Table Tennis Australia
The Tops Table Tennis Program aims to introduce the sport to young people through a progressive range of fun and innovative table tennis related lessons and activities. The program resources are designed to meet the needs of all teachers regardless of their table tennis knowledge. Resources include lesson plans, activity cards, skill circuits and competition formats.
Table Tennis Australia is pleased to partner with Sport Australia to deliver this $200 million Australian Government initiative to get more children playing more sport.
Table tennis is an inclusive sport which caters for people of all ages and abilities. Table tennis is also an Olympic, Paralympic and Commonwealth Games sport. As the national sporting organisation (NSO) for Table Tennis we offer schools and coaches quality programs that encourage children to participate in this great sport.
THE TABLE TENNIS AUSTRALIA PRODUCT
The Tops Table Tennis Program was developed according to National Curriculum encompassing play, skills development, the game and assessment to ensure complete student development in table tennis.
The program is comprehensive and offers all teachers and coaches an opportunity to learn and teach the fun and dynamic sport of table tennis.
It’s a five week in school or in club program and can be delivered by an accredited Table Tennis coach or a teacher within your School with the assistance of Table Tennis Australia.
TEACHERS AND COACHES ARE OUR ASSETS
Table Tennis Australia values the role of teachers not just in the classroom but in the school yard as well. Their enthusiasm for improving children’s lives is often understated. Society places its trust and confidence in teachers who as educators, have one of the most important roles for our children, outside of parents and carers.
Coaches are also a wonderful influence on children throughout their formative years. Coaches are the people who deliver the skills with fun and enjoyment.
The information below is a guide to how coaches, teachers, clubs and organisations can deliver the Table Tennis program within Sporting Schools.
Contact: Scott Edgecombe - National Participation and Development Coordinator
Phone: 0422 875 354
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