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We should do this every time!
Dillon after our very first "Boot Camp" on the Strand.
Start at the wind-machine close to the Rockpool, then jogging down
to the waterpark at the other end of the Strand - and then back again.
Well, not everybody ran, Terry and his dog took it a bit slower and
Lucky even refused to stroll further than the Strand park!
- Well, we got our boot camps started, and that
was the most important thing, said Terry after a 15 minutes fast walk.
All the three younger participants got awards for
their effort. They were the brothers Dillion and Jack Navin, and Olav
Dahl. Olav was the first runner back again, closely followed by Jack.
- We met a guy who wanted to ask us about table
tennis, so we had a break in the middle, said Jack.
was running in his Academy uniform, and might be people were surprised
to see a table tennis player run! Table tennis players in Australia
are not used to fitness training, but Terry said that if you take
table tennis as a sport and not just hobby then your fitness level
- It will in fact improve your table tennis skills
and also make it more easy to hold a high level of intensity during
practising sessions at the table!
He also says that fitness training in a part of
table tennis training in China and also all over the world:
- My players in Norway were very fit, we did fitness
training after every practising session, with running, strength and
Unfortunately it was not many players that turned
up at the Strand yesterday, but it was first time and the Academy
does not have that many members - not yet. It will come, though!
- We will be running every Tuesday and Thursday
at 5.30 pm until school starts, so come on guys! Terry said, - and
you don't have to be a member of the Academy, everybody can join us!