RSS Noticias – ITTF

  • Clean sweep for Ricardo Villa in San José 17 mayo, 2021
    by Ian Marshall A full house for Mexico was the outcome: Arantxa Cossio Aceves secured the women’s singles title and partnered Clio Barcenas to women’s doubles gold. Focused at the men’s singles quarter-final stage, Ricardo Villa accounted for Guatemala’s Allan Gutierrez, the no.7 seed (11-6, 11-8, 11-6, 8-11, 11-7), prior to ousting El Salvador’s Diego […]
  • Welsh elation as magnificent Hursey claims career-first title 17 mayo, 2021
    by Simon Daish Just 14 years of age, Welsh star Hursey booked her date with destiny off the back of a mesmerising final against the highest ranked player in the Under-17 Girls’ Singles draw, Elena Zaharia, ranked 10th in the ITTF Table Tennis Youth Ranking. Trailing by two games, Romania’s Zaharia did well to force […]
  • Electric start to Girls’ events as Vidakovic shines 16 mayo, 2021
    by Simon Daish Occupying 619th position in the ITTF Table Tennis Youth Ranking list, Croatia’s Vidakovic outperformed expectations to finish ahead of Portugal’s Patricia Santos and Slovakia’s Ema Cincurova in the group stage. With confidence on her side, Vidakovic followed up with two main draw victories at the expense of Slovakia’s Dominika Wiltschkova (11-6, 11-4, […]
  • Rogelio Castro and Alfredo Sanchez surprise quarter-finalists in San José 16 mayo, 2021
    by Ian Marshall A surprise group first place having earlier in the day accounted for Panama’s Leonardo Castillo, the no.8 seed (11-3, 15-13, 11-6), Rogelio Castro continued his good form, booking his quarter-final place by recording an opening round win against El Salvador’s Jaime Galeano, the no.13 seed (11-8, 11-8, 9-11, 9-11, 13-11, 9-11, 11-4). […]

RSS Noticias – Butterfly

  • Coaching Tip of the Week: Patient Decisiveness 17 mayo, 2021
    (By Larry Hodges) Some players are too patient – they mostly just keep the ball in play, rallying while missing opportunities to score. Others are too decisive – they jump on every ball with little patience or judgment. Develop a sense of “patient decisiveness” – in other words, pick your shots carefully, but once you’ve […]
  • USATT’s T2 Challenge Season 2: Omega leads Alpha – Catch Up On All 11 Videos 17 mayo, 2021
    (by Steve Hopkins) USA Table Tennis’s T2 Challenge Series is now ten matches into its second season.  Team Omega, after being down early, is now up a match in the total score (8-7).  The most recent match was between men’s Olympian Nikhil Kumar and 2019 Cadet Girls’ champion Angie Tan.  The 12th match will be between […]
  • WAB Club Feature: California Table Tennis 17 mayo, 2021
    (by Steve Hopkins) Located in Rosemead, California, in the heart of the San Gabriel Valley outside of Los Angeles, is a unique, full-time table tennis facility.   California Table Tennis offers 16 Butterfly tables, professional rubber flooring, and some of the best playing conditions available in the United States.  The club has 200 active members […]
  • Team China Announced: Fan, Xu, Ma 16 mayo, 2021
    (by Steve Hopkins) China announced their Olympics squad today. The team includes World No. 1 Fan Zhendong, World No. 2 Xu Xin, and World No. 3 Ma Long.   There are no surprises here as the event seeding will be based upon World Ranking and Chinese players hold the top three spots in those Rankings. Interesting, […]
  • Butterfly Training Tips: Stroke Chemistry & Footwork Video 15 mayo, 2021
    Liu Juan demonstrates a three shot sequence that will help develop your stroke chemistry, footwork and fitness building. The three shots are as follows: 1) Backhand loop from backhand 2) Forehand loop 3) Forehand loop Learn more about Liu Juan here Don’t have anyone to practice this drill with? Learn more about our Amicus and […]