Table Tennis Training Blog

The Darkside

What better time than Halloween to discuss the horror that infiltrates the table tennis world? No mask can protect you,…

Side Effects of 2020

Table Tennis and Life Someday we'll look back on 2020 and remember it as the year everything changed. Actually we can…

My Once a Week Hardbat Habit

How about some old school table tennis? I've invested in an official hardbat paddle. I have the privilege of coaching two…

How Much Should A Table Tennis Lesson Cost?

That is an excellent question! I charge new students $20 an hour. I was easily able to find coaches in…

Three Step Process For Learning and Improving Serves

It's always possible to improve serves. I've come to look at serves a little differently. My judgement on whether a…

USATT ‘s Missionary Position

The mission of USATT is to support, develop, grow and inspire the table tennis community; and to provide resources that…

Starter Paddles Don’t Have To Be Boring

Everyone's got an opinion on equipment. I've recommended quite a few paddles for beginners, and have come to a few…

Precision Table Tennis

Precision Table Tennis...Exactly    Precision - the quality, condition, or fact of being exact and accurate What is it that…

A Guided Tour Through the T3 Training Center

This week I'll be sharing a lot of pictures. I'm still claiming my status as the world's smallest table tennis…

Risky Business

Risk - a situation involving exposure to danger synonyms: possibility, chance, probability, likelihood, danger, peril, threat, menace, fear, prospect If…

Why Choppers Have More Fun

I could easily have changed the c to an s and written about the joys of online shopping. Years of…

Starting From Scratch With Stephen

This post will be old news to a lot of coaches. I don't get the opportunity to work with a…

Retiring the Pips

If and when I get to play more, I know some of my opponents will be pleased to know I'm…

Generic Table Tennis Post

It's getting harder and harder to come up with material that is targeted exclusively to table tennis enthusiasts. I could…

Bless His Heart …..He Still Plays Ping Pong

I typically find material for blog posts from my experiences playing or coaching. I didn't play many matches this week,…

THE AMAZING TABLE TENNIS SUMMER OF 2020

June 20th was the first day of Summer. Some clubs have opened. Some haven't. Some players haven't played in months.…

Common Ground in Table Tennis and Beyond

Common Ground - opinions or interests shared by each of two or more parties  My original intent in writing this…

The 7th Match on Saturday

This is what we train for.... I've probably been able to stay active with table tennis a little more than…

Time, Space, Ping Pong, Church, and Logistics

Logistics - the detailed coordination of a complex operation involving many people, facilities, or supplies Problem - How do we…

The Limitations of Defensive Table Tennis

This blog post is offensive!!! Defense is dead, and your funny paddle will lock you in  a world of perpetual…

The Top Three…The Table Tennis Survey Results

I recently posed a question on Facebook to my thousands of table tennis friends. A grand total of sixty nine…

Touchless Table Tennis

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA I don't know exactly how much help this will be to the larger table tennis clubs. I…

The Almost Essential Table Tennis Workers

Essential workers are usually thought of as people whose work protects public safety or property. In times of an emergency…

It Was Purely Physical?

I don't mean to be morbid, but I've recently been thinking about what I would like to be remembered for…