Table Tennis

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10f64d8d0be1cc890068d55fc752e9ee Alexandro @Alexandro - 2 days ago
Coaching Tip of the Week: A Trick to Beat a Tricky Pusher
September 14, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) Some players have very accurate pushes, and will push very wide to your backhand over and over – unless they see you stepping around, or even hedging that way. That’s when they push to your wide forehand and catch you off guard...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 2 days ago
BUTTERFLY FAVORITE: The Anticipation of Lin Yun-Ju
September 15, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) In 2018, a 17 year old Chinese Taipei player made an amazing jump in the ratings – moving up about 100 spots to break into the Top 30.  That feat was perhaps eclipsed in 2019 when Lin Yun-Ju moved from No. 28 to No. 6, scoring...continued
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24490084fc6f12363038e6f513dd8ace Myles @Myles - 2 days ago
Top Speeds: 90 mph? 60 mph? Butterfly Table Tennis
September 16, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins)For a number of years, articles about table tennis in the United States regularly referenced “speeds up to 90 mph” when discussing our sport.  Most of us in the sport (who knew that there was some exaggeration involved) did lit...continued
Budner
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Abe69d7aacc9c6d89b2d1ff5e9ac6ef4 Hank @Hank - 2 days ago
USATT'S THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: Lily Zhang Gives Butterfly 5-2 Lead - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 17, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis conducted its seventh Challenge Series event this week.   The event was another battle of the sexes with Olympian and US Champion Lily Zhang representing Team Butterfly and rising junior Adita Godhwani playing...continued
Thursday5
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70753e5e348bf454161ee0bcc63fed8d Juliet @Juliet - 2 days ago
PongNow: David Zhuang - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 18, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features David Zhuang, one of the most decorated American table tennis players of a generation.  He...continued
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125f097c91a427394e6d36ae98c72376 Elaina @Elaina - 6 days ago
USATT'S THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: Zhou over Nikhil - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 10, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis conducted its sixth Challenge Series event this week.   The event matched two US Olympians: Nikhil Kumar (for Team Butterfly) and Xin Zhou (for Team Nittaku).  With both players over 2750 in US rating, they se...continued
Nikhil
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6232f8a636fcadbbec0b89d4f6ded6e2 Ericka @Ericka - 6 days ago
PongNow: Brian Pace - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 11, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features Brian Pace, one of the leading juniors of his era, an elite player, and now a forward-thin...continued
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E5a600388a4be6ed5b515081737d8445 Angus @Angus - 6 days ago
History of College Table Tennis: Leparulo Part 1 Butterfly Table Tennis
September 12, 2020 (Intro by Steve Hopkins) In an interview last month with Willy Leparulo, President of National Collegiate Table Tennis Association, he referenced a research paper that he created that followed the development of table tennis on college campuses....continued
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9b25e3cdd7708c288912746ec95d7c9b Liliane @Liliane - 6 days ago
WAB CLUB FEATURE: MK Georgia Table Tennis - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 13, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) MK Georgia Table Tennis is in Duluth, Georgia just off of I-85 to the Northeast of Atlanta.  Duluth is in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area, and is a suburb with a strong Asian influence which includes about 10% of the pop...continued
Mko
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3fb9059c39d0a39c0a9f0cf17b7858fc Priscilla @Priscilla - 6 days ago
Coaching Tip of the Week: A Trick to Beat a Tricky Pusher Butterfly Table Tennis
September 14, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) Some players have very accurate pushes, and will push very wide to your backhand over and over – unless they see you stepping around, or even hedging that way. That’s when they push to your wide forehand and catch you off guard...continued
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422f200971248def7ffc1673a54fa3cb Grayce @Grayce - 11 days ago
USATT'S THURSDAY NIGHT LIVE: Wang Makes It 4-1 for Team Butterfly - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 8, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis conducted its fifth Challenge Series event last week.   The event matched US Women Olympic Team Member Huijing Wang versus one of USA’s top juniors, Michael Tran.  Table tennis is one of the few sports where me...continued
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6ede9b368e706f8b5e5082140d4d45d9 Moises @Moises - 11 days ago
WAB Club Feature: Los Angeles Table Tennis Club Butterfly Table Tennis
September 6, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The Los Angeles Table Tennis Association (LATTA) is located in El Monte, California, just to the east of Los Angeles.  The facility is just off of the 10 with easy access to the greater Los Angeles area. LATTA is a non-profit o...continued
Latt1
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A59a299a48e660a4cad891f05afdefa8 Geovany @Geovany - 11 days ago
Tactics Early In a Match: Explorers and Dominators
September 7, 2020 (By Larry Hodges) There are basically two ways to play tactically early in a match. You can either feel your opponent out to see what he can do and then adjust your tactics based on this (“The Explorer”); or you can force your game on the opponen...continued
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8bc9d6e15b3458e41c925e171d8de6d8 Jany @Jany - 11 days ago
SPIN & SMASH FALL OPEN 2020 Butterfly Table Tennis
September 8, 2020 USATT Sanctioned 2-Star Table Tennis Tournament with $2,400 in Cash Prizes!Friday, October 2 – Sunday, October 4, 2020 What You Can Expect Spin & Smash will be fully disinfected daily Clean, disinfected Butterfly A40+ balls will be used for ...continued
Spin smash2
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1a4d3a462311ba36d913731c2e16402c Pablo @Pablo - 11 days ago
BUTTERFLY FAVORITE: The Rise of Brian Afanador - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 9, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) This video is from the Serbian Open last year.  It was uploaded by the Official ITTF Channel on Youtube and shows Puerto Rico’s Brian Afanador taking on Japan’s Yuta Tanaka.  Both players are still early in their careers and ar...continued
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 14 days ago
WAB Club Feature: Los Angeles Table Tennis Club - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 6, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The Los Angeles Table Tennis Association (LATTA) is located in El Monte, California, just to the east of Los Angeles.  The facility is just off of the 10 with easy access to the greater Los Angeles area. LATTA is a non-profit o...continued
Latt1
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C0c3cfe5664cc7e6deb04e9e150ccd98 Devin @Devin - 14 days ago
PongNow: Larry Hodges - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 5, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) The PongNow interview series discusses table tennis with some of the best players and personalities in the sport. This edition features USA Table Tennis Hall of Fame member, Larry Hodges  Larry Hodges is a table ten...continued
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4a267f11de75663a48a0fdf6365ffa8c Elvie @Elvie - 14 days ago
ITTF Announces November Restart Events - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 5, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) ITTF announced on Friday that three of the most prestigious events of the year will be scheduled for November.  These events, the Uncle Pop 2020 ITTF Women’s World Cup, the Liebherr 2020 ITTF Men’s World Cup, and the 2020 ITTF ...continued
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6b970372434ca9c9def5abb121107916 Rex @Rex - 14 days ago
History of College Table Tennis: Leparulo Part 1 - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 5, 2020 (Intro by Steve Hopkins) In an interview last month with Willy Leparulo, President of National Collegiate Table Tennis Association, he referenced a research paper that he created that followed the development of table tennis on college campuses. ...continued
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61d3ff630fa6a556085f59f9ba20938e Assunta @Assunta - 14 days ago
Ask The Experts: Byung Jung An, No. 354 Butterfly Table Tennis
September 4, 2020 Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: I have a good backhand flip against short underspin balls. My backhand flip is fast and very effective. I am now contemplating, developing a forehand flip but I am not sure if it would b...continued
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041490c94bd26a3efdf85d49d9b013ba Alexie @Alexie - 18 days ago
BUTTERFLY FAVORITE: Marcelo Aguirre - Opening With Power - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 2, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) This video is a German Bundesliga match last Decmeber.  It was uploaded by TTBL and shows Marcelo Aguirre traded big shots with Bastien Steger.  Steger is known for hitting big shots, and is especially known for his long, full ...continued
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0e8bbdb1e225a468900a861824b0da05 Hannah @Hannah - 20 days ago
Johnathan McGinty's Collegiate Table Tennis Article (Part 1 - The Pursuit of Belonging) -...
August 31, 2020 (Intro by Steve Hopkins) Augusta-based sports writer Johnathan McGinty has released Part 1 of his series about the early history of college table tennis in the US.  The article is titled “The Pursuit of Belonging: The amazing and untold story of th...continued
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B1adb7ec7ad84fbf0007aae5b870eb61 Alan @Alan - 20 days ago
Table Tennis and (k)Pop Culture: BTS - Butterfly Table Tennis
September 1, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Table tennis regularly finds its way into Pop Culture in the US.  In April, we ran an article here that referenced table tennis as a part of the plot of episodes of MASH, Last Man Standing, Friends, Girls, The Office, The Gary ...continued
Kpop
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F8901f0cff3b25b34627127dbc99fb89 Allene @Allene - 21 days ago
OPEN DOORS: Innovation at Wang Chen TTC - Home School Support - Butterfly Table Tennis
August 30, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) An innovative idea emerged last week from the Wang Chen Table Tennis Club. As shut-downs continue, many students will be home for some or all of the workweek.  This affects parents who normally avoid daycare during the hours that...continued
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Efd687c46d03677522c615b86a341217 Emmie @Emmie - 21 days ago
WAB Club Feature: Spin & Smash - Butterfly Table Tennis
August 30, 2020 (by Steve Hopkins) Central Ohio is home to Spin & Smash.  Its a table tennis club that is part ping pong social club and part table tennis training center. The club is located on the West side of Columbus just off of I-270, the Jack Nicklaus Fr...continued
Spin smash
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