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Table Tennis Australia’s Spinneroos program introduces students to the dynamic sport of table tennis through a progressive range of fun and innovative lessons and activities.

With lesson plans that have been developed by leading Australian table tennis coaches and all content aligned to the Australian Curriculum, Spinneroos is an easy program to teach and learn.

Spinneroos is inspiring, engaging and FUN!

Spinneroos encompasses play, skill development and the game sense approach to ensure students have a great first experience with table tennis.

  • Suitable for all ages and abilities
  • Modified activities included (off-table and on-table)
  • Pathway to join Spinneroos and Junior programs at local clubsChildren playing table tennis

“We have been really fortunate to be involved in Table Tennis through the Sporting Schools program this term. The program has been able to give our students the opportunity to try a new sport that all students can access no matter their age, gender or ability level.”

Nicole Johnson, St Patrick’s School - Physical Education Coordinator

Spinneroos – Bounce into Table Tennis

The Spinneroos program can be delivered by a teacher at your school or an endorsed table tennis coach. The teacher delivered programs utilises the logocomprehensive Spinneroos 8-week lesson plans, which include detailed activity cards, skill progressions and modifications, game sense tips and reflection questions to support student development.

Schools can choose from a range of our equipment packages, or Table Tennis Australia can help customise a package to suit your Sporting Schools budget and program needs.

For more information, please contact Emily Grist at emily@tabletennis.org.au.

Note: All bookings are also subject to a $100 Booking Administration fee.

Equipment

Table Tennis Australia offers equipment options suitable for the school environment and with the flexibility to meet your school’s individual needs. The following equipment packages are available for purchase through Table Tennis Australia and their national equipment partner, Table Tennis World.

Spinneroos Basic Package - $390    

This package is a great option to introduce students to Table Tennis and uses the Table Tennis Australia philosophy that any table can be a Table Tennis table. The package includes:

  • 3 retractable nets (suitable for use over existing classroom tables)
  • 16 rackets
  • 100 standard balls

Spinneroos Standard Package - $1,250

  • 2 tables (including nets)
  • 2 retractable nets
  • 20 standard rackets
  • 100 standard balls

Spinneroos Premium Package - $1,700

A great option to kit your school out with durable, premium equipment. The package includes:

  • 3 tables (including nets)
  • 20 rackets
  • 100 standard balls

Individual items

Individual items of equipment can also be ordered to suit your school’s needs, the items available include:

  • Individual table and net - $390
  • Double Fish Outdoor Leisure AW-168 Table Tennis Table - $649
  • Le Jardin – Outdoor Table Tennis Table - $1,590
  • Individual standard rackets - $22.50 each
  • Individual outdoor rackets - $25 each
  • Box of 100 balls - $65 / box
  • Larger training balls (44mm) - $25 / dozen
  • Retractable nets - $25 each
  • Ball scoop / net - $29 each
  • Access to Spinneroos Online Coaching Account - $50

NOTE: Freight charges apply and will be confirmed upon order.

Download the Spinneroos Package information or visit the Table Tennis Australia website for more information and to begin your order.

Teachers

Teachers can deliver table tennis in Sporting Schools (at the school they are normally employed) by meeting the requirements below.

  • Hold a valid state and/or territory teacher registration
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Purchase access into Table Tennis Australia’s Spinneroos Online Coaching platform.
Coaches

To become a coach and deliver table tennis in Sporting Schools, please ensure you meet the following requirements, then register with Table Tennis Australia for coach consideration:

Coaching Providers

Table Tennis clubs who wish to become a coaching provider for Table Tennis Australia and deliver in Sporting Schools must meet the requirements below:

  • Hold a valid ABN or declare ABN exempt
  • Confirm adequacy of insurance
  • Must be an affiliated table tennis club with their state/territory table tennis association. Table Tennis Australia is not currently endorsing any new external (non-club) coaching providers.

NOTE: All coaches that operate under the coaching provider must meet individual table tennis coach registration requirements.

Table Tennis Australia Resources

Spinneroos Online Coaching Spinneroos logo

Teachers can access Table Tennis Australia’s Spinneroos Online Coaching platform, which includes comprehensive 8-week lesson plans, videos, and the latest resources to assist with the program delivery. The lesson plans include detailed activity cards, skill progressions and modifications, game sense tips and reflection questions to support student development.

The Spinneroos lesson plans have been developed by leading Australian table tennis coaches and all content is aligned to the Australian Curriculum, making Spinneroos an easy program to teach and learn.

Contact Table Tennis Australia to gain access to the Spinneroos Online Coaching platform for only $50.

Table Tennis Disability Program  

The Smash Down Barriers "Smash down barriers table disability program"manual consists of six introductory lessons designed to assist teachers with any level of Para Table Tennis understanding, to deliver fun, safe and inclusive activities.

The Smash Down Barriers program is a sport-for-development program which aims to use table tennis as a tool to improve the lives of people with disabilities by increasing levels of physical activity providing leadership opportunities and promoting social inclusion.

Contact Table Tennis Australia to order a FREE copy of the manual.

Table Tennis Australia

Contact: Emily Grist – National Participation Officer
Email: emily@tabletennis.org.au
Phone: 0401 792 493

Have any questions about Sporting Schools?

Phone: 1300 785 707
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