A major weakness of many players is an inability to change the pace, and thereby throw your opponent’s timing off. Not doing so is a quick way of helping your opponent’s timing!
One thing that impressed me about the organizers was the calmness. When the bus driver was late, he didn't panic and start running down pedestrians. When the arena was being set up with a hundred things on the to-do list, the crew methodically went down the list and did things one at a time.
Whenever you're practicing, always place the ball where you would in a tournament match. What you do in practice you will do in a match. But where should you place the ball?
The purple floor mats used in the 1996 Olympic Games Table Tennis event are being offered for sale to the membership at the 2012 National Championships.
We had an extremely fun series of tournaments in Los Angeles in the late '90s.
$100,000 in total prize money & ITTF Junior Circuit event!
Sweden’s Jens Lundqvist, the top seed and Canada’s Eugene Wang, the third seed, have both reserved semi-final places in the Men’s Singles event at the GAC GROUP 2013 ITTF World Tour United States Open in Las Vegas.
"You'll read about ping pong perfume, ping pong drinks, twins named Ping and Pong,..." - Larry Hodges