Organisers News Articles

  • Make your Pride nominations official!

    August 13, 2020

    Our sport couldn’t run without the army of officials who help to make events happen – and we are looking to honour these unsung heroes.

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  • Return to club play: What our survey said

    August 12, 2020

    Fewer than half of table tennis clubs have been able to return to play since indoor sport resumed on July 25 – and lack of access to venues is the main problem for those which have not.

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  • My path to umpiring Olympic gold medal match

    August 10, 2020

    Tom Purcell recalls his pathway to officiating at that gold medal match between Wang Hao and Zhang Jike, and describes how Table Tennis England’s umpire education programme aims to set more English officials on the same trajectory.

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  • Coach the Brighton way at our latest webinar

    August 4, 2020

    Our next webinar takes place at 8pm on Sunday August 9 and is open to licensed coaches. It will be hosted by Brighton Table Tennis Club’s Head Coach Pedro Santos and Head of Development Teresa Bennett, on the subject of Building a Grassroots Community.

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  • Do you know a club which is a shining light?

    Do you know a club that has made a significant impact in your table tennis journey over the last 12 months? If so, why not nominate them for the Club of the Year Category in the Pride of Table Tennis Awards?

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  • Local leagues resumption date announced

    July 27, 2020

    Following the successful re-opening of indoor sports facilities on Saturday, Table Tennis England is moving into Stage 3 of our return to play roadmap – with a target date of September 1st to resume local league competition.

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  • Watch our Ready to Return webinar

    July 17, 2020

    Watch our latest Ready to Return webinar as we help clubs to prepare for their return to indoor table tennis from Saturday July 25.

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  • Be inspired and make a Pride nomination!

    July 15, 2020

    Do you know someone who epitomises the power of sport to make a positive impact on lives? If so, why not nominate them for the Inspirational Story of the Year category in our Pride of Table Tennis Awards.

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  • Sport England Club Matters programme

    July 14, 2020

    Recently, in order to support clubs and groups with returning to activity following the coronavirus Pandemic, Sport England’s Club Matters team have developed a series of content and resources to help clubs apply the relevant government guidance and advice from across the sector.

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  • Help us take Pride in our amazing volunteers!

    July 9, 2020

    Do you know a local hero of the sport who could follow in the footsteps of our Volunteer of the Year Pat Johnson?

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  • Be TT funding to cover PPE and cleaning equipment

    Clubs, leagues and coaches can now apply for funding for items of PPE and cleaning equipment under the Be TT initiative – and the deadline for applying has been extended until August 3.

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  • Umpires Zoom through exams to stay on 2022 path

    July 8, 2020

    Lockdown has not stopped a group of umpires working hard to gain their Level 2 qualification and stay on track to officiate at the 2022 Commonwealth Games.

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  • Rotary Club lottery to boost Brighton TTC

    July 3, 2020

    Brighton Table Tennis Club will be the first beneficiary of The Brighton & Hove Soirée Rotary Club’s new lottery fundraiser.

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  • Pride of Table Tennis Awards: Nominations now open!

    July 1, 2020

    The time has come to recognise and honour volunteers for the outstanding and often unseen contributions they make to enable our great sport to flourish.

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  • Sign up for next coach webinar

    June 26, 2020

    We welcome Stephen Gertsen and Craig Bryant to lead our next coaching webinar. It will be an open Q&A based on player development, covering mixed ability and mixed environments, with two coaches who have a vast amount of experience of coaching in all settings and with different players.

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  • Watch our Ready to Return webinar

    Watch our Ready to Return webinar, which was attended by more than 100 clubs and detailed how we are preparing for a return to sport. You can also download a summary of the questions and answers from the end of the webinar.

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  • Book for our latest Ready to Return webinar for clubs

    June 19, 2020

    The latest Ready to Return guidance is the subject of our next club webinar on Thursday June 25 – and clubs can book their place now.

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  • Virtual club workshops launched

    June 18, 2020

    Table Tennis England has teamed up with Sport England Club Matters to offer table tennis clubs a series of virtual workshops.

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  • What you told us about returning to play

    June 11, 2020

    Half of our members want to start playing again as soon as possible, while half have experienced a negative impact on their mental wellbeing during the coronavirus pandemic, according to our Ready to Return player survey.

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  • Competitions: Cancellation and refund policy announced

    June 8, 2020

    Table Tennis England has announced a framework for confirming national events and leagues, plus a refund policy, as we continue to plan for the 2020/21 season.

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