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    Posted: 07/09/2018 at 10:20am
I will be in New York city for work. I have saturday free. I am staying at a motel 201 W 79th street. As best i can tell there are 2 clubs pretty close, Manhattan table tennis club and Wang Chen. Which one should i try to visit? I am 1700ish USATT and hope to not get ignored. May be willing to pay for some coaching. Anybody got some recommendations?
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westchester tt                             1
ny indoor sports club flushing .     2 
cccf flushing                                3
spin ny on 23 st and park ave .     6 
nissons in brooklyn                      4
wang chens i think on 100 street  7
jon ebuens club not sure where it is 5


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If you don't want to be ignored AVOID Wang Chen's. I was totally ignored plus it's very cramped and a bad place to play overall
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Originally posted by Purett Purett wrote:

westchester tt                             1
ny indoor sports club flushing .     2 
cccf flushing                                3
spin ny on 23 st and park ave .     6 
nissons in brooklyn                      4
wang chens i think on 100 street  7
jon ebuens club not sure where it is 5

That's a good list - if you are in NYC during last weekend of the month, then definitely make a trip to Westchester for their monthly tournament.

I also liked going to Flushing from Manhattan, it's ~30 min subway ride from Manhattan and you get access to several TT clubs plus some nice Chinese restaurants (soup dumplings!).
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Yes, Westchester TTC is the best there is. Love this place. Its about 30 miles from midtown. Just take the HH Parkway straight up continue on will become the Saw Mill Pkway to Pleasantville.
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From my reading there is (was) a thursday night club  tournament at Wang Chens. I would do Westchester if I had any real time or my wife was not with me. My wife and daughter are planning on going to china town whereever that is. I will look around. Thanx for any help.

No one has heard of manhattan TT I guess....
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Originally posted by vanjr vanjr wrote:

I will be in New York city for work. I have saturday free. I am staying at a motel 201 W 79th street. As best i can tell there are 2 clubs pretty close, Manhattan table tennis club and Wang Chen. Which one should i try to visit? I am 1700ish USATT and hope to not get ignored. May be willing to pay for some coaching. Anybody got some recommendations?


NY Table Tennis Academy (Jon's club at the gym in the Jan Hus Presbyterian Church) would have been ideal - most of the players there are sub-2000 players (though there's a few well above 2000) and the club is extremely welcoming.  The conditions there are also the best in Manhattan - air conditioning, tons of space, great lighting and six butterfly centerfolds.

Unfortunately, they're not open on Saturdays, but Sundays from 12 - 3:30pm. 

In Manhattan, second best is Wang Chen's.  Saturday is actually probably the best day to go - if I recall correctly, one group of folks play in early afternoon and another group plays late at night.  You should call them before you go to see if there are folks there.
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I start traveling to various TT clubs around the country and you just have to go and try to one up me.

Headed to Sonora and Modesto, Ca for play with Mts388.

Can you top that?

Mark - Lone member of the GITTTC.

PS - Hope you and family are doing well.
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Originally posted by mjamja mjamja wrote:

I start traveling to various TT clubs around the country and you just have to go and try to one up me.

Headed to Sonora and Modesto, Ca for play with Mts388.

Can you top that?

Mark - Lone member of the GITTTC.

PS - Hope you and family are doing well.

Only way to top some play with Mts388 would be a match with der echte, but that ain't happening
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If you have time come to flushing, plenty of clubs there.

NYISC http://indoorsportsny.com/
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NYTT http://nytabletennis.com/xe/

are the ones I would recommend.
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Originally posted by mjamja mjamja wrote:

I start traveling to various TT clubs around the country and you just have to go and try to one up me.

Headed to Sonora and Modesto, Ca for play with Mts388.

Can you top that?

Mark - Lone member of the GITTTC.

PS - Hope you and family are doing well.


You will be the envy of the forum after your play in Modesto and Sonora CA.  I'll even take you to Sacramento so you can hit with BH-Man.  Your week can't get any better than that. 

We are very selective and only a few forum members have been allowed to play with us.
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So there you go. mjamja wins again. Living the ping pong junkie life. (My wife and I have friends in Sonora, maybe, just maybe someday....)
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mts388, I hope I can join that list in the future when I get a chance to visit! :)

I went to Sacramento a few years ago, but missed the chance to play!
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Originally posted by vanjr vanjr wrote:

So there you go. mjamja wins again. Living the ping pong junkie life. (My wife and I have friends in Sonora, maybe, just maybe someday....)


Not just anybody can play in Sonora.  I'll talk to mjamja and if he gives his approval, you will be welcomed.
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mts, Is Chris gunna be able to come up for this TT mission? I got a few LP friends here he would like. I am worthless and totally not worth the reason to come up here, but I could hook him up with new friends.

Bring the cameras and tripods, it could get epic in Sacramento.


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I really miss my times visiting NYC TT clubs. Van, you ought hookup with Opinari at the Korean Flushing club.

You could also get on Table Tennis Daily, lots of NYC folk on that place too. You gotta run into your long lost brother Upside Down Carl. He will take you to SPiN for free.
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Originally posted by vanjr vanjr wrote:

Only way to top some play with Mts388 would be a match with der echte, but that ain't happening
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Originally posted by mts388 mts388 wrote:

Originally posted by vanjr vanjr wrote:

So there you go. mjamja wins again. Living the ping pong junkie life. (My wife and I have friends in Sonora, maybe, just maybe someday....)


Not just anybody can play in Sonora.  I'll talk to mjamja and if he gives his approval, you will be welcomed.


Coach Nam Just texted me that two Jammaican national players will be present - Cane and his fellow team mate.

I will try to be at SITTA club early enough to have a hit before it all kicks off.
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