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WAB Club Feature: Massachusetts Table Tennis and Badminton Club

(by Steve Hopkins) Massachusetts Table Tennis and Badminton Club (MATTBC) is located in Waltham, about 12 miles to the West of downtown Boston.  The club is just off of I-95 and with easy access via public transportation is centrally located for the greater Boston area. The club is one of the biggest professional table tennis-badminton club […]

DC: Giant Museums, Giant Monuments, and WDCTT’s Giant Round Robin

(by Steve Hopkins) The end of October is a great time to visit the Nation’s Capitol.  The leaves are changing (peak foliage in the DC area is from October 11-25), weekends are filled with festivals  and events (Fall Harvest Festival is Oct 23-24 at Mount Vernon, and the Smithsonian Craft Show  starts on the 23rd […]

WAB Club Feature: Silicon Valley Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) The Silicon Valley Table Tennis Club was founded in 2011.  The club features professional flooring, butterfly tables, good lighting and high ceilings.  It is a great environment for elite training.  There is also a Butterfly Pro shop for equipment needs. SVTTC is located in Milpitas, just North of San Jose on the […]

TTBL Update: Shakeup at Second

(by Steve Hopkins) Through much of the young German League (Tischtennis Bundesliga or “TTBL) season, second place Ochsenhausen has hung tight in tough 3-2 wins.  Before this weekend, Ochsenhausen had clinched each of those tight matches with a Doubles win, their secret weapon using the two young Polish players who play so well as a […]

Asian Championships: Sangsu Lee Wins

(by Steve Hopkins) With many of the highest ranked players taking a break in this window between the Olympics (this Summer in Tokyo) and the World Team Championships (next month in Houston), the Asian Championships was missing a few big names.  Like the European Championships a week ago, there is some opportunity for younger players […]

Welcome to Houston: A World Championships Preview

(by Steve Hopkins) We are only two months away from the 2021 ITTF World Table Tennis Championships Finals – and the biggest table tennis event is coming to the biggest city in the USA’s biggest State (November 23-29). The venue is the George R. Brown Convention Center in the center of downtown Houston, Texas.  The […]

Coaching Tip of the Week – Ten Table Tennis Quotes for Improvement

(By Larry Hodges) “Tactics isn’t about finding complex strategies to defeat an opponent. Tactics is about sifting through all the zillions of possible tactics and finding a few simple ones that work.” “Strategic thinking is how you develop your game. Tactical thinking is how you use what you have to win.” “Tactical thinking is a […]

WAB Club Feature: Song Jeho TTC

(by Steve Hopkins) The Song Jeho Table Tennis Club (“SJHTTC”) is centrally located in Los Angeles.  The club is located in Korea Town near the intersection of S Grand View St. and W 11th St. with easy access to the Santa Monica Freeway and the 110. The club’s namesake is “Jay” Song Jeho, a strong player […]

Euro Teams: No Timo, No Dima, No Problem

(by Steve Hopkins) Europe’s top teams battled this week in Cluj, Romania.  The German team featured Patrick Franziska, Benedikt Duda, and Dang Qiu – that is, two of their top players elected to sit out this Championships after taking some time off after the Olympics and even without Timo Boll and Dimitrij Ovtcharov, the German […]

Euro Teams: Final Four

(by Steve Hopkins) Europe’s top teams are battling this week in Romania.  The top seeds have been impressive with Germany and Sweden looking strong in the Men’s event and Germany and Romania leading the way in the Women’s event.  The biggest surprise thus far was a win by Russia over Austria, sending Russia into the […]

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WAB Club Feature: Massachusetts Table Tennis and Badminton Club

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