Junior Sessions

Storrington Table tennis club runs 2 junior sessions on a Thursday night during term time for exact dates see our most recent news letter.

Times 5pm to 6pm 6pm to 7pm
Aimed At Beginners and Improvers Intermediate and Advanced
Cost Members £2 per session
Non members £3 per session
(reduction if term paid for in advance)
Members £2 per session
Non members £3 per session
(reduction if term paid for in advance)
Skill Level Butterfly Skill levels Starter and Improver Butterfly Skill level Advanced
Skills Covered How to grip the bat
Ready and Playing Stance
Basic bat ball co-ordination
Basic service and service placement
Forehand drive
Backhand drive
Forehand push
Backhand push
The laws of the game
Intermediate and advanced serving techniques
Forehand and Backhand topspin
Forehand and Backhand backspin (chop)
Blocking against spin
Forehand smash
Forehand and Backhand lob
Footwork
Doubles
Umpiring

The club operates a started a program of assessment and attendance rewards in line with the English Table Tennis Butterfly Skills program. The program is designed to encourage participation and skill improvement. It gives the players the opportunity to demonstrate their improvement and to get that improvement recognised with a national award. The club also encourages the juniors to gain the TTE Junior Umpires   award.

The club is willing to support any junior who wishes to use table tennis to gain awards / recognition in other actives such as the relevant sports badges for Cubs , Scouts , Explorers , Brownies   and Guides   or to participate in table tennis as part the sports activity requirements for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards   scheme.

For more information on membership see the club policies page. .

The club operates in line with the ETTA’s Child Protection Policy and all the club officials are CRB checked.