Table Tennis Tip: Going to the Well Too Often

By Larry Hodges. If you find a tactic that really gives your opponent trouble, do some serious thinking about how often to use it. You may have two options: 1) use the tactic to win one game; or 2) use the tactic to win the match. If you want to squeeze an entire match out of the winning tactic, then you don’t want to overuse it and allow the opponent to get used to it.

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Why Is Your Grip Pressure So Important?

By Massimo Constantini. There is one aspect of the grip that is very important but does not get enough attention. This is the amount of pressure each player applies to his or her handle when holding the paddle. How tight or lose a player’s grip impacts the result of their shot!

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Maximizing Your Table Tennis Game Under Poor Circumstances

True or False Question: One must play against better players in order to improve?
Answer: FALSE
It is possible to improve your table tennis game even if you don’t have ideal training partners. In this article I suggest TEN ways that you can maximize your table tennis game under poor training circumstances.

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Improving Your Table Tennis Game Through Post Match Analysis

By Samson Dubina. During the last month, I have played four table tennis tournaments. After each competition, I analyze my game in detail about what went right and what went wrong. In this article, I want to share some of my victories and some of my struggles.

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ICC Table Tennis Camp: Prep for JUIC International Junior Tournament

ICC’s Table Tennis Center, host of this weekend’s JUIC International Junior & Cadet Championships, was the site of a unique 3 day pre-tournament camp headed by ICC Head Coach, Massimo Constantini. Twenty campers, 11 from foreign countries, participated in the camp.

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