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Butterfly Training Tips: 2 x Backhands & 2 x Forehands With Nandan Naresh

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Ask The Experts: Truong Tu, No. 406

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:  I am looking to upgrade my racket setup to match my play style. I play with the Chinese or hold grip and do use the backhand to impart a backhand smash and an occasional flick. I use the front primarily and have found I tend to focus heavily […]

ITTF Rankings Update: Fan and Ma Long Secure at Top

(by Steve Hopkins) No surprises at the top of the ITTF Rankings as the recent China National Games Champion Fan Zhendong stayed No. 1 while Olympic Champion Ma Long maintained the second spot.  The two are separated by under 300 points with 12,494 and 12,212 points respectively.  The third and fourth spots are also unchanged […]

Fakel Gazprom’s Big 3: Calderano, Lin Yun-Ju, Ovtcharov

(by Steve Hopkins) Dimitrij Ovtcharov has been the dominant player on the Russian team Fakel Gazprom Orenburg.  Gazprom has been one of the best teams in Europe for years, not just winning the Russian League but also finishing in the top four in the European Champions League (and winning their sixth league title in 2019).  […]

Butterfly Training Tips: Short Ball Backhand Return With Bella Xu

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WESTCHESTER SEPTEMBER 2021 OPEN

Congratulations to JISHAN LIANG for winning WESTCHESTER SEPTEMBER 2021 OPEN! Open F: Jishan Liang def. Jian Li (-8,6,8,-8,4) SF: Jishan Liang def. Jeremy Hazin (4,5,7); Jian Li def. Yanjun Gao (-8,6,3,7) QF: Jishan Liang def. Felix Lartey (8,9,7); Jeremy Hazin def. Aditya Sareen (11,-7,9,9); Yanjun Gao def. Sean Chen (10,12,10); Jian Li def. Zongqi Zhang […]

Coaching Tip of the Week – Forehand Push for Playing Choppers

(By Larry Hodges) On the forehand side, when someone pushes long, it’s almost always a good idea to loop. Because of this, many players are not comfortable forehand pushing except against a short ball. Against a deep ball, they almost always loop, and that’s usually a good thing. The problem is when they play a […]

China National Games: Fan Wins, Liu’s Upsets Headline

(by Steve Hopkins) While much of the world is focused on the WTT Contender event with some of the world’s best competing in Doha, the China National Games is running in Shaanxi with the top three players in the world competing. Despite having so many big names, it was a virtual unknown who was the […]

Butterfly Training Tips: Stroke Chemistry & Footwork Drill #2 With Gabriel Perez

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Butterfly Training Tips With Wang Hui – Forehand Loop Footwork Training

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Coaching Tips of the Week: Don’t Be a Predictable Receiver

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(By Larry Hodges) When you receive a serve, you really have three options. You can return the serve passively,… Read More

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Classic Hardbat World Championships… and AMIBO

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Interview With Yukiya Uda & Shunsuke Togami (Part 2/2)

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