It doesn’t matter your level, we all make mistakes in table tennis, in fact, we all make mistakes in life. The Best Way to Learn I am constantly looking for ways in which I can grow and develop both myself and those I coach. I’m yet to find a better learning path that is done […]

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Many if not all of us have some kind of anxiety and fear pre-table tennis matches! Table Tennis Match Preparation I spoke to one of my students recently about an event they have coming up and how they feel and what is their preparation looking like. It was clear from the start of the conversation […]

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Table Tennis flow or ‘zone state’ is possibly one of the hardest things to master and few know how to enter that special dimension. As a young player Kids, enter a flow state naturally when they are engaged in something they enjoy doing. Nothing seems to affect their concentration and I believe that’s why their […]

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I never knew Table Tennis in Mauritius was a national sport and truly respected! Table Tennis Experience Wow, what an experience I had the past 2 weeks, in a small Island called Mauritius. I was invited to attend an ITTF Level 1 coach by Julien Girard and asked to run training sessions for the Mauritian […]

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It’s always a joy to be present at the English National Championships Under 10’s 11’s 12’s and 13’s because you see tomorrow’s future champions. The Tournament This event was held at Wolverhampton at a lovely venue which has been used for Grand Prix’s and Junior British League. I feel the event was run a lot […]

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I believe Multi-ball in table tennis began in the ’70s in China and today, it’s rare to see advanced coaching sessions without it.  Why is Multi-ball Important In very simple terms, you amplify the quantity of training by 100x and naturally, this enables you to increase your skills at a faster rate. You can do […]

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How Important is it to take a table tennis break? I read an article about Michael Phelps and to my amazement, he spoke about how he became the greatest swimmer of all time but overworking. He decided to do what others wouldn’t do and that meant training 7 days a week for 5 years without […]

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Have you ever been to an international table tennis training camp?  Growing up in London enabled me to access most countries in the world (especially as a table tennis player and coach) but why go abroad if you have everything on your doorstep? Aged 14 I first began playing and naturally my level relatively low […]

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English Table Tennis National Junior championships was held in Nottingham university this weekend and I was present at the event coaching and observing. It’s truly sad for me to say this but honesty is said to be the best policy and it pains me to say it but the foundations of English table tennis is […]

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How Important is Training Your Eyes for Table Tennis? Should you train your eyes for table tennis? Most of us are truly fortunate to have eyes that work but unfortunately, we often take our eyes for granted and in many cases neglect our vision. The same goes for our feet (they hold our bodies upright […]

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