The importance of the fitness in table tennis

By Thierry VerviersPrestige Table Tennis Club (Montreal) Head Coach To become an excellent table tennis athlete, you need to have excellent technique to support effective tactics. It also takes a great mental attitude to be able to deal with pressure and so on. But all this must be supported by a very good physical condition. … Continue reading The importance of the fitness in table tennis

L’importance du physique au tennis de table

Par Thierry VerviersEntraîneur Club de Tennis de Table Prestige (Montréal) Pour devenir un excellent athlète au tennis de table, il faut avoir une excellente technique pour soutenir une tactique efficace. Ça prend aussi un mental hors pair pour pouvoir faire face à la pression entre autres. Mais il faut que tout ça soit supporté par … Continue reading L’importance du physique au tennis de table

A must-read book for all young coaches and athletes with a project of excellence!!

Par Thierry Verviers, Head Coach, Prestige Table Tennis Club (Montreal) Today I would like to talk to you about an excellent book that I have recently devoured. Indeed, I read it in just 2 evenings! I have to say that I was looking forward to it. As soon as Michel Gadal's book "Reflections on Excellence" came out in French and … Continue reading A must-read book for all young coaches and athletes with a project of excellence!!

How to improve in table tennis with a better racket / ball contact?

By Thierry VerviersPrestige Table Tennis Club Coach (Montreal)August 31, 2020 The objective of the beginner player is to hit the ball with their racket and to make a successful shot, i.e. to put it on the opponent's half table. But professional table tennis players have a much more advanced vision. For them, it is not … Continue reading How to improve in table tennis with a better racket / ball contact?

Table tennis: the Top 5 Europeans who have emerged in the midst of Chinese hegemony

21 avril 2020 Grégoire Allain It's no secret that since the 1960s, world table tennis has been outrageously dominated by the Chinese, who have won 20 of the last 31 world championships in the men's category. Nevertheless, a few European players have sometimes managed the genuine feat of shaking up the hierarchy. In order to … Continue reading Table tennis: the Top 5 Europeans who have emerged in the midst of Chinese hegemony