How Important is a Table Tennis Rally?

Have you ever asked yourself, how important is a table tennis rally? We all love having a long table tennis rally and of course, winning the big rallies is like an injection of adrenaline. Table Tennis Rallies An average table tennis rally is between 4-5 strokes and each stroke is played from 0.2 to 0.5 of a second,…

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Table Tennis, When You’re Aged 17-21 Years
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Table Tennis, When You’re Aged 17-21 Years

Table Tennis seems to target two age categories, youth and senior (Vetts) players. Junior Table Tennis (8-18yrs) At a young age, there is lots of coaching and plenty of systems in place catering for juniors; - Private and group coaching - Breakfast, lunch and after school clubs (some schools). A good number of schools have both in…

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​Who is Better Ito Mima or Hirano Miu?

Who is better Ito Mima or Hirano Miu? and more importantly who has a greater chance of becoming a World or Olympic Champion? Table tennis is, in fact, a huge sport and it's a shame that many don’t know or fully understand the sheer scale of table tennis. There are certain elements in the game that overshadow…

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Table Tennis Speed, Spin, Power, Who Wins?
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Table Tennis Speed, Spin, Power, Who Wins?

Table tennis is one of the most dynamic sports on the planet requiring three key game elements: Table tennis speed, spin, power, who wins? If you had to prioritise the three elements, which would be your top choice?   Let’s discuss all three elements, then I’ll place my personal order and leave you to ponder.   SPIN…

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Table Tennis Culture

Life has changed more over the last 20 years than it has in the last 2000 years due to technology. But has table tennis culture evolved? Often I look at life and reflect and ponder, is change a good thing? In my opinion, YES! We have a limited amount of time on earth and without change, life…

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