Table Tennis Training Blog

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…

Thanks Coach

Really. I promise this table tennis post is actually about table tennis. I'll try to refrain from sarcasm, cryptic messages,…

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 partiesĀ  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…

The World’s Smallest Table Tennis Club

Is Jon's Table Tennis Training actually the world's smallest table tennis club? It may be, but not necessarily. With two…

The Sticky Stuff

Having recently written a post about anti- spin rubber, it only makes sense to address the opposite end of the…

Where Medicine Stops

I wouldn't recommend taking medical adviseĀ from a table tennis blogger. In the hierarchy of writers we fall just below sitcom…

The Last Word On Anti Spin Rubber

There doesn't seem to be a lot of anti spin rubber being used these days. Maybe in some other corner…

Exploring the Tomahawk Serve

Perhaps you have no interest in developing a tomahawk serve. I know a few players who I play on a…

Back Off! – The Table Tennis Hokey Pokey

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA This blog post is not about social distancing. I'm still doing some coaching, and keeping the length…

The Table Tennis Control Freak

There comes a time....There comes a time, when you just have to let go. Certainly, it's vitally important to keep…

Homespun Table Tennis Insights

Photo courtesy of Al Mcleod Every week I make a point to jot down some notes on ideas that might…

A Table Tennis Team Effort

What would you do if you could build a table tennis club from scratch? Let's say you had unlimited resources…

The Class of Clearwater – Sunrise Table Tennis

How did that tournament go? I'm getting that question a lot since I've returned from Florida. I won one and…

Walking and Chewing Gum in Table Tennis

What's one of the biggest challenges for developing table tennis players? Perhaps it's returning serves, developing a strong forehand loop,…