What is your ultimate goal in table tennis?
To make the Olympic Team?
To become the club champion?
To someday break 2000?
To improve your fitness?
To beat your great-uncle Bob?
Most players’ goals involve some type of tournament performance. As a coach, I must know the goals that my students have and help to guide them in the right direction to meet their goals.
If someone wants to have a good serve, what should they do? Hmmm…. Maybe practice their serves.
Official Tournament Hotel: Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham 7046 Sunset Strip Ave NW North Canton, OH 44720 call 330-966-7551 by Sep 16 to reserve the group rate of $89. Mention "table tennis".
We have added an event - adult recreational. If you or a family member would like to join in for the Friday night fun events, please e-mail me asap. All players who enter both Friday and Saturday will receive a free tt shirt ($25 value).
On Saturday, March 22 Wang Zhen will lead the pack of 95 players striving to take home a portion of the $3000 cash and prizes. Wang is currently the #1 player in North America who is ranked #60 in the world and a former member of the Chinese Super League. His tough competition includes:
When starting a doubles match, the servers and receivers are chosen just like in singles. One pair hides the ball, and the other pair guesses which hand that the ball is in. If you choose correctly, I would recommend choosing to receive serve, not to start with the serve. So why should you choose to receive?
Character must come as the highest priority in table tennis, before winning. Table tennis players must give their best at all times, yet still remain honest and have excellent sportsmanship throughout the table tennis match.