Focus on Schools, Enthusiastic Response to Palau Training Camp

Located in the western Pacific Ocean, Palau was the recent home for an Olympic Solidarity Technical Course, proceedings commenced on Sunday 29th November and concluded on Wednesday 9th December. The expert on duty was Brett Clarke, former Australian international and later National Coach. “In December, I worked closely with Palauan Sports Education specialist, Mr. Dean […]

Aiming to Repeat Port Moresby Success, Tahiti Hosts Hopes Week and Challenge

Seven events, seven gold medals; earlier in the year at the South Pacific Games staged in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, it was a clean sweep of titles for Tahiti, the only events to escape their grasp came in the Para category. Now for Gérald Huioutu, President of the Table Tennis Federation of Tahiti the […]

2016 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge

The 2016 ITTF-Oceania Hopes Week & Challenge will take place in Noumea, New Caledonia from 8-13 February. The ITTF Expert for the training camp will be Eva Jeler, who is one of the most decorated coaches in the world. Born in Yugoslavia, Eva Jeler left home for Germany in 1977 when she received a nine months coaching […]

Oceania Cadet Team finalises preparation in Malaysia

The Oceania Cadet Team finalised their preparations for the 2015 World Cadet Challenge with an intensive training camp in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The team trained with the Malaysian National Junior & Cadet squads, which provided a high level of practice. Following four days of tough training, which involved a lot of multi ball, a series […]

National Hopes Week searches for future talents in Cook Islands

The search for young talents within the Cook Islands took place as part of the National Hopes Week, held on the main island of Rarotonga. The week long activities took place from the 3rd til the 11th October. The ITTF Expert on duty was Australia’s Brett Clarke, who provided coach education as well as training […]