Overplaying! In 2016, I was selected as a US National Team Coach. Throughout 2016, as I talked with many national team players, one main topic continued to rise to the surface – OVERPLAYING! Remember: The biggest upsets happen when you play normal. This principle applies to everyone…. Olympians and national team players and intermediate players […]
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Probabilities vs Indicators A probability is what is likely to happen, an indicator is what is happening. Why is it important to understand these terms? Because your ability to anticipate properly totally depend on these 2 – probabilities and indictors. Let me explain… Every serve, return, loop, chop, block, etc, has a likely return based […]
Welcome Adam Bobrow, one of the most creative people in the world of Table tennis, to the andro team!!! Adam fits perfectly into andro’s philosophy, bringing fun, joy, excitement – emotions to the sports. Let’s promote and live table tennis! He will be reporting facts and news of the table tennis world and show what […]
View All Articles | PaddlePalace.com [recent-posts] Official Ball for the 2017 World Championships Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40+ Official Ball for the 2017 National Championships Nittaku 3-Star Premium 40+ NITTAKU PREMIUM 40+ is chosen as the official ball for the next World Championships taking place in Dusseldorf, Germany May 29 through June 5, 2017. Nittaku is the “Official […]
Review by Matt Hetherington, USATT, Aug. 15, 2017 Tested Equipment: Blade: DONIC Waldner Senso Carbon V1 Rubber: Stiga Mantra M (Forehand), Stiga Mantra H (Backhand) Rubber Specs: Mantra H: Spin Elastic, Hard Sponge, 47 degree hardness Mantra M: Spin Elastic, Medium Sponge, 45 degree hardness Supplier Statement: The new STIGA Mantra is developed with […]
Devastate the Defensive Blocker Why are you looping? I see that you are looping everything against that blocker – looping his serves, looping his pushes, looping his blocks. Why are you looping? When playing against blockers, it is vitally important to loop with a purpose. To loop wide angle to move them away from the […]
The Cute Little Guessing Game About 95% of players say that serve return in their biggest issue. Within this issue, there is one primary problem and then there is a secondary problem that nearly everyone struggles with. First, I’m going to briefly mention the primary problem, then we are going to focus more on the […]
Playing in High Altitudes What are you doing to prepare for the US Nationals in Las Vegas this July? Have you considered the fact that the altitude in Las Vegas does have an impact on your performance? Santa Fe, New Mexico is 7100 feet elevation, Flagstaff Arizona is 7000 feet elevation, Denver Colorado is 5000 […]
Frankfurt / Incheon. With the winning of his 19th World Tour title, Timo Boll ended the Korea Open with $ 155,000. In the duel of the national teams, the Duesseldorfer took a four-point lead at the LIEBHERR World Championships in Duesseldorf (29.5 to 5.6) against the Patrick Franziska (Saarbrücken), who finished…
With early Registration just a month away, the 2017 Nationals is just around the corner. Nittaku has once again been named the official ball. Paddle Palace will show our support and will be present as a vendor with all of your favorite equipment choices onsite. Join us, and a thousand of the best table tennis players in the country, in Las Vegas this July.
It has been rumored, but now it is official: T2 Asia-Pacific (T2 APAC), the new table tennis league, starting in the summer of 2017, reported Timo Boll’s commitment on their website. The number 12 of the World Cup and number one of Borussia Düsseldorf is Germany’s first participant in the completely new and lucrative tournament format, which offers a total prize money of 1.5 million dollars.
The LIEBHERR World Championships 2017 in Düsseldorf (29 May to 5 June) will not only write about sports history. For the first time in the world championships, a new color concept with black tables is taking shape, the presentation of the center-court tables in the exhibition hall 6 has been gold-clad for the presentation in Germany and provided with a World Cup logo and German colors.
The China Super League consists of teams composed of players from China and other countries. The players from China include both the currently top 4 men and women respectively who are familiar to fans, because they are the chosen ones for the World Tour. The other Chinese players are infrequently seen on the world stage or not at all. The non Chinese players are usually among the best from…