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ITTF Rankings: Fan, Ma, Calderano

(by Steve Hopkins) In the ITTF’s Week 17 World Rankings, Fan Zhendong stands along at the top – enjoying a massive lead with 10,598 points.  Ma Long is in second (6,804) followed by Hugo Calderano (5033), Liang Jingkun (4941), and Tomokazu Harimoto (4,583).  Fifteen players have over 3,000 points – each of thirteen players from […]

10AM PIX11 with PINGPOD

(Courtesy of Vimeo) PingPod was born as a pop up on Canal St. When the team saw the joy that a ping pong table in a garage brought to so many people, they knew they needed to find a way to make table tennis more accessible to many more people in NYC and beyond. Doors […]

Butterfly Training Tips with Ye Tian – Modified Serve Position

In this video, Tian Ye is focusing on the Modified Serve Position for the Forehand High Toss Serve 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 Aditya Godhwani – One Middle, One Either Corner

In this video Butterfly Sponsored Player Aditya Godhwani is focusing on 1 Forehand Loop from the Middle, then one ball played to either corner. 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 Tips of the Week: How to Stop a Simple Third-Ball Forehand Attack

(By Larry Hodges) A common tactic for forehand loopers with good footwork is to serve short (often to the middle, to cut off the extreme angles), and when the receiver predictably pushes long to the backhand, the server simply steps around and forehand loops – either winning the point immediately or dominating the rally from […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Sunny Culture and Sports Center

(by Steve Hopkins) Sunny Culture & Sports Center is located at Scarborough, Sheppard, and Brimley Street in Scarborough – a city within the greater Toronto Metropolitan area.  The club is just off of the Ontario 401 Express, about 25 kilometers to the North of the Toronto city center and easily accessible via public transportation. The […]

Aerobic Table Tennis Reaches Nepal

(By Steve Hopkins) When Steve Rowe launched Aerobic Table Tennis, adapting the physical movements of our sport into a fitness program designed for improved mental and physical conditioning, his hope was that it would reach out not just within the UK but to all countries.  Aerobic Table Tennis was a regular contributor to ButterflyOnline.com over the […]

German League Regular Season Recap

(by Steve Hopkins) The twenty-two match season has ended for the TTBL, the German professional table tennis league called the Tischtennis Bundesliga.  Borussia Dusseldorf finished first with a 20-2 record, dominating from start to finish.  Saarbrucken started slow, in fourth for much of the first half of the season, but were dominant in the second […]

Simeon Martin Tournament Highlights

In this Bowmar Sports Tournament Highlight Clip, Simeon Martin is displaying his skills in several matches. 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

September 29, 2022
(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

September 29, 2022
(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

September 27, 2022
(By: Vlad Farcas) On September 10th the 2022 BUTTERFLY San Antonio Fall Open, a 2-star USATT Sanctioned took… Read More

Tashiya Piyadasa Won The ITTF Americas Hope Continental Challenge 2022

September 27, 2022
(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

September 26, 2022
(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

September 25, 2022
(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

September 25, 2022
(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

September 25, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF Pan American U11 and U13 Championships were held this week… Read More
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