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USATT’s T2 Challenge Season 2: Alguetti tops Liu

(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis’s T2 Challenge Series is now five matches into its second season.  The match this week was held in New York at the Westchester Table Tennis Club.  In the most recent match, Sharon Alguetti topped Juan Liu to give Team Alpha a 7-1 lead over Team Omega. See more about […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Rhode Island Table Tennis Association

(by Steve Hopkins) In past years, the Rhode Island Table Tennis Association has stated with pride, that our league has been in continuous operation since World War II.  Obviously there were holidays, and snow storms, and a location change that has caused some short-term delays or stoppages, but the three month stoppage due to COVID-19 […]

German League Semifinals: Saarbrucken Joins Dusseldorf in Final

(by Steve Hopkins) Saarbrucken finished its sweep of Ochsenhausen today to join Borussia Dusseldorf in the Tischtennis Bundesliga (TTBL) final. Both teams used the same team configuration as the first match-up with Saarbrucken’s lineup of Patrick Franziska (No. 16), Shang Kun (No. 45), and Darko Jorgic (No. 27) battling Ochsenhausen’s lineup of Hugo Calderano (No. […]

PongNow: Dan Seemiller

(by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow Interview Series – talking table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. The guest this week is one of the greatest American players, with a unique grip that served him well through 5 US National Titles and a Hall of Fame Career. Dan Seemiller has […]

German League Semifinals Update: Saarbrucken leads Ochsenhausen

(by Steve Hopkins) The Tischtennis Bundesliga (TTBL) final four is underway.  Dusseldorf has already advanced – winning the first two in the best 2 of 3 series over Grunwettersbach.  This week’s focus is the other semifinal matchup between Ochsenhausen and Saarbrucken where they played Thursday and will play again Saturday (and will finish the series […]

USATT’s T2 Challenge Season 2: Jishan Leads Team Alpha to 5-1 Advantage

(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis’s T2 Challenge Series is now five matches into its second season.  The match this week was held in North Carolina at the Triangle Badminton and Table Tennis Club.  In the most recent match, Jishan Liang topped Yu Di Team 4-1.  In the team scoring, Team Alpha now leads 5-1 […]

World Parkinson’s Day

(by Steve Hopkins) World Parkinson’s Day is next Sunday, April 11.  The intent of naming a day each year is to raise awareness for Parkinson’s Disease, a disease which reduces the number of nerve cells that deliver dopamine to other cells.  Those who have this disease suffer from visible motor symptom issues, as well as […]

WAB Club Feature: Vancouver Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With 5500 square feet and ten tables, the Vancouver Table Tennis Club (VTTC) is one of the largest clubs in one of the largest metropolitan areas in North America.  The facility is located near Chinatown just off of Highway 1A.  Normally VTTC is open Monday to Friday from 11am -11pm and Saturdays […]

Coaching Tip of the Week: Power Player Control Shots

(By Larry Hodges) There’s nothing an experienced player likes better than facing a player with big shots . . . but little else. On the other hand, there are few things scarier than an opponent with big shots . . . and little else, i.e. without the “little” shots to set the big shots up […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy, AITTA

(by Steve Hopkins) With their location just North of Atlanta in Johns Creek, Atlanta International Table Tennis Academy has a strong presence in the largest metropolitan area in the Southeast.  AITTA is the result of a 2014 merger between Yang’s Table Tennis Academy and Atlanta Table Tennis Academy.  They have full-time coaches across and have […]

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