Table Tennis Break

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 a break.…

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Develop Your Table Tennis Belief
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Develop Your Table Tennis Belief

I know it’s easy to say, table tennis belief can be developed. Before We Believe:   I think the biggest issue we all have is hearing, listening and doing what others do. I don’t like this saying but it’s so true “most are sheep” which often kills potential. We are the most privileged species on the planet,…

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Table Tennis Culture in Belgium

Wow, the table tennis culture in Belgium is so different. Playing table tennis in the Belgium League Nearly 20 years ago I played in Belgium at a club called Soka. The club had plenty of teams ranging from lower divisions through to the top division ‘Super Liga’. The Belgique super league has been famous for many years…

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Personal Table Tennis Development
Young Eli Dreaming of Becoming World Champion

Personal Table Tennis Development

Today I want to talk about personal table tennis develop. How and why you should develop your personal game. The Hook It all starts with some kind of trigger; you see a top table tennis player executing beautifully crafted shots, you hear the sound of the ball pinging from side to side, or you play a friend…

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Table Tennis – People’s Voice
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Table Tennis – People’s Voice

I went to the Junior British League event, last weekend and listened to people’s voices. We all have a voice: The beauty of going to an event as a freeman it enables you to view an event from all angles. You have time to observe players, coaches and spectators. Most importantly you have time to speak to officials,…

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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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