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Junior Development Overview:

The opportunity exists for junior players to participate in a skill building, fun, Tuesday Night Junior Program, or take the next step to advanced group and individual coaching with the aim of State Team selection.  While hundreds of children have enjoyed Southern’s junior program over the years, quite a few have also decided to escalate their training and involvement and achieve State Team selection, and in some cases go on to represent Australia.

Southern Table Tennis is both a Sports Voucher provider and a Sporting Schools registered provider. Primary school students can again excellent value in using their $100 Sports Voucher and obtain a school terms free coaching, table tennis bat & covers and a Club polo top. Southern’s accredited coaches have already delivered Sporting Schools coaching programs to some 25 Primary schools and are available to accommodate any future school coaching requests.

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Tuesday Night Junior Program 

These sessions are a fun introduction to table tennis using a combination of free play, coaching and assorted games.  They are suitable for children over 8 years old and of all standards.  We offer one come and try session for free.  The cost is then $5 per session and you may use the primary school ‘Sports Voucher’ system.

Term 1 provides players with a mix of coaching and playing a few matches in round robin groups. Several coaches will be in attendance to provide a degree of personalised attention to all junior players. For those not ready to commence playing matches, a fun form of coaching / skill development will be provided across the session. The stadium is open at 7.00pm, please be in attendance by 7.15pm. The formal session is from 7.30pm to 8.30 pm. The registration form is appended below.

Tuesday Night Junior Registration Form With Sports Voucher 2021

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  ‘Southside’ Saturday Morning Smash Hit Program

The Southside Saturday Morning ‘Smash Hit’ Program is an 12 week competition.  The program brings together junior players from the Brighton, Southern and Adelaide table tennis clubs.  This is a great way to get some experience playing juniors from other clubs and we encourage all Southern juniors to take part. The program caters for all standards of play…..beginner / competent/ advanced.

While the 2020 / 2021 is now finished, look out for registration forms in late September for the 2021 / 2022 season. Otherwise contact Lenore Roder for detail on sattoc@tabletennissa.org.au  A great package….. you get 12 weeks of competition and a polo top for only $70.00. For program information and weekly results, refer to the TTSA website Smash Hit page.

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If you have any questions in relation to junior table tennis, please contact either

Marcel STORKEN on 0417 870 181, email president@southerntabletennis.org.au , or

Maurice QUINN on 0411 042 320, email juniors@southerntabletennis.org.au

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