Autumn League 2015

posted 19 Aug 2015, 05:15 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 19 Aug 2015, 05:16 ]

Only 2 weeks left until Autumn League 2015 starts and it's last day to get a discount!

Click here to SIGN UP!

You can pay online now, or on arrival. Last day to get discount, if you pay today.

Autumn League is a very popular competitions, with up to 80 players divided into 4 level based divisions. Find more details about this and previous editions at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league

Great DONIC table tennis equipment/clothing as prizes for each division! 

Click here to SIGN UP!

DONIC is back!

posted 19 Aug 2015, 05:13 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 19 Aug 2015, 05:14 ]

We're very happy to announce that Roman Pszonka is the new exclusive DONIC supplier for Ireland.

Shop now at shop.PingZone.ie!

For club/bulk orders contact Roman at shop@PingZone.ie or +353 85 7886910 

August Newsletter

posted 19 Aug 2015, 05:11 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 19 Aug 2015, 05:11 ]

Hello, 

Welcome to August newsletter!


UPCOMING EVENTSAutumn League is a very popular competitions, with up to 80 players divided into 4 level based divisions. Great table tennis equipment/clothing as prizes for each division! You can sign-up online and pay on arrival. Don't wait too long as the number of places is limited and sign-up now!


FUTURE EVENTS (provisional dates for the season):
  • Junior Challenger: 13/09, 22/11, 24/01, 24/04
  • PingZone Open: 18/10, 27/12, 13/03 (Confucius Cup), 22/05
  • Polish Cup (Puchar Emigranta): 28/02
  • Summer League 2016, starting 30/05
  • Training Camps for kids: on selected school breaks, dates to be confirmed
  • Training Camps for adults: on selected weekends, dates to be confirmed

Membership for 2015/2016 season
Everybody is welcome in the club, irrespective of your level! We're open 5 times per week and have 15 top quality competition tables available for use. We're open as always Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 5:30pm, and will continue to be open during the season on weekends, Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am-1:30pm! 

We offer few very flexible membership options 
  • monthly unlimited, only €29.95
    • discounted events & classes
    • join & leave any time
  • 12 months unlimited, only €299.95
    • IMPORTANT: Leinster League (€30) & affiliation (€20) fees included, for league players
    • discounted events & classes
    • you can join any time, for the following 12 months membership
    • 10% discount in the shop (5% on tables & robots)
    • free club shirt with your name printed if you sign-up and pay before 7/09!
  • junior classes
    • the fee will depend on number of classes per week
    • free club shirt with child name printed if you sign-up and pay before 7/09!
Drop-in or multiple visits packages are also available.

IMPORTANT: How to join!
I would really appreciate if you sign up online, and there will be additional benefits and discounts in the future!
  • Please go to https://clients.mindbodyonline.com/classic/home?studioid=158351
  • Click MY INFO and follow instructions to create new account
  • Fill out all details (for juniors, enter child's details!)
  • Indicate if you want to play on a team in Leinster League, join coaching, etc.
  • Recurring open play or junior membership can be paid online under PAYMENTS - Contracts/Packages
  • Single year membership can be paid online under PAYMENTS - Services - Open Play, or in cash
  • You can choose the start date for recurring contract start
Please send a mail if you have any questions or problems.

OPENING HOURS
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm (starting back on 31/08)
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am (open whole year)
Open play - beginners / social / family : BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE; OAP only €5
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm - ALL LEVELS
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Group coaching - beginners / intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00pm-10:00pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

July Newsletter

posted 1 Aug 2015, 15:54 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 1 Aug 2015, 15:55 ]

Welcome to July newsletter!

Big congratulations to Colin Judge for winning his first international title in Romanian Para Open! Colin is training with Vlad Agurjanovs and his hard work and dedication is starting to pay off! Best of luck to Colin in his next tournament in Thailand! 

CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS

Group Coaching
Group coaching sessions are starting. Limited places available. BOOK NOW!
Separate groups for beginners, intermediate and advanced players.

One on One Coaching
Vladislavs Agurjanovs, is available every evening for 1-1 coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your sessionLast 3 slots now available!

Summer Membership
Our club is open during the summer months on Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 5:30pm, and now also Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am-1:30pm! Everybody is welcome, and you can join just for the summer if you're usually playing somewhere else but your club is closed.

Autumn League 
Autumn League will run on Wednesdays in September 2015. BOOK NOW!

REPORTS
Summer League 2015
Summer League results and some videos are now available. More photos and some highlight videos will be added soon. Congratulations everybody for participating! 


OPENING HOURS
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm (will resume in September)
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am (open during the summer)
Open play - beginners / social / family : BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE; OAP only €5
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm - ALL LEVELS
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Group coaching - beginners / intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 8:00pm-10:00pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

June Newsletter

posted 8 Jun 2015, 06:44 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 8 Jun 2015, 06:45 ]

Welcome to the June newsletter and we have some good news for start: weekend sessions are back during the summer
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm - ALL LEVELS, starting from June (except 13/06); Free for members. BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE in June; OAP only €5
We hope to keep weekend session also into the new season - to be confirmed.

CURRENT/UPCOMING EVENTS

Summer League 2015
Summer League has started last Monday, 1/06, but there are still few places left in lower divisions if you want to join. See results so far at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league. Beginners/casual players are very welcome to join in Division 4.

Summer Membership, June-August 2015
Our club will be open during the summer months, so if your own club is closed, don't despair. We're open as usual Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 5:30pm, and starting from June (except 13/06) additionally Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am-1:30pm! Details of summer membership are available on Summer League page

Summer Camp 2015 with Vlad Agurjanovs
Only 4 weeks left until the Summer Camp, 6-10/07/2015 (Monday-Friday). Full details at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp and last week to book with a discount!Special discounts for Irish TOP20 and Leinster TOP10 ranked children!

If you're still unsure, see testimonials from our previous camps:
"Thank you for organising a very dedicated camp. I have sent M. to sports camps that had an emphasis on 'child minding', but in contrast the table tennis camp was driven by the urge to actually improve the players' skills, which is great. I'm quite certain that M. will want to do the camp again"
 
"My son said that he thoroughly enjoyed it. He liked that there were a few other activities. He spoke about stretching and diet, and keeping fit. He came home talking about his new skills and how he can't wait to try them out when he plays his dad in table tennis during our summer holidays."

Book now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp


EVENTS' REPORTS

PingZone Open, May 2015
You can find last tournament results, photos and matches videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2015-05 - thanks everybody for playing this season and hope to see you back in October.

CLUB ACTIVITIES

Coaching
Are you playing for years, and getting frustrated with lack of progress? Vladislavs Agurjanovs, is available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classes. Group classes to be announced soon.

Opening hours
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social / family : BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE; OAP only €5
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm - ALL LEVELS, starting from June (except 13/06)
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

May Newsletter

posted 7 May 2015, 09:16 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 7 May 2015, 09:16 ]

Welcome to the May newsletter! As always plenty of activities ahead, and some big news coming up soon! 

Starting with the Summer League, Summer Membership & Summer Camp we will be using new booking & payment processing system, so please let me know if you encounter any problems! We'll gradually be adding other events & services there. You can already create your account here and have a look around. Any comments and suggestions will be much appreciated!


UPCOMING EVENTS

PingZone Open, May 2015
Next PingZone Open tournament is on Sunday, 17/05, 11:30am. Register with a discount only until this Sunday at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament - number of places is limited! As always €100/€60/€40 cash prizes in the top division. We will have a raffle draw at the end, with some nice prizes, and all players are automatically entered. Spectators are also very welcome and additional raffle tickets will be available at only €1, or free with any purchase at the catering stand. 

Summer League 2015
Summer League will start on Monday, 1/06. Last year was a record turn-out of 80 players, and you can check out results and final match videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league/2014. Registration for this year's event is open at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league

Summer Membership, June-August 2015
Our club will be open during the summer months, so if your own club is closed, don't despair. We're open as usual Monday/Wednesday/Friday from 5:30pm, and starting from June (except 13/06) additionally Saturday & Sunday, 11:30am-1:30pm! Details of summer membership are available on Summer League page

Summer Camp 2015 with Vlad Agurjanovs
Easter Camp was a great success, and all players have worked very hard, so we're already looking forward to the Summer Camp! The dates are 6-10/07/2015 (Monday-Friday). More details at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp and you can book now with a discount! Special discounts for TOP20 ranked in U13/U15/U18 categories!


EVENTS' REPORTS

Junior Challenger, April 2015
Great effort by all 60 players in the last Junior Challenger event on Sunday, 26/04. It went much smoother this time - 3rd time lucky! Many thanks to everybody who helped on the day and to St. Benildus College for providing additional 4 tables. Results and some photos will be published soon - apologies for the delay! 

CLUB ACTIVITIES

Coaching
Are you playing for years, and getting frustrated with lack of progress? Vladislavs Agurjanovs, is available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classes

Opening hours
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social / family : BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE; OAP only €5
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm - ALL LEVELS, starting from June (except 13/06)
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

April Newsletter

posted 16 Apr 2015, 08:13 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 16 Apr 2015, 08:14 ]

UPCOMING EVENTS 

Junior Challenger, April 2015 
Next Junior Challenger event is on Sunday, 26/04, 9:30am. Make sure to register now, as the entry is limited to 64 places and half of them already gone. To allow time for preparation, the entry will close on Wednesday, 22/04. 

PingZone Open, May 2015
Next PingZone Open tournament is on Sunday, 17/05, 11:30am, and there are only 48 places available! We will have a raffle draw at the end, with some nice prizes, and all players are automatically entered. Spectators are also very welcome and additional raffle tickets will be available at only €1 or free with any purchase at the catering stand. Register now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament

Summer League
Summer League is provisionally planned for June, starting on the Monday, 1/06. Last year was a record turn-out with 80 players, and you can check out results and final match videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/summer-league/2014. Registration for this year's event will be open in the next few weeks.

Our club will be open during the summer months, so if your own club is closed, don't despair. Details of summer membership will be published soon.

Summer Camp
Easter Camp was a great success, and all players have worked very hard, so we're already planning the Summer Camp! Provisional dates are 6-10/07/2015 (Monday-Friday). More details will be soon available at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp


EVENTS' REPORTS

2015 Confucius Cup 
We are very grateful for the sponsorship of this tournament by the UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, which offers a range of evening courses about China, its language and its culture. Congratulations to Vladislavs Agurjanovs for winning the Concucius Cup title in close final match against Gavin Maguire. You can find full results, photos, and semi-final & final match videos at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2015-confucius-cup

2015 Senior Inter-provincials
Two of our players Vladislavs Agurjanovs and Marta Zareba have joined the Leinster team, who finished runner-up this year, after the loss to Ulster in the final round. You can find full results at Table Tennis Ireland website and some matches videos from the event at our YouTube channel.

Leinster Table Tennis League
This season was a great success for the club, as we had a record 11 teams playing, 5 of them have qualified into the Cup finals last Saturday, and two of them won! You can find full results at Leinster Table Tennis League website and hope to see you at the Presentation Night on Thursday.


CLUB ACTIVITIES

Coaching
Vladislavs Agurjanovs, is available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. 

If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classes. All sessions have to booked through the club. His calendar is filling up quickly, so don't wait too long! 

Opening hours
Junior coaching with Vlad Agurjanovs and other coaches
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Open play - intermediate / advanced
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

March Newsletter

posted 6 Mar 2015, 06:23 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 6 Mar 2015, 06:25 ]

2015 National Senior Championships 
Congratulations to our players for great results and 3 titles! 
Marta Zareba (Dundrum) & Artur Lewanczuk (Dundrum) - mixed doubles champions
- Marta Zareba (Dundrum) & Erin Thompson (Glenburn) - ladies doubles champions
Colin Judge - para champion
Colin Judge & Greg Keogh - para doubles runners-up
* photos courtesy of http://munstertabletennis.weebly.com/national-senior-championships.html

See the latest blog post from 'Road to Rio' hopeful Colin Judge, about what it takes to stay at the top.

You can also watch Men's Singles final match video on our YouTube channel: Paul McCreery vs. Ashley Robinson

Coaching
Vladislavs Agurjanovs, ranked no. 1 in Ireland, has joined our club as a player and coach this week. Vlad is available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. 

If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classes. All sessions have to booked through the club. His calendar is filling up quickly, so don't wait too long! 

2015 Confucius Cup
The date is this Sunday, 8th March, starting at 11:30am, and we're fully booked with 48 players! Similar to last year we will have a raffle draw at the end, with some nice prizes, and all players are automatically entered. Spectators are also very welcome and additional raffle tickets will be available at only €1 or free with any purchase at the catering stand. More details about the tournament at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2015-confucius-cup

Easter Camp
7-10/04/2015 (Tuesday-Friday). Book now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp. Discounts for our junior section members and group bookings - please contact us for details.

Junior Challenger - April 2015
Next Junior Challenger event on Sunday, 26/04, 9:30am. Make sure to register now, as the entry is limited and this event is very popular. To allow time for preparation, the entry will close on Wednesday, 22/04. If you can help on the day, please let me know.

Opening hours
Junior coaching
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social - BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE!
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Open play - intermediate / advanced / league matches
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

February Newsletter

posted 18 Feb 2015, 06:07 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 18 Feb 2015, 06:07 ]

BREAKING NEWS 
Vladislavs Agurjanovs, ranked no. 1 in Ireland, is joining our club as a player and coach, starting from March. Vlad will be available every evening for 1-1 or group coaching, or practice sessions for premier level players. 

If you're serious about improving your game check details and fill-out the contact form to book your session or sign-up for group classesAll sessions have to booked through the club.

Also reminder of upcoming events

2015 Confucius Cup
I'm very happy to confirm the sponsorship from UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, and the cash prizes of €500, €300, €200 & €100 in the open mixed singles category, with additional cash prizes for highest placed ladies of €200 & €100. Also some nice prizes in lower divisions, so everybody will have something to play for! As always friendly atmosphere, and plenty of matches for all levels of players.

The date is Sunday, 8th March, starting at 11:30am, and registration is now open athttp://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2015-confucius-cup
Early bird discount until 22/02. Entry will close on 1/03. Register now!

IMPORTANT: The event is limited to 48 players. 
Last two tournaments have sold out, so don't wait until the last moment. You snooze, you lose! Register now!

Polish only tournament - Puchar Emigranta
This Sunday, 15/02, starting at 11:30am. Full info and registration at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/puchar-emigranta

Easter Camp
7-10/04/2015 (Tuesday-Friday). Book now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp.Early bird discount until 28/02; also discounts for our junior section members, and group bookings - please contact us for details.

Junior Challenger - April 2015
Next Junior Challenger event on Sunday, 26/04, 9:30am. Make sure to register now, as the entry is limited and this event is very popular. To allow time for preparation, the entry will close on Wednesday, 22/04. If you can help on the day, please let me know. Results of the January Junior Challenger are available at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/juniors/challenger/2015-01

Opening hours
Junior coaching
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social - BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE!
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Open play - intermediate / advanced / league matches
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

January Newsletter

posted 18 Feb 2015, 06:04 by Dundrum Table Tennis Club   [ updated 18 Feb 2015, 06:05 ]

PingZone Open - Christmas tournament results
Results, photos and videos of the PingZone Open - Christmas tournament from Sunday, 28/12, sponsored by PingZone - our new table tennis shop, are published at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/tournament/2014-12

Free open play session
Everybody, including non-members, is welcome to come for a free session thisSaturday, 24/01, 6-8pm. In return I will only ask you to help with the hall setup for the next day junior challenger. Nets needed! If you have any reasonable quality net, it would be very helpful if we could borrow it for the weekend. 

Tables for sale
We're selling two of our older tables, and replacing them with new ones, which are already on the way! This is a great value for a competition table tennis table, still in decent condition;  pre-order now at http://shop.pingzone.ie/tables/stiga-expert-roller-table-tennis-table-used/ or give me a call if you're interested to see it first.

Junior Challenger - January 2015
Next Junior Challenger event this Sunday, 25/01, 9:30am. Make sure to register now, as the entry is limited and this event is very popular with almost 80 kids playing last time.If you can help on the day, please let me know. 

2015 Confucius Cup
I'm very happy to confirm the sponsorship from UCD Confucius Institute for Ireland, and the cash prizes of €500, €300, €200 & €100 in open mixed singles category, with additional cash prizes for highest placed ladies of €200 & €100. Also nice prizes in lower divisions, so everybody will have something to play for! As always friendly atmosphere, and plenty of matches for all levels of players.

The date is Sunday, 8th March, and registration will be open in 1-2 weeks. Please note that this event might start earlier than usual if the entry is much higher than before.

Easter Camp
7-10/04/2015 (Tuesday-Friday). Book now at http://www.dundrumtabletennis.org/camp.Early bird discount until 28/02; also discounts for our junior section members, and group bookings.

Opening hours
Junior coaching
  • Wednesday, Friday: 3:30pm-5:30pm (started 2 weeks ago!)
  • Saturday, Sunday: 9:30am-11:30am
Open play - beginners / social - BRING A FRIEND FOR FREE!
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 5:30pm-7:30pm
Open play - intermediate / advanced / league matches
  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:30pm-10:30pm

Please like and rate our club on Facebook and follow us on twitter for regular updates.

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