Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Category: All Books

Bib No. 362 – TABLE TENNIS FASCINATION 1X

Bib No. 362 – TABLE TENNIS FASCINATION 1X

Author : ITTF
Comments : The latest of the long running series. The quality of the photos are, as always excellent.

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Bib No. 363 – TABLE TENNIS FASCINATION X

Bib No. 363 – TABLE TENNIS FASCINATION X

Author : ITTF
Comments : I am fed up with saying wonderful photographs! How about marvellous?

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Bib No. 378 – 100 DAYS OF TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 378 – 100 DAYS OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : Samson Dubina
Comments : A good read and thoughtfully planned. It has a few tips on topics I have never seen in print before, such as, ‘Slump Busting’, You are a loser’, ‘Sleep Positioning’, ‘Beat the Wheelchair Player’, and not forgetting ‘The Table Tennis Breakfast’ menu. And there are several more not often found in coaching manuals.

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Bib No. 377 – EXPERT IN A YEAR

Bib No. 377 – EXPERT IN A YEAR

Author : Sam Priestley & Ben Larcombe
Comments : I thoroughly enjoyed reading this book. There is a lot of good advice to be gleaned, from the experiences of Sam in the story of his attempt to become an expert in only a year of practise and tuition.

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Bib No. 364 – REVELATIONS OF A PING PONG CHAMPION

Bib No. 364 – REVELATIONS OF A PING PONG CHAMPION

Author : Danny Seemiller
Comments : Very readable story of the rogue player who went on to be a US Champion and then became USTTA President.

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Bib No. 381 – THE MIGHTY WALZER

Bib No. 381 – THE MIGHTY WALZER

Author : Howard Jacobson
Comments : A stage play adapted from the best selling book by Simon Bent. I have not seen the play but having read the book and found it very funny, I will make a point of visiting any theatre in reach when I see it advertised.

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Bib No. 365 – TABLE TENNIS TACTICS

Bib No. 365 – TABLE TENNIS TACTICS

Author : Klaus Geske & Jens Mueller
Comments : New edition of the 2009 German original. Now contains advice on service returns and Doubles play. Good book.

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Bib No. 366 – MORE TABLE TENNIS TIPS

Bib No. 366 – MORE TABLE TENNIS TIPS

Author : Larry Hodges
Comments : Tips from three years of Laryy Hodges on line Web Site. Some good stuff here.

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Bib No. 368 – TABLE TENNIS WITH TIMO BOLL

Bib No. 368 – TABLE TENNIS WITH TIMO BOLL

Author : Bernd Ulrich Gross & Timo Boll
Comments : Once in a while a superb book emerges. And this is such a book! Author’s text – Brilliant; Photos. – Brilliant; Analysis and instruction – Brilliant; How else can I describe this book – Brilliant.

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Bib No. 372 – THE HISTORY OF TABLE TENNIS IN CARDIFF

Bib No. 372 – THE HISTORY OF TABLE TENNIS IN CARDIFF

Author : Chris Richards
Comments : A thoroughly enjoyable history with just the right balance between records, anecdotes, venues, and personalities. Having played in various events in Cardiff I can vouch for the warm welcome and the friendships made. Nicely produced and colour photographs too. Well done to the production team.

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