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11 Questions with Jim Starr

By USATT | Feb. 24, 2015, 12 a.m. (ET)

Jim Starr
Jim Starr of the Stewartstown United Methodist Church Table Tennis Club

1)      Why do you play? 

It's great exercise, fun, good fellowship, and always challenging me to learn.

2)      Which is your favorite tournament? 

Tournaments we hold at our club in Stewartstown, Pa. 

3)      Who is your primary nemesis?  

Myself and old bad habits.

4)      What is your favorite game tactic to score? 

Short serve and attack.

5)      Thoughts on the Poly Ball.  

Breaks much more quickly.

6)      Toughest Loss?  

To anyone I usually beat.

7)      Greatest Win?  

Anyone who I consider superior.

8)      How you prepare for a tournament?  

Robot and working with a partner on strokes.

9)      When you see a new player at the club, what do you do?  

Walk over introduce myself, welcome them and tell them about the club and what’s going on there.

10)   Player you would most like to play in a tournament?  

Anyone I have no business playing so I can learn from them.

11)   If you had to face Kanak Jha what would your game plan be?  

Attack and hope for winners.  Otherwise no chance.

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