Case Study – Injury and Accident in Table Tennis

injury hand in table tennis

Hello. Welcome back to PingSunday. Table tennis, in general, is a very safe sport. However, since the pro players want to attack a very short ball. It’s very risky for your hand. This is the second time I have seen an accident in table tennis. This is the case study for the accident in table … Read more


The best ways athletes mentally prepare for table tennis competition

Miwa Harimoto listening to music and dancing

The best ways athletes mentally prepare for table tennis competition. Some players are very strong during the practice, but very weak during the real match. Why? Preparing mentally is an important part of how well an athlete does. You can turn negative energy into focus and confidence by using techniques like visualizing, listening to music … Read more


Some updates about Tomokazu Harimoto

Tomokazu Comeback king

Tomokazu Harimoto is very active recently. He participated in both WTT European Series. He made one of the great comebacks in table tennis. Tomokazu Harimoto is now the comeback king. Japan’s Tomokazu Harimoto was the talk of the town on the final day of play at the inaugural WTT Champions European Summer Series 2022 in … Read more


Why Tomokazu Harimoto lost at WTTC 2021?

Tomokazu Harimoto at Houston 2021 WTTC

Tomokazu Harimoto is defeated by Dyjas Jakub of Poland, in this Houston WTTC 2021. Tomokazu Harimoto is out at WTTC 2021 Yes, Number five in the world is out! The world table tennis championship 2021 has many upsets. Tomokazu Harimoto was already stopped in his first match – from Jakub Dyjas, who placed 60 ranking … Read more


Miwa Harimoto won the Japanese junior championship 2021

Miwa Harimoto won the Japanese Junior Championship 2021 (9)

The Japanese National Tournament for Junior High School Table Tennis has finished. Japanese National Tournament for Junior High School 2021 Miwa Harimoto wins the women’s singles champion of the Japanese Junior High School Championships. Under the influence of her father and her mother, both of them are engaged in table tennis. After winning the women’s … Read more


Dirty serve in table tennis (study case)

dirty serve in table tennis

In the previous article, I’ve explained a showcase that Pistel has served when the opponent was not ready. He served when Fan Zhendong was not ready. Serve when the opponent was not ready Some players don’t agree with me. I understand your opinion. But I’ve seen another case that Pistel has behaved unprofessionally, unsportsmanlike. It’s … Read more


New Trend (Part 2): Harimoto Tomokazu big success

Tomokazu Harimoto New Trends in Table Tennis

Welcome back! The weekend is coming. And PingSunday is back. Today, we will talk about the “New Trend in Table Tennis”, part 2. The success of Harimoto Tomokazu. As a table tennis player, have you well prepared for this new trend? Harimoto Tomokazu has changed his equipment to adapt to this trend. Harimoto Tomokazu is … Read more


What is Harimoto Tomokazu equipment?

Harimoto Tomokazu's equipment - Personal blade and rubber

Harimoto Tomokazu is one of the most promising table tennis player in the World. At 15 years old, he is already in the top 10 ITTF World Ranking System. Harimoto Tomokazu biography Tomokazu was born as Zhang Zhihe (張 智和) in Sendai in Miyagi Prefecture. His parents (Yu and Lin) are both Chinese professionals from Sichuan province. They are both former … Read more


How to play Forehand Topspin Technique

How to forehand topspin in table tennis correctly

The forehand topspin table tennis technique is one of the most fundamental techniques in table tennis. In this tutorial, let’s learn the forehand topspin (or forehand loop) The old Forehand Topspin technique Normally, we are taught in the table tennis club to loop the ball by the “old” technique. That means: turn the forearm back, … Read more