Table Tennis

It doesn’t matter your level, we all make mistakes in table tennis, in fact, we all make mistakes in life. The Best Way to Learn I am constantly looking for ways in which I can grow and develop both myself and those I coach. I’m yet to find a better learning path that is done […]

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Table Tennis flow or ‘zone state’ is possibly one of the hardest things to master and few know how to enter that special dimension. As a young player Kids, enter a flow state naturally when they are engaged in something they enjoy doing. Nothing seems to affect their concentration and I believe that’s why their […]

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I never knew Table Tennis in Mauritius was a national sport and truly respected! Table Tennis Experience Wow, what an experience I had the past 2 weeks, in a small Island called Mauritius. I was invited to attend an ITTF Level 1 coach by Julien Girard and asked to run training sessions for the Mauritian […]

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How Important is Training Your Eyes for Table Tennis? Should you train your eyes for table tennis? Most of us are truly fortunate to have eyes that work but unfortunately, we often take our eyes for granted and in many cases neglect our vision. The same goes for our feet (they hold our bodies upright […]

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The Greatest Table Tennis Player of All Time Ma Long has become the greatest table tennis player of all time. I wrote a blog about a year ago comparing Ma to Jan Ove Waldner. Back then JO had my vote and honestly, Waldner will always be the greatest (for me personally). But in reality and […]

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We all love something or a few things but if you play table tennis from your heart, the game will change your life Why Table Tennis    Today I am with a very special group of international coaches and each day we spend together the more I realise why they coach. I could be wrong […]

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There are 3 table tennis characters and you fall into one of them! History of human survival Humans have evolved with a “fight or flight” response when facing danger or potential dangers. Our ability to flee or stand up and fight has helped our ancestors avoid or even defeat predators. There is another system we […]

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When I began playing all I knew was serve and bomb any ball that came my way. Many said you need to develop your table tennis short game and as a teenager, those wise words had no meaning to me. What is a short table tennis game? It’s what many find boring; short serves, short […]

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I believe table tennis rivalry whether it be; coaching, players, clubs, etc. is and should be seen as a healthy form of development. Table Tennis Player As a player, one of the best ways to grow and develop yourself is by having a person or persons seen as rivals. Great examples of rivalry in sport […]

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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 […]

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