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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Being a Table Tennis Player
Forehand topspin Eli Baraty eBaTT

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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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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World Table Tennis Team Championships 2018

Table Tennis History Less than 20 years ago, the World Table Tennis  Championships would include, Singles, Doubles, Mixed Doubles and a Team event, all on the same occasion! Today the team event is a separate entity and I wholeheartedly agree. I remember going to Manchester 1997 to watch the event where I witnessed Waldner get destroyed by…

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Junior British League Champions
Junior British League 2018 Champions

Junior British League Champions

eBaTT become Junior British League Champions for the fourth time in six years   Seeded fourth at the Junior British Leauge (premier division), after losing our first match it seemed as though the title would be out of our reach. Never the less the coaching team of Eli Baraty and Jade Blasse quickly re-thought tactics and formats…

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Table Tennis England – Current State of Affairs

Table Tennis England I was at Junior British League this weekend and I must say I’m very proud of my eBaTT - (Colebridgettc) boys team. We won the Boys Premier Division for the fourth time and currently our last time, due to personal retirement from the event. Personally, JBL is one of if not the best English,…

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