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Table tennis trio aims to bring ping-pong to every neighborhood

(Courtesy of Spectrum News NY1.com / BY ROGER CLARK) There is no shame in losing a point to Ernesto Ebuen. He was a six-time national table tennis champion in the Phillipines. When he came to the United States in 2007, he eventually became the top-ranked player in the country. “I came to the U.S., to New […]

The life of a table tennis coach in Covid times

(By pingponged TV) In our third video we tackle a different subject: we talked to Ernesto Ebuen, a player born in the Philippines who migrated to the United States in 2007 where he has been able to build a career in table tennis: as a player, as a coach and as co-founder of PINGPOD: a […]

PINGPOD featured on Balitang America

(Courtesy of Balitang America) PINGPOD: FIL-AM ENTREPRENEUR’S INNOVATIVE WAY TO MAKE TABLE TENNIS SAFE TO ENJOY AMID PANDEMIC NEW YORK — With social distancing in mind, PingPod is also the future of table tennis. PingPod co-founder and chief product officer, Ernesto Ebuen, said PingPod is the world’s first network of autonomous table tennis pods. Each “pod” is fully run […]

Ask The Experts: Ernesto Ebuen, No. 342

Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I noticed that all competition players use red rubber on the forehand and black rubber on the backhand (or vice versa). what is the difference if there’s any? Answer: Your Ask the Experts question was answered by Ernesto Ebuen. He is the head coach at Ping Pod in New York, […]

New York City Table Tennis Academy Grand Re-Opening

We are very excited to re-open our doors to you all table tennis lovers.  Please pay attention to couple of things: I. Open hours Monday to Friday – 6 to 10pm (pack-up time 9:45pm) Saturday – 12 to 4pm II. Rate or Fee to play  $20 day-pass available for walk-ins and guests. $40/hour – Premium table (reservation […]

WAB FEATURED CLUB: New York City Table Tennis Academy

WAB FEATURED CLUB: New York City Table Tennis Academy (by Steve Hopkins) New York City Table Tennis Academy (NYCTTA) is located in New York City on East 74th Street between Central Park and the East River in Manhattan.  The facility is on the fifth floor of Jan Hus Church. The facility has hardwood flooring, excellent lighting, […]

New York City Table Tennis Academy Grand Opening

New York City Table Tennis Academy Grand Opening Join New York City Table Tennis Academy (NYCTTA) on September 2, 2016 for the Grand Opening of their new Training Center! FLYER New York City Table Tennis Academy (NYCTTA) is the first table tennis academy of its kind in New York City. Located at 351 E 74th St, it delivers […]

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 82

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 82 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Garaydia Revolver-R Forehand Rubber: Tenergy 80 Backhand Rubber: Tenergy 05 Question: Hi Mr. Ebuen, I am 66 years old and an average player (about 1550-1600 points). I am pretty fast with steps and should be considered as an aggressive player. Recently I bought a […]

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 64

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 64 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Timo Boll OFF- Forehand Rubber: Tackifire C Soft 2.1 Backhand Rubber: Tackifire C Soft 2.1 Question: Should I stick with this rubber as an intermediate player or should I switch rubbers? If I switch, what rubber should I get? Once again, I am a […]

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 56

Ask The Experts: Jon Ebuen, No. 56 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Blade: Timo Boll ALC Forehand: Tenergy 05 Backhand: Tenergy 05 Question: Hi. I am interested to try the new Hadraw series but there are several versions to choose from. Can you briefly discuss each type and suggest which of them will play similarly to […]

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