Practice

Kingfisher is an Table Tennis England Premier Club with 4 star rating.  As such it is committed to player development through practice and training and, whenever facilities are not pre-booked, members are urged to use the facilities for practice.  From September through to April (when local league matches take place), a minimum of one table is always available during the evening for practice.

Coaching

Organised coaching is available for juniors during term time on weekdays (by invitation) from 17:00 till 19:00.  1:1 coaching sessions by arrangement.  See Coaching page or contact the Coaching Officer for details.

League Competition

Kingfisher enters teams in the Reading and Bracknell leagues where matches take place on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday and Friday evenings.  However a minimum of one table is always available during the evening for practice.

MONDAY - Grand Prix tournaments

Running from May through to August, each Monday starting at 19:30.   For many players this is the highlight of competitive play in the Reading area; a series of 12 Grand Prix tournaments where competitors accumulate points each week to win a cash prize.   A small weekly entrance fee applies.  Winner of the 2015 series was Ian Girdler.  

TUESDAY - Tuesday Club

For those with free time during the day, the Tuesday club meets from 10:00 to 12:00.  Players of all standards and ages, especially the over-50s, are welcome to come along.

WEDNESDAY - Open Practice

From 19:00, the facilities are available to all members for 'open practice'.

THURSDAY - Club Night

Running from May through to August, all tables are available for members to play. Winner stays on for two matches, then next on chalk board to play.  A good introduction for adults new to the club - enables players of all abilities to meet and play each other.

FRIDAY - Friday Club

A small group meet each Friday morning from 10:00 for practice and matches.

FRIDAY - Open Practice

From 19:00, the facilities are available to all members for 'open practice'.

SATURDAYS and SUNDAYS

When the club is not booked out for tournaments or matches all tables are available for practice and general club play. Sunday afternoon often sees some of the club's better players in action.

Dates for the diary

Club Nights

- Every Thurs from 10th April till 27th August

2016 Grouping Tournament

- Monday 5th September

- Tuesday 6th September

2016/17 League Season

- Bracknell League from Monday 5th September, 2016

- Reading League from Monday 12 September 2016



 

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