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  • Impact of COVID-19 on Grassroots Activity Survey

    February 10, 2021

    The last year has been incredibly tough for community clubs. Lockdowns, restrictions and social-distancing has seen many of you temporarily close or reduce your capacity […]

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  • Online disability awareness training module launched

    Table Tennis England has launched a new disability awareness online training module for the sport’s workforce and volunteers, and sign-ups are now open. Disability awareness […]

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  • Tom and David step up their injury comebacks

    February 9, 2021

    England duo Tom Jarvis and David McBeath are stepping up their rehab after hip operations by returning to the table at squad practice sessions in Nottingham.

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  • Play at Home boost for isolated families

    Table Tennis England is once again taking the sport to some of the most isolated and inactive members of society during the lockdown.

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  • New bat colours revealed!

    February 8, 2021

    The future of table tennis will be brighter after the International Table Tennis Federation revealed the four new colours which will be allowed as racket coverings – watch video showing how the process has unfolded.

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  • Board statement

    February 5, 2021

    The Board of Table Tennis England has agreed that, working together, they want to restore trust, respect, confidence and harmony within the Board.

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  • Ping! welcomes Sheffield to the table

    February 4, 2021

    Table Tennis England and Sheffield City Council have joined forces to bring Ping! to the heart of the city.

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  • Have a say and help us improve the sport for female players

    England international Emma Vickers is helping Table Tennis England to find out how to optimise female player experience and keep women in the sport long term – and players of all levels have the chance to have their say. 

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  • Survey reveals impact of covid on Disabled People in sport

    February 3, 2021

    Twice as many Disabled People felt that coronavirus greatly reduced their ability to do sport or physical activity compared to non-disabled people, according to Activity Alliance’s annual Disability and Activity Survey.

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  • Bethany’s on the mother of all charity challenges!

    Bethany Ellis is once again going the distance for charity – and this time her mum is joining her!

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  • Free LinQ to online fitness for our community!

    February 2, 2021

    Table Tennis England’s partners at LinQsport are helping the sport’s community to find ways to keep themselves fit during lockdown.

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  • ELCC cancelled

    February 1, 2021

    The English Leagues Cup Competitions (ELCC) have been cancelled this season because of the ongoing pandemic restrictions.

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  • Obituary: Geof Bax, veterans’ world champion

    Geof Bax, veterans’ world champion, VETTS stalwart – and star of a National Lottery film about table tennis – has died at the age of 88.

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  • Webinar: Women & Girls

    On the 11th February at 7pm we will be running a webinar discussing Women & Girls in table tennis. We’ll be looking at the pressures […]

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  • New series of virtual club workshops

    Table Tennis England is pleased to invite Clubs to attend a series of free-to-attend online workshops delivered in partnership with Sport England Club Matters.

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  • Butterfly schools national finals to become weekend event

    The Table Tennis England Schools’ committee has been busy planning for the 2021/22 season and has made the decision to hold the Finals of both the Butterfly National Individual and Team Competitions over the same weekend and at the same venue.

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  • Webinar: the Future of Coach and Education

    January 29, 2021

    If you missed out on our recent webinar outlining the future of coach and education at Table Tennis England then you can watch the full […]

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  • Have your say on Junior category expansion

    Table Tennis England is asking for the views of members on the domestic implications of a change in youth categories by the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF).

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  • Missed a club webinar? Catch up here

    January 28, 2021

    Missed one of our free club webinars? You can watch them all here!

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  • Friends reunited as officials meet online

    The Technical Officials Committee (TOC) webinar this week brought together 94 umpires, referees and tournament organisers.

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