English Table Tennis National Championships
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English Table Tennis National Championships

Table Tennis National Championships Another year since the last English Table Tennis Championships. Table Tennis Progress: It’s nice to see TTE taking people’s views and advice. They have introduced an open qualifiers event which enables anyone to qualify. I’m glad and happy this has been implemented but... I would like to see the national event on a…

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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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China’s Table Tennis Dominance at the World Championships 2018

China's table tennis dominance continues as they took both men and women’s team titles the weekend. I watched most of the event with many thrilling matches, but I chose not to watch the final (I knew the outcome prior to the occasion). The issue for Table Tennis:  Knowing the outcome is a big problem for our sport…

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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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Table Tennis Match Play

How important is table tennis match play? It's a hard question to answer, some can perform naturally under pressure and other need to experience pressured situations consistently. Personal Experience: I played Senior British League once again this weekend and it was my second occasion this season. Unfortunately, my coaching schedule has moved up a level in terms…

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A New World Table Tennis No.1 (Non-Chinese)
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A New World Table Tennis No.1 (Non-Chinese)

A New World Table Tennis no.1 A new World no.1 Table Tennis player has been listed this month (July 2018). The sport has been dominated by China over the past 20 years. China has predominately ruled table tennis since its existence and non-table tennis players associate the sport with China. Fortunately, and unfortunately, the game is dominated by China.…

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Table Tennis Tournament knock Up

How important is a table tennis tournament knock up? I have been coaching for over 17 years whilst attending tournaments and events, and I noticed that most players don't know what makes them perform!. I believe if you asked 100 coaches if they teach their players/students how to knock up properly and take away anxiety in a…

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