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Zimmerduell – A fun interview with Timo Boll and Anton Kallberg

(by Steve Hopkins) Earlier this week the TTBL posted a fun, personable interview with Borussia Dusseldorf teammates Timo Boll and Anton Kallberg on their YouTube channel.  The topics vary from musical capabilities, to forehand power – and the result is a lot of smiles. Check out the TTBL Zimmerduell video below.  

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WAB CLUB FEATURE: Sunny Culture & Sports Center

(by Steve Hopkins) Sunny Culture & Sports Center is located at Scarborough, Sheppard, and Brimley Street in Scarborough – a city within the greater Toronto Metropolitan area.  The club is just off of the Ontario 401 Express, about 25 kilometers to the North of the Toronto city center and easily accessible via public transportation. The […]

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BUTTERFLY FAVORITE: Energy of Omar Assar

(by Steve Hopkins) This is a Butterfly Favorite.  One of the strongest players through the Dusseldorf Masters Series a year ago was Egypt’s Omar Assar. This year in his first two appearances, he has already logged two Finals appearances (winning one).  The World’s No. 38 has an athletic and exciting style – amazing court coverage […]

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Dusseldorf Masters 2021: Assar Wins, Ovtcharov/Jha/Qiu All Upset

(by Steve Hopkins) A week ago, the Dusseldorf Masters event was absent big names and dominated by younger players.  This Sunday was the fourth event (of seven) and it included Ovtcharov, Qiu, and Assar – but the younger players still grabbed many of the headlines. Egypt’s Omar Assar won today.  He played all three of the […]

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USATT’s T2 Challenge Season 2: Ebuen Cruises in Ninth Match

(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis’s T2 Challenge Series continued this week with the ninth match.  The match this week was held in New York at the Westchester Table Tennis Club.  Jon Ernesto Ebuen dominated Kokou Fanny in a match of former international players who are now based in the New York City area.  Despite […]

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Dusseldorf Masters 2021: Fourth Event Preview

(by Steve Hopkins) A week ago, the Dusseldorf Masters event was absent big names, and the younger players dominated – a real surprise.  This Sunday is the fourth event (of seven) and Ovtcharov tops a list of stars that includes Germany’s top player Dimitrij Ovtcharov, 2020 Dusseldorf Masters Champion Dang Qiu, Africa’s top player Omar Assar, […]

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Ask The Experts: Shahin Akhlaghpasand, No. 390

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hi. I’m struggling to choose a butterfly blade. My playing style is simple, i stand close to mid distance from the table and like playing aggressive topspin shots. My physical strength is great and i can generate quite a lot of power. I would prefer a blade that […]

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Butterfly Training Tips: How To Handle Balls To The Middle With Huijing Wang

In Chinese with English subtitle. Please turn on subtitles under CC in the menu bar. Huijing Wang explains how best to deal with balls played to the middle. Featuring special guest coach ‘Oscar’. Don’t have anyone to practice this drill with? Learn more about our Amicus and Practice Partner Robots here Stay “In The Loop” […]

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Butterfly Training Tips: Gameplay Exercise With Yu Di

Yu Di demonstrates a simple eight shot sequence that will easily transition to normal gameplay. Don’t have anyone to practice this drill with? Learn more about our Amicus and Practice Partner Robots here Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly […]

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Table Tennis Star Returns to Bay Area to Prepare for Tokyo Olympic Games

May 3, 2021
(By Ian Cull/NBC Bay Area) The youngest American athlete from the 2016 games in Rio is now fighting… Read More

Zimmerduell – A fun interview with Timo Boll and Anton Kallberg

May 3, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) Earlier this week the TTBL posted a fun, personable interview with Borussia Dusseldorf teammates Timo… Read More

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Sunny Culture & Sports Center

May 2, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) Sunny Culture & Sports Center is located at Scarborough, Sheppard, and Brimley Street in Scarborough… Read More

BUTTERFLY FAVORITE: Energy of Omar Assar

May 2, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) This is a Butterfly Favorite.  One of the strongest players through the Dusseldorf Masters Series… Read More

Dusseldorf Masters 2021: Assar Wins, Ovtcharov/Jha/Qiu All Upset

May 2, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) A week ago, the Dusseldorf Masters event was absent big names and dominated by younger players. … Read More

USATT’s T2 Challenge Season 2: Ebuen Cruises in Ninth Match

May 1, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis’s T2 Challenge Series continued this week with the ninth match.  The match… Read More

Dusseldorf Masters 2021: Fourth Event Preview

April 30, 2021
(by Steve Hopkins) A week ago, the Dusseldorf Masters event was absent big names, and the younger players dominated… Read More

Ask The Experts: Shahin Akhlaghpasand, No. 390

April 30, 2021
Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hi. I’m struggling to choose a butterfly blade. My playing style… Read More
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