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Song Jeho Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) Bowmar Sports has announced this week that the Song Jeho Table Tennis Club has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  The Song Jeho club is located in Koreatown in central Los Angeles.  They provide a friendly environment to play the sport with options for all levels of players.  Song Jeho offers high […]

T2 Diamond 2019 Review: Taipei is Tops in Malaysia

 (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 opened its second season last week in Malaysia with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to conclude and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules […]

T2 Diamond Update: Ma Long Falls Short on Day 3

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 has started its second season with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar Malaysia.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to complete, and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules are applied.  […]

T2 Diamond Update: A Fast Version of the Fastest Sport

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The T2 Diamond 2019 series has started its second season with the July 18-21 event in Iskandar Malaysia.  The T2 Diamond rules provide for a shorter version of the sport.  The match is given 24 minutes to complete, and if the match is undecided at that point, then special rules are applied.  […]

WAB Featured Club: Wang Chen Table Tennis Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With three locations in the greater New York City area, the Wang Chen Table Tennis Club is strategically placed to serve the largest metropolitan area in the United States.  The locations are in Manhattan in New York as well as Westwood and Newport in New Jersey.  The Newport location is on the […]

Australian Open Recap: That’s Two for Xu

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The Seamaster 2019 ITTF World Tour Platinum Australian Open was played this week in Geelong, a suburb of Melbourne located on the Southeastern coast of Australia.  Xu Xin, who rose to the World’s Top Spot in the rankings in July won the tournament.  Xu also won the Korean Open last […]

WAB Club Feature: Spin & Smash Table Tennis & Ping Pong Center

(by Steve Hopkins) Columbus Ohio is home to Spin & Smash, a table tennis club that is part ping pong social club and part table tennis training center. The club features eleven Butterfly tables and there are leagues, classes, clinics, and private coaching available.  The club is open from 10a-10p Mon-Thurs, 10a-11p Fri-Sat, and 1p-10p on Sun. […]

Xu Xin Tops the July Rankings

(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) After fifteen consecutive months with Fan Zhendong on top, the July rankings have revealed a new World’s Number 1.  Xu Xin is on top of the rankings this month.  Lin Gaoyuan maintains the second position, and Fan falls to third.  Only 275 points separate the top three, so there may […]

Shahin Akhlaghpasand Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) This week, Bowmar Sports announced that Shahin Akhlaghpasand, Coach and Youth Training Program Director at Austin Table Tennis Association has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  Shahin has previously won the Iranian National Championship, and was a representative of the Iranian National Team for nearly 20 years (1998-2007) as a player, advisor, and team captain.  He played in […]

Coaching tip of the week: Take the Shot

(By Larry Hodges) Many players hesitate in taking an aggressive shot because they are afraid of missing. On the contrary, if you are afraid of taking a specific shot, then (unless it’s a championship match), any good coach will tell you that’s a reason to take that shot, so you’ll learn to do it under pressure – […]

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Song Jeho Joins Butterfly

July 22, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) Bowmar Sports has announced this week that the Song Jeho Table Tennis Club has joined… Read More

T2 Diamond 2019 Review: Taipei is Tops in Malaysia

July 22, 2019
 (by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 opened its second season last week in Malaysia with the… Read More

LATTA OPEN: SATURDAY, JULY 27, 2019 (USATT SANCTIONED TOURNAMENT)

July 21, 2019
(By LATTA) Hello Table Tennis Enthusiasts, Come join us at my next LATTA Open July 27th!  As always, 2 Players… Read More

T2 Diamond Update: Ma Long Falls Short on Day 3

July 20, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) T2 Diamond 2019 has started its second season with the July 18-21 event… Read More

T2 Diamond Update: A Fast Version of the Fastest Sport

July 20, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins/Photo by ITTF) The T2 Diamond 2019 series has started its second season with the July 18-21 event… Read More

WAB Featured Club: Wang Chen Table Tennis Club

July 19, 2019
(by Steve Hopkins) With three locations in the greater New York City area, the Wang Chen Table Tennis… Read More

Elite Juniors shine at the 2019 Canadian Jr Championship

July 18, 2019
(By Elite TTC) Once again Elite juniors reaffirm their elite status in the Canadian table tennis circle at the… Read More

NYITTC July 14, 2019 Open Results

July 18, 2019
(By NYITTC) Under 2450  1st Menday Wang, 2nd Yin (Xidu) Wang Under 2250  1st Yin (Xidu) Wang, 2nd… Read More
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