At the last World Championship held in Budapest, Hungary a few days ago, it was surprising for many to see a Swedish player, Mattias Falck, in the final of the men's category. That had not happened since 1997, when the famous Jan Ove Waldner won the title of world champion. However, the second surprise was to see a male athlete play with short pips on his forehand and in particular, watching the difficulty that … Continue reading Are short pips still relevant in the game of table tennis in the 2020s?
An interesting article BY YING WANG "The best defence is a good offense. In today’s fast paced game, more often than not a point is ended by a decisive third or fifth ball attack. In recognition of the overwhelming advantage of a strong offense, ITTF attempted to slow the game down by first introducing the … Continue reading Short Pips Supremacy