US World Team Member Sean Lonergan provides some sound advice on preparing for major events.
Some things you will see at the Olympic Games in Table Tennis and some things you won't.
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The players were a little surprised to see this serious device used at a local competition, and a couple illegal rackets were found, but otherwise it was just another tournament.
Meet one of the newest and coolest players to the game! Custom ping pong paddles!
Tells the story of a young ping-pong aficionado in Los Angeles, who begins his career competing in basements on the outskirts of town. At the advice of an opponent, SPiN moves his matches Downtown to practice his flicks & drives against the professionals.
Former World Singles Champion Werner Schlager in London at the 2012 Olympic Games.
2012 Men's World Cup. Image courtesy of ITTF.
Men's Singles Gold Medalist at 1996 US Olympic Games (Photo by Henri Szwarc/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Suppose you’ve hit a quick, hard shot, and your opponent has moved five feet back to return the ball with a counterdrive or soft topspin.
Still a relatively unknown sport in Afghanistan, table tennis is only practised in a handful of areas. Shazia, has excelled so much in the sport over the last couple of years that she is now a member of the womens national team.