Austin Preiss has a long and steeped career in table tennis. Both as a player and as a touring professional with his father Scott. Together they have traveled the world giving table tennis exhibitions to military personnel, school kids, and to employees of large and small companies. Last July Austin took time to talk about his game, his equipment, training and philosophy.
What are the advantages/disadvantages between large and small head blades? Answer by: Samson Dubina, Rated 2461, 2009 US Men’s National Finalist. Generally, larger head table tennis blades are heavier and smaller head blades are lighter. The close-to-the-table attackers often use small blades because they are easy to maneuver for serve,…
It’s now October 1st, and I’m eagerly moving forward to stage three of my table tennis training for the Olympic trials. This article will outline some details about stage three: my drills, my physical training, my tournaments, and my improvements.
Whether you want to make the US Olympic Team, win the senior games, or beat your Uncle Bob; it is always a great idea to scout out your competition. In this article, I’m going to describe two separate methods of scouting your table tennis opponent. The first is the long-term method.
Three of the most sold STIGA table tennis blades through the years, Allround Classic, Offensive Classic and Clipper Wood, are world famous for the perfect balance between speed, weight and feel. All STIGA blades are made in Sweden.