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Upcoming Action This Week in Tokyo

(by Steve Hopkins) Mixed Doubles ended first and the Singles (Men’s and Women’s) titles were awarded a few days ago.  So far, the medal count is 2 Gold Medals for China, 1 Gold for Japan, all three Silvers for China, and Bronze Medals for Germany (Men’s Singles), Japan (Women’s Singles), and Taipei (Mixed Doubles).  Total Medals: […]

WAB CLUB FEATURE: My Table Tennis Club Markham

(by Steve Hopkins) My Table Tennis Club (MyTTC) is headquartered near the town center of Markham, a suburb of Toronto in Ontario, Canada.  The Markham headquarters is 9,000 square feet with high ceilings, 18 tables, and 750 lux lighting that is ideal for table tennis.  They also have a Mississauga campus with 18,000 square feet […]

WAB Featured Club: Washington DC Table Tennis

(by Steve Hopkins) With weekly leagues, open play, tournaments, and coaching opportunities, the Washington DC Table Tennis Center has something for everyone.  The 5,000 square foot dedicated table tennis facility has 10 professional Butterfly tables and 2 robots on wood flooring. There are group and private lessons, organized camps and leagues, sanctioned tournaments, after-school programs, […]

Table Tennis Stream Info for Summer Games: Friday Evening

In the US, NBC will be providing broadcasts of the Summer Olympic Games through their various NBCUniversal networks.  That coverage includes the main broadcast on the NBC network as well as other broadcasts on NBC Sports Peacock, NBCSN,  a great deal of With table tennis starting up on Saturday morning in Japan, USA Network, and more.  Coverage of table tennis will be a part of some of those broadcasts, so if you are a fan of Olympic Sports, in general, you can watch that coverage through the channels that you have available.

WAB Club Feature: New York Indoor Sports Club

(by Steve Hopkins) With their club location in College Point, just off of the 678/Whitestone Expressway, the New York Indoor Sports Club is easily accessible from each of the Boroughs of New York City. They have a large facility that features 17 tables, a pro shop, high ceilings, great lighting, and professional flooring.  The NYISC has […]

Timo Boll Tips: 7 Quick Tips to Become a Safer Player

In this video, Timo Boll provides seven tips for improving by avoiding mistakes. Tip 1: Keep the racket above the table Tip 2: Push your knees outward Tip 3: Bend your wrist Tip 4: Focus Tip 5: Play safer Tip 6: Vary your serves Tip 7: Come back to the table Watch below to see […]

WAB Club Feature: Fullerton Table Tennis Academy

(by Steve Hopkins) Fullerton Table Tennis Academy  is located off Imperial Highway in Fullerton, California.  The facility is near Bonita Pl and S Harbor Blvd/E Imperial Hwy in the neighborhoods of La Habra.  This positions the club just North of Anaheim with easy access to all of the greater Los Angeles area. The Academy focuses on the […]

Tokyo, Covid, and How the Olympics is Taking Shape

(by Steve Hopkins) In an announcement that was not a surprise, Japan has officially announced they will bar spectators from the Tokyo Olympic events.  The announcement was made yesterday by the Tokyo Olympic Organizing Committee, and it follows the country’s declaration of a State of Emergency due to COVID infection rates.  A few months ago, […]

Ovtcharov’s Gluing Technique

(by Steve Hopkins) In a video posted in June (on a channel hosted by TT Smash City), Dimitrij Ovtcharov demonstrated his gluing technique. Watch the video below as he outlines how many layers of glue he uses and how he attaches the rubber to the blade.  Included are a few pro tips: (1) pull the […]

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