Tag: Tennis

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,…

2019 table tennis class begins April 1

Don Pooley Tom Taylor, a certified table tennis coach from the Farmers Branch Table Tennis Club, is again conducting a table tennis class for members of the RR Table Tennis Club. The class will be on Mondays from noon until 1:30 p.m. starting on Monday, April 1, 2019 and will last for eight weeks. The…

You Just Got Served – Single Ladder starts

Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Denton Table Tennis Club began a “You Just Got Served” Singles Ladder in October. The participating 28 players were placed on the starting ladder board using a random draw. A ladder participant can challenge another person within four positions above them on the ladder and if successful take the new…

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…

Tennis Club Cinco De Mayo

Jerry Tarpley On May 5, 24 members and officers of the tennis club held their annual Cinco de Mayo Tennis Mixer. After five rounds of spirited play, scores were tallied and prizes were awarded. Mike Welton and Bob Hauck received gift certificates for rounds of golf and cart rental from our Wildhorse Golf Course pro…

Table Tennis Equipment Maintenance – keeping things fit

  Don Pooley The Robson Ranch Denton Table Tennis Club continues to grow and now has ten tables. Helping us keep the tables and other equipment “fit” and in-shape are Jim Doyle and Ken Brown (our maintenance guys). Their handling of table repairs and ongoing upkeep ensures that club members are always able to enjoy…

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…

Breakfast at RR Wimbledon a great success

The winners at RR Wimbledon

Mike Welton After being rained out the first weekend, we persisted by having Breakfast at RR Wimbledon on Saturday, July 8. It was a bit hot (over 90) and humid (80%), but hey, this is Texas and it’s summer! What did you expect? It was a fun time for all in the midst of typical…

Tennis Club kicks off 2017 with “Sundaes on Saturday”

Mike Welton On Saturday, May 20, the Tennis Club hosted the first event for 2017 titled “Sundaes on Saturday.” Over 30 players participated in both our own tournament and a lob accuracy competition. Winners are Tom Ehinger and Ellen Gilgore with runners up Steve Haugen and Janet Elizondo. Afterward we all cooled down with ice…