Site Products

2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open: Van Emburgh wins gold, Sarand upsets the odds to win silver

(By Vlad Farcas, Photo courtesy of Antonio Alvarez) Between March 24th and 26th, US players competed at the 2022 ITTF Para Spanish Open in Platja d’Oro, Girona, Spain. The 7 players that competed where: Jenson Van Emburgh, Zachary Wentz (Men’s Class 3), Zachary Pickett, Ahad Sarand (Men’s Class 5) Samuel Altshuler (Men’s Class 6) Marko […]

Jenson Van Emburgh – Unique Skills – Part 2 Video

A member of the 2020 U.S. Paralympic Team, Jenson Van Emburgh displays some of what is in his arsenal: 3rd ball attack, forehand attack, backhand attack, wide angle shots and super kill shots. Watch Jenson Van Emburgh – Unique Skills – Part 1 Learn more about Jenson Van Emburgh

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo

Jenson Van Emburgh: Building for Tokyo (By Steve Hopkins) As 2017 concluded, Jenson Van Emburgh was already making waves as a Paralympic table tennis player with a ranking in the low 40s in his class.  The 33 screws and 2 metal rods in his spine did not keep Jenson, at that time just a High […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Joins Butterfly

(by Steve Hopkins) This week, Bowmar Sports announced that Jenson Van Emburgh , rising star in the Para ranks, has joined the Bowmar Sports Butterfly Team.  Jenson is currently ranked No. 3 in the IPTTC category of Men in Wheelchair Under 23 years of age, and No. 17 among all players in Class 3 Wheelchair. 2019 […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Wants to Win Paralympic Table Tennis Gold Medal

(BY SEAN DALY/ABC ACTION NEWS) Jenson Van Emburgh Wants the Paralympic Table Tennis Gold Medal SEMINOLE, Fla. — Seminole High School senior Jenson Van Emburgh is really, really good at table tennis. Like 41st in the world good. He is a member of the 2017 US Para Junior National Table Tennis Team. Emburgh was paralyzed during birth, had spinal […]

Jenson Van Emburgh Takes More Medals on his Paralympic Journey

(BY TINA HUYNH) Jenson Van Emburgh Takes More Medals on his Paralympic Journey Jenson Van Emburgh, a seventeen-year-old Class 3 para table tennis player from Florida, excelled in the ITTF Para Table Tennis Tournament September 6-10, 2017 in Ostrava, Czech Republic. He achieved a bronze medal in singles after winning against many competitive, high-level players […]

Honours shared, titles decided at Spanish Para Junior Open

(by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor Success came the way of the Great Britain, Norway, Thailand and the United States of America as play concluded in the Spanish Para Junior Open in El Prat de Llobregat on Thursday 8th June. Conor McAdam, Steffen Salomonsen, Jenson Van Emburgh and Bunpot Sillapakong all secured titles. Already assured […]

Latest News

Harimoto Clan: Interview with Parents of Miwa and Tomokazu

February 5, 2023
(by Steve Hopkins) A news item today in Germany noted that editorial teams of tischtennis and myTischtennis have… Read More

Another Week, Another Sweep: China Dominates WTT Feeder Amman

February 4, 2023
(by Steve Hopkins, photo ITTFWorld) A week ago, there was a Chinese sweep in Doha. This week, the… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips with Darryl Tsao – Looping From Underspin

February 3, 2023
(by :Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Darryl Tsao is focusing on executing an opening loop… Read More

Butterfly Training Tips With Simeon Martin – Stroke Management Multi Ball

February 1, 2023
(by: Bowmar Sports Team) In this Butterfly Training Tips, Simeon Martin is focusing on a opening loop from… Read More

Don’t Fix a Problem You’ve Already Fixed

January 31, 2023
(by Larry Hodges) You’ve spent a lot of time working on a shot, and it’s now somewhat ingrained.… Read More

2023, 58th Robo-Pong St. Joseph Valley Open

January 31, 2023
(by: South Bend TT Club) Saturday, Mar 18 – Sunday, Mar 19, 2023 Venue: Indiana University at South Bend… Read More

2022 World Hopes Week & Challenge

January 31, 2023
(by: Bowmar Sports Team) Tashiya Piyadasa won a silver medal at the ITTF World Hopes Challenge held in… Read More

All Japan Championships: Togami Repeats as Japanese Champion

January 30, 2023
(by Steve Hopkins) The Japanese Championships concluded on Sunday – the event is called the All Japan Table… Read More
View All News

Get the latest from Butterfly

Stay “In The Loop” with Butterfly professional table tennis equipment, table tennis news, table tennis technology, tournament results, and We Are Butterfly players, coaches, clubs and more.