Tag: Table Tennis

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…

Follow them on Facebook™

Don Pooley Following the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club is just a “click” away on the club’s new Facebook page. See all the coming club events, use the club’s Table Tennis Learning links, see pictures and videos of the club’ activities and share comments with other club members as a community member. No membership is…

Summer Table Tennis news

Don Pooley Our Table Tennis summer began with the club’s participation in the Robson Ranch 4th of July Parade. Organized by Linda Provenzano, a number of club members walked, biked, rode or drove decorated golf carts in the parade, playing a game of virtual Table Tennis as they moved along. July also started the “Arlene…

The right table tennis paddle for you

Linda Provenzano and Don Pooley Finding the right table tennis paddle can be a dilemma when you start playing Table Tennis again after so many years. After all, it’s the primary weapon you use to hit the little white ball. There are a lot of different kinds of paddles—some are better for spin, some better…

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…

Meet the women of Table Tennis

  Don Pooley Almost 25% of the Robson Ranch Table Tennis Club members are women. Many of the women joined the club with little or no recent table tennis experience, but within a few months are great doubles partners during our weekly table tennis play sessions. Our members are always ready to lend a hand,…

Table Tennis Club growing rapidly

The Table Tennis Club

Don Pooley The Table Tennis Club at Robson Ranch Texas continues its rapid growth. At a recent table tennis play time the club members welcomed our 59th member, Linda Provenzano. Table tennis is a great way to stay fit, alert and be involved with others at Robson Ranch Texas. Please stop by and say hello…

First introduction to Table Tennis class starts

Students and coaches from right to left: Bill Cashin, Coach, Jerry Baynes, Jim Forsyth, Richard Monohan, Gene Mason, Jeanne Barger, Tom Taylor, Coach, Rosemary Simecek, and Sue Stark. Bob Duplantis and Ivo Diabolic are not in the picture.

Don Pooley On March 20, 2017 the first “Introduction to Table Tennis” class began. The class is a three-week course in table tennis basics covering ball control, grip, ready position, footwork, rules for serving and creating more under spin or top spin on a player’s serves. This class was sponsored by the Robson Ranch Ping…