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 Post subject: Re: Introduce yourself
PostPosted: 20 May 2019, 04:12 
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Hello everyone, I’m 60 years old, born in Vietnam and now living in Georgia USA.
Have been playing TT on/off since about 16 in Saigon. My U.S. rating is around 1150 (25 years ago) but I’m guessing my current rating is around 1800 (I’m playing 3-4 times/week at a local club with people rating from 1500 – 2000). I don’t play tournament so my U.S rating is remained unchanged, but that’s ok.

I’m handshake, inverted, both wing attacker, loop/drive however, about 5 months ago I have switched my backhand to short pips after watching Mima Ito in Sweden final. :D

Working in Aerospace graphic art. Love traveling, reading, mechanic work, cooking and fine art.

Switching backhand to short pips was a difficult decision for me especially my backhand was good with inverted rubber, everyone at my club was very surprised.
But my philosophy is, one can’t loop forever as (s)he's getting older, however with short pips, I probably can block till 70's (i hope :). And, I can always attack from my forehand.

I’m the only backhand sp player at my club so there were times I feel lost as no one to share frustration or to seek for advice, now I found Ooak forum and have been learning/studying great information.

I would like to thanks all members for sharing your valuable advises.


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 Post subject: Re: Introduce yourself
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 Post subject: Re: Introduce yourself
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- where are you from, country and club, where you play : Italy
- how long you've been playing (how old? :oops: ): I'm 55 yo (!), I played regularly when I was 11-14, then I stopped for about 40 years and started again just 6 months ago (eek! :o )
- playing style : quite an offensive kind of a player, if I see half a chance I can not resist. Maybe a more natural attitude for flat shots, blocks and smashes, but I'm working on my spins
- level : well, I can't be much more than a beginner

- job or what you do outside TT : Industrial Relations
- other hobbies : no much time for other hobbies, but I like theatre and movies, and I practice mountain bike a bit
- how you stumbled upon this forum: quite casually :lol:


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 Post subject: Re: Introduce yourself
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Welcome Kubala. Your written English is very good. Hope you enjoy your second table tennis life, casually. :)

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 Post subject: Re: Introduce yourself
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Hi Everyone,

- where are you from, country and club, where you play
Sen from Singapore.
Normally I played with group of friends.

- how long you've been playing (how old? :oops: )
Played a few years during my school days but stopped for 20 over years.
Now slowly picking up the game again for about 1 year.

- playing style
I used to be TBH penholder but recently have been trying out the RPB with some success.

- level
Probably high beginner
I know the basics but just not consistent enough during games...

- job or what you do outside TT
IT

- other hobbies
Guitars

- how you stumbled upon this forum
From google


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Hello :) I am new to table tennis, but my husband had a table growing up. I want to start learning to play for fun, just need to get some rackets now. :)


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