Table Tennis Training Blog

Why Sticky Table Tennis Rubber?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a0zvQ92rmVo Tacky rubber is more popular than ever. It might be right for your game too.

Long Pips Lite

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=02AiaL2-m2A TSP Curl PH is a unique long pips rubber. Attacking is very possible.

Seniors Table Tennis (A Great Sport For Any Age)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c7k86c4L5SE It's possible to excel at table tennis even in later life. Table tennis has many great benefits for senior…

Training To Play Against Long Pips (An Essential Table Tennis Skill)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ywL8zQwn5Ow Lots of players hate to play against long pips. It can actually be fun and helps develop skills that…

Happy Medium Pips in Table Tennis

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7tviQ5FI_Oo Medium pips can work for certain types of players. They can compliment a creative playing style that relies on…

Analyzing Your Table Tennis Playing Style

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6jucdQAjss If you know your playing style, it's important to match your training and your racket to that style. Many…

Preparing For a Table Tennis Tournament

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l8ssKU0-aFc There may be some things that you haven't thought about when getting ready for competing in a tournament. Expect…

A Different Perspective On Table Tennis at Jon’s Table Tennis Training

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GyKfSW5pgxA There is plenty of table tennis information online. These videos are designed to help players figure out what are…

Short Pips Forehand or Short Pips Backhand

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fpu9bSgiIy8 Are short pips effective for modern table tennis? Some players are successfully using them on their forehands, while others…

Your First Table Tennis Lesson

https://youtu.be/vPwtf4dhleA What you can expect from a first table tennis lesson.

Tournament Refund Policies – No Way! No How!

Next time you sign up for a tournament, check the fine print. Somewhere, usually in the middle of the last…

It’s Always Something…..

Well, it's been a rough week in my corner of the table tennis world. I've been juggling a few issues,…

The Soul of Table Tennis

Congratulations to Johnathan CTYO Harleston on winning the Thomas Nunes Sportsmanship Award at the recent Georgia games. Johnathan is a…

THE HOG BLOG

From the USATT club regulations - Every organization needs a set of standards to which its members are expected to…

The Reappearing T in Table Tennis

How specialized is your coach? I stumbled upon some information suggesting that in some parts of the world coaches don't…

You Had To Be There

There were only three teams competing in this year's Georgia Cup team tournament. I imagined that it would go pretty…

Mostly Messy Tournament Experiences

I'm frequently reminded of why I don't play in more tournaments. I recently played in a very well run tournament…

Junk Rubber Withdrawal Symptoms

Junk rubber! That's kind of offensive. But, that's what they call long pips, anti-spin, medium pips, and sometimes short pips.…

A Perfectly Great Tournament

The Athens Georgia Table Tennis Summer Open was a great tournament. Why, you may ask, was it so great? It…

A Different Hurricane

I have a slightly different way to read reviews of table tennis equipment. Bland comments, such as reliable, sturdy, or slightly…

The Players Perspective

Sometimes, it seems like we've forgotten what table tennis is supposed to be about. We need plenty of people on…

When Good Beats Great

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Just so I'm not misunderstood - Average players rarely beat great players. Good club players don't beat…

A Holiday From Holidays

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA At the risk of sounding like a grumpy old man, I'd like to get behind a movement…

One Size Fits All Table Tennis

I seem to have an issue with conventional wisdom. There's a lot of great table tennis coaching information; and most…

Tremendous, Terrific, Tournament Time

I've never been so excited about an upcoming tournament. Actually, I've never been so excited about two tournaments. Even though…