🔥🏓Blazing Paddles League
Join the BTTC Blazing Paddles charity table tennis league and bring your team together, get active and enjoy some friendly competition between companies in Brighton. Click here to enter a team now!
How it works…
Blazing Paddles is a social and competitive league for companies in Brighton. Teams will battle it out over the ping pong table at our Monday night league matches. The league will run for 6 weeks, leading up to the final tournament. The winning team will win the Blazing Paddles trophy, and the glory of being the best staff team in Brighton!
Each week there will be 4 games of singles and 1 doubles in each match, resulting in either a win or a loss for your team. We’ll publish the results table on our Facebook page each week.
Teams are made up of 3 people; 2 main players and one reserve player who can play in doubles matches.
It’s a £500 suggested donation for each team entered. Companies can enter one or more team. Your donation will support Brighton’s award winning table tennis club’s ongoing work to improve health, celebrate diversity and build a strong community.
All teams entered will receive personalised BTTC/ your company kit and coaching from the BTTC team of professional top class coaches.
The league starts on 20th April 2020 and will run from 7.30pm - 9pm on Monday nights for 6 weeks.
20/04/2020 - Week 1
27/04/2020 - Week 2
04/05/2020 - Week 3
11/05/2020 - Week 4
18/05/2020 - Week 5
25/05/2020 - Week 6 & Final Tournament
Want to get better?
Join our ‘All Comers’ and ‘Adult Coaching’ sessions to improve your game. You can also book one of our top coaches for one to one coaching sessions.
All Comers: Wednesdays 7.30pm - 10pm
Adult Coaching: Fridays 8.30pm - 10.30pm
Email email@example.com to find out more about one to one coaching.
About the club…
Brighton Table Tennis Club (BTTC) was founded in February 2007 with two worn-out tables in the Brighton Youth Centre and the strong belief that table tennis can be used as a powerful tool in engaging people of all ages and transforming lives.
Today the club has its own centre with 10 tables in Kemptown and runs 100 tables across the city in parks, squares, schools, sheltered housing schemes, a centre for homeless people, sports centres and a psychiatric hospital. It works in two prisons outside the city.
More than 1,250 people play in the club’s weekly sessions. Their number includes people with learning disabilities, young people from the Brighton Travellers site, Looked After Children, people with physical disabilities, people from the LGBT community and young asylum seekers. The youngest player is 2. The oldest is 98. The club is the world’s first recognised Club of Sanctuary, for its work with refugees.
Parking – There is no parking at the premises. Street parking is restricted until 8 pm and there are pay and display bays in the area.
There are toilets and showers available including an accessible and gender neutral toilet and shower room.
Entry to the front door is up 4 steps. There is step-free access via the back door, over a small raised door step. There are steps inside the venue to access the toilets and a ramp is available to use.
There is a social area outside of the table tennis playing hall with tea and coffee facilities and a fridge.
Posted on Feb 17, 2020