Posts Tagged ‘Coaching’

Being an Effective Coach at Tournaments

Sunday, August 28th, 2011

Effective Table Tennis Coaching

Encouraging and coaching fellow club members at tournaments is one of the best aspects of a competition. In this article, I’m going to outline how to coach another player between games.   Read more

Who’s the Coach?

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

Who's the Coach?

My full-time job is coaching students aged 5-75. Regardless of age, I expect each of my students to listen to my coaching as I give them advice point-by-point and apply what I am teaching them during each coaching session. During a coaching session, I am in charge; my student’s job is to listen to my advice. Read more

The Easiest Movement and Its Significance

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009

Ethan Chua


Many player movements are made in table tennis.  Movements are made with our hand-wrist axis, our forearm, our upper arm, our upper body, our waist, and our legs.  These movements are made in a coordinated manner in the course of playing the game.  The length and speed of the movements vary depending on a number of variables.  All this being said, there is one movement that is easier than all the others.  In fact, it is the only movement where the level of capability to make this movement is essentially equivalent throughout the many player levels.  No other movement may correctly make this claim.

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