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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Ma Long – Can win the Olympics! #2
Ma Long World TT Champs 2019

Ma Long – Can win the Olympics! #2

The best player ever! Aged 16 he exploded onto the scene and I immediately connected to him. I told one of my players (Filip Szymanski), that Ma Long will become world no.1. I didn’t know he would go on to become virtually unbeatable! This event is most likely going to be his last and the aim is…

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Why are they the best?!

Put aside numbers for a minute, (we all know TT is played in the masses there) but numbers does not guarantee success! It’s a collaborative system, structure and team work…Unity enables China to dominate TT like no other sport on the planet.If we truly want to compete with China, we must unite nationally and internationally.I have the…

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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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China’s Table Tennis Coach
World PP Championships

China’s Table Tennis Coach

China's table tennis coach is considered to be the best coach in the world. This is subjective but currently from an outside perspective, when you coach the best players in the world that's the perception. Respect your coach: Back in the late 90's, I idolised top players but I had an even greater respect for their coaches.…

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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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Learn from the Best Table Tennis Coaches

This Weekend, I was privileged to work with some of the best table tennis coaches in Europe! how makes these coaches some of the best table tennis coaches in Europe? Mario Genovese - From Malta, Mario's record as a coach and player is extraordinary producing top-class players with very limited resources and facilities in Malta. Mario is a current world…

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