Free Newgy Robo-Pong Training Seminar

Jena Newgarden
FREE Newgy Robo-Pong Training Seminar at the Newgy Table Tennis Center in Gallatin, Tennessee!

 

Do you want to improve your table tennis game so you can beat your friends or win an upcoming tournament? Thinking about getting the Newgy Robo-Pong to help with this? Or maybe you already have one but don’t know just how much it can do.

 

Here’s your chance!

Maximize your Newgy Robo-Pong: Learn how to best utilize all the features of your robot to improve your table tennis game!

  • Spin and shot selection, head angle adjustments
  • Oscillation, ball speed and ball frequency
  • Randomization controls
  • Pre-programmed drills
  • Programming your own customized drills
  • Plus, much more!

See how the Robo-Pong can improve your table tennis skills while having fun and getting a workout all at the same time! This seminar will consist of both demonstrations and play/practice with the Robo-Pong and other seminar attendees.

This seminar is FREE to the first 25 people to sign up! Sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 days!

 

Friday, Oct. 28, 2011:  6-9 pm

Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011:  9 am-5 pm

Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011:  9 am-12 Noon

First come, first serve basis; Men, women, all ages and all skill levels!

Taught by USATT Certified Coaches Carl Hardin and Roger Dickson

 

Newgy Table Tennis Training Center

805 Teal Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066 USA

 

 

 

To sign-up for this free seminar, email robopong@newgy.com or call 1-800-556-3949 to reserve your spot!

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FREE Newgy Robo-Pong Training Seminar with USATT Certified Coach Carl Hardin

Jena Newgarden
Maximize your Newgy Robo-Pong: Learn how to best utilize all the features of your robot
  • Oscillation, ball speed and ball frequency
  • Spin and shot selection, head angle adjustments
  • Randomization controls
  • Pre-programmed drills
  • Programming your own customized drills
  • Plus, much more!

Improve your table tennis game while having fun and getting fit all at the same time! This seminar will consist of both demonstrations and hands-on activity.

This seminar is available for FREE to any Newgy Robo-Pong (2050, 2040, 1050, 1040 or 540) owner. Sign up for 1, 2 or all 3 days!

Friday, March 18, 2011: 6-10 pm                                                                                                                                                    Saturday, March 19, 2011: 9 am-6 pm                                                                                                                                            Sunday, March 20, 2011: 8 am-12 Noon

Up to 10 people in each session; First come, first serve basis; Men, women, all ages and all skill levels!

Newgy Table Tennis Training Center:  805 Teal Drive, Gallatin, Tennessee 37066 USA

Carl Hardin Bio

Carl Hardin is a USATT certified Assistant International Table Tennis Coach. Carl has coached Bob Powell- the previous six-time Ohio State Table Tennis Champion, Samson Dubina- six-time Ohio State Table Tennis Champion and 2009 United States Olympic Table Tennis Team Member, as well as Pierce Scott- the 2009 National AAU Junior Table Tennis Champion. Carl currently conducts Table Tennis clinics in the Ohio Tri-State area and demonstrates how to use the Newgy Robo-Pong table tennis robot for fun, fitness and training.

To reserve your spot, or for more information, call 1-800-556-3949 or email robopong@newgy.com.

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COACH CARL’S COLUMN: Coaching Technique by Carl Hardin

Jena Newgarden
Table Tennis coaches need to be aware of how their students learn— some by watching, some learn by hearing, some learn by doing, and some learn by feeling. All are important, but the coach needs to focus on the way the student learns best. The coach can determine this by trying each method out or a combination. When you know which method works best, practice using it and then learning will become much easier for the student.

Keep records on your students’ fundamentals. Do not proceed on to the next assignment until your student can perform the current activity with 80% accuracy. For example, when training with a table tennis robot, set it to a faster level of speed and/or oscillation if the student can perform 50% accuracy without footwork or stroke break down. Then continue the drill until the student can reach the 80% accuracy level. Then overload the student again by increasing the drill difficulty until the student reaches the 80% level. If the footwork, stroke breaks down or if success is below 50%, then you need to lower the difficulty.

By keeping records you can your keep your students advancing according to their ability.

Carl Hardin

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COACH CARL’S COLUMN: Build a Solid Foundation for your Table Tennis Game by Carl Hardin

Jena Newgarden
To maximize your potential, it is important to start by building a solid foundation for your table tennis game. It is best to build this foundation by developing each skill one step at a time.

1.Start by developing the proper blade grip:

When you play you see the ball but your blade angle and direction of swing is by feel, therefore you must develop a feel for the blade angle. You can develop this feel by bouncing the ball on the blade; forehand side 25 bounces, backhand side 25 bounces, next alternate 1 bounce on the forehand side and 1 backhand side for 10 bounces. Make sure you can do these drills with no more than 2 misses.

2. Stance:

The width between your feet should be greater than the width of your shoulders, knees bent, and lean forward until the heels of your shoes start to come up off the floor, now you are in position to do your footwork.

3. Footwork:

The outside foot moves first, (example) when you want to move to the right direction, your left foot is the outside foot, to move left your right foot is the outside foot.

Watch for my next blog which will teach you how to develop perfect strokes in table tennis.

Carl Hardin

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