Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

Tag: 1938

Bib No. 52 – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 52 – TABLE TENNIS

Author : Coleman Clark
Comments : Clark’s 3rd Book made him the most well known coach in the USA, but technically the books were not up to the high levels of Jack Carrington’s ‘Modern Table Tennis ‘ of the same year.

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Bib No. 53 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 53 – MODERN TABLE TENNIS

Author : Jack Carrington
Comments : The best technical book up to this time, and still reasonably accurate when the final edition was issued in 1960. It became the best seller of any TT book, with the text suffering only minor alterations, and the models later changed to short trousers. In 1965 the author told me that in that year someone bought the book and a week later returned it complaining that the title was misleading, as it had been written 26 years earlier.

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