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Sally Moyland’s 2021 US Open trip report

(By Sally Moyland) Just a little over ten days after my return from Portugal, I was going on to tackle another tournament – the US Open that was held in Las Vegas. I’ve never gotten to the bottom of why it’s been Las Vegas each year, but I guess it’s a thing. I do sincerely […]

WTTC Interviews: Cheng I-Ching

Looking back at the 2021 WTTC Finals, how was the event for you? I was able to reappraise thanks to the tournament. The results at the Olympics helped me confirm my level. I felt my previous efforts were rewarded when I stepped on the podium at the Olympics, the stage I had dreamed of. The […]

Major Shifts with ITTF’s Week 5 Rankings

(by Steve Hopkins, photo ITTFWorld ) ITTF has processed a major reset of points to start off the 2022 year.  In the last rankings, which was a continuation of 2021 points, Fan Zhedong was at 14145 and had a 3600 point advantage over second place.  After the point reset, Fan is at 8598 – and […]

Coaching Tip of the Week -Use Top Players as Models For Your Technique

(By Larry Hodges) If you want to reach a high level of play, then you need a lot of high-level techniques. You don’t have to invent these on your own – there are a huge number of top players who have already developed these techniques. Suppose you want to develop or improve your forehand loop. […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: North Texas Table Tennis

(by Steve Hopkins) North Texas Table Tennis is a premier table tennis club operating two locations in Plano, Texas.  Their Independence location, which used to be called the Xtreme Table Tennis School, operates out of HuaYi Education on Independence Parkway in Plano.  HuaYi Education provides after school programs and camps designed for social and academic […]

Dusseldorf and Saarbrucken Win – Ochsenhausen Struggles Again

(by Steve Hopkins) A few different stories of interest this week in the TTBL (Tischtennis Budesliga – Germany’s very competitive professional league). The top storyline is that both Borussia Dusseldorf and Saarbrucken won again – continuing to dominate at the top of the league.  Dusseldorf is now 14-1 (in league play) and Saarbrucken is 12-3 […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Bob Chen – Backhand Underspin Loop

In this Butterfly Training Tips with Bob Chen, he is focuses on Backhand Underspin Loop. 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.

ITTF Rankings- Fan’s Lead Grows

(by Steve Hopkins) China continues to dominate the top of the ITTF Rankings holding the top three Men’s positions and the the top two Women’s positions.  On the Men’s side, Fan Zhendong (14145) now has a lead of over 3600 points over second ranked Ma Long (10510).  Xu Xin (8630) continues to hold third place, […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Bob Chen – Forehand Underspin Loop

In this Butterfly Training Tips with Bob Chen, he is focuses on Forehand Underspin Loop. 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: Forehand and Footwork With Anav Gupta

In this Butterfly Training Tips with Anav Gupta he is focuses on Forehand Underspin Loop. 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.

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PingPod Featured in Men’s Health Article

May 25, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Last week, Men’s Health posted an article (and video) featuring PingPod and Adam Bobrow.  The… Read More

Aditya Again!

May 25, 2022
(Lily Yip TTC May Open 2022 Men’s Singles Finalists: Runner Up Alex Averin & Champion Aditya Sareen) Stay… Read More

TTA JUNE BUTTERFLY BAY AREA CHAMPIONSHIP

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Date: June 4-5, 2022 Venue: www.TTAmerica.org Location: 42670 Albrae St.  Fremont CA 94538 Contact: info@ttamerica.org  |  408-837-2882 Entry Form:  Event… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: Rushed Backhand Loop

May 23, 2022
(By Larry Hodges) One of the biggest differences between forehand and backhand looping is that, for the forehand,… Read More

WTT Youth Contender Berlin: A Miwa Sweep

May 22, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Thirteen year-old Miwa Harimoto (younger sister of Top 10 Men’s player Tomokazu Harimoto)  was the… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Orange County Table Tennis Academy

May 22, 2022
WAB Club Feature: Orange County Table Tennis Academy (by Steve Hopkins) The Orange County Table Tennis Academy (OCTTA)… Read More

Peak Performance Strategy Workshop: (Free 12p Eastern Sunday) Invitation from Lillieroos International TT

May 21, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Lillieroos International Table Tennis (USATT Hall of Fame Member Christian Lillieroos) is inviting everyone to… Read More

Some of World’s Best U20 Players in Berlin for WTT Youth Contender

May 21, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Maciej Kubik, Oh Junsung, Nicole Arlia, Miwa Harimoto, and Amelie Jia were just some of… Read More
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