New Year Junior Table Tennis Day - Coaching and Tournament
On Friday 3rd January, 2020, Kendal and District Table Tennis League successfully delivered a fun Junior Table Tennis Day, hosted by Burton in Kendal Table Tennis Club.
We had x19 students, ranging, in age, from 7 to 15 years:
Kirkby Stephen TT Club x6, Milnthorpe Primary School TT Club x6, Natland TT Club x1, Burton in Kendal TT Club x6
After a fun warm up the students were spilit into ability groups and were coached in four appropriate workshops until a well earned lunch break.
Following on in the afternoon, the students played a series of competitive matches, ending with some fun doubles games.
The out come of the fun tournament:
Group A x5 - w = Jamie Looker (Burton TT Club)
                       ru = Joe Elliot (Burton TT Club)
Group B x5  w = Jacob Chappell (KIrkby Stephen TT Club)
                     ru = Levi and Dante Cousins (KIrkby Stephen TT Club)
Group C x5  w = Joseph Hemsley ( Milnthorpe Primary School TT Club)
                     ru = Samual Parry (Milnthorpe Primary School TT Club)
Group D x4   w = Oliver Constantine (KIrkby Stephen TT Club)
                       ru = Matthew Batstone (Milnthorpe Primary School TT Club)
After medals were presented to both winners and runners up, a good day was had by all, as the students helped put all the tables back to the hall store room.
The next event will be Sunday 8th March at Kirkby Stephen Grammar School - contact Mike Sunderland - Junior Rep and Kirkby Stephen TT Club Coach: - 07975946312
Grateful thanks for parental support and to the coaches who supported the event - Mike Sunderland (KS TT Club) Martin Wakelin (Burton TT Club), Mick Taylor (Natland TT Club) and Norman Philbey (Milnthorpe School TT Club)

As usual the event showcased the junior talent and great enthusiasm to learn and compete in the Olympic game of Table Tennis.
For any interested parent wanting to enjoy table tennis with their son or daughter or to offer their children opportunities to learn/develop the fun game of table tennis, please contact your local club, through the Kendal & District League website:
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