World’s Best Defensive Players Joo Sae-Hyuk and Hou Ying Chao Compete at 2015 Butterfly Los Angeles Open
Known for reviving the modern defensive style, 2012 Olympic silver medalist Joo Sae-Hyuk from South Korea will headline this year’s hotly anticipated Butterfly Los Angeles Open which will take place over Labor Day weekend in El Monte, California.
US Olympic Trials Host Venue Request for Proposals
All bids must be received by Gordon Kaye, CEO of USA Table Tennis, on the approve bid form no later than Friday, September 18, 2015 at 5:00pm MDT.
The Time an 11-Year-Old Took Down Nadal
Estee Ackerman, who beat Rafael Nadal at table tennis in 2013, practicing on Aug. 19 in Flushing, Queens. She is a top-ranked player in the state.
2015 USATT Hall of Fame Inductees
Congratulations to players: Wang Chen, Eric Owens and Tahl Leibovitz plus contributors Dean Johnson and Jack Huang.
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USA Table Tennis Rankings
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2016 Men and Women’s National Team Trials
USA Table Tennis announces the 2016 Men and Women’s National team Trials will be held in Las Vegas, NV on December 20-21, 2015 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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History of U.S. Table Tennis - Volume XVI
Coaching & Tips
Using the Reverse Pendulum Serve
As modern table tennis continues to develop, many techniques and tactics change at high levels of play. One of these changes is that the reverse pendulum serve has become much more popular.
McAfee’s Mechanics - Preparing for Competition with Tactical Training Sessions
A common complaint for many athletes is that they do not complete as well as they practice.
2016 Road to Rio
USATT/ITTF Coaching Courses
ITTF Level 1 Coaching Course
Sydney Christophe ITTF Course Conductor and Coach will serve as coach and the local organizer.
Friends & Partners
2015 Shonie Aki Scholarship Award
The Shonie Aki Scholarship award, in the amount of $1,250 for one year, will be offered to a young table tennis player who has aspirations to complete a college education, become a better player and a productive individual who would reflect on Shonie’s legacy
Around the Net
Meet the teen who beat Rafael Nadal at ping-pong
With all eyes on Rafael Nadal in the U.S. Open, one spectator will be watching with the satisfaction of knowing that she beat him. Here's the thing: she's 14!