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Coaching Session (Level 2 Coach)
After the successful Junior Coaching Session provided by Bruce Carter Level 2 Coach (Coburg) earlier in the year, Bruce is coming back to provide coaching for all Members on Saturday 20th January 2024 11:00am.
Bookings are essential and can be made by phoning: Gary Fitzgerald 0425 792 933 no later than Fri 19th Jan.
Cost to Members: $5 p/Junior, $10 p/Adult.
Olympian: David Powell in Bendigo
Former Australian Olympian David Powell comes to Bendigo.
Sessions assist with training and development for Victorian table tennis players under the age of 21 who want to continue to develop all aspects of their game.
A range of skills featured throughout the sessions, included;
- Advanced table tennis skills
- Competitive match play
- Strategic thinking
- Strength and conditioning advice
- Mindset advice
This session was held at our stadium, Bendigo (140 Victoria St Eaglehawk) - Nov 26th 2pm - 5pm.
It was great to see all of the participants and we wish to thank them, their parents, David Powell and the VTTA Pathways Pprogram providing support for the juniors.
Looking for an opportunity to Socialise with other players in a more relaxed atmosphere, then we have the following options for you:
- Tuesday 8:30am - 12noon, play is usually doubles, match players nominated randomly. Cost $4 per attendance.
- Fridays 8:30am- 12noon, play can be singles or doubles where individuals pick their own opponents or doubles partner. This is a more serious approach to honing your skills. Cost $4 per attendance.
- Saturday Mornings 10am - 12noon. Open to any players wishing to get in some practice. Ball Robot available to practice set shots. Cost $4 per attendance.
Free tea/coffee supplied on both of these days.
BDTTA 2023 Club Champ - Winners - Sun 5th Nov 2023
|Open Singles||Gordon, Ryan||McArthur, Frank|
|Open Doubles||Gordon, Mark & Gordon, Ryan||Anderson, Ben & Birt, Gervase|
|B Grade Singles||Arun, Ram Giunasekaran||Nanere, Chris|
|B Grade Doubles||
Baldwin, Len & Nanere, Chris
|Toohill, Dylan & Toohill, Nate|
|C Grade Singles||O'Brien, Dianne||Arimoto, Risa|
|C Grade Doubles||O'Brien, Dianne & Paton, Sid||Riches, Kasey & Arimoto, Risa|
|Jnr Boys Singles||Thompson, Dylan||Toohill, Nate|
|Jnr Doubles||Paton, Sid & Toohill, Nate||Paton, Arty & Rodriquez, Eli|
|Div 3 Singles||Roberts, Daniel||Gordon, Ryan|
|Div 4 Singles||Choo, Khaysing Shawn||Arun, Ram Giunasekaran|
|Div 5 Singles||Toohill, Nate||Baldwin, Len|
|Div 6 Singles||Paton, Sid||Boucher, Lucas|
|Women's Open Singles||O'Brien, Dianne||Arimoto, Risa|
From one Gary to Another
After 20 plus years as the President of the Bendigo & District Table Tennis Association - Gary Warnest (right) has decided to step down from his role and welcomes Gary Fitzgerald (left) as the new President.
Gary Warnest's contribution to Table Tennis is unparalleled. It spreads not only throughout the City of Greater Bendigo, but also Regional Victoria, Table Tennis Victoria and Table Tennis Australia.
Gary Warnest has also been instrumental in supporting State-wide, Australia-wide and International events that have been held in Bendigo by the club.
Gary will still remain in the club and continue to offer support where needed.
The Club, Committee and all Members wish Gary Warnest well and hope he is able to enjoy more playing time.
How to Serve Legally
Checkout this video about the Do's and Don'ts of Serving.
Get it wong and you will be penalised (loose the point).
Watch this video.