By Thierry Verviers Active and Passionate Table Tennis Player and Coach for over 40 years Almost 35 years ago, when I was a young inexperienced coach, the strongest player in my club was a Vietnamese player who played with long pips. Very often, I had heard him and many other players say that the defensive … Continue reading Does the defensive style still have a future?
Every year the sport of table tennis crowns its World Champions. This year the World Championships will be in Halmstad, Sweden and will determine the new Men’s and Women’s Team World Champions. Will any country be able to knock off China, who is defending both titles? Surprisingly, China isn’t seeded #1 in the Men’s Division, … Continue reading Win Win Challenge: 2018 WTTTC
I am an all-round style player who uses an attacking blade, Victas Koji Matsushita Offensive This blade allows me to attack at the table or defend from afar and play anywhere in between. This is one of my favorite blades. I regularly flip my racket. I use 2 types of long pips: andro Rasant Chaos … Continue reading Why Do I Sometimes Play With andro Rasanter R42 And Sometimes With Donic Bluestorm Z3?
You gotta admire an athlete who relentlessly pursues a goal to get to the top in spite of a lack of major titles. A journeyman player who keeps scoring lots of wins, but never finishes first. Such might be an apt description of Simon Gauzy of France. Looking back over his world ranking for … Continue reading New Cornilleau Gauzy Quest and Calderano Foco Blades
Written by Eli Baraty From the "Coach Me Table Tennis" blog http://www.coachmetabletennis.com/blog/football-vs-table-tennis-which-sport-is-harder Over the years, I’ve had debates with many people especially my good friend Louis, (currently coaching a national men’s football team) about which sport is harder to master – Football, or Table Tennis? We are both very proud coaches and pride ourselves inside … Continue reading FOOTBALL VS TABLE TENNIS – WHICH SPORT IS HARDER?