Table Tennis Foundations (Featuring Timo Boll)

Building table tennis foundations are one aspect of the game, few are willing to focus on in today's modern society. We live in an instant gratification bubble, (surrounded by layers of protection and technology creating a virtual world). After watching the European table tennis championships this weekend. I quickly realised why Timo Boll is the most successful…

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How Important is a Table Tennis Rally?

Have you ever asked yourself, how important is a table tennis rally? We all love having a long table tennis rally and of course, winning the big rallies is like an injection of adrenaline. Table Tennis Rallies An average table tennis rally is between 4-5 strokes and each stroke is played from 0.2 to 0.5 of a second,…

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How Important Are Parents in Table Tennis?

It’s a very difficult question to answer, how important are parents in table tennis, or as a sporting parent in general? Personal experience: Many know by now from previous blogs my story. A single parent and a single child, but did my circumstances enable or disable me? My mum was very supportive in terms of giving me…

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Being a Table Tennis Player
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Being a Table Tennis Player

Starting a new sport can be daunting but being a table tennis player is a whole new ball game. Where do I begin? The innocence, when you begin playing or take your child to the local TTC it feels amazing. Unfortunately, the fairy-tale diminishes as you incorporate yourself into the sport. Table tennis is often seen as; a game,…

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Holiday Table Tennis Competition, at the Hotel

Many who go on holiday play the hotel table tennis competition. I wanted to be the acceptation and avoid table tennis on my family vacation. True story The first three days, I managed to keep my mind 100% clear of table tennis, even when I saw the tables. I was able to avoid the temptation and continued enjoying…

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Table Tennis, When You’re Aged 17-21 Years
England Table Tennis Youth

Table Tennis, When You’re Aged 17-21 Years

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 both in…

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