Read more about the article New Year’s Resolution! Learn from Cage Fighting!
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New Year’s Resolution! Learn from Cage Fighting!

An unlikely source of wisdom and model for success. Opinion The views expressed in the article do not necessarily reflect those of eBaTT and its employees. Credit: Josh hedges/Zuffa LLC/ Zuffa LLC via Getty images Credit: Table Tennis England Credit: UFC Credit: World Table Tennis Our sport is not living up to its potential. In several countries…

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Tomokazu Harimoto – Can win the Olympics! #3

A phenom, when he was 11 years old, exploded onto the world table tennis scene in Sweden, when he reached the final of Safir’s! 7 years ago Harimoto went on to become world junior no.1 and won the world junior championships aged 13. He also reached the quarter finals of the mens singles WC in 2014. Harimoto,…

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Timo Boll – Can win the Olympics! Wildcard

Before I reveal my top 3 candidates for the Gold, silver and Bronze, here’s my WILD CARD! Everyone knows Timo, possibly the biggest name in our sport today and is the Roger Federer of TT. Timo is a few months older than me and I was in awe of him when I saw him win the junior…

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Dima Ovtcharov – Can win the Olympics! #6

I’ve watched Dima, grow over the past 15 years and become a world class athlete!Hiss work ethic is possibly the highest in European TT, and his achievements can mostly be credited to relentlessness. Achievements: Former World no.1 European champion Olympic Bronze World Cup winner Has beaten every player on the circuit accept for Ma Long! Can Dima…

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Table Tennis Rules

Most people who play or have played know the basic rules in table tennis. If you don’t here’s a link for table tennis rules. Table tennis has and most likely will continue to evolve. Table tennis has evolved so much that many recreational table tennis or (ping pong) players abide by the older rules. Such as celluloid…

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Table Tennis Culture in Belgium

Wow, the table tennis culture in Belgium is so different. Playing table tennis in the Belgium League Nearly 20 years ago I played in Belgium at a club called Soka. The club had plenty of teams ranging from lower divisions through to the top division ‘Super Liga’. The Belgique super league has been famous for many years…

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Table Tennis Evolution

Table tennis evolution could possibly be greater than any other sport?! I don’t know for a fact if table tennis has evolved more than any other sport but it sure does feel like it. Table Tennis History Our game started with a wine bottle cork and some cigar boxes (primitive). Today table tennis uses more variety of…

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Read more about the article Table Tennis – People’s Voice
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Table Tennis – People’s Voice

I went to the Junior British League event, last weekend and listened to people’s voices. We all have a voice: The beauty of going to an event as a freeman it enables you to view an event from all angles. You have time to observe players, coaches and spectators. Most importantly you have time to speak to officials,…

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Table Tennis Foundations (Featuring Timo Boll)

Building table tennis foundations are one aspect of the game, few are willing to focus on in today's modern society. We live in an instant gratification bubble, (surrounded by layers of protection and technology creating a virtual world). After watching the European table tennis championships this weekend. I quickly realised why Timo Boll is the most successful…

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How Important is a Table Tennis Rally?

Have you ever asked yourself, how important is a table tennis rally? We all love having a long table tennis rally and of course, winning the big rallies is like an injection of adrenaline. Table Tennis Rallies An average table tennis rally is between 4-5 strokes and each stroke is played from 0.2 to 0.5 of a second,…

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