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Become an expert at table tennis with Ben Larcombe. Learn how to play table tennis and master the physical, technical, tactical and mental aspects of the game. The show will feature interviews with a number of professional table tennis players, coaches and sport scientists that have advice that will help you improve your performance.

Become an expert at table tennis with Ben Larcombe. Learn how to play table tennis and master the physical, technical, tactical and mental aspects of the game. The show will feature interviews with a number of professional table tennis players, coaches and sport scientists that have advice that will help you improve your performance.
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Become an expert at table tennis with Ben Larcombe. Learn how to play table tennis and master the physical, technical, tactical and mental aspects of the game. The show will feature interviews with a number of professional table tennis players, coaches and sport scientists that have advice that will help you improve your performance.

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English


Episodes

#41 – Sam Dance: Karaoke, Patrick Franziska, and Local League

3/1/2017
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Sam Dance is a member of The Expert Table Tennis Academy (my online community) and has a fascinating table tennis story to share that includes some karaoke, Patrick Franziska (a professional German table tennis player), and lots of local league table tennis. From time to time I like to share the real life story of […] The post #41 – Sam Dance: Karaoke, Patrick Franziska, and Local League appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:45:36

#40 – Dan Seemiller: Revelations of a Table Tennis Champion

2/1/2017
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Dan Seemiller is an American table tennis legend. He is five times US Men’s Singles Champion, twelve times US Men’s Doubles Champion, and seven times US Mixed Doubles Champion. That’s pretty impressive, to say the least! But he didn’t stop there… Dan transitioned to table tennis coaching and coached the US National Team for 10 […] The post #40 – Dan Seemiller: Revelations of a Table Tennis Champion appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:51:26

#39 – Samson Dubina: Enhance Your Game with TT-Flex

1/1/2017
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Samson Dubina was last a guest on the show roughly 18 months ago. In that episode, we discussed his training and preparation for the Team USA Rio 2016 selections. Today, we’ll focus on TT-Flex! Unfortunately, Samson didn’t quite make it into the Olympic team but he’s had a fantastic 2016 – both as a player […] The post #39 – Samson Dubina: Enhance Your Game with TT-Flex appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:35:04

#38 – Colin Wilson: How to Fulfil Your Potential

9/1/2016
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Colin Wilson is probably the perfect guest for an episode of The Expert Table Tennis Podcast. As a player, he represented England for many years and is a double Commonwealth medallist. As a coach, he has worked with the English national team at all levels and trained some of the top players in the country. […] The post #38 – Colin Wilson: How to Fulfil Your Potential appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:41:04

#37 – Jeff Plumb & Alois Rosario: PingSkills Answer Your Questions

8/1/2016
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Jeff Plumb and Alois Rosario are the guys behind PingSkills, easily the most popular table tennis coaching channel on YouTube. They have been teaching table tennis to players the world over ever since they made their first PingSkills video back in 2007. Alois Rosario is one of the best table tennis coaches in Australia, and […] The post #37 – Jeff Plumb & Alois Rosario: PingSkills Answer Your Questions appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:55:08

#36 – Dan McLaughlin: How to Master Any Skill

7/1/2016
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Back in 2010, Dan McLaughlin decided he wanted to become a professional golfer. The only problem was, he’d never played 18 holes of golf in his life! He didn’t let that stop him, though. He packed in his job as a commercial photographer and began “The Dan Plan” – 10,000 hours of golf deliberate practice. […] The post #36 – Dan McLaughlin: How to Master Any Skill appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:54:57

#35 – Alan Cooke: England’s Performance Coach

6/1/2016
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Alan Cooke is the Performance Coach at Table Tennis England. That means he works very closely with our national teams and travels with them to tournaments. If you watched any of the World Team Championships out in Kuala Lumpur you will have seen Alan corner coaching Paul Drinkhall, Liam Pitchford, and Sam Walker to an […] The post #35 – Alan Cooke: England’s Performance Coach appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:43:44

#34 – Gavin Evans: Bulletproof Table Tennis

5/1/2016
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In many ways, you could say that Gavin Evans was always destined for table tennis greatness. He was born into a family where both parents played to a high-level and he had two older brothers who were both part of the England Youth Squad. Add to that Gavin’s immediate love of the sport and you […] The post #34 – Gavin Evans: Bulletproof Table Tennis appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:53:18

#33 – Sean O’Neill: Top Tips for Intermediate Players

4/1/2016
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Sean O’Neill is one of the most knowledgeable and respected table tennis coaches in the USA. As a player, he represented USATT during the 80s and 90s, reaching a career high world ranking inside the top 100. In 1995, Sean transitioned to coaching and has worked with a number of top USA players, as well […] The post #33 – Sean O’Neill: Top Tips for Intermediate Players appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:57:00

#32 – William Henzell: Time to Retire

3/1/2016
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William Henzell is without a doubt the greatest table tennis player Australia has ever produced. He has won the men’s national championships a record 13 times, consistently been ranked among the top 100 players in the world, and had some fantastic results representing Australia in the Olympic and Commonwealth Games. Then, a couple of weeks […] The post #32 – William Henzell: Time to Retire appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:41:15

#31 – Tahl Leibovitz: Ping Pong for Fighters

2/1/2016
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Tahl Leibovitz is a Paralympic gold medalist, is currently ranked #8 in the world in Class 9, and has over 25 years of table tennis experience as both a player and coach. Who better to join me on The Expert Table Tennis Podcast for the first episode of 2016? Rio 2016 is just six months […] The post #31 – Tahl Leibovitz: Ping Pong for Fighters appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:44:02

#30 – Nick Ryder: Making a Comeback After 20 Years

1/1/2016
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Nick Ryder started playing table tennis in the early 80s at a young age. His dad was a coach and he was living in Yorkshire, which was one of the strongest counties for table tennis in the country. By the age of 14, Nick was already a very strong player and found himself #6 on […] The post #30 – Nick Ryder: Making a Comeback After 20 Years appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:36:41

#29 – Billy Shilton: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Dreams

12/11/2015
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I first met Billy Shilton about this time last year when he convincingly beat Sam Priestley in Band 6 at the Nottingham Grand Prix during The Expert in a Year Challenge. He was a very solid young player even back then (and seriously under-ranked) but over the last 12 months he has come on leaps […] The post #29 – Billy Shilton: Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Dreams appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:49:43

#28 – Brian Pace: Shadow Training for Table Tennis

12/4/2015
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Brian Pace is a professional table tennis player, national level coach, and creator of Dynamic Table Tennis. As a player he achieved a peak USATT rating of 2610 and was ranked within the top 300 in the world – so he’s played at the highest level! I’ve been trying to get Brian on the show […] The post #28 – Brian Pace: Shadow Training for Table Tennis appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:01:02:27

#27 – Christian Ortner: Mr Piingo Mingles with the Pros

11/27/2015
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You probably know Christian Ortner as half of Piing of Power, the guys who make table tennis videos for the ITTF, Butterfly and a host of other companies. He has been active in the online table tennis community for almost three years now and has justed started his own YouTube channel, Mr Piingo. What you […] The post #27 – Christian Ortner: Mr Piingo Mingles with the Pros appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:44:10

#26 – Brett Clarke: How to Serve Like a Boss!

11/20/2015
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Brett Clarke is half of the coaching team at ttEDGE, a website created by three-time Olympian William Henzell to provide online coaching and instruction to table tennis players the world over. Brett was also part of the Australian National Team for over fifteen years and spent two years as National Team Coach in 2009 and […] The post #26 – Brett Clarke: How to Serve Like a Boss! appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:53:17

#25 – Daniel Reed: Top 100 in a Year

11/13/2015
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Danny is currently ranked 5th in England and 217th in the world. At the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, he won silver in the men’s team event and bronze in the mixed doubles. He is training at the world-famous Werner Schlager Academy in Austria alongside a host of top international players. But he wants more! […] The post #25 – Daniel Reed: Top 100 in a Year appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:52:53

#23 – Tom Lodziak: Training at the Werner Schlager Academy

10/30/2015
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Tom Lodziak is a Cambridge-based table tennis coach who blogs over at www.tabletenniscoach.me.uk and offers one-to-one coaching to players of all ages and abilities. Back in May, Tom made the trip to Austria to visit the Werner Schlager Academy Table Tennis School for a week of intensive training. The WSA is one of the best […] The post #23 – Tom Lodziak: Training at the Werner Schlager Academy appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:48:46

#22 – Marc Burman: Greatness is an Attitude (Part 2)

10/23/2015
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This is part two of my conversation with English table tennis coach Marc Burman. If you haven’t yet listened to part one you can check that out here. Marc Burman was my first ever table tennis coach and coached me as a nine and ten-year-old back in 1998/99, at the local leisure centre. I count […] The post #22 – Marc Burman: Greatness is an Attitude (Part 2) appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:43:24

#21 – Marc Burman: Greatness is an Attitude (Part 1)

10/16/2015
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I first started playing table tennis about 16 years ago, aged 9, at the local leisure centre (Westcroft). The coach there at the time was Marc Burman and it was him who introduced me to the sport, taught me the basics, encouraged me to enter my first tournament, and eventually advised me to join Crusaders […] The post #21 – Marc Burman: Greatness is an Attitude (Part 1) appeared first on Expert Table Tennis.

Duration:00:42:48