Serving Girls and Boys in Urban Communities

School Year 2014-15                      Schedule and Events

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American Youth Table Tennis (AYTTO) plans to offer a line-up of exciting table tennis tournaments for it's after school participants and for the table tennis community.  Please

click here for our programs initiatives  or scroll below for a listing of our tournaments and Academies the fall , winter and spring seasons. 


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Fall 2014 Schedule

AYTTO partners with local schools and after school organizations to run after school table tennis in selective New York City and Boston area schools.   We continue to update and expand our schedule.  When available, we will list it for you on this page.  We also post on our Facebook and Twitter Pages.

If you are interested in organizing an after school program, please do not hesitate to contact us at bennisbet@aytto.org.

Saturday Table Tennis Workshop:  @ Anderson School November 8th.  10AM to Noon.  Click here for flier.   Online registration coming soon.   Call or text 917-686-1911 to reserve a spot.

Saturday Table Tennis Academy
:  @ Chinese Community Center of Flushing.   10/18  Expected start date

Sunday Table Tennis Academy:  @ Public School 126 Manhattan.  Start Date 9/29.  12 weeks of expert, engaging instruction.   Sign up today.  There is still availability.   Late comers welcome.   Maximum number of Students 40.   For students 5th to 12 grade.   College students welcome, but must help in providing instruction (contact us if you are in college).



Please click here for parent letter here for flier and here for registration form.  We hope to see you and your child at our next Sunday's program. 

Activities include:
• World Class Table Tennis Instruction (footwork, tactics, service, loop, and more!)
• Match play and Physical Work Outs
• Fun Games
• Opportunity to Socialize and Meet Others
• Drills to Develop Coordination and Agility


New York City High School League:
AYTTO is partnering with the New York City Department of Education to run a varsity high school table tennis league. This year the league will move to Winter 2015. 

Click here and stay tuned for more information: 
 

Middle School League:

Middle School Table Tennis League - AYTTO is proud to partner with the New York City Department of Education on a middle school league.   The purpose of the league is to introduce middle school youth to the Olympic Sport of Table Tennis in a skills based program that incorporates friendly team competitions between schools, culminating in a school championship team tournament.  Season Winter (Jan 6th to March 15th).


For those of you who missed out in participating this year, we are very much interested in expanding to more schools.  If you are a New York City parent, a school principal or an after-school teacher, who is interested in finding out more  click here to review the opportunity.  You may be able to receive free equipment and coaching support.  To register please complete an an 8 question survey.  


Youth Tournaments:

Seasonal Mash-Up Tournaments held in partnership with Chinese Community Center of Flushing.

Next Tournament:  Expected Sunday October 19th. 



After School Programs:

List of After School Programs:

Private In School Programs - For School Students Only:

Public School 126, Manhattan - Thursday's
Lower Manhattan Community School, Manhattan - Thursday's
Public School 184, Manhattan - Monday, Wednesday's
PS 141, Bronx - Thursday's
PS 125, Queens, Monday - Friday.
East-West School For International Studies, Queens Wed, Thursday.

Public Programs For AYTTO-CCCF and Outside Students:

Chinese Community Center of Flushing, Queens, Saturday (Advanced TT Academy)
Chinese Community Center of Flushing, Queens, Saturday (Grassroots TT Acadamy)
Public School 126, Manhattan, Sunday Academy
Old Greenwich Community Center - Monday's


Interested in Registering Your Program with AYTTO, visit our "Join Us" page.

Saturday Table Tennis:

We have partnered with Chinese Community Center of Flushing to run Saturday Table Tennis. All  AYTTO and outside students welcome.   Please contact Chinese Community Center of Flushing for Additional Information or email us at coach@aytto.org




Sunday Table Tennis Club:

In conjunction with our Sunday Table Tennis Academy, adults may play and practice.   Cost $5 per per adult per session.   Please fill out registrations forms.   Private coaching for adults is also available.  Cost $35 per hour. Inquire on site or by clicking here

Please Like or Sign Up for Our Facebook and/or Twitter Page(s) for Updates and Changes in Schedule.  




Past Events

AYTTO Summer Camp:  Over 75 Students participated.    Please visit our facebook page for photo's and commentary.  Last summer was our best summer ever!


ITTF Coaching Seminar. 
Click here for report.



High School League - March 9th 2014


The New York City Department of Education (PSAL) in partnership with American Youth Table Tennis Organization, ran its first high school league.   Congratulations to Stuyvesant and Cardozo High Schools.     Click here for full article. 


Middle School League - March 9th 2014


The New York City Middle School Team Championships was held at PS 126 on March 9th.  126 Students, 16 teams.  A fun day for all.  Congratulations to all participating schools, students, parents, volunteers and coaches. 

Results:   Open Division:  Shuang Wen Academy (PS 184) 1st,  Anderson School 2nd, Ryan MS and PS 125Q 3rd-4th .  Girls Division:  125Q 1st, 184M 2nd.   Junior Varsity:  125Q 1st  Ryan 2nd. 


Mash Up Youth Tournaments:

Congratulations for a outstanding turn out at our December Mash Up # 1 and Mash Up # 2 tournaments - held at PS 126 and CCCF respectively.   The level of play continues to improve!   Visit us on Facebook for photos.

Table Tennis Clinics:

16 students participated in the 2014 Winter break clinic held in partnership with CCCF and AYTTO in flushing Queens.   Students learned, service, service return, loop, footwork, third-ball, fifth ball game play tactics and much more!.





















  


                    Tournaments

Middle School Boy's Finals
@ NYC Mayor's Cup Table Tennis Championships 4/28



                   
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    Past Events 2013 and Prior

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    AYTTO Winter Camp- Table Tennis

    AYTTO held a 3 day winter camp at PS 126 in lower Manhattan.  24 students learned new skills and concepts - forehand loop, footwork, service return and much much more.    Expert instruction from world class coaches!

    New York City School Teacher Training - Table Tennis

    AYTTO in partnership with the New York City Department of Education hosted a teacher training workshop on November 8th Election Day from 8:30 to 1:30.   Over 40 teachers participated.  For those of you who are running or plan to run table tennis activities in your building or venue, we strongly encourage you to attend.  Please contact us if you are interested in a teacher training for your school or after school program.

    2011 Summer Programs and Tournaments

    AYTTO in partnership with SASF and public school 126 in Lower Manhattan provided an engaging 3 week summer clinic for over 25 motivated students.  The program provided participants with a detailed instruction in a fun but challenging environment.

    At the end of the summer, AYTTO, sponsored 4 participants to play in the New York Open (a four star nationally sanctioned event).

    ITTF Coaching Seminar

    American Youth Table Tennis (AYTTO) lead coach, Mr. Sydney Christophe, offered an International Table Tennis Coaching Certification Program this June 18th, 19, 25 and 26 from 11am to 6PM each day at Brownsville Recreation Center, 1555 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn, NY 11212.

    Fifteen Participants Increases their coaching knowledge and became an ITTF Level 1 Certified Coach. This Certification is recognized by AYTTO, USA Table Tennis, and every table tennis country association in the world. The information learned in this program was extremely valuable for all participants. 





    May 22nd:  AYTTO New York City High School Championships:  -







    A total of eight schools participated in the AYTTO High School Team Championship Tournament held this Sunday May 22nd at PS 126 in Manhattan. Participating schools included Brooklyn Tech , Benjamin N Cardozo, Stuyvesant, Millennium, Midwood, Ramaz, School of the Future, and High School for Dual Language and Asian Studies.

    The purpose of this co-ed tournament was to give high school students an opportunity to form teams and compete against one another. This tournament was organized by the participating high school student themselves with AYTTO as facilitating and coordinating entity. Over 5o students competed, including some top New York State talent and future Olympic team hopefuls. The presence of these players raised the intensity of play and created future rivalries.

    Results: Brooklyn Tech High School "A" team; consisting of Jonah Awad, New York State # 10 in the under 18 category, Jacky Zheng, David Xiong and Andy Mai, finished first. Benjamin N. Cardozo's High School finished a close second. The Cardozo team consisted of Phillip Woo, New York State #14, Andy Liu and Andrew Jeung. The final's match produced some outstanding hard fought points with the Cardozo team falling 3-0. Each of the 3 Brooklyn Tech wins were in doubt as the Cardozo’s pushed each match to the 5th and tie-breaking game

    In the semi-final Brooklyn Tech overcome their own 'B' team of Justin A,Ivan Lin ,San Koko and Keith Tan 3-2. Meanwhile, Cardozo ousted the No.2 seed in the tournament Stuyvesant 3-1. Mayor's Cup High school Girls Singles winner Anna Ho, who is ranked number 5 in New York State.

    Congratulations to all participants! We hope to see you at our upcoming events!





    May 8th:  NYC Mayor's Cup Table Tennis Championships: 
    – Alfred E Smith Recreation Center: NYC & Company, in partnership with American Youth Table Tennis ran its most successful mayor’s cup ever. One hundred and one entrants, expert play, free tee shirts, great conditions all lead to a fun and competitive event.
    This was our fifth year organizing and running this competition. Each and every year the level of play rises. For results and an outstanding article on the event, please click here to view an article written by Youth 1 on the event. 

    Table Tennis is a great city sport. It requires little space, is captivating and physically and mentally challenging. We are pleased that the City of New York includes table tennis as part of the  Mayor’s Cup Series

    We look forward to running this event every year or the benefit of New York City and Metropolitan Area school children.




    March 5th - Middle School League Championships
    : One Hundred and Six students competed in the second annual Middle School League Championship Tournament.  Thirteen schools played.  After four hours of frenzied mach play, PS 126 defeated last year's winner Nest + M.   Please click here for a detailed tournament report. 


    2011 Middle School Championships - New York City





    December 2010 - Middle and High School School Challenge:  Twenty seven students participated in the Fat Cat School Challenge Tournament on Saturday December 18th.     Students from IS 126, 172, 152, Tompkins, Millennium, Bard HS, Fordham Leadership Academy, Lower Manhattan Community Prep attended.  As in November, the Middle School finals featured an all PS 126 finals with Glen Price  again out-dueling  Chen Qixin in a four game match.  In the High School Finals, Faust Nunez, Beacon High School defeated a determined Thomas Schubert of Bard HS.

    November 2010 - Middle School Challenge:  Twenty one students participated in the Fat Cat School Challenge tournament on Saturday November 13th.  Students from IS 126, Tompkins Square Middle School, and Lab School participated in a giant round robin.  In the finals, Glen Price defeated Chen Qixin in a hard fought and exciting finals. 


    Train The Trainer Certification:  On November 2nd AYTTO provided a detailed train the trainer certification program.  Twenty One New York City School Teacher's participated!  A special thanks to ITTF coach to Sydney Christophe for making this a memorable training for all!



    November 2nd ITTF training


    Prior Year Photo Gallery



    Saturday Academy - PS 126 Manhattan


    Mayor's Cup - May 2010 @ Spin NY

    From MiddleSchoolLeague Photos
    AYTTO Events and Programs- 2009-10