Have you ever heard a fellow table tennis player described as having great ‘feeling’? It’s clearly a good thing, but what does it actually mean? And how do we improve our table tennis ‘feeling’?[Read more…] about 3 Tips for Developing ‘Feeling’ in Table Tennis
It’s less than a month until Christmas, which means it’s time to start thinking about buying presents (and writing your own Christmas lists too). So what are the best Christmas gifts for a table tennis player?
In this article, I’ll go through some of my favourite table tennis gift ideas and show you a few of the things that have made it onto my Christmas list. There’s a mixture of stocking fillers (small/cheap gifts) and more expensive presents.
[Read more…] about 10 Christmas Gift Ideas for a Table Tennis Player (2018)
I never intended this to happen, but my table tennis coaching mantras have turned into a series. This is part three of ‘The Secret to Effortless Loops’. If you haven’t read part one or part two yet, I recommended checking them out.
Today’s blog post is all about “Palm Up, Palm Down”. I like to think of it as the “Wax On, Wax Off” of table tennis. And I think that’s helpful because it has some similarities to the fluid arm and hand movements of the martial arts.
It’s taken over two years to get to this point but finally, the Eastfield Offensive Professional Table Tennis Bat is on sale worldwide! Here’s my full review of the bat, including its strengths/weaknesses and which types of player it’s suited to.
Full disclosure – this is the bat I currently play with and Eastfield is the table tennis brand I co-own with Sam Priestley. But having spent so much time working on it, I feel like an Eastfield Offensive expert right now!
Last week I shared “Pause & Snap“, one of my many table tennis mantras, as the secret to effortless forehand and backhand loops.
This week, I’m disclosing another table tennis mantra that I believe will help you add quality to your looping – especially if you find yourself too tense/stiff. Harrie often gets stuck playing very “big” loops because his arm is all locked up, but this motto seems to help!