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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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Steven Moreno And His Teammate Enrique Ríos Became The U-13 Category Pan American Champions

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(By: Bowmar Sports Team) Our Butterfly player Steven Moreno and his teammate Enrique Ríos became the U-13 Category… Read More

Seven Days With Sally Moyland In The 2022 U19 PanAm – Rosario Argentina

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(By: Sally Moyland) This tournament was right after the New York training camp. All U19 Team USA representatives… Read More

Butterfly San Antonio Fall Open Results And Tournament Report

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(By: Vlad Farcas) On September 10th the 2022 BUTTERFLY San Antonio Fall Open, a 2-star USATT Sanctioned took… Read More

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(By: Bowmar Sports Team) The ITTF Americas Hope Continental come with an amazing victory to USA by Tashiya… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: The Quick Chip Receive

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(By Larry Hodges) Often an opponent serves short backspin or no-spin serves to the middle or backhand, and… Read More

WAB Club Feature: Song Jeho Table Tennis Club

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(by Steve Hopkins) The Song Jeho Table Tennis Club (“SJHTTC”) is centrally located in Los Angeles.  The club is… Read More

Triangle’s 2022 Butterfly September Tournament

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(by Steve Hopkins) Triangle Badminton and Table Tennis Club hosted their Butterfly September open last weekend.  There were… Read More

Pan Am U11 & U13 Results: Team USA’s Strong Results in Santo Domingo

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(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF Pan American U11 and U13 Championships were held this week… Read More
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