​Who is Better Ito Mima or Hirano Miu?

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 that overshadow…

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Comfortable With The Uncomfortable – Secret Table Tennis

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 and my…

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Don’t be Blind to the Importance of Vision in Table Tennis
Table Tennis Eye Training

Don’t be Blind to the Importance of Vision in Table Tennis

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 players the…

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Table Tennis Speed, Spin, Power, Who Wins?
photo courtesy of Steve Rowe

Table Tennis Speed, Spin, Power, Who Wins?

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 elements, then I’ll place my personal order and leave you to ponder.   SPIN…

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How To Start a Table Tennis Training Session

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 sometimes twice…

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Table Tennis England Reveal European Youth Squad’s Line UP!

Table Tennis England has revealed their player selection for the European Youth Table Tennis Championships. Making selections for such events can be and is often an extremely difficult task. Full Table Tennis Squad: TTE, have yet again not selected a full squad and it has caused an uproar on social media. Many expressed their disappointments and lack…

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