Michael Gerrard, My Inspiration

Every so often I’m asked who’s your inspiration/role-model/mentor? I always answer, I try to learn from everyone but if I was to pick one. It would be Michael Gerrard, He inspired me to be the best version of me and a man that has given me pure hope and belief in myself. Most importantly, recently he has…

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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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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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Tomokazu Harimoto – Can win the Olympics! #3

A phenom, when he was 11 years old, exploded onto the world table tennis scene in Sweden, when he reached the final of Safir’s! 7 years ago Harimoto went on to become world junior no.1 and won the world junior championships aged 13. He also reached the quarter finals of the mens singles WC in 2014. Harimoto,…

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