Elite coaching opportunity for Under-13 and Under-18 players

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Paul Stimpson

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Under-13 and Under-18 players with elite potential are being invited to apply to attend a Table Tennis England residential training camp – and the deadline for applications has been extended to Monday June 22.

A maximum of 20 places are available for each camp, which is part of our Performance programme and are being hosted by the University of Central Lancashire in Preston from August 10 to 14 for Under-13s and August 19 to August 25 for Under-18s.

The camps will be led by Table Tennis England Head Coach, Nick Jarvis and supported by Table Tennis England National Coaches, Alan Cooke and Matthew Stanforth. Additional sparrers and other coaches will be confirmed shortly. Further details can be seen below:

Under-13s
Training Venue: Tom Finney Sports Centre Preston
Accommodation: Legacy Hotel (30 metres from the training venue)
Cost: £200 which includes:

  • Accommodation, evening of the 10, 11, 12 and 13 August
  • Food from evening meal on 10 August until lunch on 14 August
  • All training costs
  • All coaching & sparring costs
  • House Parents Support

House parents, Roger and Jill Proud, will support the coaches in looking after the players during the week.

Click here for more details about how to apply

Under-18s
Training Venue: Tom Finney Sports Centre Preston
Accommodation: Legacy Hotel (30 metres from the training venue)
Cost: £295 which includes:

  • Accommodation, evening of the 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 August
  • Food from evening meal on 19 August until lunch on 26 August
  • All training costs
  • All coaching & sparring costs

Players must have been born on or after 1st January 1998; Under 18 season 2015-16) although players U18 in 2014/15 will be considered if spaces allow.

Click here for more details about how to apply

The closing date for applications to attend each camp is Monday June 22. Places are strictly limited and Table Tennis England coaches will select the successful players from the applications received.

Players must have been born on or after January 1, 2003 for Under-13 and January 1, 1998 for Under-18. Those intending to apply for for England Youth Squad next season can have their assessments carried out at this camp.

For any further information please email [email protected]

Paul Stimpson
May 26, 2015

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