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  1. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    There are. Zeio posted the chart.
  2. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    I get that to some extent. But one of the things you learn is that perception is reality. It is hard-core fans like us that know all these details. Most people just want to watch something else entertaining. Players should just do that.
  3. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    No, Grandma's situation was understandable, I think even her age should afford her some privileges other players don't get. But a-playing sick and b-saying that because the match is meaningless, you don't have any obligation to make people want to pay to see you are very different in my book.
  4. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    You will be surprised, audiences love watching both training and exhibition as long as it is done in the spirit of entertainment. It is much more fun to watch than complaining.
  5. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    There will always be the problem of meaningless matches no matter the format. There is no money in TT but in the NBA for example, some players do realize they have an obligation to entertain fans and try to do so. Table Tennis players are usually like that, when they are not, they should...
  6. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    Sports is ultimately entertainment and to grow the sport, even when the points are meaningless, it is okay if the players are entertaining. This is what people need to accept if commercialization of the sport is important. All they had to do was plat respectably for one or two meaningless...
  7. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    Karlsson - teaching others how to be a professional table tennis player. Well done. Liang - thank you for your cooperation.
  8. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    The main point of this idea in TT is predictable scheduling. They went through a lot of matches without being significantly late. If they implemented Golden point, that would help as well to get through matches on a faster timeline.
  9. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    I thought the ratios were for the league table for all players, not the individual matchup first. This is horrible.
  10. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    Hari on the brink already - Groth doing well.
  11. Simon Gauzy was right or wrong in that point?

    It looked like side to me, but that call is almost always an edge on principle.
  12. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    Kallberg pleasantly disappoints by beating a fellow disappointer!
  13. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    In case you haven't seen the highlights:
  14. transfer training into competition

    There is no magic beyond experience. If he enjoys playing, he will figure it out. If not, he will stop well before or even after he figures it out. The biggest thing is to help him enjoy and reflect upon the process and rewards of his efforts. There are too many kids who end up hating the...
  15. Someone put up a vid of my OLD Korean TT Club - new location

    I always love it when I see amateurs in Korea looking like amateurs in the US or any other westernized country and then think about the TJs out there that obsess over looking like pros....
  16. WTT 2024 feeder events

    Awesome to see the quasi-sister-choppers back on the circuit. Hoping they play doubles as well.
  17. ITTF World Cup to Come Back in 2024

    Pucar looked really good.
  18. ITTF World Cup to Come Back in 2024

    Nah, it's Liu Guoliang.
  19. 2024 World Cup April 15-21 Macao

    I can't look psst Noshad's serving today, especially against a clean server like Truls.
  20. Daily Table Tennis Chit Chat

    Thought this might be helpful to explain why good players do this impractical drill
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