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Coaching Tip of the Week – A Good Warm-up

(By Larry Hodges) A warm-up is different than practice. Practice is to improve, maintain, or fine-tune a technique. Few players improve unless they do lots of this. However, the focus of this tip is on warming up. Warm-up is to groove your shots before playing matches. (You also warm up before a practice session, but […]

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao No. 405

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: HELLO I WANT TO CHANGE MY FOREHAND RUBBER .NOW I USE SHORT PIPS VICTAS 102 SP. WHAT CAN YOU SUGGEST ME FROM BUTTERFLY RANGE ? THANKS IN ADVANCE. Answer:  This the Experts question was answered by Coach Jun Gao. She is the head coach at California Table Tennis in Rosemead, […]

2021 San Antonio Fall Open

3 Star Tournament-$2,700 Total Prize Money San Antonio Table Tennis Club will host the first sanctioned tournament at the brand new 5-star facility! September 24th-26th, 2021. SIGN UP ON OMNIPONG AND CELEBRATE THIS AMAZING EVENT WITH US! Entry form here 12 Singles Events and 3 Doubles Events. Vlad Farcas  657-253-6695 Stay “In The Loop” with […]

WAB Club Feature: HiTT

(by Steve Hopkins) Hoboken Table Tennis (HiTT), Hoboken’s first social ping pong club, is located at 1012 Grand Street (3rd Floor) in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The club has easy access to 95 to the West and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels provide easy access West to Manhattan. HiTT is a BYOB table tennis facility with 8 […]

Pan Am Youth Championship: USA Wins 8 of 15 Events

(by Steve Hopkins) The USA flexed its muscles this week at the ITTF Pan American Youth Championships (U15 & U19) tournament in Santa Domingo, Dominican Republic.  TeamUSA showed its potential by winning 8 of the 15 events. Here is the list of US Champions: U19 Girls’ Singles was won by Rachel Sung (in a 4-3 […]

Euro 16: Patrick Franziska Wins

(by Steve Hopkins) The European Table Tennis Union’s Pomegranate Europe Top 16 Cup concluded today.  Neither Timo Boll nor Dimitrij Ovtcharov played (both are taking some time off from major tournaments after the Olympics), but that didn’t stop Germany from taking the top prize.  Germany’s Patrick Franziska won the Men’s title, and Nina Mittleham dominated […]

PongNow: Ian Seidenfeld

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow Interview Series – talking table tennis to some of the best players and personalities in the sport. The PongNow interview guest this week is gold medalist Ian Seidenfeld. He talks about Tokyo and his experiences there both on and off the tables.    ________________________ PongNOW Interviews are powered by […]

Butterfly Training Tips: Forehand Loop Sequence With Jishan Liang

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Youth Pan Am Update: TeamUSA Wins 3 of 4 Team Events

(by Steve Hopkins) The 2021 ITTF Pan American Youth Championships is underway in the Dominican Republic this week.  The Team Events concluded on Tuesday and the remainder of the week will be focused on Singles and Doubles events. Of the four team events, TeamUSA has won Girls U19, Girls U15, and Boys U15.  In the […]

TTBL Update: Dusseldorf and Ochsenhausen 6-0

(by Steve Hopkins) No one is surprised that defending champion Borrussia Dusseldorf is in first place atop the German League, though a 6-0 start is better than their start a year ago.  Still, their strong roster will have them favored in every match this year – so thus far, the top ranked squad is in […]

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Coaching Tip of the Week – A Good Warm-up

September 20, 2021
(By Larry Hodges) A warm-up is different than practice. Practice is to improve, maintain, or fine-tune a technique.… Read More

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao No. 405

September 20, 2021
Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: HELLO I WANT TO CHANGE MY FOREHAND RUBBER .NOW I USE… Read More

2021 San Antonio Fall Open

September 20, 2021
3 Star Tournament-$2,700 Total Prize Money San Antonio Table Tennis Club will host the first sanctioned tournament at… Read More

WAB Club Feature: HiTT

September 19, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) Hoboken Table Tennis (HiTT), Hoboken’s first social ping pong club, is located at 1012 Grand Street… Read More

Pan Am Youth Championship: USA Wins 8 of 15 Events

September 19, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) The USA flexed its muscles this week at the ITTF Pan American Youth Championships (U15… Read More

Euro 16: Patrick Franziska Wins

September 19, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) The European Table Tennis Union’s Pomegranate Europe Top 16 Cup concluded today.  Neither Timo Boll… Read More

PongNow: Ian Seidenfeld

September 18, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow Interview Series – talking table tennis to some of the best players and… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips: Forehand Loop Sequence With Jishan Liang

September 16, 2021
Don’t have anyone to practice this drill with? Learn more about our Amicus and Practice Partner Robots here… Read More
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