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World Team Championships: New Faces for TeamUSA

(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals is underway in Chengdu, and both American squads have some new faces.  The Men’s team includes Mishel Levinski, Jishan Liang, and Earl James Alto.  Mishel is from Brooklyn, New York.  He has a World Ranking of 350 and a USATT rating of 2578.  […]

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World Team Championships: USA Teams Log Early Wins

(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF World Team Championships Finals is underway in Chengdu, China.  All teams are maneuvering through the group stage, and both USA teams won their opening match.  After Day 2, our Men’s team is 1-0 (their next match is against China on Sunday), and our Women’s team is 1-1. […]

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Seven Days With Sally Moyland In The 2022 U19 PanAm – Rosario Argentina

(By: Sally Moyland) This tournament was right after the New York training camp. All U19 Team USA representatives were obliged to go. Other participants in the camp were self-willing and paid their own expenses. After our one week of training together, our team of eight – four boys and four girls – headed to Argentina. […]

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Butterfly San Antonio Fall Open Results And Tournament Report

(By: Vlad Farcas) On September 10th the 2022 BUTTERFLY San Antonio Fall Open, a 2-star USATT Sanctioned took place at the San Antonio Table Tennis Club in San Antonio, Texas. There were 63 players registered who competed in 8 events including 2 different doubles brackets. The lower rating brackets lined up a lot of young […]

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Tashiya Piyadasa Won The ITTF Americas Hope Continental Challenge 2022

(By: Bowmar Sports Team) The ITTF Americas Hope Continental come with an amazing victory to USA by Tashiya Piyadasa. Tashiya won 1st place at the ITTF Americas Hope Continental challenge and secure her spot for the World Hope Challenge for the consecutive 2nd year. Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table […]

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Coaching Tips of the Week: The Quick Chip Receive

(By Larry Hodges) Often an opponent serves short backspin or no-spin serves to the middle or backhand, and all you can do is push it back. If so, you should develop your flip. But there’s an alternative that’s often overlooked – a simple quick, deep push to the wide backhand.   To do this, you […]

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WAB Club Feature: Song Jeho Table Tennis Club

(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 […]

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Triangle’s 2022 Butterfly September Tournament

(by Steve Hopkins) Triangle Badminton and Table Tennis Club hosted their Butterfly September open last weekend.  There were seven events, with the highest rating event being the U2600, and with U2200, U1850, U1650, U1450, U1150, and U800 events as well. The top prize went to Rachid El Boubou who began the tournament at 2308 and […]

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Pan Am U11 & U13 Results: Team USA’s Strong Results in Santo Domingo

(by Steve Hopkins, photo USATT) The 2022 ITTF Pan American U11 and U13 Championships were held this week in the Dominican Republic.  TeamUSA swept the Hopes events.  Two US Teams entered the Boys’ Team (U11) event and both made the Semifinal, where unfortunately they faced each other.  Team A of Jason Liu and Kyler Chen […]

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Butterfly Training Tips with Yu Di – The Forehand Smash

September 23, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Yu Di is working with Risheetha Bhagawatulaa on the… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Nandan Naresh – Forehand Loop Side To Side Footwork

September 22, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Nandan Naresh is executing the forehand loop while working… Read More

Butterfly Spin & Smash October Open – Saturday 1, Sunday 2, 2022

September 21, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) USATT Sanctioned 2-Star Table Tennis Tournament with $2,525 in Cash Prizes! Saturday, October 1… Read More

Butterfly Ask The Experts No. 426- Equipment Suggestion

September 19, 2022
(By: Bowmar Sports Team) Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I want to downgrade on my blade… Read More

Coaching Tips of the Week: Blowing Ball in Air

September 19, 2022
(By Larry Hodges) We’re going to have a little fun this week. There’s more to table tennis than… Read More

World Championships Preview: Changing of the Guard for Germany?

September 19, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) No Boll, no Ovtcharov, and no Franziska?  Germany announced last Friday that their squad for… Read More

WTT Contender Almaty: Filus the Surprise Winner in Kazakhstan

September 19, 2022
(by Steve Hopkins) Lin Yun-Ju was the heavy favorite this week in Almaty, Kazackhstan for the WTT Contender… Read More


September 18, 2022
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