Riley Draper

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Articles by Riley Draper

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The Best Multi-Game Tables Reviewed in 2021

A ping pong table is an excellent addition to many spaces. Break rooms, game rooms, man caves, basements, or garages with extra space can all...
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6 Best Ping Pong Robots of 2021 Reviewed

One of, if not the most important part of mastering any sport is practice and conditioning. Table tennis is no different from any other sport,...
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The Best Ping Pong Balls Reviewed in 2021

The ping pong ball is quite possibly the most important part of the sport as the game cannot be played without it. Because of this,...
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7 Best Ping Pong Table Tops for Pool & Dining Tables (2021)

Ping Pong, or table tennis, is possibly one of the most accessible and easy games to get into. It is a fun, simple way to...
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The 10 Best Ping Pong Paddles Reviewed in 2021

Ping pong paddles are the most essential tool in the arsenal of a player. They are an extension of your hand that gives you the...
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Ping Pong vs Table Tennis: Is There A Difference?

Is there really any difference between ping pong and table tennis? A brief look back in history shows that table tennis began in 1885 and...
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How to Clean Your Ping Pong Paddle 

We all love table tennis paddles that are clean and responsive. It really feels good to hit strong, accurate shots all over the table. But...
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The History of Ping Pong (Timeline)

The history of table tennis began in 19th century England. It was in 1885 when some of the earliest equipment started being made during the...
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How to Practice Ping Pong by Yourself

If you generally think of table tennis as a two-person game, you are certainly not wrong. Most of the time, you will be playing against...
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How to Serve Like a Ping Pong Pro

Have you ever seen professional table tennis players serving? It is amazing how much speed and spin they can get on their serves, and these...