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Revoldia CNF – A Category Creator

Revoldia CNF – A Category Creator (By Brian Pace) Revoldia CNF – A Category Creator One of the advantages I have had with Butterfly is being a longtime equipment tester since 1986. In the 1980’s we would get a racket from Tokyo with a code imprinted on the right side of the handle. The most […]

Yu Di Tip of the Week: The Pivot

Yu Di Tip of the Week: The Pivot (By Brian Pace and Yu Di) Introduction Welcome to Butterfly’s Training Tip, my name is Yu Di. In this video article I will cover a special skill in table tennis, and that is the pivot. What make the pivot a special skill is it is made up […]

Bty Training Tips: Jorg Bitzigeio Footwork Drills Video

Bty Training Tips: Jorg Bitzigeio Footwork Drills Video The training video comes by way of Jorg Bitzigeio of USA Table Tennis.  It is a set of US Team Training Camp footwork drills where the players alternate performing a specific sequence of strokes. FOOTWORK DRILL 1 This first drill is a training drill with a 4-shot […]

BTY Player Profile: Kanak Jha

BTY Player Profile: Kanak Jha (Video by Brian Pace & Stefan Feth) The video shows Team USA player, Kanak Jha training with coach Stefan Feth at his home club, the World Champions Table Tennis Academy in Santa Clara, California. When did you start playing table tennis? I started playing table tennis when I was five years […]

MASTERING THE MENTAL APPROACH TO TOURNAMENT PLAY

(By Brian Pace) MASTERING THE MENTAL APPROACH TO TOURNAMENT PLAY With the Cary Cup around the corner and players putting the final touches on their training program, I thought I would take a departure from training tips and open up another aspect of table tennis. There are a multitude of things you have to do […]

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