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  • It’s that time of the year to HiTT for charity

    It’s that time of the year to HiTT for charity

    by added on 6 December 2017

    December for us at HiTT Academy Malta means chaos. But in a good way. We have lots of activities going on:: club competitions, national league matches and national ranking tournaments to prepare for, our yearly annual dinner and of course, the 30 hour marathon for charity. For the fourth consecutive year, we're going to lock ourselves in our table tennis academy ...

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  • Children for Children HiTT4Istrina 2017

    Children for Children HiTT4Istrina 2017

    by added on 3 December 2017

    HiTT4Istrina 2017   As part of the annual fundraising for Istrina, HiTT Academy have organised a morning of table tennis fun in collaboration with Dingli Primary School and Savio College in DIngli. A total of 75 children from 3 classes at primary level were treated to a morning of table tennis fun while also donating to a good cause. The HiTT4Istrina events continue next ...

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  • HiTT4Istrina 2017

    HiTT4Istrina 2017

    by added on 27 November 2017

    HiTT4Istrina 2017 HiTTAcademy together with St Albert the Great College, are once again organising a 30 hour marathon in aid of l-Istrina Solidarjeta bl-iSport campaign.   #hitt4istrina   starting from 09:00 on Saturday 17th December up to 15:00 on Sunday 18th December       Venue:   other fund-raising activities Competitions (apply on info@hittmalta.com) Sat 17:00 – Fun Games Open to all. (Bookings taken on the day) Sat 17:00 – HiTT Club Competition Open to all adults attending HiTT Club. participation donation: €3 per player Sat 19:00 ...

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  • They’re out!!! ….Nominations for HiTT Academy Awards 2017

    They’re out!!! ….Nominations for HiTT Academy Awards 2017

    by added on 24 November 2017

    HiTT Academy Annual Awards 2017 Each year the HiTT Academy Coaching Team shows recognition to all players who have excelled in one way or another during the year. Efforts are recognised in various aspects that together make a good athlete.....training, performance, competition, behaviour, discipline, social integration, budding talents, etc... Four players are nominated for each award with the winners announced on the ...

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  • Charity begins at home – HiTT Players Team Challenge 2017

    Charity begins at home – HiTT Players Team Challenge 2017

    by added on 15 November 2017

    14th November 2017 HiTT Players' Team Challenge 2017 The HiTT Players' Team Challenge was held on 14/11/17 as a fundraising event in aid of Istrina 2017. This is the 4th consecutive year that HiTT Academy is active in collecting funds for Istrina Solidarjeta bl-Isports (Malta Community Chest Fund). In the past 3 years a total of slightly less that €6000 was collected through ...

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  • Outstanding results for Therese Genovese in Sweden

    Outstanding results for Therese Genovese in Sweden

    by added on 10 November 2017

      HiTT Academy player Therese Genovese is currently living in Vaxjo, Sweden and participating in various competitions there. Apart from representing club BTK Frej in the regional women's league, she is also playing the national league 2nd Division women's team for Sparvagens BTK during the season 2017/18.   The below screen shots show the results of the matches. As can be seen, Therese was ...

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  • Former Lithuanian Champion heads hugely successful training camp at HiTT Academy Malta

    Former Lithuanian Champion heads hugely successful training camp at HiTT Academy Malta

    by added on 9 November 2017

    HiTT Academy Malta hosted a mini training camp this November, inviting Lithuanian table tennis coach Aurelija Kybartaitė over as head coach. The 10 hour training camp was held at St. Albert's College in Valletta, between Wednesday 1st and Friday 3rd November. Our students had the opportunity to experience a set of different coaching methods that focused on physical, technical and mental ...

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  • Top marks for HiTT Academy coaches in Level 2 ITTF Certification

    Top marks for HiTT Academy coaches in Level 2 ITTF Certification

    by added on 7 November 2017

    ITTF Level 2 Coaching Certification HiTT Academy coaches are top of the class!   Mario Genovese and Katia Mifsud have passed Level 2 ITTF certification with flying colours. Furthermore, they are the only two Maltese coaches to have obtained enough marks to qualify to proceed with Level 3 certification.   A total of 10 participants enrolled for the course: 7 from Malta, 2 from Iceland ...

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  • 10 Table Tennis Teams for the 2017/18 National League

    10 Table Tennis Teams for the 2017/18 National League

    by added on 26 October 2017

    The 2017/18 MTTA National League of table tennis is underway and HiTT Academy Malta are already doing a great job. This year we have a total of ten teams (that's 47 players!) competing for the first place in their respective division. During the summer months we've had intensive training programs both in Malta, with sessions every day of the week, and ...

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  • Table Tennis promotion for talent spotting.

    Table Tennis promotion for talent spotting.

    by added on 17 October 2017

    17th Oct 2017 HiTT Academy visit Savio College in Dingli. As part of HiTT Academy's efforts for promotion of the sport of table tennis, a team comprising of HiTT Coaches Mario Genovese & Katia Mifsud have visited the students in Form 1 and 2 at Savio College providing table tennis exhibition sessions to the students. They were accompanied by player Sascha Genovese ...

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  • HiTT Academy with Amazing results – 1st Ranking Tournament 2017

    HiTT Academy with Amazing results – 1st Ranking Tournament 2017

    by added on 28 September 2017

    HiTT Academy is off to a great start this season. Our players played incredibly good throughout the 1st ranking table tennis tournament of 2017, taking home important results, wins and titles in all categories that have been played so far. Next Monday's Under 18 semis and final, where our Gabriel and Isaac Grixti are both competing, are tight and we expect ...

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  • HiTT Academy lead the 1st International Camp in Ioannina, Greece

    HiTT Academy lead the 1st International Camp in Ioannina, Greece

    by added on 22 September 2017

    Ioannina Training Camp 2017 6th to 11th September 2017 The camp was a result of a seed that was planted in Nov 2015 when HiTT Academy coach Katia Mifsud visited the F.R.T.T. Ioannina table tennis club and that has now grown into the start of a strong collaboration between the clubs. A total of 28 athletes participated in the club led by ...

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  • HiTT Academy Aurus Superstars promoted to Third Division

    HiTT Academy Aurus Superstars promoted to Third Division

    by added on 20 September 2017

    One of our youngest teams, HiTT Academy Aurus Superstars, stole the show in the fourth division last season, playing really well and taking home important points. Their energy and determination awarded them promotion to the third division for the upcoming 2017/18 season. HiTT Academy Aurus Superstars shared the same points with the leaders of the group for most of the season. ...

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  • HiTT Academy Kyte Consultants get promoted to Second Division

    HiTT Academy Kyte Consultants get promoted to Second Division

    by added on 20 September 2017

    Last season was a very positive one for HiTT Academy, with teams promoted in every division. HiTT Academy Kyte Consultants where playing the Third Division and gave an incredible performance managing to win 16 out of 18 matches. They brought home a total of 50 points, which has landed them straight into the Second Division for the upcoming 2017/18 season. The ...

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  • HiTTing it at Swerve TTC Training Camp 2017

    HiTTing it at Swerve TTC Training Camp 2017

    by added on 20 September 2017

    21st-25th August 2017, Swerve TTC The second HiTT Academy contingent to attend an international training camp this summer...... this time they are off to Swerve TTC in Middlesbrough  for some serious table tennis training. This is the second year that HiTT Academy Head Coach  Mario Genovese has been invited to Swerve TTC to form part of the coaching team at this ...

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  • HiTT Academy HomeTrends Promoted to First Division

    HiTT Academy HomeTrends Promoted to First Division

    by added on 19 September 2017

    Hard work pays off. After a very successful 2016/17 season, our HiTT Academy HomeTrends team got promoted to the 1st division of the Malta national league of table tennis. They managed to stay at the top of their division for the whole season, winning an amazing 13 matches out of 14 and closing the season with 40 points. Big congratulations are ...

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  • Therese Genovese registered with BTK Frej

    Therese Genovese registered with BTK Frej

    by added on 13 September 2017

    HiTT Academy player Therese Genovese has just been registered to train with Swedish Table Tennis Club BTK Frej and shall be representing the club for individual tournaments around Sweden while also training under the guidance of BTK Frej's Coach Simon Nilsson and also Marina Olsson! Therese has worked hard for this opportunity and we wish her all the best of luck for her new ...

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  • James Camilleri wins in Sweden!

    James Camilleri wins in Sweden!

    by added on 20 August 2017

    More successes away from our shores! 19th August 2017 James Camilleri wins the Men's Singles plate event in the BTK Frej Tournament in Central Sweden. Congratulations James!

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  • TT4You Camp – First in a series of table tennis training camps for HiTT Academy Summer 2017

    TT4You Camp – First in a series of table tennis training camps for HiTT Academy Summer 2017

    by added on 13 August 2017

    The first selection of HiTT players have just returned from the International camp at TT4You in Dordrecth, Holland (6 to 11 Aug 2017). HiTT Academy players: Isaac Grixti, Gabriel Grixti, Andrew Catania, Liam Wells, Sean Debono, Sascha Genovese, Luke Bonello and HiTT Head Coach Mario Genovese Camp Coaches: Sundeep Singh, Jochem De Hoop, Aad Kwakelstein, Erik Van Veenendaal, Stephan Tromer, Mario Genovese Sparring players: Steffen Greup, Martin Katchanov The camp ...

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  • HiTT Academy Head Coach appointed for 4 International Camps for Summer 2017

    HiTT Academy Head Coach appointed for 4 International Camps for Summer 2017

    by added on 9 July 2017

    Mario Genovese will this summer be engaging and expanding his experience as he travels to 5 countries to coach and head renowned camps in different parts of the world.   His first engagement will be in Portugal with the Junior National Team participating in the 2017 European Youth Championships.   This will be followed closely by a camp at TT4YOU alongside Jochem De ...

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