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LATTA BUTTERFLY OPEN SATURDAY, OCT 30 & LAST TOURNAMENT RESULTS!

Hello Table Tennis Enthusiasts, Such tremendous fun & excitement at my last Saturday, Sept. 25 at my LATTA Butterfly Open tournament!  We had 70 competitive players ranging from ages 9 to 74, displaying great sportsmanship in 8 events ranging from Under 1050 to 2300 level.  💪🏆 Sweats spewing on floor & on 14 spacious Butterfly […]

Ovtcharov Surgery – Will Not Compete in Houston

(by Steve Hopkins) Dimitrij Ovtcharov announced on Friday that he has had an ankle surgery and will be unable to attend the World Championships next month in Houston. Ovtcharov was in the midst of a solid year, having medaled twice in Tokyo.  He is the World’s No. 8 ranked player, and he won this event in […]

WTT Youth Star Contender: Stumper Doubles Up Titles

(by Steve Hopkins) Kay Stumper, Germany’s 18 year old phenom, is the World’s top ranked junior.  He entered the WTT Youth Star Contender in Wladyslawowo, Poland, and he did not disappoint. Stumper opened in the Round of 16 with a 3-1 win over Redzimski, topped Poland’s Kulczycki 3-2, beat France’s Poret 3-1, and then beat […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Los Angeles Table Tennis Association

(by Steve Hopkins) The Los Angeles Table Tennis Association (LATTA) is located in El Monte, California, just to the east of Los Angeles.  The facility is just off of the 10 with easy access to the greater Los Angeles area. LATTA is a non-profit organization established in 1998. The center is one of the largest table […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Zhou Xin Handspeed for Forehand and Backhand Attack

In this video Zhou Xin uses multi-ball to focus on developing his handspeed for the forehand and backhand loop, as well as footwork. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.

Butterfly Training Tips with Jinxin – The Backhand Loop from Topspin

In this Butterfly Training Tips video, Jinxin Wang focuses on developing the Backhand Loop from a distance and the small adjustments you need to make to execute this effectively. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Jishan Liang – Random Play Forehand & Backhand Attack

In this video Jishan Liang focuses on developing forehand and backhand loop in random play. This is a fantastic drill to develop handspeed, coordination, as well as footwork. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.

Butterfly Training Tips with Angel – Handspeed & Footwork Drill Final

In this video Angel focuses in increasing his handspeed and foot speed using the forehand and backhand. This is a great multi-ball drill that has the focus on increasing upper end hand speed and footwork, with the goal of being quicker and more explosive Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table […]

Ask The Experts: Sungsoo Jung, No. 407

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:   Hello. My racket was stolen. I am looking for a new blade. The Iolite Neo is out of stock. I prefer topspin 1meter behind the table. I am looking for arylate carbon. Boll Spirit off and viscaria i played before. They are too slow. What can you recommend? […]

Emulating Alberto Miño, the task for Ecuador’s new generation

(by Ian Marshall/Photo: Rémy Gros) The destination is Cuenca, a city located in the highlands of Ecuador, some 8,400 feet above sea level; it is the home for the 2021 ITTF Pan American Under 11 and Under 13 Championships, play commencing in the seven day tournament on Monday 18th October. Now 13 years ago, it […]

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