Nittaku ITTF Monthly Pongcast - September 2015

Another action packed month with FIVE world tour opens, headlined by the Austrian Open! Plus 2 major continental tournaments, 3 Junior and Cadet Opens, plus exciting new videos by the ITTF!

September Update!

The latest Nittaku Monthly Pongcast and Top 10's! Watch on the web or on TV!

Nittaku ITTF Monthly Pongcast - January 2015 + 2 New Top 10's!

The World Team Cup takes center stage in the January Pongcast, plus the Top 10 shots from the Europe Top 16 and Kuwait Open!

Happy 2015! A long awaited update!

We've been busier than ever, but unfortunately that meant we couldn't give this site the attention it needed over the past few months...until now!

Friday, January 27, 2012

Pongcast TV Episode 8 - 2012 Hungary Open

What a great tournament to start off the year!  There were plenty of big upsets and we manage to avoid another Ma Long vs Zhang Jike final (that should be a hint as to one of the upsets!).  But have no fear, the finals was still filled with suspense down to the end.  I also mention some celebrity and athlete connections to table tennis, and the spread of table tennis social clubs inspired by Spin!


Influx Datum - Back For More
Swedish House Mafia - Miami to Ibiza
LL Cool J - Mama Said Knock You Out
Ursula 1000 - Riviera Rendezvous
Groove Armada - Super Stylin'
Razorlight - Rip It Up


Budapest - Hungary at night

Drake - Headlines (Explicit)

Spin Toronto Social Club

Go wild in South Beach Miami


Wladimir Klitschko "desafia" Christian Süss

Highlights Energis Masters 2012

Simon Gauzy vs Kim Min Seok[Hungarian Open 2012]

Gao Ning-Romain Lorentz [Hungary 2012]

2012 Hungarian Open (ms-R32) MA Long - KREANGA Kalinikos [Full Match|Short Form]

João Monteiro vs Simon Gauzy[Hungarian Open 2012]

Zhang Jike-Bastian Steger [Hungary 2012]

2012 Hungarian Open (ms-qf) MA Long - CHEN Qi [Full Match|Short Form]

Xu Xin vs Ma Lin[Hungarian Open 2012]

Zhang Jike-Joo Se Hyuk [Hungary 2012]

2012 Hungarian Open (ms-sf) MA Long - XU Xin [Full Match|Short Form]

Joo Se Hyuk Vs Adrian Crisan Semi Final [Hungarian Open 2012].

Ma Long vs Joo Se Hyuk[Final Hungarian Open 2012]

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Vitali Klitschko: Ping-Pong Keeps Me Strong

Current world heavyweight boxing champion Vitali Klitschko shares something most of us table tennis players already knew: it requires great reflexes!  In this article of the Daily Sun he says, "To help reflexes I work with catching ­table-tennis balls off a table and I enjoy playing ­ping-pong. I play every day and I like the game very much."  I wonder how hard he can hit though, maybe as hard as Ma Long?  ;)

Friday, January 6, 2012

Pongcast TV Episode 07 - 2011 Year In Review Part 2

It's the conclusion of the 2011 Year in Review!  We witness the emergence of Ma Long, the growing rivalry between him and teammate Zhang Jike, as well as my pick for the best finals of the year!

Show notes:

The music used includes:

Matrix & Futurebound - American Beauty (VIP)
Paul Keeley - Life Aquatic
Jragon One - The Great Escape
Huey Lewis & The News - Back In Time

US Open 2011 Thomas Keinath-Wang Zhen (Final)

Japan Open 2011: Seiya Kishikawa-Jun Mizutani

Morocco Open 2011: Vladimir Samsonov-Jean Michel Saive (Final)

Liebherr ITTF-Oceania Cup 2011 Mens Final (William Henzell vs. Robert Frank).mpg

Chile Open 2011: Chuang-Chih Yuan-Liu Song

Ma Long-Zhang Jike (Harmony China Open 2011 Final)

Austrian Open: Ma Long-Zhang Jike

2011 Asian Cup (men's final) MA Long - XU Xin [Full Match 4/4]

European Championships: Timo Boll-Patrick Baum

STTOL 2011 Final Set 6

Qatar Peace and Sport: Ryu Seung Min Kim Hyok Bong-Fan Yiyong Vlasov Grigory

Qatar Peace and Sport: Lily Zhang Anna Tikhomirova-Kim Kyung Ah Kim Hye Song

2011 European Super Cup (Final) MAZE Michael - OVTCHAROV Dimitrij [Full Match|Short Form]