LIVE table tennis
We are significantly eagerly anticipating inviting our participants as well as broader follower base to the return of real-time table tennis over the coming weeks.
We begin with both back-to-back suits occurring at the K2 Centre, Crawley, West Sussex, as component of the certification for the European Team Championships 2023:
▪ England vs. Serbia, Thursday 26 January 2023
▪ England vs. France, Friday 27 January 2023
Tickets for the France video game have actually currently marketed out, nevertheless we are collaborating with the place to see if we can include even more ability. If you want to be the initial to read about a lot more tickets being included, please allow us recognize by filling out the kind right here Full information as well as ticket info for Serbia can be discovered right here however if you would certainly such as tickets, make certain you act swiftly as we anticipate to offer out for this video game also!
We are additionally significantly eagerly anticipating the Mark Bates Ltd Senior National Championships occurring at the David Ross Sports Village, University of Nottingham, from 24– 26 March 2023.
Ticket info can be discovered right here as well as I want to take this chance to say thanks to Mark Bates Ltd for their ongoing assistance of our leading nationwide occasion– as well as to praise the gamers that have actually obtained an invite or certified through the current Mark Bates Ltd Qualifying occasion.
Live sporting activity occasions revive due to the followers as well as we significantly eagerly anticipating you joining us throughout the 5 days of wonderful table tennis.
One location where I am gotten in touch with mainly by our participants, is our nationwide ranking system as well as I wished to upgrade you on the factors to consider presently occurring.
As you are most likely conscious, a substantial quantity of job has actually been carried out in current years to assess as well as develop future alternatives for a ranking system for Table Tennis England.
The assessment workout that began in 2019 throughout our subscription, as well as succeeding comprehensive modelling, wrapped up that a ‘relative’ system, instead of an ‘absolute’ system was better, which is the system we currently have in area today. The assessment at the time chose a loved one system as it was taken into consideration best-suited to both songs as well as group occasions, mirrors the top quality of challenger, as well as is fit to both routine as well as ‘occasional’ gamers’.
The drawback of the ‘relative’ system, is the considerable intricacy when contrasted to the less complex ‘absolute’ system, as well as we know some obstacles in the existing system that contribute to the intricacy. On the basis of the assessment as well as modelling, we have actually established budget plan apart to start a brand-new as well as better loved one system for a smoother customer experience– please note the repairs do not transform the total intricacy.
However, prior to continuing down that course, I united a little team of volunteers, consisting of 2 participants of our Board, that know with our ranking system, to guarantee we are green light on the activity that is required.
I am identified that we develop the most effective customer experience we can which our position is viewed as an inspirational pressure (instead of demotivating which I am worried it is for some presently).
Please be ensured that while we will certainly never ever have a ranking system that benefits every person, I am listening to the responses being revealed as well as we will certainly react to it.
Over the previous week, we saw UK Sport as well as Sport England collectively release a collection of dedications made to reinforce individual as well as professional athlete wellness throughout sporting activity as an outcome of assessing the Whyte Report’s effects for the broader field.
Table Tennis England is completely encouraging of the feedback, as well as I was among a handful of NGB Chief executive officers that became part of the factor to consider procedure to reach this phase.
The field is identified ahead with each other to offer better uniformity, capacity as well as capacity in the vital location of job, as well as this feedback offers such a favorable action in the direction of that.
We will certainly never ever be contented as well as will certainly remain to embrace a no resistance to those that look for to hurt kids, youths as well as susceptible grownups– the security of those in table tennis is basic.
Please discover all information as well as a web link to the plan feedback right here
Redesigning our Governance frameworks
As component of the reset of Table Tennis England over current months, as well as the magazine of Table Tennis United, a number of you will certainly understand that we are looking for to guarantee our consultatory board framework is lined up to our plan as well as has the ability as well as capacity to sustain our development as well as future success.
We will certainly be presenting 2 brand-new Advisory Committee’s– Competition as well as Development– in the coming weeks as well as have simply wrapped up an energetic employment project to invite brand-new volunteers.
As quickly as this procedure is total, I will certainly share the brand-new Committee participants with you.
A brand-new framework of residential competitors, recommended after Phase II of the nationwide Competition Review, has actually been accepted by the Table Tennis England Board.
The brand-new nationwide framework is made to make it possible for all competitors layouts to establish as well as flourish as well as will certainly be provided versus an organized schedule, preventing competitors clashes as well as offering a proper mix of club-based as well as massive nationwide occasions.
For a summary of the crucial adjustments, Frequently asked questions as well as a thorough discussion, please see right here
I make certain you will certainly all join me in inviting Andy Wilesmith to Table tennis England.
Andy began with us on 9 January in the duty of Head of Development as well as will certainly lead the job of the Development as well as Competition groups.
A crucial component of Andy’s very early time with us will certainly be the intro of the brand-new Area network which enters into result from 1 February as well as sustaining the lasts of the Competition Review procedure in advance of the last proposition existing to Board in March.
Happy New Year
I would love to end by wanting all our participants a Happy, Healthy as well as Peaceful New Year.
We have a significant total up to expect in 2023 as well as I as well as delighted to functioning together with you all.