ASPIRING JUNIOR PROGRAM

Program dates: 04/16/2022 through 06/19/2022

The Aspiring Junior Program provides a platform for team members to build their interest in the sport of Table Tennis and excel in an inclusive team environment. It is modeled after some of the best table tennis programs in the world. It is truly a partnership between the players, their parents, and the great coaches at MDTTC.

SELECT TEAM

Members of the team are at the top of their level and show a serious commitment to reach National team level.

PROGRESS TEAM

Members of the Progress Team are showing strong growth and are fighting to get a spot in the Select team.

INTERMEDIATE TEAM

Members of the Intermediate Team are continuing to build their capabilities and are improving on their basic and intermediate skills.

NOVICE TEAM

Members of the Novice Team are continuing to develop their basic skills and are learning and building their interest in table tennis.

HOW TO APPLY

To apply to become part of the AJP Program, please contact Coach Wang at qwang@mdttc.com so that you can be part of the team tryouts. For those already part of the program, Coach Wang will be in contact with you to let you know which Team you will be a part of. We will need a confirmation of your participation in the Spring 2022 program no later than April 14, 2022. Payment will be due no later than April 14, 2022.

TEAM TRYOUTS

Those new to the MDTTC Aspiring Junior Program will need to try out with Head Coach Wang Qingliang no later than April 14, 2022 and sign the athlete and parent commitment letter to join the program. We only have a limited number of spots.

SELECT TEAM

Members of the Select Team are chosen by the MDTTC Coaches committee. Members of the team are at the top of their level and show a serious commitment to reach National team level. Team members have practices 3 times per week and are committed to at least 2 additional private or group lessons per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 5 days per week and that they are traveling with the team to compete at the 2022 US Nationals

PROGRESS TEAM

Members of the Progress Team are showing strong growth and are fighting to get a spot in the Select team. Team members have practices 2 times per week and are committed to at least 2 additional private or group lessons per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 4 days per week and will compete in the two club tournaments as well as the 2022 US Nationals

INTERMEDIATE TEAM

Members of the Intermediate Team are continuing to build their capabilities and are improving on their basic and intermediate skills. Team members have practices 2 times per week and are committed to at least 1 additional private or group lesson per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 3 days per week and will compete in the two club tournaments as well as the US Nationals

NOVICE TEAM

Members of the Novice Team are continuing to develop their basic skills and are learning and building their interest in table tennis. Team members have practices 1 time per week and are committed to at least 1 additional private or group lesson per week. It is expected that members of this team are practicing at least 2 days per week and based on coach’s approval can compete in the two club tournaments and possibly the US Nationals.

*USATT Membership fee is the player’s responsibility.

**Travel, room and board, USATT Membership, and entry fees are the player’s responsibility.

TEAM SCHEDULE

The entire schedule will be updated regularly if there are any changes to practice or event schedules.

PARTIES

End of the Season Potluck Party

Date and time TBD

Hope everyone can join us!