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Tunis Title Goes to Kallberg

(by Steve Hopkins) At age 24, Sweden’s Anton Kallberg is still improving.  He has been an important piece of the Borussia Dussledorf team (and their dominance in the German and European Leagues), he has been consistently reaching the top 32 in major tournaments, and his World Ranking which was outside of 100 for most of […]

Qiu and Kallberg Surprise Finalists in Tunis

(by Steve Hopkins) The WTT Contender event this week is in Tunis.  The top seeds were Patrick Franziska and Quadri Aruna, but neither made it to the Finals.  The headliners going into Saturday’s Final are Dang Qiu and Anton Kallberg.  Germany’s Qiu and Sweden’s Kallberg regularly train together as teammates on the Borussia Dusseldorf squad.  […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Sarasota Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) The Sarasota Table Tennis Club is located in Sarasota about half way between Tampa and Fort Myers on the Gulf Coast of Florida.  The facility is just off I-75, near downtown Sarasota and within an hour of downtown Tampa, St. Petersburg, and Fort Myers The club has 10 Butterfly Tables and fully barriered […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Jishan Liang – 7 Defensive Play with the Forehand & Backhand

In this video Jishan Liang demonstrates the Forehand and Backhand Block in pattern form. This is a great drill for anyone wanting to improve their block touch, timing, as well as stroke chemistry between these shots. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Angel – Forehand & Backhand Flipping

In this video Angel Naranjo focuses on his forehand and backhand flip using multi-ball. This is the ideal way to develop the footspeed, position, and stroke production to increase the volume of this shot, since it is not executed in a high amount in the point. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis […]

Team China’s New Faces: Ma Long and Xu Xin Left Off Worlds Roster

(by Steve Hopkins) China currently holds the top three spots in the ITTF World Rankings, so heading into a 3-person team format at the World Team Championships next month, they would be heavy favorites.  That dominant position may have changed today as China announced that neither Ma Long nor Xu Xin will compete. Fan Zhendong […]

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World Team Championships: Neither US Squad Advances

October 4, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) When the 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals began this week in Chengdu,… Read More

World Team Championships: Men Top Puerto Rico

October 3, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) When the 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals began this week in Chengdu,… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: The Larry Line

October 3, 2022
(By Larry Hodges) Many matches are decided in the rallies. The Larry Line (can I copyright that?) is… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Silicon Valley Table Tennis Club

October 2, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) The Silicon Valley Table Tennis Club was founded in 2011.  The club features professional flooring,… Read More

Isabella Xu Won The 2022 Badger Open – Under 2400 & Womens Open

October 2, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) The 2022 Badger Open, give doble great victory to Isabella Xu, she won the… Read More

Aditya Sareen Won 2500 Westchester September Open

October 2, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) Aditya won the Under 2500 at Westchester September Open. He also defeated Tao Wenzhang… Read More

World Team Championships: New Faces for TeamUSA

October 1, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals is underway in Chengdu, and both… Read More

World Team Championships: USA Teams Log Early Wins

October 1, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals is underway in Chengdu, China.  All… Read More
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