Mental Health Benefits of Table Tennis

It’s funny because I got into table tennis by watching the award winning film Forrest Gump. The main actor is portrayed as “dump” but it’s clear he has some sort of autism. I quickly related to the character, personally suffering from Dyslexia and I was also labelled as the “boy who can’t read or write, the stupid…

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Stevie Brunskill’s Kind Words Of Recognition

I have won 1 award in my 21 years of coaching and that brought me to tears!Because I felt respected and recognised. I think it’s something we all want! Whether it be by one or one hundred people (that’s irrelevant), the relevance is making an impact and then for it to be recognised.Today opening FB and reading…

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Behind every player, is a great coach

“Behind every player, is a great coach” I couldn’t have said any better! Watching, talking and seeing these two Andreja Ojstersek Urh and Darko Jorgić over the past few years. Has given me hope, inspiration and even more love for our sport. I first met Andreja, at the Olympic Qualification in Portugal and she made my eyes…

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The first Olympic Table Tennis Gold for Japan!

History has been made, mixed doubles was introduced and Japan took the opportunity to steal China’s stranglehold (Olympic TT domination). Mima and Jun were sensational showing the world, a never give up attitude!! They saved 7 match points against Germany and came back from two games down against Xu and Liu (China) in the final.

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Fan Zhendong – Can win the Olympics! #1

World no.1 and possibly the most ferocious player in history. His speed, power and aggression is computer game like! How he is able to blitz every ball machine like? Even the picture demonstrates that he’s super-human. I don’t believe any player is capable of matching his speed and power. The only way he can be beaten is…

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