Article and Photos Courtesy of Tom Lackaff, Table Tennis Info After setting the record for 90-degree days here in Portland, summer is at long last chilling the heck out. While the weather may be cooling, the table tennis is hotter than ever! Case in point: the 2018 Oregon State Championships, a USATT-sanctioned event, held September […]
USA Table Tennis Hall of Famer Judy Hoarfrost provides an easy to understand tutorial from the Paddle Palace archive on the most important considerations when picking out your first table tennis racket. Learn about the different types of blades and rubber plus shakehands and penholder style paddles. Here are some links to help you get the […]
Starting on January 1st, all USA Table Tennis (USTTA) sanctioned club are required to have their staff and coaches compliant in the USATT SafeSport Program. The purpose of the program is to create an environment of protection, safety, and professional conduct for all at USATT clubs and tournaments. At the Paddle Palace Club in Tigard, Oregon […]
World leader in table tennis moves headquarters to Tigard (original article posted on Nov 9, 2015 in “The Times” a Pamplin Media Group publication, headquartered in Portland Oregon) | Written by Geoff Pursinger | Paddle Palace plans to open club at Tigard location, get more Oregonians playing world’s second most popular sport TIMES PHOTO: […]
How Oregon’s 15-year-old table-tennis star Judy Bochenski thawed the Cold War in 1971: The announcement of the impending trip made front-page headlines across the U.S. and beyond. It was the “ping heard round the world,” wrote Time magazine, playing off of table tennis’ informal name.
The Lan Su Chinese Garden in Downtown Portland will be hosting at table tennis exhibition on February 7th and 14th from 12:00pm to 1:00pm featuring Judy Hoarfrost and the Pips and Bounce team. Open play will be available after the demonstration.
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