Tahl Leibovitz first picked up a table tennis racket at the South Queens Boys Club when he was 14 years old, but his talent in the sport did not come easy. With benign bone tumors throughout most of his body – including his playing arm, it was difficult for Leibovitz to play. “Table tennis kept me out of trouble, and it had a strong mental component that I continue to enjoy.” Leibovitz says he will continue to play by this motto: “In order to succeed, one must dare to fail.”
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, serve return, and over the […]
Should I Buy a Training Robot? Answer by: Jasna Rather, Texas Wesleyan University CoachIn the US where there are not so many organized places for practice, it is good to have robot because you can always have some form of practice. If you get any coaching in clubs, you can always use those tips in […]
What is the effect of sponge thickness in table tennis rubber? Is it the same for anti/long pips rubber as for smooth rubber?
What is the effect of sponge thickness? Is it the same for anti/long pips rubber as for smooth rubber?
Our panel of seven experts discuss the effects of sponge thickness on speed, control, spin and ball action, as well as the various ways your game can be affected.
What are the advantages/disadvantages to carbon blades versus all wood blades?
The advantages and disadvantages of blades which contain carbon fibre in the plies versus blades of all wood plies are discussed by our panel of experts.
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