Riley Draper

Avid table tennis player, world traveler, and content creator. Follow on Twitter. Connect on LinkedIn.

Articles by Riley Draper

Ping pong equipment on wooden table

Killerspin Jet 800 Paddle Review

The Killerspin Jet 800 Speed N1, as the name Killerspin would suggest, is quite an advanced ping pong paddle. It is better suited for players...
A woman playing table tennis

JOOLA Inside Table Review

The JOOLA Inside Table is a great option for all the tennis lovers out there. It features an affordable price, a short assembly time, and...
Two ping-pong rackets and a ball on a brown wooden background, close-up

Palio Expert 2 Paddle Review

The Palio Expert 2 is a beginner-friendly, affordable paddle developed by Palio and Expert Table Tennis. It is a fantastic, high-quality paddle with lots of...
Rackets at table at the table tennis tournament

STIGA Advantage Table Review

The STIGA Advantage Table is a very reliable, mid-range option for all table tennis lovers out there. It has over 3000 five-star reviews on Amazon,...
Dimitrij Ovtcharov

The Tomahawk Serve: How-To, Video Tutorial, Pros and Cons

The tomahawk serve is not a common serve in the modern game of table tennis. Most professional players seem to prefer pendulum serves, backhand serves,...
young couple practicing tennis table

The Best Table Tennis Training Camps (By Country)

There are some outstanding table tennis training camps run by top clubs and professional coaches all over the world. The problem is, it can be...
Ping pong equipment on wooden table

Short Pips vs Long Pips: The Pros and Cons of Each

The game of table tennis is fairly straightforward. There is really not that much you will need in terms of equipment. While some of the...
timo ball

Timo Boll’s Equipment, Stats, Height, Net Worth & More

Timo Boll's main strength in the game of table tennis is his shot variation and his use of the space around the table. He is...
ma lin

Ma Lin’s Equipment, Stats, Height, Net Worth & More

Ma Lin is a retired table tennis player. He featured prominently in the Chinese national team and he was the world’s sixth-ranked player as of...
A player celebrating flawless victory in table tennis

The Ping Pong Strategy That Will Help You Win

Over the last few years, many workplaces and even public spaces like parks have tried to become more trendy. This has inevitably meant that office...