Club News – 6th October 2019

Hi Everyone,

WOS Senior League Div 4 EK v Glasgow South E Thursday 3rd October 2019

  • Delighted with 7-2 away win at Glasgow South E on Thursday night.
  • Well done to Robbie (2), Jack (2) and Bobby (3) for a great performance and result.
  • Full D4 Fixtures and Results here!
  • Thanks to Euan for his support and Dave Brown who provided transport.
  • Next match at home (Duncanrig HS) to North Ayrshire D. Team is Ellis, Luke and Cameron.

Player of the Month

  • Pleased to announce our young player of the month Eve Docherty and player of the month Diarmid McCreadie.
  • Well done to both for performing so well during month of September.

Tuesday Club Night

  • Thanks to Keith, Euan and Erin for support on Tuesday night.

Friday Club Night

  • Thanks to Chris and Jennie for organising a great Serve and Return session on Friday night.
  • Many thanks to Rae Jack from Highland Table Tennis Club for coming along and joining us at our club night.

Edinburgh Banded Bathgate Academy Saturday 19th October 2019

  • See Entry Form here!.
  • Keen to encourage players to compete by attending this event where you have an opportunity to play lots of matches.
  • We have a couple of player’s who plan to go along if you are interested in attending speak to myself or one of the coaches.
  • The entry numbers will be limited.
  • Happy to help reduce the cost of entry fee.
  • I will not be available to attend.

TT Equipment Bats or Balls

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  • Want this shirt? Or new Club Kit?
  • Club kit is £30.00 for shirt and shorts.
  • Great Value.

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Finally Tom Lodziak – Watch and Learn

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 28th September 2019

Good Evening,

WOS Senior League v Glasgow South E Thursday 3rd October 2019

  • Next league fixture will take place away to Glasgow South E on Thursday 7pm start.
  • Thanks to David who will provide transport.
  • Good luck to Jack, Robbie and Bobby.

Player of the Month

  • Our first player of the month and young player of the month awards will be presented this coming Friday night at JWSC.

Tuesday Club Night

  • Thanks to Keith and Gregor for support on Tuesday.
  • I will be not be in attendance this Tuesday night but other club coaches will be there to organise session. Enjoy.

Edinburgh Banded Bathgate Academy Saturday 19th October 2019

We return with our popular Banded events, which are suitable for players of all ages and levels. These normally sell out, so make sure you get your entry in quick!
Players will be split into bands based on their rating, and play in a large round robin group at their level. Saturday 19th October 2019 and Saturday 30th November 2019

  • Entry form here!
  • Once again we are keen to encourage players to compete by attending this event where you have an opportunity to play lots of matches.
  • If you are interested in attending speak to myself or one of the coaches.
  • The entry numbers will be limited.
  • This is the first of two events.
  • Let me know if you plan to go along. I will not be available to attend this event because of another commitment.

Friday Club Night

  • Thanks to Chris and Jennie for organising league ladder on Friday night.

School Sports Fayres

  • Many thanks to Bobby and Robbie McKenzie who represented the club this week at Duncanrig HS and Hamilton Grammar school sports fayres.

TT Equipment Bats or Balls

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  • Fancy new club kit?
  • Club kit is £30.00 for shirt and shorts.
  • Great Value.

 

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 23rd September 2019

Hi Everyone,

WOS Senior League v Joe Wilson B Tuesday 17th September

  • Our first league match of the season started with a disappointing result against Joe Wilson B, losing out 9-0 on Tuesday night.
  • However players will learn and improve from that experience.
  • Thanks to Jamie for providing transport.
  • Next match away Glasgow South E on 3rd October.

ELTTL U18 & U13 Assessment at Bathgate Academy Sunday 22nd September 2019.

  • Delighted with four players who attended this event.
  • U18
    • James and Bruce competed well in the first group stages in separate groups against 3 experienced players.
    • In second group stage of 6 players Bruce won all but one of his matches and James lost out on a couple.
    • Players pleased that they had entered and competed will be better prepared next time.
    • Good experience gained by both players.
  • U13
    • At first group stage Diarmid and Thomas in groups of 3 competed very well.
    • Both competed well against both seeded players in their group.
    • In second phase of group 6 both players again upped their game.
    • Diarmid won all his games.
    • Thomas lost out on a couple of matches.
    • Delighted that both played exceptional well at times today.
    • Diarmid losing only one match all day was very impressive.
  • Thanks to parents for their support at what was a very well organised and enjoyable event for all involved.

Player of the Month

  • This week we will announce our first player and young player of the month. See attached.
  • Looking forward to it.

Tuesday Club Night

  • Busy night thanks to Keith, Erin, Robbie and Gregor for support.

Friday Club Night

  • Thanks to Bill for support on Multiball.
  • Well done to Thomas Mackie who completed Advanced Silver thanks to Bobby for support.
  • Well done Ellis and Jack who completed Gold Advance thanks to Brendan for support.
  • Also thanks to Chris and Andrew Irwin (who paid a visit to the club) for their support.

School Sports Fayres

  • Thanks to Bobby and Robbie McKenzie who will represent club this week at Duncanrig HS and Hamilton Grammar school sports fayres.

Worth a Look – TT at its best

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 25th September 2019

Hi Everyone,

WOS Senior League

  • EKTTC Juniors consisting of Luke, Ellis and Cameron will have their first WOS Senior League match away to Joe Wilson B on Tuesday night.
  • Euan will coach a squad of 6 players Luke, Robbie McKenzie, Jack, Cameron, Ellis and Bobby through the season.
  • Credit to the players for stepping up to the challenge.
  • Thanks to parents for their support.
  • Good luck to all players.

Under 13s and U18s Assessment – Bathgate Academy

  • Three club players James, Bruce and Diarmid will head to Bathgate on Sunday 22nd September.
  • If you would like to attend we will reduce cost of entry by 50% to encourage you to go along.
  • This tournament is suitable for all players under 18.
  • Everyone will get lots of games and find their level throughout the day.
  • Whether it is your first tournament or you are a regular, this is the tournament for you!
  • Closing date Wednesday 18th September 2019Apply here!

Welcome New Member

  • Delighted to welcome Ethan Frame to our club. Ethan started on Friday night and plans to return.

Duncanrig High School

  • Thanks to Bobby Gray who has agreed to represent the club at Duncanrig HS school fayre on Tuesday 24th September.

Hamilton Grammar

  • Hoping to have their lunchtime club up and running this term.

TT Equipment Bats or Balls

Club Kit

These are our shirt options:

  • Club kit is £30.00 for shirt and shorts.
  • Great Value.

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Thanks

  • To Erin, Euan, Robbie, Thomas, Gregor and Keith for support on Tuesday night.
  • To Bill, Brendan, Chris and Keith for support at Friday club night.
  • To Euan for organising practice session at Duncanrig Sports Centre.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 8th September 2019

Hi Everyone,

Stephen Gertsen club night

  • Stephen Gertsen delivered another great session on Friday.
  • Delighted with the players and club coaches response on the night.
  • Probably one of the best sessions to date.

WOS Junior League

  • We have decided to have a break from the league this season and look to explore other options.
  • Anyone interested in trying the event below let me know.
  • We would like to encourage and help support players who plan to attend.

Under 13s and U18s Assessment – Bathgate Academy

  • This tournament is suitable for all players under 18.
  • Everyone will get lots of games and find their level throughout the day.
  • Whether it is your first tournament or you are a regular, this is the tournament for you!
  • Details from TTS here!

Welcome New Member

  • Delighted to welcome Kieran Gilchrist to our club.
  • Kieran started on Friday night – great choice wee man.

Coaches Meeting – Murray Owen Centre 7pm Monday 2nd September 2019

  • Many thanks to all coaches who attended, in particular Chris who planned and organised.
  • Once again coaches give of their time to support our club and plan ahead for new season.

Player of the Month

  • The club have decided to introduce a player of the month and a young player of the month this season.
  • When does it start? This month!
  • The winners will receive a trophy for a month.
  • When they return the trophy they will present it to the winner the following month.

St.Andrews & St.Brides After School Club

  • Thanks to Erin for organising and setting up on Tuesday a TT after school club.
  • The first time that we’ve had a club supported at the school so well done to Erin and good luck.

Duncanrig HS

  • Thanks to Bobby Gray who has agreed to represent the club at Duncanrig HS school sports fayre on Tuesday 24th September.

TT Equipment Bats or Balls

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Thanks

  • To Erin, Euan, Robbie, Thomas and Keith for support on Tuesday night.
  • To Bill, Brendan, Euan, Chris, Keith and Jennie for support at Friday club night.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 1st September 2019

Hi everyone,

Club Visit – Stephen Gertsen

  • Delighted that Stephen Gertsen has agreed to visit the club on Friday 6th September 2019.
  • Start will be 7pm prompt.
  • All players and coaches always look forward to this club night.
  • Let’s be prepared and ready to make the most of it please.

WOS Senior League Duncanrig HS

  • Squad – Luke, Bobby, Robbie McKenzie, Cameron and Ellis.
  • Team Coach will be Euan McLaughlin.
  • The first match will against Joe Wilson B w/c 16th September

WOS Junior League

  • We have been looking for players to confirm their availability and interest in competing in WOS Junior League.
  • Achint, Thomas, Bruce, Diarmid, John, Lewis and Ayaan have shown an interest.
  • Please let me know as soon as possible.

Post News Note: A decision was made at the EKTTC Coach Development meeting on this subject. This will be communicated separately to those involved.

Club Coaches Meeting

  • Murray Owen Centre, Liddell Grove, East Kilbride
  • Date/Time: Monday 2nd Sep 2019 at 7pm.

TT Equipment, Bats or Balls

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Thanks

  • To Erin, Euan and Keith for support on Tuesday night.
  • To Bill, Keith, Euan and Jennie for support at Friday club night

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 25th August 2019

Hi Everyone,

Welcome New Member

  • Delighted to welcome Eve Docherty to our club.
  • Eve started on Tuesday night and enjoyed it so much she plans to come back this week.

Welcome back

  • A warm welcome back to Ayaan and Ans who look as if they have never been away.
  • They also brought along their younger brother Aban who enjoyed his first night.

Committee Meeting 

  • Date/Time: Monday 26th August 2019 @ 7pm
  • Venue: Murray Owen Centre, Liddel Grove, East Kilbride
  • All welcome.

Girls – give TT a go!

  • We would like to encourage more girls into our club like Aria and Eve our recent new starts.
  • We have two young newly qualified female TT coaches (Erin & Jennie) who are keen to develop their coaching skills with girls as well as boys.
  • I heard a statistic recently that stated 23 % of girls aged between 5-7 years participate in sport.
  • 9% of girls aged between 13-15 years participate in sport. We need to do more to change these stats.
  • If you know any girls who would like to give TT a go please let me know.

Thomas Gray

  • Thomas has agreed to support the coaching team at our club.He will help coach new starts at our club nights.
  • Knowing Thomas he will be enthusiastic and focused when taking on this role.

Club Visit – Stephen Gertsen

  • Delighted that Stephen Gertsen has agreed to visit the club on Friday 6th September 2019.
  • Stephen has had a busy summer organising and supporting training camps in Scotland and England.
  • Both players and coaches always look forward to this club night.

TT Equipment Bats or Balls

  • View Catalogue here!
  • Let me know if you would like to upgrade your bat or need any advice on TT equipment.

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Thanks

  • To Erin, Euan and Keith for support on Tuesday night.
  • To Luke Jackson for his support when representing club at Calderglen HS sports fayre.
  • To Bill, Brendan, Euan, Chris and Jennie for support at Friday club night.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 18th August 2019

Hi everyone,

Club Visit – Stephen Gertsen

  • We are delighted that Stephen Gertsen has agreed to visit the club on Friday 6th September 2019.
  • Stephen has had a busy summer organising and supporting training camps in Scotland and England.
  • Both players and coaches always look forward to this club night.

 

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  • Club Kit available for players to buy.
  • This Squadra shirt will cost £15.00
  • I have shorts (cost £10) available for those players looking for kit or to replace existing.

 

Club Equipment

  • Tuesday
    • We have upgraded nets and posts for Tuesday club night and provided new practice balls.
  • Friday
    • We have also provided new equipment in the form of nets and posts for our club night on a Friday.
    • New TT practice balls will replace 3* balls on a Friday night.
    • The cost and misuse by players resulting in continual replacement was no longer viable.
    • Please look after your club equipment and take care setting it up.
  • TT Equipment Bats or Balls

Club Fees

  • Please remember to pay club fees direct to club account.

Pop in & Play Table Tennis

  • Table Tennis Scotland have set up a few Pop in & Play centres in Scotland and there is more to come.
  • Brendan is currently working with TTS to set up one in our area.
  • Could this be how we increase participation in our sport in the future?
  • See link on how TT England have set things in place and how it works for them.

West of Scotland Senior League

  • We have submitted our interest in playing an U16 team this season in the WoS Senior League and still await confirmation.
  • Duncanrig HS has been provisionally booked in anticipation of this being confirmed.
  • We will keep you posted on further developments.
  • We are keen for players who registered an interest before the break confirming their commitment to this league campaign as quickly as possible.
  • Thanks to those who have already confirmed.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 7th August 2019

Hi Everyone,

I hope you had a good and relaxing break.

Club nights

  • We will return to or normal club night routine on:
    • Tuesday 13th August at AMC and
    • Friday 16th August at JWSC.
  • Looking forward to it!!!

WOS Junior League

  • Proposed dates for WOS junior league are below:
    • Sunday 15th September 2019 – Drumchapel High School
    • Sunday 17th November 2019 – TBC
    • Sunday 19th January 2020 – TBC
    • Sunday 29th March 2020 – TBC
  • The cost of junior league being held at Drumchapel HS has quadrupled !!!
  • Although the first fixture will be held at this venue – after being subsidised by
  • Drumchapel TTC -we do not know where remaining fixtures will be held.
  • Watch this space.

WOS Senior League

  • We have submitted our interest in playing an U16 team this season in WOS Senior league and await confirmation.
  • Duncanrig HS has been provisionally booked in anticipation of this being confirmed. We will keep you posted on further developments.
  • Keen for players who registered an interest before break confirming their commitment to this league campaign if we are successful in our application.

East Kilbride Youth Disability Sports Club

  • We had a successful TT session with EKYDSC at Duncanrig HS on Saturday 27th July.
  • The attendance was very good and seemed to be enjoyed by all.
  • Many thanks to Robbie Maitland and Chris McKenna for their support.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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