Tag Archives: City Of Edmonton

2015 Edmonton Open: The Lighter Side

Table tennis is a game of concentration.  Table tennis is a game of intensity.  Table tennis is a game of focus, precision, patience, consistency and many other attributes.  To play at the highest levels our sport demands physical fitness and … Continue reading

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2015 Edmonton Open: Highlights – Day 1 (Part 4)

Day 1 of the 2015 Edmonton Open came to a close with our players competing in the Under 15, Under 18, Over 50 and Over 60 age group events.  This set of highlights also includes events that occurred earlier in … Continue reading

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2015 Edmonton Corporate Challenge: Results

Friday, May 29, 2015 The table tennis competition at the 2015 Edmonton & Area Corporate Challenge came to a close this past Friday night as 113 teams in 5 divisions battled each other over the course of the week to determine … Continue reading

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2nd Edition of Diamond League: Results

Another edition of Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s (ETTC) Diamond League came to a close as 32 of our club’s best players competed against each other in a round robin format over a ten week period.  The 2nd edition of the … Continue reading

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Edmonton Corporate Challenge 2015: Table Tennis

May 25, 2015 The first night of table tennis action of the 2015 Edmonton Corporate Challenge kicked off with over 200 competitors from 48 teams descending upon the Saville Community Sports Centre.  2015 marks Edmonton Table Tennis Club’s (ETTC) 6th … Continue reading

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Why Do We Love Table Tennis?

Our friends over at Smash Table Tennis Club have published a great two minute video on why table tennis has such a broad appeal across the world.  It is one of the most popular sports in the world.  It is … Continue reading

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The Joy of Ping Pong Outdoors

As Edmontonians leave behind the doldrums of the long Alberta winter, we’re gradually adjusting our daily lives to include outdoor activity.  Table tennis is an activity that is mostly played indoors, but there is a growing movement in cities around … Continue reading

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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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Ask The Ump: The Expedite System

Casual table tennis fans may not be familiar with a particular rule in the International Table Tennis Federation’s (ITTF) Laws of Table Tennis called The Expedite System.  If you watched the spectacular women’s final between Ding Ning and Liu Shiwen, … Continue reading

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GoPro Super Slo-Mo of the Week

Date:  Friday, February 6, 2015 Venue:  Saville Community Sports Centre Camera:  GoPro Hero4 Silver Music:  Imagine by John Lennon Participant:  R. Hosein/A. Jedrych/M. Xu/A. King/J. Rodriguez  (1080p Super, 60fps) Speed:  1/10th and 1/4th Photo and Video Courtesy of Edmonton Table … Continue reading

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