Coaching

*Note coaching availability his presently limited by the Covid restrictions, please see the schedule page for present availability of the club.

Woodfield Table Tennis Club provides excellent coaching for all levels and abilities…

One to One Coaching

One to one coaching sessions are available from our head coach Chris Tarr. You can book your appointment here or contact us for further options.

Group Coaching Sessions

The following group coaching sessions are available, please note some sessions are by invitation only, please contact us if you have any questions.

  • Mondays 5-6 pm Beginners 8-11 years  £3
  • Mondays 6-8 pm Intermediate & Advanced Adults & Jnrs £5
  • Wednesday 5-6 pm Beginners 8-11 years £3
  • Thursday 6-7.30 pm Intermediate & Advanced Adults & Jnrs £4
  • Fridays 6 -8 pm Elite Training with Desmond Douglas – Invitation Only
  • Saturdays  10.30 – 11.45 am Talent Squad (9-13) Invitation Only £3

Our Coaches

Head Coach:  Christopher Tarr 

Chris Tarr is the Woodfield Head Coach, providing the overall coaching programme for the club.

As a Level 3 Coach with many years experience working with juniors of all levels, Chris has a track record of developing numerous players of regional standard and above. Chris has also coached in primary & secondary schools for a number of years.

Stefan Baranek

Stef has been a player at Woodfield for over 10 years, 3 years ago he decided to take his level 1 coaching course. Stef coaches our young junior/beginner players on a Wednesday at the 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm session. As a level 1 coach Stef is able to help our younger players develop their table tennis skills.

Desmond Douglas 

Des provides a unique and high level expertise for our more advanced junior players. Des’s coaching expertise is built from his own significant achievements in the sport, which include reaching number 7 in the World Rankings and winning numerous national titles. Des’s input with the Woodfield juniors has helped many of the club players achieve excellent results at national tournaments.

Des Douglas Multi Ball at Woodfield Junior Coaching Session