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Andrej Gacina On Top at Wild Star Contender Event in Doha

(by Steve Hopkins) Doha, Qatar hosted a great event this week.  The Star Contender Doha included 12 players in the Top 25 – Hugo Calderano and Lin Yun-Ju were the top two seeds, and some of the other top names included Jorgic and Franziska and Moregard and Falck and USA’s Kanak Jha.  In the end, […]

Ask The Experts: Tawny Banh, No. 418

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question:  Best regards. I would ask you to suggest me tires for my Butterfly Viscaria board. I am 51 years old and I have been playing table tennis for almost 40. I have the necessary technique. I’m not a fan of very hard tires, but every piece of advice […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Shashin Shodhan – Backhand Loop From Underspin

In this Butterfly Training Tips Shashin Shodhan is focusing on how to execute the Backhand Loop from underspin from multi-ball, as well as using a serve set-up. 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 Wenting Zha – Wide Angle Attacks

In this Butterfly Training Tips Wenting Zha is focusing on Wide Angle Attacks 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.

Tenergy 19 Review

(By Darryl Tsao) Tenergy 19 is a modern performance rubber from Butterfly that is actually easy to use. The sponge is noticeably softer than the Dignics series, as well at the topsheet. Additionally, the topsheet is also less grippy on the Tenergy than the Dignics. In this test, I used my Viscaria blade with this […]

Westchester March 2022 Open Results and Photos

(Photo by Rich London) 198 players, an all-time record. In the final of the open, Jishan Liang (2692) defeated Nigeria’s Ojo Onaolapo (2595) (-6,5,9,10). Video of the final courtesy to TTNetworkUSA Photo can be found here and here and here Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis […]

2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open: Van Emburgh wins gold, Sarand upsets the odds to win silver

(By Vlad Farcas, Photo courtesy of Antonio Alvarez) Between March 24th and 26th, US players competed at the 2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open in Platja d’Oro, Girona, Spain. The 7 players that competed where: Jenson Van Emburgh, Zachary Wentz (Men’s Class 3), Zachary Pickett, Ahad Sarand (Men’s Class 5) Samuel Altshuler (Men’s Class 6) Marko […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Natalie Chan – Tournament Highlights

In this Butterfly Training Tips, has Tournament Highlights of Natalie Chan 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.

57th Robo-Pong St. Joseph Valley Highlights with Nandan Naresh

57th Robo-Pong St. Joseph Valley Highlights with Nandan Naresh 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.

Coaching Tip of the Week – Pavlovian Response and Table Tennis

(By Larry Hodges) In last week’s tip I wrote about toweling. In it, I mentioned the Pavlovian Response, also called Classical Conditioning. It’s not just towel breaks. You should develop the same routines before matches, and before every point, both serve and receive. If you do so, you’ll develop that Pavlovian response that prepares you for the match […]

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