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January 2020 Newsletter

Great success for women and girls at BTTC!🌟 

πŸ“ΈPhoto by Melvyn Lovegrove

Teresa, Jodie and Joelle had fantastic success as the first BTTC team at the Women's British League. They won Team of the Weekend, took the runners' up spot in Division 3 and have been promoted to Division 2 next season. Congratulations!  

Join the women's sessions at BTTC Kemptown and Moulsecoomb πŸ“

πŸ“Έ Photo by Alexis Maryon

Join Teresa at BTTC Women's sessions:
Tuesdays 6pm - 8pm @ the club in Kemptown
Thursdays 5.30pm - 7.30pm @ BTTC Moulsecoomb
Drop-in and play, £5 per session or £2 concession rate

Girls represent St Luke's School in regional competition πŸ†

πŸ“Έ Photo by Michael Loveder

BTTC members Izzy, Scarlett, Robyn and Maisie played for St Luke's in the South East of England Schools Zone Finals. Izzy also won BTTC player of the week for her amazing performance, winning 4/4 matches at the zone finals. Well done Izzy!  

Incredible rankings from young women players πŸ™Œ

πŸ“Έ Photo by Alexis Maryon

Young women at BTTC are performing amazingly in the rankings; Georgie Hunter (age 13 and ranked 18 in England Under 13) and Jodie Morris (age 17 and ranked number 16 in England Under 21). Jodie has spent 18 months at Grantham College studying and training full time.

Sessions for 50+ players πŸ“

πŸ“Έ Photo by Alexis Maryon

Join players aged 50+ at sessions on Tuesdays 2pm - 4pm and get some expert coaching on Thursdays 11am - 1pm. All abilities welcome!  Drop-in and play, £5 per session or £2 concession rate. 

Volunteer of the Month πŸŽ‰

πŸ“Έ Photo by Alexis Maryon

John was BTTC Volunteer of the Month for December and has been awarded a 1:1 training session with one of the club's coaches to say a huge thank you for what he does πŸ’ͺ🀩

  • John received the award for his continued commitment to volunteering at the after school clubs and on Saturday mornings.
  • John helps create a welcoming and encouraging environment for the children to thrive at the sessions and get the most out of their table tennis.
  • He also helps BTTC get set up for events like the recent National Junior League tournament hosted at Sussex Uni.

BTTC is supported by 40+ amazing volunteers who help make the club a community. Thank you John for being a part of it!

Are you interested in volunteering? Contact Charlie if you would like to get involved on charlie.t@brighontabletennisclub.com

Half term training camp - sign up now! πŸ“

πŸ“Έ Photo by Alexis Maryon

Sign up to our kids camp running every week day during half term from 10am - 3pm.
Each session will be run by fully qualified coaches and supported by volunteers, there will be a fun mix of games, drills, tournaments and more!

Cost: £20 per day
Cost for pupils eligible for Free School Meals: £5 per day

Contact bookings@brightontabletennisclub.com to book a place.

Love and ping pong,

BTTC Team

Posted on Feb 10, 2020