Mark Smythe Table Tennis

Australia's no. 1 coach

A former Chinese National Coach joins MSTT Coaching Team for 3 months

Former Chinese National Team Coach, Yu Cheng Gang, will join the MSTT coaching team and be available for Individual and Group sessions on demand in Melbourne at Croydon & Districts Table Tennis Association and Mark's home (Glen Waverley).
Coach Yu will be available November 13 - 24 then December 11 - early February 2014 before heading back to China.
Coach Yu has come through the Chinese Coaching system by being a Coach at Shan Xi province from 1989 - 1993 then Head Coach of same province from 1994 - 1997 before being promoted again and becoming one of the National Coaches from 1997 - 2004. He was appointed coach of Li Nan before she won Bronze medal in Women's Singles at 1999 World Individual Championships and was assistant coach to the great Wang Liqin in 2003 & 2004 plus coaching many other Chinese Team members through 1997 - 2004.
After this stint he then became the Head Coach for Qatar National Team/Squad. He then held two more positions (one for Taiwan University Team then Shantou Academy) from 2006 - 2012.
Yu Cheng Gang is now making a trip to Australia/Melbourne and is willing to help players improve their skills and knowledge. 

1. Individual sessions will be only $60 per hour.
2. Group session will vary according to numbers in session.
The amount required to reach will be $120 for a 2hr session therefore the more players to commit to a session the cheaper it will be but less time spent with coach and vise versa if there a less players. The minimum price will be $15 for a 2hr session.

If you would like to enquire or book a time, feel free to contact Mark by email or phone (0411 493 054).
Mark and Coach Yu will running a two week training camp in January at Croydon TTA. There will be approx. 20 sessions conducted where players will have the choice to attend any amount of sessions they are available. More details to come soon. Keep a lookout on the website in the coming days/weeks.