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Thinking About Table Tennis

Well, it was a full week that I had to refrain from table tennis. I don't get sick often; but…

Table Tennis Restart

Even with my own private training studio, I'm starting to miss table tennis. I've probably been able to play more…

Impeaching Your Table Tennis Coach

I just recently became aware that it was possible to impeach someone who is no longer in office. Who knew?…

Your Table Tennis Coordinates

Stand back! I will now attempt to do some math. It won't be pretty; but I think I can pull…

Balsa Review Part Two

In our last episode, you may recall that I had purchased a balsa blade and was infatuated with it. Some…

Beyond the Blog

If you are reading this, you may have had to look a little harder to find it. The T3 blog…

Getting High On Balsa

A few things can happen when you purchase a new racket that is very different than what you are used…

What’s the Score???

I certainly am capable of losing track. If in doubt I tend to defer to my opponents recollection of how…

Table Tennis Analysis

Right Place .....Wrong Time  Well, this is awkward. The pictures I've included are from local tournaments with players displaying some…

Peace on Earth

Merry Christmas! I hope you are finding a good way to celebrate with family and friends. 2020 has been an…

Don’t Forget Flexibility

Some people are just more flexible than others. I'm talking about anatomical flexibility.  Flexibility or limberness refers to the range…

The Table Tennis Gambit

Gambit - a strategic move, where a player sacrifices something up front for future gain Some players are playing chess,…

Doubling Down With Short Pips

That's right. It's another post about pips. Just when you thought I could have said everything that there is to…

Move Like a Table Tennis Player

Looks aren't everything. I would never judge a man by the Butterfly on his shirt. It's not wise to judge…

Making the Best of Being a Blocker

"You're just blocking." I've said it myself. When players first start learning, their first shots are typically blocks, especially on…

A WHOLE LOTTA LEAGUE

Is there a table tennis league near you? Are you able to compete on a regular basis? Have you considered…

Opening Pandora’s Box of Table Tennis Accessories

I recently assembled a new paddle for a player who has been away for quite a while. She said she…

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…