Table Tennis seems to target two age categories, youth and senior (Vetts) players. Junior Table Tennis (8-18yrs) At a young age, there is lots of coaching and plenty of systems in place catering for juniors; – Private and group coaching – Breakfast, lunch and after school clubs (some schools). A good number of schools have […]

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The backhand flick has become one of the most used shots in table tennis. I could be wrong but I believe Dimitrij Ovtcharov, is the main person who took this shot into the masses. Peter Kobel Peter Korbel was known for creating the Banana or Chiquita flick but Dima made the backhand flick a shot […]

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I want to make it clear that my views and opinions are based on what I know see and hear. I am not against anyone that includes TTE. All I wish to see is our sport flourish both domestically and internationally. Unfortunately, I believe table tennis in England is at a very fragile state currently! […]

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Who is better Ito Mima or Hirano Miu? and more importantly who has a greater chance of becoming a World or Olympic Champion? Table tennis is, in fact, a huge sport and it’s a shame that many don’t know or fully understand the sheer scale of table tennis. There are certain elements in the game […]

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As a single child with a single parent, I had no choice but to be comfortable with the uncomfortable. I didn’t know at the time that it would be my secret table tennis success. Many days and nights I would roam the streets in our local neighbourhood/area. Aged four it all began, my father left […]

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Don’t be Blind to the Importance of Vision in Table Tennis See, Respond, React. Steve Brunskill Steve Brunskill, is one of England’s best and most respected coaches. Stevie has spotted one element of table tennis often untrained. I am personally a stickler for marginal gains and often research into elements where it may give my […]

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Within less than a year of playing, I was asked, “how long have you been playing table tennis?” To this day I receive the same question! What does this question mean? If your level is high but you have only been playing for a short period of time, people think wow you’re amazing! Or If […]

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If you had a choice of Individual or group table tennis coaching? which would you pick? Instinctively, I believe most would pick individual coaching! I would like to point out the pros and cons of both. I hope it will help you choose the best pathway for your table tennis development. Group Table Tennis Coaching […]

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Table tennis is one of the most dynamic sports on the planet requiring three key game elements: Table tennis speed, spin, power, who wins? If you had to prioritise the three elements, which would be your top choice? Let’s discuss all three, then I’ll place my personal order and leave you to ponder.   SPIN […]

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I walked into Natanya’s (Israel) Table Tennis Club and observed initially. Personally, I find it fascinating watching how players start a table tennis training session. I have been coming to this club for the past 22 years (I attend the club while on my personal family visits). I have been popping into the club once […]

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