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      Clubs in Japan

      Hi,
      I will visit Japan in September/October for 3 weeks (Tokyo and Kyoto). I'll spend most time sightseeing, but I would like to play table tennis at least few times while I am there. I would like to ask if there are any "gaijin friendly" table tennis clubs in Japan ? How much does it cost to play there ? I can speak japanese a little if it helps. Of course I can look it on google, but I am curious about opinions of peaople that actually where in similar situation and found the solution.

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      Czesc Vrael.

      When you're in Kyoto and you're planning to visit Osaka as well, there's a few clubs of interest.

      HPC in Namba offers a sort of "open training" time daily: (nishi-namba-tc) for 1600yen, including some 10 minutes coaching.

      I heard this newly open club (welljou.jp/acettcosaka) offers some kind of "all-you-can-play" deal, though haven't gotten to actually going over there yet.

      The best place, in my opinion, to play evening hours 7-9pm is MT (www8.ocn.ne.jp/~kbmt) where 500yen will get you 2 hours of play against some serious high-level people, depending on the day. It's kinda off city center, though.

      Drop me a PM once you know when you're free and willing to come down from Kyoto to Osaka - perhaps we can coordinate to play some. Po polsku tez okej.

      Pozdrowienia i udanej podrozy do Japonii!

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      Hi, thanks for the reply and suggestions. Unfortunately I don't have Osaka on my trip plan, but if it changes I will remember to PM You
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      Are any of these Osaka ones close to Kobe direction ? Or anything good there as I am considering a trip there.


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      Hey, Kobe02.

      Depends what you idea of "close" is. Around 30-40 minutes by train from either ACE or HPC. When in Kobe though, check out ppdandy.com right outside the Amagasaki station.

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      do anyone know if their are any club or place to do some training in Nara japan. i will be in japan for couple of week. thanks

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      I will also visit Nara from Kioto, so it would also help me if anyone knew about place to train in there

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      Check out this list of clubs and shops:

      nittaku.com/place/list.php?id=29

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      I have found clubs in kyoto on that site. Are there any websites where I could find a sparing parter in Japan for one or two trainings (I don't know anyone there) ? If it is against the rules to post request for links to other forums then I am sorry and please let me know, so I can delete this message

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      You can try posting in English, many Japanese people would be genuinely curious and willing to practice with a visiting foreigner. You might need to register an account or something like that, though.

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      Hi guys im reviving an old thread. I'm going back to Osaka next week. I'll be staying near namba. I tried going by myself last year at hpc. Very friendly people. I was wondering if anyone wants to tag along? In getting nervous again
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      Nope I'm in Tokyo

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      Quote Originally Posted by amekun View Post
      Hi guys im reviving an old thread. I'm going back to Osaka next week. I'll be staying near namba. I tried going by myself last year at hpc. Very friendly people. I was wondering if anyone wants to tag along? In getting nervous again
      Hi Amuken, I am in Osaka right now, for 2 weeks. Let me know if you are interested in meeting up for some Table Tennis.

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      I'm also heading to Nagoya and Tokyo in the coming weeks. Always interested in visiting local tt clubs.

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      Hi
      I can PM me when you are in Tokyo
      I usually play in Minato Sports Center near JR Tamachi station.
      If you have a good budget I suggest you visit UPTY and book a 1:1 lesson with Sakamoto an ex-pro JNT member www.upty.co.jp
      8000 tens per hour but well worth it in my opinion

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      Good day everyone,

      Just had a hit this week with TT Guru and last year with Puyol

      Who else wants to play in Osaka? Pm me

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      This forum really brings people together, it was great to catch up with Amekun and share tt stories in person. If there are any Table Tennis lovers in Tokyo PM me and we'll meet up for a hit.

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