Ben Larcombe

Ben Larcombe

Hi, I'm Ben Larcombe. 

For those of you that don't know me...

  • I'm a table tennis player and coach from London.
  • I'm 24 years old.
  • I blog about table tennis over at ExpertTableTennis.com

I will be using this site to provide you with a huge amount of free table tennis coaching tips, training advice and tactics to help you improve your game and win more matches.

Experience

I have been playing table tennis for roughly 15 years and competitively for about 11 of those. As a player, I have competed at county standard as a cadet, junior and senior, and I have been ranked roughly 150th in England for the last few years.

I started coaching table tennis part-time at the age of 18 and went full-time after graduating from university in 2011. I have coached in a number of schools, clubs and ETTA regional sessions. I have also done a fair amount of corner coaching at tournaments with Michael Ho and Liam Grant.

Education

I graduated from Nottingham Trent University in 2011 with a degree in Coaching and Sport Science. I also spent two years at Grantham College Table Tennis Academy (2007-2009) playing table tennis full-time and studying sport science.

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