor turf available for indoor cricket and baseball practices.  It is a 15,000 square foot facility […]

Dusseldorf Masters VIII: Kallberg Answers the Call

(by Steve Hopkins, *full event coverage by tischtennis.de in German/photo by Fuhrmann) After the 7th men’s Masters event concluded today, the sixth different winner was crowned.  The winner today – Anton Kallberg of Sweden. The Dusseldorf Masters series have been held in June and July.  This is the eighth event overall (y were men’s events […]

Mai Sweeps Vietnam National Women’s Titles

(by Steve Hopkins) Coverage from Vietnam – as we continue to try to provide current competitive table tennis for our community.  This video comes from Phong Pham, an ITTF Level 2 coach in Vietnam.  The video shows the 2020 Vietnam Women’s Singles Final from their National Championships which were held a week ago.  The winner […]

Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 351

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:  Hi, I am an average adult (39) amateur player and I’ve been playing TT for 3 years (still improving my game). I was adviced to start with Stiga Allround Classic, then switched to Offensive Classic and now I would like to buy a new blade. All the recreative […]

PongNow: Derek May

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have, former US National Team Member, Derek May.    Derek May was a strong junior player in his home State of Georgia.  He attended Anderson College and Augusta College […]

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