Category Archives: Table Tennis Journey

Table tennis experiences from our members around the world

ETTC Member Thomas Dang Elected To Alberta Government

Tuesday, May 5, 2015 made history as the Alberta Government saw a change in leadership as the ‘Orange Crush‘ movement of the New Democratic Party (NDP) claimed a solid majority of seats in the legislature.  The NDP, led by party … Continue reading

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Francis Pati, Coco Crisp and Ping Pong in the Desert

It’s great to hear of a ping pong success story from one of Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s (ETTC) members down in the States.  Francis Pati, a snow bird and long time ETTC member recently played in a Super Bowl themed … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Prodigies

Prodigy (n.): a young person having extraordinary talent or ability. The 2014 ITTF World Cadet Challenge was witness to a trio of prodigies that shined brightly on the world stage.  The event took place from October 24 to November 2 … Continue reading

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Table Tennis Profile: Greg Thomas

If you happen to show up to our Tuesday or Thursday practices during the first hour or so, you might see a trio of staff (and Edmonton Table Tennis Club members) from the University of Alberta playing a bunch of … Continue reading

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POTW: South China Special

Paddle Of The Week (POTW) We resume our Paddle Of The Week series with another one from avid table tennis player and Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC) member Bradley Smith.  This paddle is the second one of Bradley’s to be … Continue reading

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Body By Pong: Sweating It Out in Sin City

“Whatever happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.”  This old adage may ring true for some of the nearly 40 million visitors to Sin City but you can make an exception for a small yet busy table tennis haven and a … Continue reading

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POTW: Mozart of Table Tennis

Paddle Of The Week (POTW) Courtesy of Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC) member Matthew Chan, we feature a paddle whose namesake is no stranger to anyone in the table tennis world:  Jan-Ove Waldner, the Mozart of Table Tennis.  We’ve written … Continue reading

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POTW: The Best Gift

Paddle Of The Week (POTW) This paddle belongs to Alice, a regular attendee at Tuesday/Thursday practices and one of our many senior members at Edmonton Table Tennis Club (ETTC).  This week’s paddle is not one of those fancy jobs where … Continue reading

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POTW: Wayne Mah Special

Paddle Of The Week (POTW) If all the paddles our members used were displayed, I bet that one in particular would stand out immediately.  It’s the Wayne Mah special.  Wayne is the longest tenured member at Edmonton Table Tennis Club … Continue reading

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POTW: Croatian Sensation

Paddle Of The Week (POTW) If you’ve taken lessons from Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s (ETTC) resident coach Li-Ping Wang, you may recognize this as the paddle he uses to train all his students.  Croatian Zoran Primorac is the namesake for … Continue reading

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