Welcome to Mark Smythe Table Tennis (MSTT) and Rapid Fire League (RFL) - the sport’s version of T20 cricket - based in Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne.
Mark Smythe is Founder/Owner/Director/Head Coach of MSTT plus Founder & Owner of RFL. Both MSTT & RFL principle sponsor is the TACTIX brand - supplier to Bunnings hardware stores around Australia.
Mark created MSTT and RFL in late 2012. To hear some comments from Mark about MSTT click, MSTT program. After a successful playing career, he focused on coaching and has been considered Australia's premier Coach for many years. Some of his credentials as an athlete and coach are,
Dual Olympian (1996 & 2000)
Australian Men's Singles Champion (1998)
Oceania Men's Singles Champion (1998)
Only Australian male player ever to defeat a Chinese National Team member in official competition, defeating Yan Sen @ 1995 Sweden Open. Yan Sen was 2000 Olympic Champion in Men's Doubles, 1999 & 2003 World Champion in Men's Doubles and 1995 World Championship Semi Finalist in Men's Singles.
Inducted into Table Tennis Victoria Hall of Fame in 2015
Students won over 60 Australian titles (Singles and/or Doubles)
Over 80 students making State Teams
Head Coach of Australian Table Tennis Team @ 2006 Commonwealth Games
Victorian Table Tennis Coach of the Year award a record 8 times
MSTT has a high quality team of coaches that includes 2 Olympians, 3 Commonwealth Games members (one of them won Gold Medal) and 2 National Singles Champions. To view profile of each click, MSTT Coaches profiles
MSTT offers players a wide range of options including,
Group Training Sessions
Social Practise Sessions
Weekly Team Competition
All aspects are professionally organised. More details about each aspect can be seen in the menu bar. There is also a range of free material to help increase knowledge to improve your standard, including a collection of articles that hope to inspire you and start playing at a local Club.
MSTT is proud to have the following sponsors on board,
BUTTERFLY — The world's leading brand in Table Tennis Equipment.
Butterfly Australia is a proud sponsor of MSTT's coaching programs.