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(by Larry Hodges) Many players confuse anticipation with reaction. Reaction is when you see what the opponent is going to do and then respond to it. (You can usually do so before he actually hits the ball, often early in their forward swing. Reaction is almost always more important than anticipation, but both have their […]

Developing Fast Reflexes

(by Larry Hodges) “I have slow reflexes!” I’ve heard that so many times in my coaching career and in every case, the player was wrong. Why? Because they don’t understand what gives a person fast reflexes, and how to develop them. Nerve impulses from the brain to the muscles travel at about the same speed […]

Coaching Tip Of The Week – Five Ways To Force An Opponent Out Of Position

(by Larry Hodges) One of the best ways of winning a point is to force an opponent out of position. There are many ways of doing this. (Many start with serve.) Here are some of the best! (Note that “middle” means the transition point between forehand and backhand, roughly the playing elbow.) Attack middle, then […]

Coaching Tip Of The Week – Consistent Contact Leads to Consistency

(by Larry Hodges) There’s a stereotype of Chinese table tennis coaches that they often do just two things during a practice session – watch the player’s feet and listen to the contact. (I often do this as well.) The latter tells the coach if the player is making good contact. Top players contact the ball […]

NeuroPong & Table Tennis Connections

(by: Antonio Barbera, Table Tennis Connections Founder & CEO) Table Tennis Connections is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization based in Fort Collins, CO, that wants to increase the awareness about the benefits of table tennis for everybody. It is a table tennis community and, as such, it values diversity, inclusion and connections between human beings. It […]

2022 Fremont BUTTERFLY June Open

  Join the FTTA Family. Fremont Table Tennis Academy (FTTA), sponsored by world leader Butterfly, is located in Fremont and San Ramon. FTTA is one of the premier table tennis places to play ping-pong. Students often win first place locally and medals nationally. FTTA has table-tennis classes for ping-pong beginners with no prior experience to national […]

New York Indoor Sports Club June Table Tennis Tournament

  New York Indoor Sports Club is NYC’s premier Indoor Table Tennis Facility for professionals, junior athletes and recreational players. With over 15,000 Square Feet of space, spacious ceilings and 17 Professional Butterfly Tables available for play, NYISC hosts the best indoor table tennis facility in New York City. Indoor Sports Club coaches are highly […]

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