I am a Table Tennis England qualified coach (UKCC level 2) and work with players of all standards.
I was a late comer to table tennis. I played on and off during my youth, but it wasn’t until I was in my twenties when I started playing regularly.
The seemingly simple challenge of hitting a small ball, with a small bat, over a small net soon turned into a lasting passion. The sport is not as simple as it looks!
To develop the movement, coordination and technique to return balls travelling up to 100 kilometres per hour can take a lifetime to master.
I played for many years in the Central London Table Tennis League for Finsbury Table Tennis Club, before setting up and representing Highbury Table Tennis club.
In 2013, I moved to Cambridge and now coach and play in the city and surrounding areas. I’m currently club chairmain and first team captain for Cambridge-Parkside Table Tennis Club, and the coaching secretary for the Cambridge & District Table Tennis League.
I started coaching part-time in 2011 and became a full-time coach in 2018. I am passionate about coaching table tennis. It’s my calling! I get huge satisfaction from sharing my skills, knowledge and experience and helping other players improve.
Over the years, I myself have received coaching from many top players and coaches including Richard Prause (Timo Boll’s former coach), Rade Markovic, Desmond Douglas, Matthew Syed, Craig Bryant, Mark Mitchell and Eli Baraty.
I am sponsored by Bribar, one of the leading table tennis companies in the UK.
I offer 1-to-1 coaching to players of all standards – you may be a complete beginner wanting to learn the basics or an elite player preparing for a tournament. With my knowledge and experience of playing table tennis, I can help you achieve your goals. I am DBS (formally CRB) checked and first aid qualified.
You can watch my table tennis lessons (for free!) on my popular YouTube channel. I also have an online table tennis course for beginners, where I demonstrate the basics skills you need to play and improve at table tennis. Over 2300 people have signed up already.
I write articles about table tennis – anything from training tips to match tactics, equipment guides to opinion pieces. Take a look at my blog page to see my latest posts.
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