Tag: Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club

Tuesday, Thursday table tennis play sessions begin

First play in the multi-purpose room

Don Pooley The first of the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club’s Tuesday, Thursday table tennis play sessions started on Tuesday, August 27, from noon to 2:30 p.m. in the Robson Sports Center’s new multi-purpose room. Come join us and try out the new room (you can see yourself in the mirrors). Drop by one of…

Arlene Pfeiland and Jim Gregg Doubles Tournament begins

Don Pooley August begins the “Arlene Pfeil and Jim Gregg Doubles Tournament” that honors two of our Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club’s founding members. The doubles tournament, with an anticipated 10+ teams, is playing matches each Monday during the club’s normal play time (noon–2:30 p.m.). The tournament began August 12 and is expected to end…

It takes two people!

Joola Table - User Instructions

Don Pooley Over the past three years the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club have been replacing the old and unrepairable table tennis tables (green) with the new blue Joola SC3000 tables. Each table represents a $1,200 – $1,300 investment on the part of Robson Ranch Residents and Club Members. Unlike our old “green” tables, which…

Health benefits of table tennis

Don Pooley Whether you are playing doubles or singles, table tennis can be a fast-paced competitive sport and has many health benefits for active seniors like ourselves. The top ten health benefits of table tennis * Playing improves hand-eye coordination and it stimulates mental alertness, concentration and tactical strategy. * Develops mental acuity. The speed,…

Summer tournament winners announced

Don Pooley The Arlene Pfeil – Jim Gregg Summer Open doubles table tennis tournament started in July with ten teams playing a round robin match schedule over a ten-week period. The team of David Jones and John Wyant finished in first place with the team of Norris Drumm and Jim Southard close on their heels…

Jimmy Taylor, certified ITTF Table Instructor, is approved

  Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club is happy to announce the approval of Jimmy Taylor as a Certified ITTF Table Tennis Instructor. Jimmy plans on offering both individual and/or group table tennis lessons for all ages (grandchildren over 18 are welcome). All lessons can be adjusted for students at beginner level, intermediate…

I haven’t played table tennis in over 40 years

  Don Pooley “I haven’t played table tennis in over 40 years” is the statement we most often hear from new Robson Ranch Table Tennis members. There are some variations on the quote, like I said two years ago when I started “…it’s been over 45 years since I played table tennis”. In those two…

Table Tennis begins classes

  Don Pooley Tom Taylor, a certified table tennis coach from Farmers Branch, is conducting a class covering the basic strokes and footwork for playing Table Tennis. This class is for beginner and mid-level players and is free for all members of the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club. The class sessions are being held on…