Barry Hayward's Table Tennis Library

An Illustrated Bibliography of Table Tennis Books in the English Language

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Bib No. 305 – HOW TO COACH TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 305 – HOW TO COACH TABLE TENNIS

Author : Dr. A. K. Srivastava
Comments : When I saw the cover photo of Jill Hammersley c. 1978 I thought this was a book from the ’70s which I had missed. I am afraid not. The text is equally dated and consists of some not very sound advice and a not very well organised Rules Summary.

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Bib No. 306 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 306 – KNOW THE GAME – TABLE TENNIS

Author : ETTA
Comments : For the first time ever (the series started in 1951 and has gone through at least 29 editions and reprints) – the format changes to a portrait format. As you would expect, the latest is the best so far, the teachings are succinct and simple, and the photos are good. I enjoyed it.

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Bib No. 358 – COMPLETE BOOK OF TABLE TENNIS

Bib No. 358 – COMPLETE BOOK OF TABLE TENNIS

Author : Vipin Gulati
Comments : Not too much on How to Play but a useful compendium of lists of the top players, nations, great players, and statistics. No photos.

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