Most Common Mistakes made by Beginners

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Author: Kevin James / PingPongBros.com Hello there! Today I am going to analyse the most common mistakes made by beginners. Most of them are fundamental and are not given proper attention. Learning the fundamentals correctly in table tennis has always a long term effect, either positive or negative. If you begin wrong and with mistakes in technique, it is 99.9% sure that you will end up with crappy & ineffective strokes. Also after several years, it is too difficult for players to correct their errors. The brain must unlearn its…

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The 27th Cape Fear Open

The 27th Cape Fear Open

Musings of CFTTC President: Amy Karpinski: So I ran my second sanctioned tournament yesterday: The 27th Cape Fear Open at Massey Hill Rec Center in Fayetteville. It started out a little stressful as we were trying to decide which of two popular formats to use. We ended up using the one that was advertised. I was also sweating a little bit because it was our former President, Richard Perez’s last tournament with us before he moves to Florida. Rich was a very popular president for our club around the region…

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The 26th Butterfly Cape Fear Open

26th Butterfly Cape Fear Open Winners

Written by: Tim Connelly / May 5, 2018 Photo by: Earl J. Moniz Well, another Cape Fear Open Table Tennis tournament is in the books and all I can say is- there must be something in the water. Once again- under the management of Amy Karpinski and Tony Murnahan- the tournament ran smoothly, quickly and successfully. Tim Connelly (that’s me) went undefeated and came away with the tournament championship. Vince Green, with a terrific win over #1 seed Simon Brain, came in second as Simon held off surprisingly tough Rachel…

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The Benefits of Table Tennis for the Mind: Here’s Why You Should Play

Written by: Lisa J. Ritchie / Gosports Reviews Table tennis is not only a good exercise for the body, but for the mind as well. You might not know it, but there are benefits of table tennis for the mind, which can easily convince you to make this sport a part of your daily routine. Best thing is that it can be played indoors, so you can enjoy it even at the comfort of your own home. If you need more reasons to be convinced that table tennis is a…

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The 25th Cape Fear Open

25th Cape Fear Open Winners

By: Tim Connelly / Nov 6, 2017 / Images by: Earl Moniz The 25th Cape Fear Open took place Saturday, Nov. 4 in Fayetteville, North Carolina and for many of us, there was a déjà vu feeling about the tournament that almost made you think you’d been there before. There was the great camaraderie between all these tough competitors that you just don’t feel anywhere else. There was the efficient way it was run by tournament master, Richie Perez. There were the ultra entertaining matches between Tim Connelly and Jim…

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