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Bournemouth & District Table Tennis Association.League
The league is Affiliated to Table Tennis England (Governing Body) & also to the Dorset County Table Tennis Association
The league runs a Divisional Competition; a Times & Directory Handicap Competition, & a Closed Individual Competition during the season
The league also run a Joola Junior League, held at Dorset Table Tennis Centre, The Grange School, Redvers Road, Christchurch, & is held once a month, on a Saturday
RE: UKCC L2 COURSE - WATERSIDE TTC, SOUTHAMPTON
Please could you see below details of our upcoming UKCC L2 course at Waterside Table Tennis Club, Southampton. Please could you also share this information with any parties who you think may be interested.
The Level 2 Lead coach award is suitable for learners who have completed the Level 1 Session coach award and have gained more experience of Table Tennis coaching. The course consists of four days, spread over two weekends and separated by a home study period of 8-10 weeks. The dates for this course are:
Day 1: 15th September; Day 2: 16th September; Day:3 27th October; Day 4: 28th October
The qualification will build on planning and evaluation skills learnt at Level 1 session coach award and involves a more advanced level of technical knowledge. Coaches are expected to demonstrate more of an ability to analyse and improve the performance of their players, and demonstrate a commitment to their own development through extended home study.
More details about the course, and a link to booking onto the course, can be found here - https://coachingportal.azolve.com/Workbench/public/courses?ref=1F6D769BA83C6C48B3B8636DA75F6F5F08F51B92
Many thanks in advance,
Gemma;(Gemma Parry [firstname.lastname@example.org])
The new membership year is upon us, meaning it is time for players to renew their memberships and licences for the 2018/19 season.
NOTE !!; For More Info on this item, view the Bournemouth & District Association Website at:- BDTTA.org.uk
The purpose of this directory is to help both existing residents and newcomers to the County of Dorset, who wish to play the game of Table Tennis, to find a venue suitable for their needs.
Dorset Table Tennis Association (DTTA) is an Affiliated Member to the Governing body of Table Tennis in the UK:- Table Tennis England (TTE) / English Table Tennis Association (ETTA).
For more info about this TTE/ETTA, visit their Website :- Table Tennis England
Dorset Table Tennis Centre(DTTC) specialises in coaching for all ages & standards and is based at The Grange School, Redvers Road, Christchurch. To see what is going on at the centre please visit their website;Dorset Table Tennis Centre
Perry & Ware Training Camp
I can now confirm that myself and 5 times English National Champion Alex Perry will be holding a summer training camp in August.
Dates for the camp will be -; Wednesday 29th August; Thursday 30th August; Friday 31st August.
The camp will be held at the Dorset Table Tennis Centre (Grange School). For more information please see the poster attached.
If you wish to book 1, 2 or all 3 days then dont hesitate to contact me on the details below.
This camp will be sure to get you fit and ready for the 2018/2019 season.
Have a great summer and hope to see you in late August.
Best Regards; Matt Ware; Head Coach of the Dorset Table Tennis Academy; 07788968232.
Reports Season 2018/19
Any reports from Season 2018/19 will be posted here as & when known
Known Reports from Season 2017/18
Bournemouth Cadet Invitation Tournament
We will again be running the Cadet Invitation Tournament this year, it will be the 24th year it has been organised and has some great names to aspire to including David McBeath ( current National Champion and England Senior International ) and Matt Ware to name but a few.
Last year's Tournament was a great success and enjoyed by all, I personally spoke to every player when they had finished and they all enjoyed a well-run event that gave them many games throughout the day.
There is no entry fee for the event thanks to another year of generous sponsorship.
The Tournament is being run on Saturday 21st July at
Dorset Table Tennis Centre, The Grange School, Redvers Road,Christchurch, BH23 3AU Start Time: 10am - Doors open at 9am for practise
Entries must be received by post or e mail by 14th July at the latest as per entry form attached and no entries will be received on the day as the draw will take place on Tuesday 17th July.
This is a great end of season event and is open to Boys and Girls of all standards.
There will be a main event for the more experienced players along with a Tyro event for the less experienced players.
After the group stages players will be split into later stages where a plate competition will also take place in both events. There will be a separate Girls event and the format will depend on entry numbers.
Can I please ask you all to circulate the attached entry form to all your Cadet eligible players ( born after 01/01/2003 ) and encourage them to play and get their entries in early to avoid disappointment.
Any questions, please do not hesitate to ask.
Kind Regards; Simon Heaps; email@example.com; M/ 07710 354640
Results from yesterday's BMTH Cadet Invitational Tournament held at Dorset Table Tennis Centre, The Grange School, 21st July 2018.
Although numbers were slightly down on last year the players that attended thoroughly enjoyed themselves and had plenty of matches.
There were 3 main categories, Cadet ( more experienced ) , Tyro ( less experienced and younger ) and Girls along with Plate comps in the Cadet and Tyro.
Winner, Jack Trafford ; Runner Up, Sophie Barcsai
Winner, Logan Macey; Runner Up, Felix West
Winner' Sophie Barcsai; Runner Up, Jess Moggeridge
Results; Cadet Plate
Winner, Max Bannon; Runner Up, Arthur Lomax
Results; Tyro Plate
Winner, Joel de Grave; Runner Up, Shayla Macey
There was some excellent play throughout the day but the pick of the matches was the 3rd/4th place in the Cadet event between Owen White and Jed Brackenridge.
Owen came through a really tough match to win in 5 very close games against 2nd seeded Jed from Weymouth.
Mention must also be made of the Girls Final between Sophie Barcsai and Jess Moggeridge that was won by Sophie after losing the first game.
The Tyro final was played by Logan and Felix, 2 youngsters who are still under 11 and best friends.
The standard was excellent but more importantly the sportsmanship and appreciation of the others fine shots was something to be commended.
Dorset Table Tennis certainly has some excellent youngsters coming through and they need to be supported and encouraged in the future.
Bournemouth 'Echo Report'
Katie medals at Butterfly Schools' International Championship
Neil Perrett neilperrettecho
KATIE Holt was the toast of Dorset after winning gold and silver medals at the Butterfly Schools' International Table Tennis Championship in Worcester.
The 15-year-old, representing England A, partnered London Academy's Patricia Ianau to a 3-2 victory over England B in the intermediate girls' team event.
And the teenager, a pupil at Bournemouth School for Girls who trains at the Dorset Table Tennis Centre in Christchurch, was runner-up in the singles.
Holt and Ianau saw off competition from Scotland ,Wales, Ireland, Guernsey and Isle of Man to emerge victorious in the team event.
Buoyed by her gold medal, Holt won all her group games in the singles and progressed through to the knockout stages, beating Scotland's Wictoria Smolarek 3-1 in the first round.
She had a big test in the quarter-final where she really had to dig in against Scotland's number one cadet Faye Leggett, eventually triumphing 3-2 (11-7, 11-9, 9-11, 8-11, 14-12) after it seemed the chance had gone.
Holt, who is coached by ex-England international Matt Ware, then eliminated close friend and England team-mate Gemma Kerr 3-0 (11-9, 11-5, 11-8) in the semi-finals.
She made an encouraging start in the final against Mia O'Rahilly Egan and took the opening set 11-2.
But despite having beaten O'Rahilly Egan in the team event, the Ireland youngster hit back to take the title 3-1 (2-11, 11-9, 11-8, 11-7), forcing Holt to settle for silver.
O'Rahilly Egan had been a serial destroyer of English hopes as she defeated the Ianau sisters in successive rounds - Natalia in the quarters 3-1 (9-11, 11-8, 11-4, 11-7) and Patricia in the semis 3-2 (11-9, 3-11, 11-8, 8-11, 11-4) before seeing off Holt.
There was a special presentation to former English Schools' Table Tennis Association president John Arnold MBE and his wife Margaret, who have given more than 50 years of service to schools' table tennis.
John Arnold oversaw the merger between ESTTA and Table Tennis England and retired following the event.
Report By, Neil Perrett; Bournemouth 'Echo'; neilperrettecho