Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Table Tennis Training Camp

Are you serious about playing table tennis sport? If you do then you might want to consider enrolling at a training camp because it's the best place to develop and improve your playing skills. You have to know that there are a lot of things that you can really learn from a training camp rather than relying on your own.

Training on your own does offers you the comfort of staying at your home. However, there is a very high tendency that your attention will be distracted or diverted into other forms of activities around your house. One common example of such diversion is when you close friend or friendly neighbor suddenly pays you a surprising visit. So instead of being able to practice, you end up chatting with your friends.

At the training camp, there are trainers who are supervising the members of players on their practice. They ensure that their concentration are never to be distraction. The trainers are also professional coaches who can teach their members the basics and proper way of playing table tennis.

What do Training Camps Offer?


All training camps has only one goal. This is to help the members develop their skills at the top level of their performances. Thus, it is actually where all players begin their journey towards becoming a pro.

Here are the following features that a good training camp offers to their members:

1. Stretching

Table tennis is a fast paced type of sport which requires speedy movements. Due to this reason, it is important for players to have good flexibility. Why? It is to reduce possible injuries into your joints such as spraining your ankles. All training camps actually requires players to perform physical "stretches" to Warm-Up (or Cool-Down) before starting their proper training.

2. Physical Condition

"Physical Condition" has something to do with stamina and endurance. You have to know that no matter how good you are at playing table tennis but you lack the required stamina and endurance, you end up being defeated in the long run. In fact, this is a very common issue to all new players.

At first, a certain player may perform quite well on his match from the start. But assuming that he lacks the necessary stamina and endurance, his performance will start to degrade reducing down his speed which affects body movement and footwork.

Through training camps, couches ensures proper physical training that can greatly improve both stamina and endurance. Some of these training includes jogging, swimming, bicycling, country skiing and etc...

3. Training Schedule

Everyone has their own other important activities that they need to attend aside from playing table tennis. It's for this reason why training camps will help you establish a weekly schedule of your training. You have to know that it is important for you to follow your schedule while keeping a monthly or weekly logs about the improvement of your training.

4. Drills

The main purpose of a "drill" is to help you improve your footwork and placement. Footwork refers to your steps on how you move around the corner (or court) of your table. As for placement, it refers to how you carry and position yourself at the proper spot.

Beginners will be taught by trainers the drills but they have to start by doing it slow. As they progress, they have to perform the drills at a faster rate until to their limits.

5. Multi-Balls

Most training camps offers "Multi-balls". This is a type of training where you get to deal with multiple set of balls. According to the experts, this method of training can greatly improve multiple skills such as service return, speed and control.

Robots as Multi-Ball Partners


The traditional way of multi-ball training is that you need a partner who will be serving the balls. Thanks to our technology today that robots has been invented in which they serve as an excellent multi-ball training partner. Most training camps already do have these kinds of robots.

Table Tennis Training Camp

Overall, training camp is a good stepping-stone towards becoming a professional table tennis player.

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