Game Strategies, by Samson Dubina

Samson DubinaSamson Dubina, shares his insights into which strategies are appropriate for the nine most common player categories: Blockers, Loopers, Choppers, Unconventional players (Long Pips/Anti), Allround players, Short Pips Attackers, Seemiller Grip players, and One-sided players. He describes what your opponent is thinking or strategizing, gives a game plan, and gives you six key points to remember for playing against each style.

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Table Tennis Plays a Role Again–30 Years of Diplomatic Relations

In order to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations between China and U.S., the Chinese Table Tennis Association would like to host a friendly match on Jan. 7, 2009. We wish the USATT help to see if two veteran players, George Braithwaite and Judy Hoarfrost, could come to the event. In addition, we wish to invite two young players (one male, one female) under the age of 18 to come to the event. The relevant expenses incurred from this trip will be born by the General Sport Administration and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of People’s Republic of China. Did I wish to accept this invitation? You bet!

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