A strong service game is vital. Not only do you need good serves, you also need good service tactics. During this group coaching day, you will learn how to use your serves more effectively. You will learn service combinations that have a high success rate. You will also work on your service strategy – when to serve short or long , when to serve topspin or backspin and when to use your best serves.
- Date: TBC
- Venue: Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre, Queen Anne Terrace, Cambridge, CB1 1NA
- Start / finish time: 10am-3pm (5 hours)
- Coaches: Tom Lodziak + Charlotte Bardsley
- Participants: Maximum of 10 players
- Cost: £70
- Please complete this very short expression of interest form and I will contact you when a date for this session is confirmed.
What will you learn?
Here’s what to expect from this group coaching day…
10am-10.15am – Warm-up
10.15am-12.15pm – Service combinations … Learn which service pairs you should use together to force your opponent to make weak returns and errors.
12.15pm-12.45 – Lunch & chat with Tom
12.45pm-2.45pm – Service strategy … Learn when to serve short, when to serve long, when to serve backspin, when to serve topspin and when to use your best serves.
2.45pm-3pm – Debrief / cool-down
Who is this coaching day suitable for?
This group coaching day is suitable for players at an intermediate (and above) standard. You should already be able to serve consistently and feel confident playing push and drive strokes.
This coaching day is not suitable for complete beginners. If you are unsure whether this coaching day is suitable for you, please email me with more information about your playing standard and I will advise.
How many participants will there be?
There will be a maximum of 10 players on this group coaching day. You will get the opportunity to play with different people throughout the day. You will also get plenty of individual feedback from myself when you do the training exercises. You will experience a positive coaching environment, joined by like-minded table tennis enthusiasts!
This group coaching day will take place at Kelsey Kerridge Sports Centre, Queen Anne Terrace, Cambridge, CB1 1NA.
Kelsey Kerridge is approx 15 minute walk from Cambridge train station.
If travelling by car, there is a multi-story car park next to Kelsey Kerridge. Please note that there is a charge to use this car park. Full details here.
Alternatively, there are several Park & Ride sites in Cambridge, which will drop you off a few minutes walk from Kelsey Kerridge. More information here.
If you live in another part of the UK (or another country), you could combine this group coaching day with a short weekend break to Cambridge. Play table tennis on Friday, and explore the picturesque university city on Saturday and Sunday. There is a lot to see and do. Find out what’s on in Cambridge on the Visit Cambridge website.
How to book
Please complete this very short expression of interest form and I will contact you when a date for this session is confirmed.
In the meantime, you can sign up for one of my other group coaching days. Take a look at the full list here.