Table Tennis

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Ed258c85465a50dee9e6425ecf24849d Wilmer @Wilmer - 3 days ago

BUTTERFLY FAVORITES: Liam Pitchford's Warm-Up Routine - Butterfly Table Tennis

June 30, 2020 This video with England’s top player, Liam Pitchford has appeared with perfect timing.  As players across the US are getting back to the tables after a long layoff, fitness and the warm-up are especially important.  The video which was posted by Team ...continued
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24f317f89bef5f8cefa430eec1cd2f6d Nestor @Nestor - 3 days ago

DIY Chopping On A Butterfly Europa 25 Table With Coach Sam An

June 30, 2020 [embedded content] Byung Jun (Sam) An is a coach at HAN-IN TABLE TENNIS CLUB in New Jersey Learn more about Coach Byung Jun ‘Sam’ An here Learn more about the Europa 25 table here Official Table of the 2018 ITTF Butterfly Canadian Junior Open Officia...continued
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3c59b35923f7f5e6a11c533088a15138 Jessika @Jessika - 5 days ago

Coaching Tip Of The Week: Training Down the Line

June 29, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) One of the lessons I learned from legends like Dan Seemiller and Dave Sakai was the value of down-the-line training. When you hit crosscourt, you have about ten feet and 3.5 inches. Down the line, it’s only nine feet, so 15.5 inches ...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 6 days ago

WAB Club Feature: Pingpod - Butterfly Table Tennis

June 28, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) PingPod was born as a pop up on Canal St. When the team saw the joy that a ping pong table in a garage brought to so many people, they knew they needed to find a way to make table tennis more accessible to many more people in NYC an...continued
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A83b4d2292ad0135445fc0a7644d14c3 Joe @Joe - 7 days ago

PongNow: Interview with Richard McAfee - Butterfly Table Tennis

June 27, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have USATT Hall of Fame Member Richard McAfee.  Richard had an impressive career as a player before...continued
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292890d964de1c8eba1a56fae0ed91c0 Alexzander @Alexzander - 7 days ago

Dusseldorf Masters IV: Video Highlights. Competitive table tennis

June 27, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The fourth installment of the Dusseldorf Masters concluded on the 17th.  The top seed was Kanak Jha, but he was upset by the eventual winner, Bastian Steger in the Quarterfinals. The Semifinals matched Benedikt Duda and Bastian Steg...continued
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0dc07c0d4e39afa6eb19dda76eb11879 Kristina @Kristina - 8 days ago

Dignics 80 Review: Wenting Zha. brings together speed, power, and spin

June 25, 2020 (by Wenting Zha) DIGNICS 80 brings together speed, power, and spin in a seamless integration of the best parts of DIGNICS 05 and DIGNICS 64, while improving upon the drawbacks of DIGNICS 64 as the inherent elasticity of the sponge is enhanced by an ad...continued
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34392094b518c79e322481ceb0004cbf Colin @Colin - 8 days ago

Dusseldorf Masters IV: Steger Surprises the Field

June 26, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The Fourth Dusseldorf Masters event was held this week in Germany.  This week’s winner, German team veteran, Bastian Steger. The Dusseldorf Masters events have been held in consecutive weeks of June.  The first Dusseldorf Masters ev...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 10 days ago

ITTF COVID-19 Donations: #TableTennisUnited Campaign

June 23, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) With the table tennis community suffering across the whole world, the ITTF Foundation has launched an initiative they are calling the Table Tennis United Donation Campaign.  The goal is to support athletes, coaches, umpires, associa...continued
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6c170accf2ec5f1d4dbc252c635bb25c Erik @Erik - 10 days ago

PINGPOD LEAGUE & ROBOT TABLE

June 23, 2020 Dear Table Tennis Lover- We hope you are staying healthy. Please find below our latest announcements: 1) HANDICAP LEAGUE STARTING IN JULY As mentioned to you in a previous email we will be running a Handicap League starting in July. If you would like ...continued
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39b1531710d6d8cc8cd7a9a0bb2d9867 Ryleigh @Ryleigh - 10 days ago

BUTTERFLY FAVORITES: How to Ghost Serve Like Patrick Franziska

June 24, 2020 This instructional video appears with perfect timing, as Patrick Franziska has just lead his Bundesliga team to its first ever TTBL Championship.  The video is titled “How to Ghost Serve Like Patrick Franziska”.  In the video, Patrick explains his con...continued
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6fbf27ec08c2f7663e39dc017353475e Josiah @Josiah - 10 days ago

Ask The Experts: Jishan Liang, No. 349

June 24, 2020 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hello sir, madame, Could you share with me how well the Dignics 09c is compatible with my zhang jike ALC blade? Thank you, Regards, Roeland Answer:      Your Ask the Experts question w...continued
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62b830bbc5092803336a4f6bb9370281 Manley @Manley - 12 days ago

ITTF Tour Calendar Still Paused through September 6

June 22, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) While many countries are beginning to allow sanctioned events (the US is open to sanctioned tournaments starting in July), the ITTF Tour remains paused.  Last week, the ITTF announced that the Czech Open and the Bulgaria Open are bo...continued
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151d593186e8e56663df3ed32962360f Dayton @Dayton - 12 days ago

Coaching Tip Off The Week: Do You Really Have Control of Your Shots?

June 22, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) Most players below the higher levels do not really control their shots, both in terms of direction and depth. One reason for this is they don’t really get much feedback on it, and so don’t realize just how little they are really cont...continued
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Eb0f1753654cff1630386503eeba7c5d Bobby @Bobby - 13 days ago

NBA's Bubble - Ping Pong, Golf, Billiards Among Limited Leisure Activities

June 21, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) When the NBA restarts the professional basketball season on July 30, it will be under strict lockdown rules that are designed to keep the players, staff, and families separated and safe.  The protected area is being called the NBA’s...continued
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B2ab4609b89b7e7c7408477bb01daf27 Jimmy @Jimmy - 14 days ago

Open Doors: Princeton Pong. Princeton Pong, the 10,000 square foot

June 20, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Princeton Pong, the 10,000 square foot elite table tennis facility in Princeton Junction, New Jersey, has opened.  They are currently restricting play to members, and only on a reservation basis. Regulations have restricted them to ...continued
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 14 days ago

WAB CLUB FEATURE: Rhode Island Table Tennis Association

June 20, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) In past years, the Rhode Island Table Tennis Association has stated with pride, that our league has been in continuous operation since World War II.  Obviously there were holidays, and snow storms, and a location change that has cau...continued
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7bcb1d07c0ef7a8d3ef21a145cb66a5c Giovanni @Giovanni - 15 days ago

Dusseldorf Masters III: Ovtcharov Wins Again. The Budesliga

June 17, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Competitive table tennis is back in Germany in full force.  The Budesliga Championships was held over the weekend and the previous two weeks had warm-up tournaments labeled as the Dusseldorf Masters Series. The first Dusseldorf Mast...continued
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40e54b9707df84c11f580308a13132cb Hulda @Hulda - 15 days ago

OPEN DOORS: Puerto Rican National Team - Butterfly Table Tennis

June 18, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins, photo is from ITTF, Marangely Gonzalez photographer) Stringent lockdown measures that have been in place across all of Puerto Rico since March 15th were lifted last week.  The Puerto Rican National Team wasted no time in implementin...continued
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7caeec7c88c24f5d4f9a4c169eb9f70c Maureen @Maureen - 15 days ago

PongNow: Interview with Christian Lillieroos. The PongNow interview

June 19, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. In this edition we have USATT Hall of Fame Coach Christian Lillieroos.  He has coached some of the best players in the...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 15 days ago

Dusseldorf Masters III: Video Highlights. Competitive table tennis

June 19, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Competitive table tennis is back in Germany in full force.  The Budesliga Championships was held over the weekend and the previous two weeks had warm-up tournaments labeled as the Dusseldorf Masters Series. The third and final insta...continued
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A2a551348d8c100384339e6c21255e06 Abbie @Abbie - 18 days ago

Bundesliga Finals: Saarbrucken Wins Season After Restart - Butterfly Table Tennis

June 14, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Like all sporting events, the German professional league, the Liebherr TTBL, was cut short by the Coronavirus Pandemic.  Now that play in Germany has resumed, and after the Dusseldorf Masters warm-up events, the final four teams met...continued
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 18 days ago

Coaching Tip Of The Week: Practice Partner Collaboration - the PPC of TT

June 15, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) All sports involve collaboration, and table tennis is no exception. In fact, due to its one-on-one nature, table tennis in particular fits into this mode. One obvious collaboration is between coach and student, but there’s an equally...continued
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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 18 days ago

Ask The Experts: Jun Gao No. 348. California Table Tennis

June 15, 2020 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I want to ask the most important question for me! It is: after the forehand topspin stroke, should you close the racket angle in front of your face??? My couch says that there are two steps o...continued
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E77c53a55e474cb5ad875ffdba0be8e5 Leda @Leda - 18 days ago

Bundesliga Finals: Video Highlights from Final and Semifinal Matches

June 15, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) On Sunday, we posted the results of the Bundesliga Finals in our full article – Saarbrucken’s surprise 3-1 win over Ochsenhausen.  Many of the top European players battled last week in Dusseldorf through the Semifinals and Finals.  ...continued
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