RSS Noticias – ITTF

  • ITTF publishes COVID-19 Recommendations 7 agosto, 2020
    As the situation regarding the COVID-19 pandemic is constantly evolving across the world, with some nations easing and also tightening restrictions as required, the ITTF is gradually seeing an opening of society where infection numbers have been declining. In the table tennis community, there has been a return to action in many parts of the […]
  • Olympic finals: the men’s team story so far 7 agosto, 2020
    by Simon Daish Beijing 2008: China 3-0 Germany Celebrations broke out at the Peking University Gymnasium as the Chinese women’s team guided the host nation to a historic gold medal finish. Now it was the time for their male counterparts to step up to the challenge and they didn’t disappoint! Team China faced stern opposition […]
  • Princess Zeina Rashid of Jordan joins as ITTF Foundation Board Member 7 agosto, 2020
    The former table tennis player, who competed at the Athens 2004 and Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, has continued to be heavily involved in sport and currently sits on the Jordan Olympic Committee as a member of the Board of Directors. The 32-year-old is also in charge of the programme “20 for Tokyo 2020”, an ambitious […]
  • Hana Goda acquires new skills in lockdown 6 agosto, 2020
    by Olalekan Okusan, ITTF-Africa Press Officer If there is anything Hana Goda has missed during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the opportunity to travel across the world to compete but, like every athlete, Hana Goda has also picked up new skills during lockdown: “I missed competing all over the world but during the lockdown, I […]

RSS Noticias – Butterfly

  • Dude Perfect (and Adam Bobrow): Ping Pong Trick Shots 6 agosto, 2020
    (by Steve Hopkins) Dude Perfect is a group of YouTubers specializing in trick shots.  Some of their past videos have included card throwing, water bottle flips, blindfolded archery, golf with a soccer ball, and many others.  This week, Dude Perfect focused on table tennis trick shots and they were joined by ITTF announcer and table […]
  • Ask The Experts: Larry Thoman No. 352 6 agosto, 2020
    Butterfly Table Tennis Question and Answer Question: Hello, I purchased the Practice Partner 20. Is there a way to adjust so when the machine throws the ball it’s without any spin. Just to shoot out normal, with no spin? Are there any particular adjustments. Answer:  This Ask the Experts question was answered by Larry Thoman. He […]
  • More NBA (table tennis) Updates 5 agosto, 2020
    (by Steve Hopkins) The NBA restart is underway, and table tennis side games continue. Most recently, fans were treated to photos of  Dallas Mavericks Luka Doncic and Boban Marjanovic (photo above) making a full size table look really, really small.   Not to be outdone, the Utah Jazz posted photos of their team table tennis […]
  • BUTTERFLY FAVORITES: The Control of Tiago Apolonia 5 agosto, 2020
    (by Steve Hopkins) This is a 2014 video posted by TT Tributes.  The focus of the video is the control of Portugal’s Tiago Apolonia.  Tiago is known for great technique and great movement.  He is an exciting and mobile player who has developed a game with many safe and careful shots.  His style makes for […]
  • Coaching Tip of the Week: How to Vary Your Receive Against Short Backspin Serves 3 agosto, 2020
    (By Larry Hodges) Most players return short backhand serves with a simple push, without much thought to it. This makes the player predictable and vulnerable to third-ball attacks. The key is to vary the return. Let’s take a look at just how many effective returns you can actually do against a short backspin serve – […]