Every Saturday between 13:00 and 16:00, we have our "Recreational Session" where players of all abilities are welcome.
This session is for doing anything you like which could range between having a knock-around to having a self-training session. All sessions are held in The Cube where we can get up to 8 tables out. The Cube is on Floor 2 of the Students' Union. There will be 2 Coaching Officers present at these sessions. Coaching Officer helps coach recreational players to help improve certain table tennis skills and techniques. It begins with a proper warm up followed by drills and occasionally multiball. The above sessions are open to all levels of experience and we are always looking for new members!
We also have two Men's teams and two Women's teams in the BUCS league which is an inter-university league. Matches for this league are always played on a Wednesday afternoon. For the team, we run a weekly "Training Session" coached by one of the best Level 3 coaches in Hampshire. Annually, we have a weekend away to the University of Nottingham to compete in the BUCS Nationals Individual Championships. Team training is invite-only and will typically be on Sundays between 12:00 and 15:00 in The Cube, though times may change due to our coach's availability and packing up early to allow time for COVID cleaners.
This year, we also have an additional session every Wednesday 16:00-18:00, also in the Cube.
Socials are on a regular basis so be sure to like our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/suttctabletennis/) to find out more! Finally, we want to stress that you do NOT need Sport & Wellbeing membership to be part of SUTTC (unless you're a team member), saving at least £99 compared to almost every other sport. The membership prices for our club are stated below in the Membership Fee Information section. If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact us. Contact via the Facebook page is preferable over our society email, as you will receive a faster response.
ONE-OFF EVENTS: Men's and Women's Trials: Sunday 4th October 2020, 10:00- 13:00, The Cube (Floor 2 of Students' Union). Taster Session: Saturday 3rd October 2020, 10:00 - 13:00, The Cube (Floor 2 of Students' Union) First Social: Quiz and Games night, Saturday 26th September 2020, 19:00-21:00 (keep a eye on our Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/suttctabletennis/)
(This year the session may end ~20 minutes early to allow time for cleaning staff to get it ready for the next users.)
All clubs and societies within the Students' Union are run entirely by students. The student committee for Table Tennis this year are:
Health & Safety
Men's Vice Captain
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These are the current membership fees offered by Table Tennis, although many clubs and societies offer a free period for new members to try out their activities.
|SUTTC Team Membership (Invite-only)||£60.00||02/10/2020 - 02/10/2021||SUTTC Team Year Membership allows the member to come to our Recreational Sessions and Training Sessions as frequently as they wish. During the Recreational Session, you are free to do whatever you want; whether that be to play games or to do intense training. The Training Sessions are coached weekly by one of the best coaches in Hampshire, Charlie Childs, who has a UKCC Level 3 qualification. Being on the team means that you can represent the University of Southampton in our weekly BUCS matches against other universities. The travel costs to these matches are covered by the Team Membership costs. If you are good enough, there will also be opportunities to play in BUCS Nationals which is an annual national tournament amongst all UK university teams. This cost of this is partially subsidised by the our university. Finally, being a Team Member means you get notifications about all of our social events and days out which are not to be missed. Be part of this rapidly-growing society and you'll be sure to make friends from all around the world!|
|SUTTC Recreational Membership||£30.00||02/10/2020 - 02/10/2021||SUTTC Recreational Year Membership allows the member to come to our Recreational Sessions and Development Sessions as frequently as they wish throughout the year. During the Recreational Session, you are free to do whatever you want; whether that be to play games or to do intense training. The Development Session is a brand new session introduced last year where Recreational Members are coached weekly by our Coaching Officer, James, who has a UKCC Level 1 qualification. Bats and balls are provided free-of-charge for both these sessions. Finally, being a Recreational Member means your get notifications about all of our social events and days out which are not to be missed. Be part of this rapidly-growing society and you'll be sure to make friends from all around the world!|
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Health & Safety
All clubs & societies are required to risk assess their activity to ensure it is carried out in a safe manner for members. Current risk assessments for Table Tennis are available to view below