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JOOLA RHYZER PRO 45 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER


Joola Rhyzer Pro 45 Table Tennis Rubber

Rhyzer Pro 45 maintains the Rhyzer Pro technologies of amazing speed and spin, but with a 45° sponge.

The wide pimples beneath the rubber surface are positioned closely together increasing the contact with the ball and consequently the spin potential.

The medium pore sponge provides the typical feel associated with medium hard sponges but with amazing dynamics.

In combination with the thin tensioned rubber, Rhyzer 45 is ideal for players looking for high speed and spin potential but with an easy play feel which gives you confidence in all situations.

Posted on 24th July 2019

JOOLA RHYZER PRO 50 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER


JOOLA Rhyzer Pro 50 Table Tennis Rubber

JOOLA presents the completely new technically Professional level series of Rhyzer rubbers. Designed to compensate for the reduced spin and speed of the new plastic ball, the range incorporates two innovative approaches, the improvement of sponge technology and the advancement of pimple geometry.

The rubber surface is extremely thin, grippy and under high tension. In combination with the narrow, relatively short pimples beneath the rubber surface, maximum catapult effect is produced and the flexible pimples provide an extended dwell time of the ball, resulting in sensitive strokes and excellent spin features.

As a result of the very thin surface a thicker Powermax sponge has been adopted in the max version resulting in even greater dynamics.

Posted on 25th June 2018

JOOLA RHYZER 48 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER


JOOLA Rhyzer 48 Table Tennis Rubber

JOOLA presents the completely new technically Professional level series of Rhyzer rubbers. Designed to compensate for the reduced spin and speed of the new plastic ball, the range incorporates two innovative approaches, the improvement of sponge technology and the advancement of pimple geometry.

The rubber surface is extremely thin, grippy and under high tension. In combination with the narrow, relatively short pimples beneath the rubber surface, maximum catapult effect is produced and the flexible pimples provide an extended dwell time of the ball, resulting in sensitive strokes and excellent spin features.

As a result of the very thin surface a thicker Powermax sponge has been adopted in the max version resulting in even greater dynamics.

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JOOLA RHYZER 43 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER


JOOLA Rhyzer 43 Table Tennis Rubber

JOOLA presents the completely new technically Professional level series of Rhyzer rubbers. Designed to compensate for the reduced spin and speed of the new plastic ball, the range incorporates two innovative approaches, the improvement of sponge technology and the advancement of pimple geometry.

The rubber surface is extremely thin, grippy and under high tension. In combination with the narrow, relatively short pimples beneath the rubber surface, maximum catapult effect is produced and the flexible pimples provide an extended dwell time of the ball, resulting in sensitive strokes and excellent spin features.

As a result of the very thin surface a thicker Powermax sponge has been adopted in the max version resulting in even greater dynamics.

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JOOLA RHYZER 48 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER – Staff Pick!


The new JOOLA Rhyzer 48 Table Tennis Rubber has arrived!

A superb rubber for strong attacking spin players – with a thin topsheet and the hard 48 degree sponge this new rubber has huge dynamics.

Out gun your opponent with dangerous winning loops and counter topspins without losing touch in your precision play…

As used by the Grand Prix King and Ping Pong legend – Chris Doran (England No.6)

Cost: £56.99 £46.99

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New JOOLA Rhyzer is the real deal! 

Richard’s ‘Staff Pick’ has been a while in arriving but boy it’s been worth the wait…

Richard Carden, Technical & Sales Advice: When it comes to the new technology of rubbers with a thin topsheet and thick sponge, no rubber has impressed me more than Joola Rhyzer 48.

The spin and grip are fantastic thanks to Rhyzer’s spin optimized topsheet but the speed of the rubber is monstrous!! It is by quite a margin one of the fastest rubbers I have ever tried and you don’t have to swing like a mad man to access this pace. Despite its raw performance Rhyzer 48’s ease of use is what impresses me most.

Unlike some of the top rubbers you don’t need to be the best player in the world to tap into Rhyzer’s potential and believe me when I say there is a lot of potential. But, be warned this rubber is not for the faint hearted and a high level of skill will be needed to tame this rubber and keep the ball from flying long.

Rhyzer 48 is another step forward in performance compared to the previous generation of rubbers and in my opinion this is a rubber that has the potential to be extremely popular.

If you’re looking for a rubber for maximum attack and you like smashing bombs from both wings you need to experience this rubber. You won’t be disappointed!!

If I was to recommend a complete set-up with this rubber then I would recommend a Joola Rossi Emotion with Rhyzer 48 Forehand and Rhyzer 43 Backhand.

img_9293Richard Carden, is our resident Amazon and Ebay ‘Guru’ and ‘Supreme Commander’ of all things Technical & Sales. A good player, he is now fully fit from a broken ankle and making his way (slowly) back to his top 100 ranking. Richard is the Current Canterbury Champion and plays in a number of leagues, County and British league.

Posted on 6th March 2018

JOOLA MATTENET OFF TABLE TENNIS BLADE


Joola Mattenet Off Table Tennis Blade

Adrien Mattenet, teh French superstar, play a dynamic attacking mid distance game with piercing aggressive shots at the table, and assisted in the development of the blade.

A 7 (5+2) ply construction on a kiri core, the carbon plays ensure a big sweet spot.

The two dynamic PBA-carbon layers are enclosed by soft koto and limba plys to allow you to play powerful shots but with precision and feel.

Suits the all action player who based his game around loop.

Adrien plays Mattenet Off and Rhyzer Pro 50.

 

Posted on 24th July 2019

ROSSKOPF SIGNATURE BAT


Rosskopf Signature Bat

Rossi Emotion fitted with Rhyzer Pro 50 for a precise and penetrating game.

Posted on 23rd March 2019

TIBHAR AURUS PRIME RUBBER – Staff Pick!


TIBHAR Aurus Prime Table Tennis Rubber – An ideal choice for the offensive technical player who plays an attacking all action game and requires perfect ball placement!

The smooth and spin oriented rubber surface combined with a middle hard, catapult loaded 47.5° sponge will enable the user, in almost any playing situation, to put the sufficient amount Our of pressure on their opponent.

With the innovative SSP technology (a thinner and smooth rubber surface combined with a thicker sponge), the result is a fast and catapult friendly offensive rubber.

The ‘Prime’ version of Aurus comes with our new and exclusive purple coloured sponge.

Cost: £51.99 £43.99

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TIBHAR Aurus Prime – an all action Staff Pick but why? 

Our newest member of staff, Matt Leete, plays with Aurus Prime – he’s ranked No 4 nationally in the U/21’s so it’s working for him!

Matt Leete, Technical & Sales Advice:

‘I currently use Aurus Prime on the backhand. I find that this rubber can generate lots of speed with an enormous amount of spin at the same time. There is great control with this rubber, turning a block into a counter/topspin becomes very easy and not much action is needed with this rubber.

I also find that controlling the ball against heavy spin with either a simple block or re-loop is far easier than any other rubber I have used in the past – I would say this is because of a thinner rubber surface matched with the thicker sponge.

Also when over the table, there is great control, easy to keep tight without the ball pinging off your bat!’

If I was to recommend a complete set-up with this rubber then I would recommend a Drinkhall Powerspin Carbon with Rhyzer 48 on the forehand and TIBHAR Aurus Prime on the backhand.

Matt Leete, Bribar Sales & Technical

Matt is nationally ranked at no 4 in the U/21’s and at no 21 in the Men’s – not only does he play the sport very well but he has real passion and knowledge with it.

He has just recently started at Bribar and is getting to grips with a really busy start to the season.

Unfortunately, Matt’s office football ‘dream team’ has not had such a good start, currently languishing in 9th… we are now just avoiding playing him at Table Tennis!

 

Posted on 4th September 2018

Bribar Players


Bribar Player Profiles

We are delighted to support some fantastic players with sponsorship from Victas, Tibhar and Joola…


LIAM PITCHFORD

Liam has been playing amazing Table Tennis for some time now and having beaten players such as Ma Long, Timo Boll and Japanese ‘Wonder kid’ Harimoto, he has risen rapidly up the World Table Tennis rankings to number 12!

Liam’s other achievements to date:

• 2018 ITTF World tour Czech Open Men’s singles third place
• 2018 Men’s World Cup Men´s Team Bronze Medal
• 2016 & 2012 Olympics Men´s singles United Kingdom Representative
• Multi national English champion in singles and doubles

Check out Liam’s new VICTAS Promotional Video

Liam uses VICTAS V>15 Extra rubbers on a VICTAS ZX-GEAR IN blade


PAUL DRINKHALL

Married to wife Joanna, with two Children – Dougie and Bonnie (and one dog, Millie!)

Paul’s had a stellar few years, reaching a World Ranking of 39 (March 17), been the England No 1, is the English National Champion (Just the 6 times now) plus National Men’s and Mixed Doubles Champion!

Add to that a World Team Championship Bronze (2016), Commonwealth Gold & Silver medals (Glasgow 2014) and ITTF World Tour Spanish Open Champion 2014… a pretty good haul with more to come!

Check out Paul’s funny interview on the ITTF’s Ask a Pro Anything challenge

Paul uses Tibhar Evolution MX-P Rubbers on a Tibhar Drinkhall Power Spin Carbon blade


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Paul and now Jo are both Tibhar/Bribar players!

Jo needs little introduction, she is a 3 times English National Champion, a Commonwealth Gold Medallist (Glasgow 2014), with her highest English ranking at 1 and her highest world ranking at 109 (May 2014) – not too bad!

National Mixed Doubles Champion with Paul!

Jo has her own signature bat:

A Drinkhall Defensive Classic blade fitted with Evolution FX-S – for precise chop and block play – for deadly kills opt for the 1.7mm sponge. Jo Drinkhall Signature Bat


CHRIS DORAN

It’s great to have Chris on board!

The larger than life player is currently ranked No.4 in England. One of the most popular and approachable players on the circuit, Chris Doran holds silver and bronze Commonwealth medals and is always one of the main contenders in the World Ping Pong Championships.

Chris has continued his great form by winning the Grand Prix Series of 16/17 season.

Watch Liverpool Grand Prix Men’s Singles final 2016 (6 mins highlights)

Chris plays with a Joola Fever Blade and Joola RHYZER 48 Rubbers


JACK HUNTER-SPIVEY

Jack is a Pro Table Tennis player and Paralmpian.

10 x times British Champion.

Recently won the Senior Nationals 3-5 wheelchair class event.

Jack plays with Victas equipment…


 

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CRAIG BRYANT

Craig has represented England at Junior level, competing in a number of international opens and European Youth Championships. He has also competed for his country at Senior level, one of his notable achievements, winning a team silver medal at the 2004 Commonwealth Championships in Kuala Lumpur.

Craig has recently started his own company delivering professional coaching and coach education – check out his website at TOP EDGE TABLE TENNIS.

Craig plays with a Joola TPE Fight Blade and Joola Rhyzm-P Rubbers


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Lois had a great 2017 National Championships, winning Bronze medals in the Women’s U/21’s and the Women’s doubles with fellow Sussex player Yoland King.

Highest rankings so far are 3rd in U/21’s and 8th on the Women’s ranking list.

Played for England Senior Women in the European Championships, picking up great experience and a couple of superb wins against players 200 places higher in the rankings. (2015)

Played for England at the U/18 European Championships beating no 3 seeds Germany 3-1 in the team event and won a crucial match against a top 30 player. (team placed 7th – best finish for some time)

Women’s British League “Player of the weekend” twice and part of a”Team of the weekend” twice!


JOSH BENNETT

Josh is ranked at No.3 in the U/21 Boys – rapid improvement has seen him compete at the highest level and he had a great National Championships finishing with an U/21 Bronze medal. He plays with a JOOLA FEVER blade and X-PLODE Rubbers.

Here are some of Josh’s best achievements…

Bronze medal in the National Championship Under 21’s

Bronze (singles), silver (doubles) and a gold (team) at the Junior Nationals

International schools – 2 silvers and 2 gold.

Represented England in Hungarian and French Open’s.


MARI BALDWIN

Currently ranked no 6 on the Women’s list, Mari is still only 15 years old and has beaten some of the top ladies in the country!

National Cadet Champion

Runner up – Senior National Championships 2020

Mari plays with Evolution MX-P and Grass D TecS on a JOOLA Wing Medium blade.


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Starting at the tender age of 6 years old, Matt has already won numerous titles including:

Under 11 National Champion at the age of 9

Team Gold at Primary School International (Guernsey)

Team Gold’s at Senior School Internationals (Cardiff & Ireland)

Singles Silver Medal at Senior School International (Ireland)

English Schools Singles Runner-Up U16 (2016)

UK School Games team event-gold (2015) & UK School Games Singles-gold (2016)

Blackpool Grand Prix U-21 winner (15/16)

Tipton Grand Prix men’s runner up & Tipton Grand Prix U-21 winner (2016)

Stockton Junior 4* Winner (2016)

National Championship’s Bronze medal U/21 (2017)

Matt plays with Evolution MX-P rubbers & a Stratus Carbon blade


SARA WILLIAMS

Sara Williams was an English cadet and junior international playing for England on several occasions. As a junior her biggest achievement was winning the Spanish open.

After taking a rest from the game for over 20 years Sara returned to playing competitively just over 2 and a half years ago.  She has quickly risen to be the England Women Vets number 1 and is the current Vetts National Champion, 6 Nations Champion, as well as winning every Vetts Masters event she has entered over the last 2 season including the Western, Eastern, and Southern Masters!

She has represented Hertfordshire Vetts in the county Premier Division this year finishing the season with 100% record. She also plays for Ping Pong in the Vetts British Premier League where again she has a 100% record.

Sara is in her second year of sponsorship with Bribar. Sara uses a Joola Aruna off blade, Evolution MX-P on her forehand and Evolution MX-S on her back hand.


MARK SHORT 

We are delighted that Mark has joined Team Bribar!

Mark is a fairly new Veteran player who in his first year, won a clean sweep of Men’s singles, Men’s Doubles and the Mixed Doubles at the Northern Masters.

He also won the Men’s Singles and Men’s Doubles at the Western Masters, plus alongside his wife Sarah, the National Masters Mixed Doubles title!

Mark started the 17/18 season ranked no 2 on the TTE Veterans list and he plays with a TIBHAR CCA7 blade, with TIBHAR Evolution EL-S on the forehand and TIBHAR Evolution FX-S on the backhand.


EMMA ROSE 

Former England No.1 Ladies Veteran – Emma had a good 17/18 season – peaking at the Veterans 6 Nations!

Emma has struggled over the past few years with a serious knee injury but continues to play the Veterans British League and at the Masters events. She is currently ranked No 8 in the country.

Emma plays with a Samsonov Stratus Carbon blade and Evolution MX-S rubbers.


chris-bartram-300x300CHRIS BARTRAM 

Chris, a leading English Veteran player has joined the Tibhar/Bribar squad and plays with the Samsonov Stratus Carbon blade and Evolution MX-S rubbers.

Chris won the Men’s Doubles title and came runner up in the Men’s Singles at the Veterans Masters in 2017.

Unfortunately, Chris has had a serious shoulder injury this season and has been working hard to get back to fitness, in the meantime he has been helping to develop a new Table Tennis Club in Sidcup called Cleeve Park TTC.

Posted on 29th June 2017

Bribar Coaches


Bribar Coach Profiles

We are delighted to support some fantastic coaches with sponsorship from TIBHAR and JOOLA. You can read the latest thoughts, events and experiences of our coaching team in the TIBHAR Coaching Blog section!


Tom Lodziak

Tom is head coach for Cambridge-Parkside Table Tennis Club. He is also a keen table tennis blogger and publishes table tennis tutorials on his popular Table Tennis YouTube channel.

Read our interview with Tom

What’s your main club(s)?

I am currently head coach at Cambridge-Parkside Table Tennis Club. Before this, I helped set up Highbury Table Tennis Club in London.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I started coaching part-time in 2011 and became a full-time coach in 2018. My biggest influence initially was Sanket Shah – a popular community coach in London. I liked the way he created a positive atmosphere in his training sessions. There was always a sense of fun, which made me want to help out too.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

Spreading some table tennis love! I enjoy doing 1-to-1 sessions as you can focus on a player’s specific needs and help the player make big improvements. I also really enjoy working with beginners, especially the ‘lightbulb’ moments, when a player learns a new skill and starts beaming ear to ear.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

1 or 2 balls to the backhand, 1 or 2 balls to the forehand. This can be done as either multi-ball or with me taking part in the rally. It’s a simple but effective drill for developing technique, rallying skills, recovery and footwork.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

I enjoy watching Timo Boll – his playing style, his use of spin, how he has adapted his game as he has got older. I also like how his forehand technique is different to many of the other top players in the world. Just shows there are many different ways to play and succeed at table tennis.

What equipment do you use?

Joola Rhyzer 48 (forehand), Joola Rhyzer 43 (backhand) with a Joola Fever blade.

Give a top tip for young players…

Focus on consistency, consistency and consistency.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Sleep. And watch repeats of Bullseye when I get home from table tennis late at night (seriously, I’m a big fan, ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY!).


Stephen Gertsen

Stephen’s enthusiasm and enjoyment of coaching is infectious, he’s an experienced coach at all levels and is currently the National Youth Coach for Table Tennis Scotland.

Read our interview with Stephen

About me:

Stephen Gertsen, 31, married, daughter called Jessie and another little monkey on the way in November!

What’s your main club(s)?

National Youth Coach for Table Tennis Scotland, coach at a few different clubs across Scotland, based in the Scottish Highlands (www.stephengertsen.co.uk)

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I’ve been coaching for 17 years and the biggest influence for me in terms of coaching is Dave Treharne.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I find coaching very rewarding, I enjoy a blend of working with complete beginners to elite level. I like working with all ages and abilities but there is nothing more rewarding than seeing a player improve who you have helped from the very beginning of their career, this is a great feeling. I obviously enjoy seeing them win but I also enjoy helping teach them life skills through sport just as much, for me this is very important.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Two forehand topspins from middle into backhand block, switch either corner- continuous, bring serve in half way and introduce a free element also.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Samsonov – I love the way he uses the table and is so clear about his tactics and placement of the ball around the table, not the most powerful but makes up for that with incredible feel and touch. A great role model for younger players who just want to blast through everything and have no plan B!

What equipment do you use?

Tibhar Stratus Samsonov blade with Evolution MX-P rubbers.

Give a top tip for young players…

Don’t take it too seriously, you must enjoy it first, have fun!

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Spending time with friends and family, both in Scotland and in my hometown of Swansea, I enjoy walks along the beach with my wife and daughter. I don’t mind the occasional stag do!


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Andrew Rushton

Is currently Head coach for Halton Talent Development Centre and National Coach for the British Para Table Tennis Team!

Read our interview with Andrew

About me:

Andrew Rushton, 34, fiancé Karen, 2 children Jack-5 and Harry-7 months.

What’s your main club(s)?

I play for TTC WIL (current champions) Swiss Superleague.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I have been coaching since 2009 and I have many influences including Denis Neale, Bradley Billington and my Father.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I love the pressure of coaching in matches!

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Anything to do with service and receive are my favourites…

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Desmond Douglas for the style he played and his approach to the game.

What equipment do you use?

I use a Paul Drinkhall Powerspin Carbon blade with Evolution MX-P black and red rubbers.

Give a top tip for young players…

Make every experience an opportunity to learn 🙂

What do you like to do to relax outside TT!?

Spending time with my family and kickboxing.


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Craig Bryant

Top player and coach, Craig brings a huge amount of experience to the table and is currently expanding his professional coaching company – Top Edge Table Tennis.

Read our interview with Craig

About me:

Age 31, with wife Amy, Son Freddie and Daughter Molly.

What’s your main club(s)?

TTC Nodo (nodo.be)

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I’ve been coaching for around 12 years and it was Tim Manhire (sadly not with us anymore) who got me involved at Crawley Table Tennis Club, helping out at sessions, the odd one to ones, should anyone want them. He was a great character and genuinely wanted to help, which in turn, makes you want to help as well.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I really enjoy one to one training, I see and I think the players see, improvements taking place, quicker. It’s very gratifying to see someone achieve something and to know that you’ve helped them get there. Whether that’s someone getting their first England Cap or someone mastering a certain shot.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Backhand control, blocking anywhere on the table. It’s a tough exercise, specific to match play and you get to see how hard people can work.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Without doubt, Jan-Ove Waldner. In my opinion, the greatest mind that’s ever played. So creative and effortless. The type of player that proves there is more than one way to win a point.

What equipment do you use?

I use Joola Rhyzm P on both sides on a Joola Fight TPE blade (straight handle).

Give a top tip for young players…

Work harder, as well as smarter. You need to put the hours of effort into your training but as JOW shows us, you don’t always have to be able to hit 20 forehands to win a point. Experiment with different serves, receives and shots in general, as well as the consistency type training.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

When TT is your hobby and your job it’s tough to stop thinking about it. When I get the chance, I’m partial to a spot of carp fishing. I also have a very young family, so it’s great to spend downtime with them, in the park, in play centres etc.


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Natalie Green

Nat is a former England No 1 and International player, since starting her coaching career, she has held coaching roles with Greenhouse Schools, Table Tennis England and is now working full-time at the Grantham Academy and Charles Read Performance Centre.

Read our interview with Nat

About me:

Age 32, married to Alex Green with 2 children, Chloe 5 and Danny 4 months.

What’s your main club(s)?

Coach at Grantham College Table Tennis Academy and Table Tennis Performance Centre at Charles Read School part of the David Ross Education Trust (DRET).

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I started coaching in 2002 whilst studying at college and have been coaching full time since 2006.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I like being able to pass on my knowledge and experience to the players I work with, it is really rewarding to see when all the hard work pays off and the players get the results they want.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

I like setting the players drills that get progressively harder through the exercise so that they never feel too comfortable, that way it is much more realistic to a match play scenario. 2 bh, 2 fh from middle, 2 fh from fh moving into Bh block anywhere on the table is a good one.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

My favourite European player was the Croatian former world number 2 Tamara Boros. She is one of the few European women who could beat the top Chinese, having won a world silver medal in Paris in 2003. She had good serves and a really strong topspin game.

What equipment do you use?

Joola Rhyzm rubbers with a Joola Rossi blade.

Give a top tip for young players…

Work as hard as you can in every session and take as much advice from your coaches that you can – make sure you enjoy it and have fun.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Spend time with my family, and watching all types of sport.


Marketa Myskova

Keta is a former Czech International Table Tennis player with a fantastic defensive style. With plenty of top level experience, she is currently coaching (with Paul Whiting) at the new Talent Development Centre at Eggbuckland Community College.

Read our interview with Keta

About me:

Age 39, partner Kevin Buddell also Table Tennis coach and player, two children Jamie 7, Jessie 4 and two step children Georgia 24 and Ollie 20.

What’s your main club?

JOOLA Plymouth Table Tennis Club.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I have been coaching on and off since the age of 18, my biggest influence is probably my Coach from the Czech Republic, Milu, she has been coaching me for about 8 years, between the age of 12-19 through my most successful years of playing.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

The most enjoyable part of coaching for me is when I manage to deliver good quality session, the players work hard are engaged and enjoy the session!

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

My favourite coaching exercise is half irregular with one player feeding from BH or FH, the other player plays one from the middle, one anywhere, one middle and one anywhere.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Favourite Table Tennis player – Jan Ove Waldner, unbelievable feel for ball, innovative shots and very clever player!

What equipment do you use?

My blade is a Tibhar defence, with VariSpin 2,0mm and TSP Curl P-1 rubbers –
I have been using the same combination of blade and rubbers for the last 23 years 🙂

Give a top tip for young players…

Never give up, enjoy, try to practice effectively and don’t waste your time just by being at the session but not giving it everything!

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

I like being at the beach with the kids, bodyboarding, kayaking or by myself riding my road bike, oh and I love good coffee :-))


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Matt Porter

Chairman and lead Coach at Bishop Auckland, Matt has quickly developed the club – winning TTE National Club of the Year in 2016 and was personally awarded TTE Coach of the Year in 2014.

Read our interview with Matt

About me:

Age 31, Step son aged 10 and a dog called Russell.

What’s your main club(s)?

Bishop Auckland TTC.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I did my old ETTA level 2 back in 2000 but didn’t really start coaching properly until 2004 after I had finished at Grantham Academy and got even more involved at Cliffedale Chandlers TTC.

My Grandad was a big influence, he really helped shape my coaching philosophy, he wasn’t a great coach by any means but his patience and calm manner was unbelievable, he would spend hours feeding a ball back for new starters just trying to get them to connect with the ball and then hours learning the forehand and so on.

John Mappletoft and Ken Muhr have both helped me massively.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

Seeing the development in players, not just seeing them master the new skill or pick up that great win, but also helping them develop as people and using sport to provide new opportunities for them.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Depends on the phase of the programme, I like to try and ‘mix it up’ and keep it fresh for players – even by just adding little twists to my “normal drills”…

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

For me has to be Waldner, there was just nothing he couldn’t do and make look easy!

I like watching a lot of the new generation Japanese players – they are doing something right with all the new and exciting young players coming through!

What equipment do you use?

I use a Tibhar Status Carbon blade with Evolution MX-S rubbers on both sides.

Give a top tip for young players…

Think more, focus and apply in practice – some players receive good advice but as soon as it comes to doing the drills those small words of wisdom are completely forgotten!

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

I like my films, I have a huge collection of DVD’s and I also like Rock music.


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Paul Whiting

A very experienced coach and seasoned player, Paul is currently head coach at the Plymouth Talent Development Centre.

Read our interview with Paul

About me:

Married to Debbie with two children Amy and Adam.

What’s your main club(s)?

Joola Plymouth TTC and Head coach at Plymouth Talent Development Centre.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

28 years. No influence really just started as a practise partner for local juniors before becoming the Plymouth & District league Coach.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I enjoy being at competitions with the players you work with at the club. This gives you the chance to see how they react in pressure situations and look at what areas are strong or need improvement.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

I don’t have a favourite drill but like exercises that are relevant to the individual players system of play. Sometimes drills can look pretty but don’t aid development.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Probably predictable but Waldner because of his ability to play with flair and imagination…

What equipment do you use?

Evolution MX-P rubbers and Paul Drinkhall Carbon blade.

Give a top tip for young players…

Play because YOU love the sport and remember it’s your attitude not your aptitude that decides your final altitude!

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Cycling and relaxing with family.


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Chris Main

Full time coach and top player, Chris is also development officer at North Ayrshire TTC and Dumfries TTC.

Read our interview with Chris

What’s your main club(s)?

I play for North Ayrshire in Scottish National League Div 1 & British Premier League, I am development officer for North Ayrshire TTC and Dumfries TTC.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I have been full time coach for 4 years and I am not sure if one specific person was an influence in why I started coaching. I think I was aware of how much I got out of table tennis and the fun and opportunities I got from it, so I wanted to put time and effort back into table tennis and show others what they can get from it too.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

Working with players who have a desire to improve. Having two way conversations on the correct mental and technical aspects of table tennis. I enjoy 1-1 coaching as I can tailor the session perfectly for the player.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Beginners: Shadow Play (work on technique and footwork without the distraction of a ball).

Advanced: Falkenberg exercise (continuous exercise which works on BH topspin, FH topspin, consistency and movement).

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Possibly a boring or common answer, but would have to be Timo Boll for his positive attitude and longevity.

What equipment do you use?

A Joola TPE Fight Blade (Flared handle) and Rhytmz 2.0 Rubbers.

Give a top tip for young players…

Keep working hard and don’t stop believing… ‘Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard’.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Go on holiday, watch sports, play golf, go out for dinner.


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Aad Kwakkelstien

Aad is an extremely experienced coach, having been a National Coach in the Netherlands, ETTA Regional Coach for players with Disabilities and through to his current coaching at Britannia TTC in Ipswich, Stowmarket TTC and NETTS!

Read our interview with Aad

About me:

Born in 1965 and happily married.

What’s your main club(s)?

Currently I coach at Britannia TTC in Ipswich, Stowmarket TTC and NETTS in Earls Colne, Essex.

During the 2017-18 I hope to run some Suffolk county sessions. In the past I’ve been head coach at Fusion TTC in London, BATTS in Harlow, TTC FvT in Rotterdam, TTV TOGB in Berkel, the Netherlands.

I’ve worked for the ETTA as regional coach for players with disabilities and lead Regional sessions for the A- and B-squad (East).

In the Netherlands I’ve been Regional coach (U13’s) and national coach for different age groups, up to U21’s.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I’ve been coaching since about 1989. I wanted to give something back to the club I started playing at when I was about 11 yrs old: TTV Overschie in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I don’t think there was someone in particular who was a real influence to start off with. As a junior I relied most on the advice of some of the senior players at the club and the exercises we made up ourselves as younger players playing each other.

Soon after starting coaching I went to another club, TTV Korenbeurs in Schiedam, to find out what junior coaching would actually look like…. They asked me to come with them on their October training camp in Lanaken, Belgium to coach there promising U11’s. Basically I was thrown in the deep.

Coaches who’ve influenced me at Korenbeurs over the years were Hans Waterreus, Emma Lingen and Luc Janssen, all in different ways. Although I worked the most with Hans and Luc, I still remember a short conversation I had with Emma. As Emma asked me what I would like to achieve as a coach, I answered after a bit of thinking that I wanted to coach a team to compete at Dutch National Junior level C. This would be a step up from the regional organised leagues, about 6 tiers. She asked me, why not National Junior level A? This left me stunned as I thought that would be far out of my reach. That conversation has always been in my mind and later I realised that was not out of reach at all. I’ve coached boys and girls winning the Dutch National Junior league, the boys being the youngest ever to win it!

Later I was influenced by a number of coaches: Theo Rieken and Achim Sialino, being excellent coach educators and mentors. Segun Toriola, a professional player I had the privilege to work with. Peter Engel, Leszek Kucharski, Christer Johansson and Viorel Filimon, very experienced international coaches. Obviously there were more people, but it would go too far to mention all.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I enjoy the interaction with players. I enjoy finding different ways to improve players. No two players are the same. I enjoy organising the session, who plays who, so everybody will get the most of the session and there is a group atmosphere. There’s always the stigma of table tennis being an individual sport. The sessions I run I try to create a team or club atmosphere where players learn to train together and respect each other. In the end I hope this will help them in their individual matches as well, building up confidence and having the support of other players.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

To me it’s not so much what exercise players are executing, but why and how they play a certain exercise. So in that way my favourite exercise would be: make up your own exercise (footwork or service). Asking players to think and make up their own exercise helps me to figure out what they are thinking and gives me the option to reinforce that they’re on the right track, tweak the exercise a bit or point out the weakness of the exercise and helps them set a different exercise altogether.

Of course there are exercises I use quite often, such as the Falkenberg and middle-either corner. Both of them in different variations, tweaked to the individual needs of the players. I also enjoy observing the players I coach in competitions, as this provides me with valuable information about how to move forward. In competitions some players will do better than in training, some will do worse. Ideally there is a strong link between the two: you train how you compete and you compete how you train. For example there is no point in training topspin, when as soon as the match starts you just push…

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

My favourite player is Wang Liqin. I regard him as the most complete player in his era and liked his style.

What equipment do you use?

For many years I’ve played with a Tibhar Charly Roesch blade. I still have one or two of them. As a junior I remember playing with Tibhar Spico Speedy spin on my forehand and Tibhar Speedy Soft (Short pimples) on my backhand. Nowadays I’ve got a range of bats I predominantly use for coaching. I’ve got a Tibhar CCA blade with Evolution MX-P on my forehand and EL-P on my backhand. I use this for matchplay and for players to experience a faster blade with faster rubbers. I’ve got also blades with Speedy Soft and Grass Ultra on my backhand to develop players games with or against players with pimples and different playing styles. I use my old Charly Roesch blade with just one rubber (MX-P) for multiball feed.

Give a top tip for young players…

Enjoy your game. Look for improvement. There are so many areas of the game that you can improve that the process never stops and it will always be exciting. The longer it takes you to acquire a certain skill, the more you appreciate it once you’ve mastered it. Don’t let the ranking determine how you feel!

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Outside table tennis I enjoy spending time with family and friends. During the holidays I try to get some scuba diving in. I also enjoy reading books. I try to find the right balance between reading for entertainment and for self development.


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Paul Johnson

Paul is a full-time professional Table Tennis coach – working at a regional, county and school level and is Head Coach at Blitz TTC.

Read our interview with Paul

What’s your main club(s)?

Redlands TTC (Worksop) and Blitz TTC (Gainsborough).

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I’ve been coaching professionally full time for the last 4 years, but have been coaching for a total of 9 years. I first started coaching because I wanted to give other people in my local area the opportunity that I never really got, which was access to coaching locally, and I also wanted a new challenge within the sport.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I love the challenge and seeing the look on a players face, when they start to achieve something that they never thought they could achieve. Whether that be something performance related, that we have been working really hard on together, or outcome related, its just really good to see and makes all the hard work worthwhile.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

I don’t think I have a favourite exercise. Maybe the players I work with might tell you different.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

Kalinikos Kreanga – I remember watching him play against Samsonov in the World Championships quarter final in Paris, in an epic 7 set match. Was a crazy match and I just remember thinking “I want a backhand like that”. Ever since then I’ve just loved watching him play.

What equipment do you use?

Joola Flame Fast Blade with Rhythm Original on FH and Rhythm 425 on BH.

Give a top tip for young players…

Just enjoy what you do and try to learn as much as possible.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

I play cricket at a weekend in the summer when I’ve not got anything else on. I also play Drums, which is great for stress levels and when you’ve had a tough day.


Joanna Lacinska-Piwowar

Jo is the Lead Coach and Secretary at Torbay Table Tennis Academy. She played in the First Women’s League in Poland whilst completing her University Course.

Read our interview with Jo

About me:

Age 35, married to Kris Piwowar with two children, Jakub 9 and Kacper 7 yrs old.

What’s your main club(s)?

I coach all ages and abilities at Torbay Table Tennis Academy, develop Table Tennis at secondary school Torquay Academy and since 2016, I work with the boys and girls first teams at University of Exeter.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I started coaching in 2001 whilst studying at University. In 2011 together with my husband we opened Torbay Table Tennis Academy.

No influence really just wanted to coach and help other players to develop their Table Tennis skills.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

I like to see how the players develop their skills from the moment they join the club.

Seeing the progress in every player, doesn’t matter what level they started, is very satisfying and shows us that we are doing the job right!

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Multi-ball training is my favourite part of coaching. It is a moment of the training session when a player and coach give a 100% commitment and focus.

Multi-ball training is very universal – I use it while coaching 5-8yrs old children, performance players and over 50+ seniors and all groups enjoy it, which is the most important part of coaching.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

It is hard to say one name, as I have never had a player who I wanted to follow. I love to watch games of top players and take little things from each of them.

If I have to give a name it would be Romanian player Danielle Dodean, European Champion, great ability on both wings and mentally a very strong player.

What equipment do you use?

Joola Rhyzm rubbers with a Tibhar Balsa Allround blade.

Give a top tip for young players…

Give 100% of yourself in every session, as only then you will be able to judge the true results of your hard work.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

Relax with my family and travel.


Krzysztof Piwowar

Kris is the Lead Coach and Chairman at Torbay Table Tennis Academy. He has played in the first league in Poland and was a National medalist in the youth categories. He also now works as a coach at the Talent Development Centre in Plymouth.

Read our interview with Kris

About me:

35 years old, married to Joanna Lacinska-Piwowar with two children, Jakub 9 and Kacper 7 who both play Table Tennis!

What’s your main club(s)?

Torbay Table Tennis Academy and Talent Development Centre in Plymouth.

How long have you been coaching and who was an influence for you to start coaching?

I have been coaching for around 16 years – I started coaching in 2001 whilst studying at University.

Miao Cang Sheng, who was a well-known coach in China but then became the coach in my club in Poland.

What part of coaching do you enjoy most?

To improve the technical skills of a players game.

What’s your favourite coaching exercise?

Irregular game exercises, because of the uncertainty of the opponents style and tactics, every player should have the capability to adjust their game.

Example: short backspin serve, return long push anywhere, then topspin (Fh/Bh) from the whole table to the backhand until winning the point.

Who’s your favourite TT Player and why?

I follow Jan Ove Waldner, he is phenomenal player with a great game instinct. I also like Greek player Kalinikos Kreanga, he has a very strong and reliable backhand and always takes a risk in his game.

What equipment do you use?

Blade: TIBHAR Curious.

Rubbers: Tibhar MX-P Forehand, and Tibhar FX-P backhand

Give a top tip for young players…

To succeed, everyone has to work hard and put all your efforts into training everyday.

What do you like to do to relax outside TT?

I love to spend my time with family. I also like a good action movie and in the winter I love to ski.

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Staff Picks


JOOLA DYNARYZ AGR TABLE TENNIS RUBBER
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JOOLA DYNARYZ AGR is used by professionals at the pinnacle of their sport – if you want aggression, precision, high speed and amazing spin characteristics DYNARYZ AGR is the rubber for you!

The new signature purple 50 degree Hyper bounce sponge provides spectacular catapult effect whilst the Advanced Traction Surface Technology provides increased dwell time resulting in fabulous spin characteristics.

The JOOLA ‘Pro’s’ have been amazed at the advancement and been delighted at the directness, hard touch and increased spin and speed potential!

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DRINKHALL POWERSPIN CARBON BLADETIBHAR Drinkhall Power Spin Carbon Blade

The TIBHAR Drinkhall Powerspin Carbon Blade is the signature blade and the exact model used by Paul Drinkhall!

His requirements are specific – a blade providing balance and power both at the table and at mid distance for his aggressive spin game played on forehand and backhand wings. The blade needed to be exceptionally stable to ensure tremendous control and touch when playing a short game, despite the requirement for high speed characteristics.

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TIBHAR AURUS PRIME RUBBER

TIBHAR Aurus Prime Table Tennis Rubber – An ideal choice for the offensive technical player who plays an attacking all action game and requires perfect ball placement!

With the innovative SSP technology (a thinner and smooth rubber surface combined with a thicker sponge), the result is a fast and catapult friendly offensive rubber.

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TIBHAR GRASS D TECS TABLE TENNIS RUBBER

A dangerous and effective long pimple – our best selling ‘fast effect’ long pimple! Incorporating built in tension D.TecS technology the pimple configuration allows players to produce maximum variation in strokes from deep chop to countering their opponents returns.

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JOOLA RHYZER 48 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER

A superb rubber for strong attacking spin players – with a thin topsheet and the hard 48 degree sponge this new rubber has huge dynamics!

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TIBHAR LEBESSON TABLE TENNIS BLADE

The Lebesson is the personal blade and choice of the French National 2017 and European Mens 2016 Champion Emmanuel Lebesson, a sure sign of quality!

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SAUER&TROGER HELLFIRE TABLE TENNIS RUBBER

SAUER&TROGER Hellfire Table Tennis Rubber

Produced by long pimple experts Sauer & Troger, Hellfire is slow and very dangerous and makes life absolute HELL for your opponents!

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VICTAS MATSHUSHITA ORIGINAL TABLE TENNIS BLADE

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The Koji Matsushita blade provides great control for away from the table play and in passive rallies at the net but importantly for modern defenders enough power for successful attacking.

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DHS HURRICANE NEO 3 TABLE TENNIS RUBBER

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The rubber has the famous control and spin of the classic Hurricane 3 Rubber but is equipped with the Neo factory tuned sponge.

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TIBHAR STRATUS POWER WOOD BLADE

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Created for the offensive player demanding mastery over spin in all situations – a topspin loopers classic.

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BRIBAR WINNING LOOP TABLE TENNIS BAT

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The WINNING LOOP TABLE TENNIS BAT is Bribar’s best ever selling ‘ready to play’ bat! A quality allround blade, selected by Bribar for its weight, control and durability, it is fitted with Friendship 729 for its spin capabilities when learning to play Table Tennis.
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TIBHAR SAMSONOV FORCE PRO TABLE TENNIS BLADE

The Tibhar Samsonov Force Pro Table Tennis blade is a favourite with Bribar’s Sponsored players! The original blade of multiple European champion and World Cup winner Vladimir Samsonov, has a relatively stiff medium hard feel and is designed for mid-distance counter and loop play.
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JOOLA ENERGY X-TRA TABLE TENNIS RUBBER

The JOOLA ENERGY X-TRA Table Tennis Rubber is Bribar’s best selling rubber over the last decade! Designed for former speed glue players, who play a controlled, attacking game, but who still require excellent feeling and enhanced spin from their rubber choice.
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JOOLA FEVER TABLE TENNIS BLADE

The JOOLA FEVER Table Tennis blade is one of Bribar’s best ever selling blades! The FEVER has a 5+2 ply construction, starting with the 2 ply layers, these are a lightweight meliorate carbon which gives not only an extra large sweet spot but also perfect balance.
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Newsletter Archive


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Have you kept up to speed with all our latest news? If you haven’t signed up yet or just missed a month you can see our most recent issues below…

Our regular newsletters have the latest updates on new products, exclusive video content, coaching blogs, player news and of course special offers and sales through-out the year!

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May 20 Issue

Our May issue features the BIG Rubber Clearance SALE and features 3 great Blogs from Paul Drinkhall, British Army Table Tennis & PingPong4U.

  • Paul Drinkhall on lockdown and career matches
  • British Army Table Tennis on the up!
  • Pingpong4U bring Table Tennis to disadvantaged groups.

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April 20 Issue

Our April issue features 3 Great Blogs, plus super Stay at Home Videos, Products and Competition!

Content:

  • Tom has Withdrawal Symptoms
  • Jack Hunter-Spivey Wins the Nationals
  • Torbay TTA create a super #StayHome video
  • TIBHAR products for home

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March 20 Issue

Our March issue features Good News Blogs from Liam Pitchford and Mari Baldwin plus there’s Stay at Home Videos, Products and Competitions!

Content:

  • Liam – back to his best?
  • Mari shines at the Nationals
  • Bishop Auckland ‘Stay at home tt Challenge’
  • Leisure products

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February 20 Issue

Our February Issue features a New Look for JOOLA including Brand New DYNARYZ Rubbers with Hyper bounce sponge (!) plus our Fav Balls, Training Camps and tons of Coaching/Playing Content… Boom!!

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Content:

  • New Look for JOOLA
  • Brand New DYNARYZ Rubbers
  • Training Camps
  • Loads of New Coaching content

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January 20 Issue

Our January Issue has awesome offers including the latest World Veterans GEWO Ball, there’s new Coaching Content, a Signed Bat Competition plus there’s a Teaser for New Colour Rubbers… we’re back with a bang in 2020!

Content:

  • World Veterans Ball
  • Coaching Videos
  • Signed Bat Competition
  • New Colour rubbers

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December 19 Issue

The December Issue has some awesome Christmas Gift Ideas, a Flash SALE of 30% OFF on Best-Seller Rubbers plus there’s a great Skills Video and Training Camp for 2020!

Content:

  • Christmas Gift Ideas
  • 30% off Aurus, Proton Neo and energy x-tra
  • New Bat Skills Video from Craig Bryant and Tom Lodziak
  • Dorset Training Camp in 2020

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Black Friday 19 Issue

The Black Friday Issue includes our 4 Best Selling Rubber Ranges all with 33% off, an awesome Des Douglas video and our Mega Clothing Sale continues!

Content:

  • Black Friday Sale
  • Des Douglas Video
  • Bishop Auckland TTC Facility Project
  • Beating Blockers from Tom Lodziak

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November 19 Issue

The November Issue includes our Christmas Catalogue, Clothing Mega SALE, New GEWO Gear and 2 superb Coaching Videos plus the latest Training Camp in 2020!

Content:

  • Christmas Catalogue
  • Clothing Mega Sale
  • New 5 Pro Tips for Serving Video
  • Dorset Training Camp in 2020

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October 19 Issue

Our October Issue sees the return of the Barna Brand, Our JOOLA Clothing Mega Sale, plus great wins for our Sponsored Players and the latest Coaching course in Dorset.

Content:

  • New Barna Original Rubbers and Blades
  • JOOLA Mega Clothing Sale
  • New Trick Serves and Bundesliga Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • Dorset Training Camp in 2020.

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September 19 Issue

Our September Issue features the New Mizuno Shoes for 19/20, An Exclusive Blog from Liam Pitchford’s new T.League adventure plus 2 New Coaching Videos and much more…

Content:

  • New Mizuno Shoes for 19/20
  • Exclusive Blog from Liam Pitchford
  • New Service and Bundesliga Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • St Neots Training Camp

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August 19 Issue

Our August Issue features the New Catalogue, New Blades for the 19/20 Season, 2 New Coaching Videos and a Catch up with the Piwowar Table Tennis family plus much more…

Content:

  • New Catalogue for the 2019-2020 Season
  • Brand new Blades for 19/20
  • New Service and Bundesliga Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • Catch with the Piwowar’s
  • New Training camp with Des Douglas!

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July 19 Issue

Our July Issue features Liam Pitchford’s VICTAS playing equipment, New Products for 19/20 Season, 2 New Coaching Videos and a Tough Review for JOOLA Balls plus much more…

Content:

  • Liam Pitchford’s VICTAS playing gear
  • Brand new products for 19/20
  • New Service and Touch Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • JOOLA Table Tennis Ball testing and review

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June 19 Issue

Our June Issue features Liam Pitchford signing for VICTAS/Team Bribar, New Offers, 2 New Service Videos and great results for Team Bribar Players plus much more…

Content:

  • Liam Pitchford signs for VICTAS/TSP
  • New Bribar ‘Ready to go’ bat – Pro Offensive Light
  • New Service Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • Great results for Bribar players at the National VETTS Championships
  • Summer Training camps in July and August

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May 19 Issue

Our May Issue features an Exclusive Paul Drinkhall Blog, New Gear from TIBHAR, 2 New Service Videos and awesome Training Days in July/August!

Content:

  • New Blades, Rubber and Clothing from TIBHAR
  • Paul Drinkhall Blog from his win at the Serbian Open
  • New Service Videos from Tom Lodziak
  • The Bennett’s – a Table Tennis family winning titles in Sussex, UK
  • Summer Training camps in July and August

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April 19 Issue

Our April Issue features new GEWO Table Tennis Carbon Blades, 2 New Coaching Videos, Bribar VETTS player success plus Summer Training in Plymouth!

Content:

  • FREE Shirt with new GEWO Blades purchase
  • Latest Coaching and Play it Like Paul videos
  • Sponsored players win VETTS Masters events
  • Summer Training camp with Top Edge Table Tennis and Gertsen TT
  • New Trophy service available now

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March 19 Issue

Our March Issue features Two New Coaching Videos, the New MX-P Rubber, plus amazing value for money Bat Packages!

Content:

  • IMPACT Bat Packages
  • Spinny Serves Video
  • Play it Like Paul Video – Forehand Flick
  • Bishop Auckland – Easter Training days
  • Bribar Players Win Medals

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February 19 Issue

Our February Issue features Two Awesome Videos, 100’s of Clearance Items, our new Trophy and Medal page plus the latest Club Focus article!

Content:

  • More Clearance Items added
  • Killer Service Video
  • Brand New Trophies and Medals page
  • Play it Like Paul Video – Pro Footwork Exercise
  • Portishead TTC – Club Focus article

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January 19 Issue

This exciting January Issue features our HUGE January SALE, Paul Drinkhall’s new PLAY IT LIKE PAUL Video and much more…

Content:

  • January SALE
  • Play it Like Paul Video – Explosive forehand topspin power
  • Orange balls!
  • New and up-coming IMPACT items
  • Training Camps for 2019

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December 18 Issue

This packed December Issue features our latest Christmas Gift offers, a Teaser Video for a BIG new Coaching Series, Club Focus article and two upcoming Training Camps…

Content:

  • Christmas Gift Ideas
  • Play it Like Paul Video Teaser
  • Chatham TTC Club Focus Article
  • Training Camps for 2019

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Black Friday 18 Issue

Black Friday Issue features 33% Off Evolution, Nexxus & Rhyzer Rubbers, the latest TIBHAR Coaching Blog plus two upcoming Training Camps

Content:

  • Black Friday Sale
  • IMPACT TOP Training Balls
  • Andrew Rushden Coaching Blog
  • Training Camps for 2019

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November 18 Issue

Featuring the New Christmas Catalogue, a Brand New Coaching Video, Morpeth TTC plus more News and Product reviews…

Content:

  • New Christmas Catalogue
  • Clothing Packages for Christmas
  • Craig Bryant ‘Wiggly Video’
  • Tom Lodziak reviews the Bribar Allround Professional
  • England Team matches in Kent

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October 18 Issue

18/19 Mizuno Shoes, a Brand New Coaching Video, October Tournaments plus more News and Product reviews…

Content:

  • Four new Mizuno shoes for 18/19 Season
  • Craig Bryant ’round the net’ video tutorial
  • Tom Lodziak reviews the Bribar Winning Loop bat
  • Tournaments in October

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September 18 Issue

Exclusive Blog from Paul Drinkhall, a Brand New Coaching Video, amazing Table Offers plus much more News and Products…!!

Content:

  • Exclusive Paul Drinkhall Blog
  • Table Packages for Schools, Clubs and Leisure Centres
  • Craig Bryant Forehand Fade Tutorial
  • New Staff Picks

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August 18 Issue

Brand New Catalogue 18-19 Season… plus much more!

Content:

  • New 18/19 Catalogue is out!
  • New GEWO Rubber ranges
  • Craig Bryant Chop Block Tutorial
  • TIBHAR Essentials for 18/19
  • Top Edge Training Course

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July 18 Issue

New 18/19 Arrivals, Paul Drinkhall’s Play it Like Paul is back and meet a super Table Tennis Family plus much more..!

Content:

  • New 18/19 Clothing from JOOLA, TIBHAR & TSP
  • Play it Like Paul – Practise in the Summer ‘Off Season’.
  • Meet the Piwowar’s a super Table Tennis family
  • Bishop Auckland International Training Camp
  • Vision Training Course

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June 18 Issue

New Summer Arrivals, Chris Doran Wins Overall Grand Prix Title, Morpeth TTC Sign with TIBHAR, plus much more… 

Content:

  • New Summer Products
  • Chris Doran wins back-to-back Grand Prix Titles
  • Morpeth TTC sign up with TIBHAR/Bribar
  • New RHYZER Rubbers
  • London Training Camp Blog

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May 18 Issue

New Bribar Summer Catalogue, Paul Drinkhall’s World Team Championships Blog, plus the very latest Player, Training and Coaching news!

Content:

  • Brand New Summer Catalogue
  • Paul Drinkhall World team Championships Blog
  • Bribar Players win Big at the VETTS National Masters
  • RHYZER Rubbers – the Players Choice for 2018
  • Bishop Auckland Training Camp

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April 18 Issue

Paul Drinkhall Blog and Sale plus the latest Player, Coach and Training news!

Content:

  • Paul Drinkhall Commonwealth Games Blog
  • TIBHAR Drinkhall Blade & Bat Sale
  • Jamie brings Table Tennis to CBeebies!
  • Sarah Short wins at the Northern Masters
  • London Training Camp
  • TIBHAR Coaching Blog with Matt Porter

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March 18 Issue

What’s Hot for 2018, TIBHAR Coaching Blog, Torbay TTA ‘Club of the Year’ Award, National’s Medals, and a Cleeve Park Training Camp…

Content:

  • Staff Picks for 2018
  • TIBHAR Coaching Blog with Matt Porter
  • Torbay Table Tennis Academy win National Award
  • Nationals round-up
  • Cleeve Park Training Camp

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Team World Cup Issue

Amazing Team World Cup Offers, New Products and Paul Drinkhall Competition…!

Content:

  • Team World Cup Offers
  • New TIBHAR products
  • £20.00 of all TIBHAR EVOLUTION Rubbers
  • Paul Drinkhall ‘Signed’ Blade Competition

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February 18 Issue

Paul Drinkhall reviews the new Aurus Rubbers and Chris Doran stars at the World Ping Pong Championship!

Content:

  • TIBHAR Aurus Video Review
  • Chris Doran stars at the WPPC
  • Bribar Veteran Rating Events
  • Cleeve Park Training Camp

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January 18 Issue

25% OFF ALL Mizuno’s, Ratings Events, Coaching Blog and much more…!

Content:

  • January SALE
  • Coaching BLOG
  • Rating Events
  • Training Camp

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December 17 Issue

Christmas Ideas, Stocking Fillers, New partnership with GEWO and much more…

Content:

  • Christmas Gift Ideas
  • Stocking Fillers
  • New partnership with GEWO
  • Training Camps

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Black Friday Issue

Black Friday SALE, very Special Offers, new Training Opportunities, Competitions and Bribar players amongst the titles again!

Content:

  • Black Friday SALE
  • Training Camps
  • Bribar Players amongst the medals
  • Paul Drinkhall nominated for ITTF point of the year!

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November 17 Issue

Brand New Chrstmas Catalogue, TIBHAR Shoes, Bribar Players and Clearance Items!

Content:

  • New Christmas Catalogue
  • Ooooh New TIBHAR Shoes!
  • Bribar Players get a fast start
  • Clearance Items added
  • October Video News from SD Sport

View E-newsletter

October 17 Issue

Latest Gear, New Blogs, a Paul Drinkhall Interview with TableTennisDaily & the Official TTE Ball!

Content:

  • Dream Team – New Signature Bats
  • Paul Drinkhall Interview
  • Cleeve Park TTC – Club Focus
  • Coaching Blog – Craig Bryant
  • JOOLA FLASH Ball to be used at TTE events
  • SD Sports – News Video

View E-newsletter

September 17 Issue

New Gear, New Signings, the Official TTE Ball, Training Opps’s.

Content:

  • JOOLA FLASH Ball to be used at TTE events
  • New Pimple Rubbers
  • New Signings for Team Bribar
  • Training Opportunities.
  • New Catalogue
  • SD Sports – News Video

View E-newsletter

Summer Edition

August 17 Issue

New 17/18 Catalogue, JOOLA Clothing Gear, Training Camps, Komann Blades

Content:

  • New Summer Edition catalogue.
  • 17/18 JOOLA clothing collection.
  • New Komann blades from Winning Sports.
  • Summer Training Opportunities.
  • Bat workshops
  • Partnership with SD Sports

View E-newsletter

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July 17 Issue

Gear up for the new season!

Content:

  • New Clothing Collection from TIBHAR.
  • Paul Drinkhall puts the air miles in and hits form!
  • New Rubbers from JOOLA & TIBHAR.
  • Summer Training Opportunities.

View E-newsletter

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June 17 Issue

Equipment Special with New Arrivals, Previews and Staff Picks!

Content:

  • Latest Equipment from DHS.
  • Great finish to the season for #TeamBribar players.
  • New Staff Picks.
  • Coming Soon – Rubber Previews.

View E-newsletter

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May Issue

Latest Play it like Paul!, Premium Victas Blades and 30% off all Mizuno’s!

Content:

  • Latest Play it like Paul! – Counter Topspin.
  • Cadet & Junior Nationals round up.
  • There’s 30% off all Mizuno Shoes.
  • New Premium Victas Blades.

View E-newsletter

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April Issue

National Championships Highlights Competition and 30% off all Mizuno’s!

Content:

  • National Championships Highlights Competition.
  • There’s 30% off all Mizuno Shoes in April.
  • Chris Doran wins Nottingham Grand Prix.

View E-newsletter

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March Issue

TIBHAR Drinkhall Offers, Grantham College TT Academy and Next-gen Players!

Content:

  • TIBHAR Drinkhall Offers – Paul & Jo’s weapons of choice.
  • Grantham College TTA – New ‘Performance Centre’.
  • Next-gen players have a great English Nationals.

View E-newsletter

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February Issue

National’s ‘Spot the Ball’ Competition, Tibhar Sale & Top Edge/Gertsen TT Training Camp 

Content:

  • Win 1-2-1 Coaching with Paul Drinkhall
  • Tibhar Clearance Items added
  • Top Edge & Gertsen TT Dorset Training Camp Blog
  • Staff Picks – Mike & Wes

View E-newsletter

January Issue No 2

January Clearance Sale, Chinese New Year and Club Focus… 

Content:

  • January Clearance Sale
  • Chinese New Year with Double Happiness!
  • North Ayrshire TTC – Club Focus
  • Staff Picks – Ron & Phil

View E-newsletter

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January Issue No 1

January Clearance Sale, Play it Like Paul! and New Club Focus… 

Content:

  • January Clearance Sale
  • Play it Like Paul! Specific Table Tennis Fitness Exercises
  • Torbay Table Tennis Academy – Club focus
  • Latest Training Opportunities

View E-newsletter

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December Issue No 2

Super Stocking fillers, Christmas Bats and New Club Focus… 

Content:

  • Stocking filler gifts
  • Christmas bats
  • Swerve TTC – Club focus
  • Last postal dates

View E-newsletter

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December Issue No 1

Christmas Gift Ideas, New Training Camps and Latest Offers…

Content:

  • Christmas Gift Ideas
  • Bribar Gift Vouchers
  • New Training Camps
  • Cancelled bat Orders

View E-newsletter

November Issue No 2

TIBHAR Special Edition – Black Friday, Christmas Ideas & Player News!

Content:

  • Play it like Paul! How to play long pimples…
  • Tibhar Robot – Black Friday Special
  • David McBeath – on fire!
  • Christmas Ideas from Tibhar
  • 35 Years Offer continues…

View E-newsletter

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November Issue No 1

Big Savings on Bats, Paul’s new club & E-Gift Vouchers

Content:

  • Paul Drinkhall signs for club in Spanish Professional League
  • 16 Cancelled Order Bats up for grabs
  • Bribar E-Gift Vouchers
  • Good results for Bribar players at Tipton GP
  • On-line Catalogue

View E-newsletter

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October Issue No 1

Latest Special Offers, Paul’s Pro Tips & Training Opportunity!

Content:

  • Paul takes on the ‘Power of the Block’
  • New TSP x-Series Bats
  • Training Opportunity at Cleeve TTC
  • Celebrating 35 Years – Rubber Offers Continue
  • New On-line Catalogue

View E-newsletter

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September Issue No 2

Paul Drinkhall’s latest Pro Tips, Next Gen Players & New Season Kit!

Content:

  • Paul takes a look at the short return of serve
  • Next Gen Players win at Cippenham Junior 4 Star
  • Shae Thakker is about to ‘Go for it’ on ITV!
  • New Accessories from Tibhar
  • Bribar On-line Catalogue

View E-newsletter

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September Issue No 1

Special Offers – Celebrate our 35 Year Anniversary!

Content:

  • 35 Year Special Offers on Rubbers
  • New On-line Catalogue
  • 2016/17 Joola Clothing Range
  • Double Happiness Brand

View E-newsletter

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August Issue No 4

New Catalogue, Trainer Balls, Play it Like Paul and Club Focus Page!

Content:

  • Our new Catalogue is out now!
  • New Vision Trainer Balls from XSF
  • Paul Drinkhall’s latest ‘Pro Tips’
  • Chris Doran wins again – this time Liverpool GP!
  • Our first Club Focus featuring Bishop Auckland TTC

View E-newsletter

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August Issue No 3

New Mizuno’s, Signature Bats, New Balls & Summer Madness Continues!

Content:

  • 3 Brand new Mizuno Table Tennis Shoes
  • 7 Fantastic Pro ‘Ready-made Bats’
  • New Joola Flip Trainer Balls
  • Summer Clearance Continues

View E-newsletter

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August Issue No 2

Summer Clearance Madness and Brand New Kit!

Content:

  • Summer Clearance Sections
  • New TSP ‘Tuned’ Rubbers
  • New Footwear from Joola
  • Tibhar 40+ Polyball Offer

View E-newsletter

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August Issue No 1

Playing Equipment SPECIAL!!

Content:

  • Hot New Samba Rubbers!
  • Handmade Blades from Victas
  • Dingo+Swiss range
  • 2 New Tibhar Evolution Rubbers
  • 2 New Tibhar Drinkhall Blades
  • der-materialspezialist = Outrageous!!

View E-newsletter

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July Issue

Gear up for the new season with Tibhar!

Content:

  • Paul Drinkhall’s Complete Blade Range
  • Evolution Jackpot – 6 Rubbers in the Series.
  • 40+ SL 3* Polyball (Seamless) – Buy 144 get 72 Free!
  • Tibhar Clearance Section

View E-newsletter

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June Issue

Chris Doran Signs, Combo Bat Heaven & Training Camps.

Content:

  • Chris Doran Signs for Bribar/Joola
  • Combo Bat Heaven!
  • New der-materialspezialist technology!
  • Summer Training Camps

View E-newsletter

Posted on 22nd August 2016

Agents


A warm welcome to our on-line resource for Bribar Agents!

A big thank you to all our 130 (and growing) Agents who we work with on a daily basis and who help to keep Bribar at the forefront of Table Tennis in the UK.

We have created this section to:

  • enable Agents to purchase easily and quickly on-line.
  • keep track of orders and manage your account.
  • offer exclusives and specials for Agents only.
  • provide regular news and updates on the latest equipment.

To get started scroll down for ‘How it works’, Special Offers and News sections…

Thank you again for choosing Bribar and we hope you find this resource very useful during the 2019/20 Season…

Best wishes, Barry Chapman

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So how does it work? Hopefully it’s quite straight forward…

  • We have added Agent prices to all eligible products on the website – these prices are only available to Agents and are only visible when you are logged in!
  • An Agent drop down menu is available on every page so you can easily navigate whilst logged in as an Agent.
  • Just start adding items to your basket and Agent Prices and Agent Shipping rates are automatically calculated.
  • You can keep track of your Agent orders in your ‘Account’ and also change passwords or personal details there too.
  • The Agent section has On-line only Specials for Agents to access, as well as the latest news plus we will feature pre-order items that are not yet available to the general public!
  • We will be communicating to Agents on a regular basis with emails/e-newsletters.

If you have any questions regarding the Agent Section please feel free to drop Wes Bush-Harris a note and he’ll be happy to help!


LATEST AGENT NEWS

New IMPACT products…

IMPACT Top Training Table Tennis Balls

CHEAPEST PRICE IN EUROPE

New from IMPACT, the highest quality TOP training ball available – virtually 3* in performance and available in white and orange!

Produced using new ABS material and thanks to the careful selection philosophy of IMPACT, the Top Training ball ensures hardness, durability and consistency.

Available in mid November with Agent prices as follows:

  • 12 @ £4.50
  • 72 @ £23.99
  • 144 @ £44.99
  • 288 @ £83.99
  • 576 @ £164.99

Buy now


SPECIAL OFFERS –  BUY ON-LINE ONLY – AGENT PRICE


Product Reviews!

We would like to ask a small favour – we are always trying to recommend the best and most suitable products to customers and a great way to do this is through reviews on the website.

If you could take a moment to leave a review on a product you recommend, use frequently, or you think is ideal for certain players – this would be a great help!

It’s quick and easy and just a sentence would be perfect…


Bribar Bat Workshops!

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Let us know if you would like to host an evening or day of Bat Testing and Trade Stand action near you!

Our ever popular testing evenings are a great opportunity for players, coaches and agents(!) to ‘try before you buy‘ from a wide range of classic rubbers and blades through to the latest new items for the 16-17 season…

We have an extensive bat testing range for players to try out, with numerous different combinations that our knowledgeable staff can help guide players through and discuss options that may suit their game!

If you would like to discuss hosting a bat workshop, we are quite flexible on how it runs locally – we would suggest that the following are essential to make it a successful event:

  • A Table Tennis venue with capacity for lots of play – 6 tables or more is ideal.
  • A good early promotion on a county wide or multi-club basis – we really need a minimum of 50 players to attend over the session.

Other than that, offering refreshments, coaching and social elements to these sessions also works well!

If you are interested please drop us an email or call 01227 860348.


Bribar E-Gift Vouchers

We know lots of people struggle to find the right gifts for Table Tennis Nuts – so when it comes to Birthdays, Christmas and as a ‘Thank you’ – the huge variety of Table Tennis equipment can be baffling.coupon

To this end, the E-Gift Voucher can be purchased just like any other product on the website and emailed direct to the lucky recipient – taking the stress and guess work out of it!

Table Tennis Organisations

We can also provide E-Gift Vouchers to the Table Tennis Community – often Clubs and Leagues like to reward Volunteers or they are used at Events and Competitions as prizes…

If that is something we can help you with, please just drop us an email or call and we can create E-Gift Voucher(s) as required.

Click for more details on the E-Gift Voucher.

Full T’s & C’s can be found in the product description and in the website ‘Conditions of Use‘.


Agent Delivery Charges:

  • Free for orders above £20.00 – orders will be dispatched by Royal Mail standard delivery so please allow 3-5 working days.
  • Orders less than £20.00 – a charge of £3.99 for standard delivery (3-5 working days).
  • If you require delivery more quickly the following charges apply:
    • Express (1-3 days) £5.50
    • Next Working Day (1 day) £7.50. Please note orders must be placed before 1.00pm. This service requires a signature so please select a delivery address where someone will be available to sign for the delivery. The choice of carrier will depend on the weight and size of the parcel and is entirely at our discretion. Unfortunately, this service is not available on weekends or bank holidays or to Scotland, Northern Ireland or any of the offshore islands.
  • Products containing solvents have to be sent by carrier at a charge of £6.50 – It may be worth collecting these items at tournaments.
  • Please email for carriage prices for large and heavy items e.g. tables/club accessories.
  • We will try to maintain these prices but reserve the right to change them without prior notice.

Archive News & Offers

Black Friday Offers available NOW for Agents!

We will be reducing our best-selling rubber ranges for the Black Friday Weekend (23rd – 25th November) to £35.50 per sheet, however, we have reduced the price of all these rubbers for Agents to £32.99 and you can get this price now and until 9am on Monday 26th November!

Included are the TIBHAR Evolution range, JOOLA Rhyzer range and GEWO Nexxus rubbers.

Agent Blade SALE!!

We have brought together a wide selection of our ‘One-off’ blades and ‘Ex Bat Test’ blades so that we can offer these exclusively to Bribar Agents on a ‘first come first served basis’!

As per last season, we have collated them all into one list and they can be ordered via email to ron@bribartt.co.uk or call him to discuss on 01227 860348.

We will look to update the list on a daily basis – these offers were really popular last year so be quick!

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EX-DISPLAY ROBOTS…

As part of our summer stock take we have a number of robots available at serious knock down prices!

We have 3 x Joola Buddy Pro robots @ £50.00 each – ex display. SOLD OUT!

These robots have been tested and they are all in working order but as they are ex display and have been previously used they come without a guarantee.


We also have a selection of surround covers: a few blue, various green in 2.3m and 2.0m lengths, mostly JOOLA but some from other manufacturers. These have been used for tournament hire but may do a good job for a club. FREE to a good home but you will either have to pay for postage or arrange to collect either from our office or a local tournament or bat test event.

For further information on any of the above please contact ron@bribartt.co.uk or give him a call. SOLD OUT!


We also have a range of badminton rackets, plastic shuttlecocks and a few tennis rackets at very reasonable prices. These are suitable for home use, schools, youth clubs etc. If you are interested please contact Sue for further details on sales@bribartt.co.uk.

TIBHAR Aurus Sound Table Tennis Rubber

A great offer on Aurus Sound!

During July we are reducing the price of TIBHAR Aurus Sound rubber for agents to £25.99!

A really popular rubber with our customers see what they have to say…

Was recommended the rubber after talking online and reading reviews. The ratings don’t lie great spin, control and speed. It suits an all-round game but gives plenty of gears for stepping up the attack.

What a rubber! I tried this rubber on my friends blade (Jun Mizutani ZLC OFF) it is the best rubber I have tried such as tenergy 05 tibhar evolution mx-p joola rhythm, Donic Bluefire m1.

Coming soon to the RHYZER range!

We’ve been pleasantly surprised by the new JOOLA RHYZER rubbers!

The RHYZER 48 is a quick beast of a rubber (see our recent blog) and the RHYZER 43 version although not as rapid, still has the thin rubber topsheet and thick pink sponge – giving it plenty of zip too!

Soon to join them is the new Pro 50 version, it’s is likely to be popular with high level players when it arrives in the middle of June… watch this space for specs and price….

Team World Cup – New Products!

We’ve worked hard with TIBHAR to bring you some new products in time for the Team World Cup…

We are delighted with the new Absolute Blade from TIBHAR, it’s got everything an entry level blade should have – great control, not too heavy, a bit of ‘zip’ for attacking shots and paired with some quality rubber – it’s bound to be a best seller!

There’s three new ‘ready to play’ bats using the new Absolute Blade, the FEELROTATE and TOPSPIN bats all with proven rubber combinations – prices start at £32.99 through to £43.99.

Tibhar / San-ei Team World Cup Limited Edition Shirt

Stylish, fully breathable 100% micro fibre material for maximum comfort.

Limited edition shirt featuring the Tibhar/San-ei table sponsors logo and Team World Cup graphics to commemorate this very special event.

SOLD OUT!!

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TIBHAR EVOLUTION SPECIAL

Training T-Shirts at £8.99 each!!

Grab these Training T-shirts at an amazing price while stocks last – available in five colours, Red, Blue, Green, Yellow and Orange.

TIBHAR Evolution Special T-shirts

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…AGENTS AUGUST 2017 SPECIAL…

JOOLA SAMBA TECH RUBBER!

We have negotiated a special deal with JOOLA which we are passing on to you. These special prices only apply to online orders!

A high tech rubber perfect for the attacking player with the prolonged ball contact allowing you to feel in control at all times.

Incorporating both Geo Force Power and Geo Sponge technologies and featuring a medium soft 37.5 degree sponge, Samba Tech provides true speed glue feeling, fantastic durability, excellent touch in all situations and amazing arc.

The offer only includes 2.3mm (max) thickness and is limited to 400 sheets only, maximum of 10 sheets per agent.

Spin 114, Speed 98, Control 80.

RRP £58.99

Normal agents price £42.99

Special agents price £29.50!

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DECEMBER JOOLA RUBBER DEAL

…OFFER FINISHED…

To get in the festive mood, we have added extra discounts when you add two rubbers to your basket – check out these reductions!!

–        Buy 2 sheets of Samba Tech max for only £29.99 per sheet.

–        Buy 2 sheets of Rhyzm Original or Rhyzm 425 for only £26.99 per sheet.

–        Buy 2 sheets of Novic for only £16.99 per sheet – save 20% + from normal agents prices.

IMPORTANT NOTE – PRICE INCREASES ON ALL BUTTERFLY PRODUCTS

With immediate effect, customer and agents prices for all Butterfly products listed in our 2016/17 catalogue have increased.

The online customer and Agents prices have been changed accordingly, but please remember the increase if your customers are using the actual catalogue.

This price change has been put into effect by Butterfly themselves and wasn’t our decision. Unfortunately we have no control over Butterfly prices.

With this price change, now might be a good time to look at alternatives to the Tenergy series!! If you have any questions about which rubber will suit a players game, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us.

ALTERNATIVES TO TENERGY RUBBERS

RRP CUSTOMER AGENTS
Tibhar Evolution £49.99 £37.99 (£36.99 if you buy 2 or more) See Current Price list
Tibhar Rhythm £49.99 £37.99 (£36.99 if you buy 2 or more) See Current Price list
Joola Rhythm P & Tech £54.99 £41.99 See Current Price list
Joola Samba 27 & 19 £45.99 £36.99 (£34.99 if you buy 2 or more) See Current Price list
Victas V>15 Extra £49.99 £39.99 (£37.99 if you buy 2 or more) See Current Price list

BUTTERFLY PRICE INCREASES

RRP CUSTOMER AGENTS
TENERGY 05 £62.99 £53.99 See Current Price list
TENERGY 05FX £62.99 £53.99 See Current Price list
TENERGY 64 £62.99 £53.99 See Current Price list
TENERGY 80 £62.99 £53.99 See Current Price list
TENERGY 80FX £62.99 £53.99 See Current Price list
SRIVER L £37.99 £32.99 See Current Price list
TACKINESS C £37.99 £32.99 See Current Price list
TACKINESS D £37.99 £32.99 See Current Price list
RRP CUSTOMER AGENTS
PRIMORAC CARBON £139.99 £119.99 £114.99
JUN MIZUTANI ZLC £259.99 £229.99 £219.99
MAZE MAGIC £41.99 £35.99 £33.99
ANDRZEJ GRUBBA £44.99 £38.99 £36.99
BOLL ALLROUND £41.99 £35.99 £33.99
BOLL CONTROL £41.99 £35.99 £33.99

Joola Multi-shirts

Brand New Joola Shirts for the 2016-17 Season are available now!

The ‘Cuneo’ Shirt is a top quality 100% polyester shirt with subtle styling and is designed to draw perspiration away from the body.

The ‘Cuneo’ is comfortable, breathable and fashionable – three great reasons to choose this for next season!

Colours include – Black, Red, Blue, Light Blue, Yellow and Bronze.

Sizes – 4XS to 5XL

Joola Cuneo Shirt

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A new twist on classic Joola rubbers – get in the swing with Samba 27 and Samba 19!

Samba 27 is designed for top players with a strong technical game.

The Japanese factory tuned sponge is combined with an extra grippy rubber surface producing great arc even when away from the table allowing spin, pace and placement to be accurately controlled.

Samba 19 is perfect for serious players, features a forgiving 41 degree distinguishable blue mid soft sponge and grippy top sheet.

Great control , excellent spin and penetration.

The new Samba rubbers are already a hit with JOOLA sponsored players and guaranteed to be best sellers in the 2016– 17 season.

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Bribar Table Tennis are delighted to have been appointed as the sole distributors in the UK for Dingo+Swiss products.

Established by world maestro Ding Yi, the Dingo+Swiss brand is focused upon specialist pimple rubbers and perfectly matched blades.

Ding Yi performs his magic using the ZIK-ZAK Long Pimples and DING YI Short Pimples on the Ding Yi Off Balsa/Aluminium blade.

Ask the team for more information on these great combination bat products from Dingo+Swiss

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Brand New TIBHAR GRIP Shirts & Shorts for the New 2016-17 Season are available now!

Modern but stylish shirt made from 100% polyester for best breathability and comfort. The neon colours are almost impossible to reproduce in print but won’t be missed!

Colours include – Neon Orange, Neon Green & Blue.

Tibhar Grip Clothing

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der-materialspezialist – for Modern Combination Bat Players!

We are delighted to announce sole distributorship in the UK of the amazing der-materialspezialist range of products.

The outstanding ‘slick’ anti loop rubbers for the modern combination player offer amazing spin reversal levels; backed by a full range of long pimples, short pimples and blades for combination play experts.

Follow these links for the range of rubbers and blades.

Combo bat players are pretty excited about the new range of rubbers – take a look at the Transformer rubber for instance – with new dampening sponge technology, we’ve never seen anything like it for spin reversal!! Game changer?

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…SHIRTS NOW OUT OF STOCK…

The exclusive Tibhar Drinkhall World Team T-shirt has yet to go on sale – so be first to get your hands on one!

Celebrate Paul’s World Team bronze medal with Bribar! Paul was actively involved in the design. Round neck high quality T shirt made from 100% breathable microfibre, for top comfort. Features the Stylish Drinkhall and MX-P logos; the latter is normally only available on ‘pro’ players shirts RRP £18.99

Posted on 4th February 2016

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