News

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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Club News – 23rd June 2019

Hi Everyone,

Parents Challenge Tuesday 18th June at AMC 7pm

  • Another great night on Tuesday night with some fun games.
  • Terrific turnout and good to see parents enjoying the session.
  • Thanks to Erin, Robbie, Gregor and Euan for organising the games.

Friday club night

  • Our last club night of season finished with League Ladder which was good fun.
  • Thanks to Brendan for organising the ladder.

Committee Meeting on 17th June at 7pm Murray Owen Centre.

  • Thanks to everyone who attended and supported the club meeting.
  • Good to see on going plans for the future discussed.

Mental Health Hub Programme includes TT

  • Thanks to Brendan and Robbie who were pleased with how the event turnout on the day.
  • The participants thoroughly enjoyed the experience and there may be an opportunity to support this group more later in the year.

Big Thanks

  • To Karen for bringing along gifts for the players on Friday that were much appreciated by all.
  • To everyone at the club for their support this year which has been tremendous.

Your Club offers you more than Table Tennis!

  • The club has been been transformed in 2018/9 and good foundations have been put in place to develop the club over the coming years.
  • We have always encouraged players to develop their game as Table Tennis players but also given them the option to improve their life skills.
  • This season these opportunities were taken up by players and as a result we now have coaches with great potential and a list of players with first aid skills.
  • We have a number of key people within the club working hard to improve various aspects of the club.
  • All we ask is that if you are given the opportunity to improve your life skills you remember to give something back to the club as a thank you.

Summer Break

  • We will return on Tuesday 13th August at AMC and Friday 16th August at JWSC.
  • Have a great break and take care.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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Club News – 16th June 2019

Hi Everyone
Parents Challenge Tuesday 18th June at AMC 7pm
  • An opportunity not to be missed.
  • Come and try out those hidden TT skills and have a bit of fun at same time 🙂
  • Bring your parents, grannies or grandads as long as their not older than Bill!!!
  • Come along on Tuesday 18th June AMC to meet the challenge.
Tuesday club night
  • Thanks to Keith, Robbie and Erin for support on the night.
  • Welcome to Aria Mann who came along to give table tennis a try for the first time aged 6 and she did very well.
Friday club night
  • Thanks to all players and parents who enjoyed a fun as well as a very competitive night.
  • Good to see Justin back at the club showing his skills.
Committee Meeting on 17th June at 7pm Murray Owen Centre.
  • All welcome.
Mental Health Hub Programme (SLLC)
  • Good Luck to Brendan and Robbie who are supporting a table tennis session for adults organised by SLLC
  • The session will be held at East Kilbride Sports Club, Calderglen Country Park on Tuesday 18th June 12-2pm.
Club Kit Shirts
  • Two club shirts available to order let me know what size and I will get one to you

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  • I may even have your size.
  • Cost £15.00.
  • I also have shorts to match in many sizes.

Summer Break

  • The club will stop for summer break at AMC on Tuesday 18th June and Friday 21st June at JWSC.
  • We will return on Tuesday 13th August at AMC and Friday 16th at JWSC.

Thanks for your support

Peter

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