(1) How have the new plastic balls changed table tennis -
or to view a club webpage with this info -
(1) to view You Tube videos of Tulsa Table Tennis
(1a) Bars/Places in Tulsa to play ping pong:
bar- 10 N
Greenwood Ave A, Tulsa, OK 74120 (downtown Tulsa) - 918-794-0017.
Sunday's only starting 6:30 PM.
(2) Sharky's bar - 3415 South Peoria,
(3) The Tulsan Bar - 412 East 2nd, Tulsa. 918-409-0085. Have
one table. Have league play - costs $25.
Open 4:00 PM to
midnight. One way to get there - go to Peoria and 2nd street, go
west about 1/2 mile - on the south side of road. Just west of Hwy
75 and south of I-244.
(4) XTreme Kart Racing and Virtual Reality Arena (added on
708 West Kenosha, Broken Arrow. 918-286-6655.
the northwest corner of Kenosha (71st street) and Elm.
until at least 10:00 PM most days.
(1b) Best of Pongfinity (added 8-21-18) -
(2) Oklahoma City Table Tennis Club
Table Tennis Club -
Bartlesville Table Tennis Club -
Table Tennis club
Wichita, Kansas Table Tennis club (e.g. John Potochnik)
Wichita Falls Texas table tennis club -
(8) Arkansas Independent Table Tennis
Association (home of the Little Rock Open, Eugene Atha,
etc) - click here
(9) Springfield, Missouri Ozark Table
Tennis club (ie Bill Lewis, etc )
(10) 5/08 added - Table Tennis is the largest participation sport in the
world per the
Olympic.org web site:
(then scroll down alittle.
(11) For National Ratings - by player name - of table tennis players -
For a list of the other Table Tennis Clubs or Ping Pong Clubs in
any state -
(13) List of top 25 players in the USA -
click here - then click on the "top 25 USA men" or women
For a list of the tournaments in this region
traditional or by
(15) USATT home page:
(16) Tulsa Table Tennis Club Membership by Expiration date and expired memberships: click here
(17) Table Tennis Coaching at the Tulsa Club in Dawson. Ray Pestridge has recently passed the ITTF Level 2 Coaching Course and
is the current Gold Medalist of the National Senior Games for both
Menís Singles and Menís Doubles for his age group. He is now
offering Coaching Sessions at the Dawson Club on Mondays from 3:00
pm to 5:00 pm. Anyone interested can contact Ray on 405-269-9489.
Interested in a Robo Pong (table tennis robot)
to better your game? Ray is a Newgy Affiliate and is offering free
set up and free coaching to anyone purchasing a Newgy Robo-Pong
(18) 8-26-12 added - a Table Tennis documentary featuring Ariel Hsing, Lily Zhang, Michael Landers (all going to the Olympics) -
courtesy of Johnny McClanahan (sent in 7-6-12) -
(19) 1-6-12 - for a web page of world class players on You Tube -
(20) "pong finity trick shots" - type this into youtube.com's
search field to see some amazing shots (this was submitted by Bob
Kyker on 11-26-16).
(21) 7-31-11 added - Bruce Lee playing ping pong (compliments of
Johnny McClananhan) -
(22) 6-2-11 - New York Times article "The little white ball
obsession that isn't golf" -
(23) 7/09 added: What is a "ping pong door"?
(24) 7/09 added: Where is the most expensive
table tennis club in America?
Spin New York
(25) 7/09 added: President Obama buys a ping pong table for the White
(26) 11/08 added: Cole Ely's table tennis equipment site (best prices) -
(27) Misc. old info and links and web pages that used to be on the home page - click here
(28) For a list of World Ranking of players - click here
(29) For an article on Ping Pong Diplomancy 1971 (They were the first group of Americans allowed into China since the Communist takeover in 1949 and started the last table tennis craze in America) click here
(30) What style of player are you?
Go the the "facts" web page (click here)and
scroll down to article #24 for a list of the 8 styles or types of
players or for the full article -
(31) For some funny online videos and games of table tennis-
(a) miniclip.com table tennis - click here (recommended by CoryTaylor)
(32) The ITTF (International Table Tennis Federation) home page - click here
(33) Table Tennis rules - from
Pong World, ITTF rules,
(34) To see how the USATT rating system works -
(then click on "how does the USATT rating system work").
(35) Square footage space used by the Tulsa table tennis club -
(36) USATT liability insurance - what does it cover -
Techniques on how to play and other informational sites
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Table_tennis - general info and links to other sites
(38) Megaspin.com table tennis info page -
(39) Butterflyonline.com FAQ page -
http://www.newgy.com/ttcommunity/CoachingArchives.html - coaching links
http://www.jimlangley.net/aboutjim/pingpongprimer.html - Ping Pong primer
(42) Square footage space used by the Tulsa table tennis club -
Ron Shirley, from the Oklahoma City table tennis club, passed away Thursday, March 1, 2007
(for obituary notices on the Tulsa site).
Tulsa Ping Pong Club uses orange or white Nittaku Nexcel poly/plastic balls.
For more contact info for the Ping Pong Club, see contact page. ("Ping
Pong" is a registered trademark of Escalade Sports).