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Puerto Rico- Third Place Global In The 2022 ITTF Pan American Cadet Championships U15

(By: Edgardo Vázquez) The Puerto Rican delegation won third place overall in the Pan American Cadet Table Tennis Championship (U 15) among the 8 participating countries, namely: Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and the United States. Joined. This position will be improved by obtaining 4 medals, divided into two Silver […]

Butterfly Training Tips With Jabdiel Torres – Forehand & Backhand Power Loops

(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Jabdiel Torres is using mulit-ball to develop the power of the Backhand and Forehand 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.

Ask The Experts: Bob Chen, No. 425

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I am an intermediate level close to table offensive player. I am considering Timo Boll ZLF with Tenergy 05 for backhand and Tenergy 25 for forehand? Does ZLF works well with these rubbers? And if so, what thickness of rubber should I use, 1.9mm or 2.1mm? Thanks. Answer: […]

German League Opening Weekend: Boll, Ovtcharov, Moregard, Jha Start Strong

(by Steve Hopkins) TTF Liebherr Ochsenhausen started the 22/23 season with a 3-0 win over TTC RhonSprudel Fulda-Maberzell.  A year ago, Fulda finished third – a few spots ahead of Ochsenhausen.  Simon Gauzy started things off for Ochsenhausen with a 3-0 win over Fan Bo Meng.  Kanak Jha then topped World No. 15 Quadri Aruna […]

Butterfly Training Tips With Rachel Wang – Forehand Loop Footwork

(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips Rachel Wang is using her Forehand Loop to cover the table using her footwork to build consistency. 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.

WAB CLUB FEATURE: HiTT

(by Steve Hopkins) Hoboken Table Tennis (HiTT), Hoboken’s first social ping pong club, is located at 1012 Grand Street (3rd Floor) in Hoboken, New Jersey.  The club has easy access to 95 to the West and the Lincoln and Holland tunnels provide easy access West to Manhattan. HiTT is a BYOB table tennis facility with 8 […]

Coaching Tips of the Week: Where to Serve Short?

(By Larry Hodges) Most would say there are three options – short to the forehand, middle, and backhand. (In this context, “middle” means the middle of the table. In other contexts, “middle” means the midpoint between the opponent’s forehand and backhand, roughly the playing elbow.) But there really are five, and you should use them all, […]

Pan Am Cadet (U15) Results: Seven Events – Seven Golds for TeamUSA

(by Steve Hopkins, photo TeamUSA) When Sunday’s Finals ended at the 2022 ITTF Pan American Cadet Championships (U15) tournament in Ecuador, TeamUSA added four more gold medals.  Only seven events were held –  TeamUSA won all seven.  The early events (Boys Team, Girls Team, and Mixed Doubles) each resulted in gold medals for TeamUSA.  The […]

Pan Am Cadet Championships (U15): Moyland and Tran Make the Finals

(by Steve Hopkins) Only the Finals remain at the 2022 ITTF Pan American Cadet Championships (U15) tournament in Cuenca, Ecuador.  TeamUSA continues to perform well.  Of the three events that have concluded thus far, TeamUSA has won all three (Boys Team, Girls Team, and Mixed Doubles).  Of the four events remaining, one US entrant is […]

Pan Am Cadet Championships Update: USA Teams Score Gold

(by Steve Hopkins) With two days left, the 2022 ITTF Pan American Cadet Championships (U15) tournament is heating up in Cuenca, Ecuador.  The team events have already concluded – and Team USA secured gold medals in both the girls and boys events. Puerto Rico was the tournament top seed with Brazil entering the tournament as […]

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ITTF World Youth Championships: TeamUSA U19 Girls Reach Quarterfinals

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(by Steve Hopkins) The ITTF World Youth Championships is now underway in Tunisia and many of the worlds… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Greater Vancouver Table Tennis Club

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Founded in 2019 by Wilson Peng Zhang, the Greater Vancouver Table Tennis Club (GVTTC) is a non-profit organization… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: What Comes First, Speed or Consistency?

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(By Larry Hodges) Top players play at super-fast speeds, and are seemingly able to loop kill or smash… Read More

Bowmar Sports Welcomes Oscar A. Birriel

December 2, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) Bowmar Sports welcomes Puerto Rico’s Oscar A Birriel to the team! In this introduction… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Jinxin Wang – Backhand & Forehand Block

December 1, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips with Jinxin Wang, where he is working on his… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Ye Tian – Forehand Counterloop

December 1, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Ye Tian is using multi-ball to work on his… Read More

King Square Table Tennis Challenge

November 30, 2022
(By: King Square Sports Centre) Time: December 11, 2022 Venue: King Square Sports Centre, 9390 Woodbine Ave, Markham,… Read More

Aditya Sareen At WTT Youth Star Contender In Portugal

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(By: Bowmar Sports Team) Aditya Sareen reached his first final at the prestigious WTT Youth Star Contender in… Read More
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